How to recreate Sonam K Ahuja’s iridescent look
Her makeup artist, Arti Nayar breaks it down
Sonam Kapoor was recently awarded the ‘Trailblazer Performance of the Year’ award and true to her fashionista title, she gave us some serious inspo at the ceremony, with her gorgeous eye makeup. She opted for an iridescent eye look that only looked better the longer you looked at it. Recreate this for a night out or even a dinner date; celebrity make-up artist, Arti Nayar tells you how:
Step 1: Prep the lid with an eye primer and then apply the pastel blue eyeshadow in the inner corner of your eye and blend it out, towards the outer corner of the eye.
ELLE recommends: M.A.C Prep + Prime 24-Hour Extend Eye Base
Step 2: Apply the purple eyeshadow from the outer corner towards the inner corner of your lid, but make sure you don’t blend the blue and the purple eyeshadows together
ELLE recommends: NYX Professional Makeup Contour Intuitive Palette in Jewel Queen
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Step 3: Take a nice bright yellow eyeshadow and apply that to the inner corner of your eye. To give it a soft finish, make sure you blend it out
ELLE recommends: Shiseido Shimmering Cream Eye Color – Lemoncello
Step 4: Line your lower lash line with a pink eyeliner, to build up the pink, use a matte pastel pink eyeshadow and blend it into the lower lash line
ELLE recommends: L.A. Girl Eyeliner Pencil in Pretty-n-Pink
Step 5: Take brown kajal pencil and line your top and bottom lash line.
ELLE recommends: Colorbar Just Smoky Eye Pencil in Just Marsala
Step 6: To tie the whole look together, take a cream based glitter eyeshadow and smudge it all over your top eyelid for a dreamy look. Don’t forget to really curl your falsies.
ELLE recommends: Wet n Wild Color Icon Eyeshadow Glitter Single – Bleached