Nail Your Racing Makeup With This Easy Liquid Liner Look

Emma Watson at The Beauty And The Beast premiere 2017.

Need makeup inspo for the races? Emma, Rosie, Gigi and Jen have you covered with easy awesome eyes. 

Getting your makeup right for the races can be a real challenge when trying to pull off a look that is both glamorous yet appropriate for daytime, so something understated and classy like this look is a real winner. Emma Watson rocked it most recently at the premiere of Beauty And The Beast, and we’ve also seen our girl crushes Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Gigi Hadid and Jennifer Lawrence pull it out of their bag of tricks on many an occassion. It ain’t hard to see why.

Read on for the low down on how to achieve instant sophistication and elegance in a few easy steps!

Emma Watson's makeup at the Beauty and the Beat Premiere 2017
Emma Watson
Rosie Huntington-Whitely hair and eyeliner
Rosie Huntington-Whitely
Gigi Hadid closeup beauty shot eyeliner
Gigi Hadid
Jennifer Lawrence hair and makeup
Jennifer Lawrence

How to get the look

  • Apply your foundation over your face and under the jaw line with a brush or sponge. Keep your coverage moderate, the key is to keep it as natural as possible for the daytime occassion. Strictly no caking or mud masks!
  • If desired, sweep some light blusher (stick to natural shades) under your cheek bones to sculpt and give your face some contour. Or, get Gigi’s look and go blush free.
  • Line your eyes with liquid liner according to your preference (see above for ideas). Start from the middle of your lid and graduate the line’s thickness as you work it towards the outer corner of your eye. For Rosie’s look, start the liner from the inner corner of your eye and thicken it right up over the outer lid. Or try Emma’s look and add a dual cat eye flick. To do this, put the bottom flick in first, then add the line above working outwards so the points meet – don’t do the reverse and start the new line from the point inwards (trust us, it will be safer this way!).
  • Add lipstick and you’re done! Nude or natural pink shades will give more focus to your eyes, or copy Jen and make a statement with your fave bold shade.


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