Create a dramatic rose gold cut crease with glitter

When Pantone named Serenity, rose quartz, one of the 2016 colors of the year, the rose gold trend began. Flash forward three years, and you'll notice that this vibrant look isn't going anywhere.
Creating a rose gold makeup look is a bit of a process because you'll need to layer multiple colors to achieve that characteristic shimmer. Even if you don't normally wear eye shadow primer, you'll want to use one when creating this look. Primer covers eye area discoloration, so shadow colors look more vibrant. A second layer of concealer is used to create the cut crease, which is a fancy way of saying that the eye shadow has a sharp, discernible edge, unlike most blended techniques.
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For the best results, watch the video all the way through before trying this at home. Each step has a purpose and builds on the step that came before it.
Materials
- Eye shadow base or primer (P. Louise Base Shade, Rumour 1)
- Flat concealer brush
- Matte golden brown eye shadow (Colourpop Dream St. Palette, Shooting Star)
- Fluffy blending brush
- Matte amber eye shadow (Morphe Nature Glow Artistry Palette, Sting)
- Matte burgundy eye shadow (Colourpop Give It to Me Straight Palette, TMI)
- Small eye shadow brush
- Metallic golden pink eye shadow (Morphe Nature Glow Artistry Palette, Pop)
- Golden peach loose pigment (MAC Pigment, Melon)
- Matte peachy-beige eye shadow (Colourpop Give It to Me Straight Palette, Truth Hurts)
- Peach eyeliner pencil (Sephora 12hr Colorful Contour Eyeliner, Coconut)
- Rose gold liquid eye shadow (Stila Glitter & Glow Liquid Eyeshadow, Kitten Karma)
- Black mascara (L'Oréal Voluminous Volume Building Waterproof Mascara)
- False eye lashes
- Tweezers
- Lash glue (not shown)
- Eyebrow gel (Make Up For Ever Aqua Brow, 15 Blonde)
- Angled brow brush
- Spoolie
- Makeup primer (Make Up For Ever Step 1 Skin Equalizer Primer)
- Liquid foundation (Laura Mercier Flawless Fusion Ultra-Longwear Foundation)
- Fluffy foundation brush
- Liquid concealer (BECCA Aqua Luminous Perfecting Concealer)
- Small, fluffy brush
- Setting powder (Cover FX Matte Setting Powder)
- Powder brush
- Peachy-pink blush (NARS, Super Orgasm)
- Cheek brush
- Bronzing powder (NYX Matte Bronzer, Deep Tan)
- Champagne pearl highlighting powder (Juvia’s Place The Nubian Loose Highlighter, Nefertiti)
- Highlighter brush
- Pink-beige lipstick (MAC Pro Lip Palette Necessary Nudes, Fleshpot)
- Lip brush
- Dusty pink lip gloss (Morphe Lip Gloss, Boho)
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Instructions
1. Prepare your eye area by applying eye shadow base or primer to the entire area with a flat concealer brush.
2. Sweep matte golden brown eye shadow into the crease of your eye by using the fluffy blending brush in windshield wiper motions.
3. Layer matte amber eye shadow on top of the previous color using the fluffy blending brush once more.
4. Begin intensifying the outer corner of the eyes by applying matte burgundy eye shadow with a small eye shadow brush.
5. Layer eye shadow base on the inner two-thirds of the eyelid with the concealer brush. Leave the outer corner as is.
6. Pat metallic golden pink eye shadow onto the freshly primed area of the lid with the small eye shadow brush.
7. Apply golden peach loose pigment on the inner third of the eyelid with the small eye shadow brush. After you’ve applied most of the pigment, tap the brush against the center of the lid to deposit a small amount of color.
8. Deepen the outer corner of the lid and the crease with more burgundy eye shadow.
9. Use the small eye shadow brush to apply matte peachy-beige eye shadow above the burgundy in the crease area and beneath the lower lashes.
10. Deepen the color below the lower lashes by sweeping a small amount of burgundy shadow over the peachy-beige, concentrating on the outer corner.
11. Make your eyes look more open by applying peach eyeliner pencil to your lower waterline.
12. To amplify the glitter effect, apply rose gold liquid eye shadow onto the center of the lid with the applicator wand. Use your ring finger to pat the product into your skin.
13. Apply one or two coats of mascara to your lashes.
14. Pick up the false lashes with the tweezers, then put a small amount of lash glue onto the lash band. Let the glue set for 10 seconds, then apply the lashes just above your upper lash line.
15. Fill in your brows using brow gel and an angled brow brush. Diffuse the pigment and fluff up the brow hair with a spoolie.
16. To make your makeup last longer, gently rub and press makeup primer into your skin with your fingers.
17. Even out your skin by applying liquid foundation with a fluffy foundation brush. Stipple the foundation onto your skin to achieve a flawless finish.
18. Cover darkness below the eyes and bring light to other areas of the face by applying liquid concealer with the applicator wand. Apply concealer onto the center of the forehead, directly above the eyebrows, down the center of the nose, and onto the tip of the chin. Diffuse the product with a small, fluffy brush.
19. Lock the concealer in place by pressing setting powder into the skin with a powder brush. After you’ve set your entire face, lightly sweep away any excess powder.
20. Give your skin a rosy touch by swirling peachy-pink blush onto the apples with a cheek brush.
21. Warm up the perimeter of your face by brushing bronzing powder along the temples, cheekbones, and jawline with the cheek brush.
22. Accentuate the high points of your face, like the tops of your cheekbones, the center of your nose, the brow bone, and the cupid’s bow by brushing on champagne pearl highlighting powder with the highlighter brush.
23. Use a lip brush to line and fill in your lips with pink-beige lipstick.
24. Add the finishing touch by sweeping dusty pink lip gloss onto the lips.
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