The perfect pastel palette
Bring out the artist in you with a step-by-step guide to this season’s cutest beauty trend: watercolour pastels.
Brow Perfector (shade: Espresso)
Eye Fidelity Primer
Curated Eye Pen (shade: Make Your Move)
Infinite Impact Eye Colour (shades: Water Sprite, Peach Life, Pop the Question and Ingenue)
Pure Definition Mascara (shade: Black)
Eye Shadow Brush
Start with your favourite base makeup routine, and mark your eyebrows with the Brow Perfector in the hue that best matches your hair colour (we used Espresso). Then apply the Eye Fidelity Primer over the eyelids, and use an Eyeliner Brush to apply the Curated Eye Pen in the colour Make Your Move on your eyelash line — this will make it look naturally rich in volume.
Continue to apply the turquoise-coloured Infinite Impact Eye Colour Water Sprite on your outer eyelid. Use a brush that’s dense, like this Eye Shadow Brush. Don’t be afraid if it looks a bit uneven — the trend you’re aiming at is an organic watercolour feel. And remember to apply it under your eye as well — this will help frame the eye nicely.
Beauty hack! To get the maximum amount of pigment, use the brush and warm up the shadow on the back of your hand before applying it.
Move on to applying Infinite Impact Eye Colour in the colour Peach Life, using the same technique as before, but on the middle of the lid. Shade it close to the turquoise shadow so that they blend smoothly, but remember — organic edges are what we’re trying to achieve!
Don’t forget to add a little glow in the corner of the eye using a shadow in the hue Ingenue, and then gently brush over the lid with the colour Pop The Question to get a natural illuminating effect. Lastly, apply a natural black mascara on your lashes; we used Pure Definition Mascara in black.
PHOTO Hedvig Jenning
MAKEUP Linda Gradin | L’Atelier NYC
HAIR Erika Svedjevik | Link Details
MODEL Ninouk Akkerman | Paparazzi Models
PHOTO ASSISTANTS Jonathan Bengtsson, Frida-My Sundqvist
MAKEUP ASSISTANT Johanna Nordlander