Elegant, sophisticated or simple and natural. The make up of Alexa Chung moves between two opposite poles, but the it-girl never misses a shot. To be impeccable and glamor like her, discover here all the secrets of his makeup!
You write it-girl, says Alexa Chung. The model, TV presenter veejay and English of Chinese origin is probably the most famous trendsetters and socialites of the moment along with Olivia Palermo.
A pleasure she is the natural elegance with which wearing casual and sophisticated looks managing to be always glamor and style without excess, which also characterizes his make up.
Do you want to copy her makeup très chic and never vulgar? Read here!
Face: watchword “naturalness”
Forget countouring and strobing. When make-up facial Alexa Chung prefer a simple and natural style, using the play of light and shadows only for make up from photo shoot. In this case, the it-girl brit “parading” the contours of the face at the cheekbones using the blush in a warm hue and burned (Rimmel Soft Colour Blush 210-Tuscany ).
On all other occasions, be it a gala, a business meeting or a lunch with friends, Alexa choosing a light makeup that masks the small imperfections and gives the skin a smooth and velvety.
Her beauty routine? An illuminating foundation to even out and brighten the complexion of porcelain, for example bareMinerals bareSkin, a correction fluid to cover looks like Benefit Stay Do not Stray and a mattifying powder (Urban Decay De-Slick Mattifying Powder ) that eliminates the effect shiny and gives a matte finish and natural.
The extra touch? A bit ‘of pink blush on the cheeks, for example Clarins Blush Prodige 02 Soft Peach .
Eyes: makeup sensual and luminous
Business, Alexa Chung shows off many different makeup, but his two favorites are the smokey eyes and a trick made eye shadows in shades of orange / gold or pink, eyeliner and mascara.
In the first case, the it-girl opted for the classic black and gray, more or less pronounced depending on the occasion, for example to be copied with the palette Givenchy Le Prisme Yeux Mono No. 01 Showy Black for an intense effect and Sephora Trio de Lune 01 Starwalkerfor a blurred result, and a mascara that multiplies the lashes and gives them volume (Estee Lauder Sumptuous Extreme).
If you want to imitate his bright makeup, choose the shiny eye shadows in a combination of warm colors like Yves Saint Laurent Couture Palette Eyeshadow 09 Love and Sisley # 2Mystery Boîtier Noir and apply them on the upper eyelid and bottom “zooming” and “stretching” the shape of the eye. Then draw the outline with the eyeliner (Ligne Graphiqueof Chanel), creating a “tail” facing up, and open the eye with a mascara effect butterfly wings, for example Eyeko Do Eye Mascara , made by cosmetics company precisely collaboration with Alexa.
Lips: colored or nude effect
To makeup lips Alexa Chung chooses so velvety and shining lipsticks in rich colors like red and fuchsia lipstick and lip gloss in soft tones and natural, making it increasingly sophisticated and elegant.
To copy her sensual style, choose a lipstick smooth, creamy finish and the shade lit up like Marc Jacobs’s Marc Oh Miley! And Nars Lipstick Funny Face.
If instead of Alexa you like the makeup nude effect, opt for a bright lipstick (Clinique Lip Colour Pop Primer 01 Nude Pop ) or gently shiny gloss (L’Oreal Paris Infallible Mega Gloss 108-Revolution Fabulous ).