Snapchat filters are so fun—millions of iPhone-wielding millennials will tell you that much. While I've never been one to turn down the golden goddess option (we have the full tutorial to get it IRL) or the majestic "pretty" filter, I've become quite partial to the cute-as-can-be deer. Once you've swiped over to it, you'll find killer winged eyeliner, huge doe eyes, and a hilarious squeaky voice to boot. Intrigued? I was, too.
Thankfully, Halloween is coming up, and it's the perfect excuse to transform my usually bare visage into the Snapchat filter of my dreams. We worked with the absolutely genius Lijha Stewart, Make Up For Ever's director of artistry and education, to make that dream a reality. Want to see how we pulled it off in less than 15 minutes? Keep scrolling.
To block out the brows, Stewart used a full-coverage concealer. Apply the formula to a brow spoolie and brush down the opposite direction of your hair growth.
Then, brush up to arrange the eyebrows and lightly dab over the top with a Beautyblender ($20). Afterward, you get a bleach-brow effect without any of the chemicals or wait time.
Stewart blended a mix of yellow, brown, and peach to get the shades just right and applied the mask with an eye shadow brush.
Later, she used the white and black from the same palette to create the nose. The brush worked perfectly, as it's meant for cream shadows and intense color payoff.
Start with a traditional cat eye and (if you're really going for it) a strip of false lashes. Then, use a cream eye shadow to line through the crease and out past your eyebrow. Stewart explains this is called a "double-wing crease." It helps bring the entire thing together, offering up that super doe-eyed look and lots of lashes (like the filter).
Watch the full breakdown below:
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This post was originally published at an earlier date and has since been updated.