11.18.2011

How To: Scarlet Johansson Eye Look For D&G


I've seen this Scarlet Johansson ad for a few months now and when it appeared on the back of this month's ELLE, I knew I had to recreate it. This dramatic eye look goes perfectly with a fancy dress and a fun evening--think holiday parties. It would even look especially darling with a black cashmere turtleneck sweater, jeans, and leopard flats! Let's see how I did it:

TOOLS:
  • ELF Liquid Eyeliner ($1)
  • Wet N Wild eyeshadow palette in Sweet as Candy ($3)
  • L'Oreal Voluminous Million Lashes Mascara ($5)
EXTRAS:
  • ELF C Brush ($3)
  • Crease Brush ($1)
  • Eye Makeup & Q-Tips
  • NYX Jumbo Eye Pencil in French Fries ($4.49)
  • Eyelash curler
  • Plain or cherry chapstick
METHOD:
  1. This is optional, but for a longer-lasting color, apply the NYX Jumbo Eye Pencil on the lid as a base. Be sure to rub in.
  2. Using the C brush (or finger), pat the pink shade from the Sweet as Candy palette all over the lid.
  3. With the crease brush, brush the pink shade just like eyeliner under the bottom lashes to smoke out the color.
  4. Pat a finger in the white shade and pat it on the lid right over the eyeball (in other words, the center of the lid).
  5. Using the crease brush, dip in the brown shade and sweep over the crease in a windshield wiper motion.
  6. Wipe off the crease brush and get a little of the white shade. Blow off the excess and sweep under the brows for a subtle highlight.
  7. Curl lashes and apply mascara
  8. My eyes are a bit rounder than Scarlet's, so I applied my liner from the inner corner to the outer corner and made my liner thicker--this is to make them appear a bit more almond-shaped, like hers. If your eyes are almond-shaped, start applying the liner from the where the iris begins. 
  9. Drag the liner to the end. To create the wing, pretend you're drawing up the meet the tip of your eyebrow. For more help, see my tutorial I did with gel liner and here is Lauren Conrad's liquid liner tutorial. Use Q-tips dipped in eye makeup remover to get stray marks or to start over. The more practice, the better and easier it gets. 
  10. Optional: fill in brows to make them thicker like Scarlet's. Also optional: for even more shine, rub some chapstick over lids. 

What eye looks are you going to wear this holiday season?
Have a great weekend! Be safe, behave, and be well. Love, Elle





61 comments:

  1. I am horrible at putting on makeup, and I can never be successful at lining the top of my eyelid. You did such a great job! I think I'll be lucky if I'm wearing some mascara during the holiday season. Sometimes, that's just how it goes!

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  2. This tutorial might actually be something I can follow!

    HAPPY FRIDAYYYYY

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  3. I love to wear wing tip eyeliner, especially at night:)

    A Funky Little Fashion Blog

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  4. I've got to try this - it looks amazing!

    xoxo ~ Courtney
    http://sartorialsidelines.com

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  5. wow!!! you did such an amazing job!! I love the cat eye look.

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  6. i love this look... it's so sexy!

    have a nice weekend!

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  7. Gorgeous look, I wish I could do something like that.

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  8. wow, very impressive! I love this look.

    I think this is definitely a look I'd rock during the holidays, and of course I'll do my signature smoky eye... one thing I definitely want to do during the holidays is a red lip! what better time?

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  9. I miss eye makeup. Kinda have to give it up while recovering from eye surgery.

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  10. Ohhh I've been contemplating getting a liquid liner for some time now. Might have to take the plunge, I love this eye look for the holidays.

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  11. ooo!!! i absolutely love this eye makeup...i want this look for my birthday! thanks for the tutorial :) xoxoxo brynn

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  12. Very pretty! Great post.

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  13. I love the winged eye look. It's so sex kitten and I love even more that you gave us the perfect outfit to wear with it. I agree on the leopard flats!!

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  14. Gorgeous! You recreated it perfect!

    Oh, and please don't tell Ian!! It was SO hard to pick...You know he's always #1 in my eyes :P hahaha

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  15. I am definitely going to give this a try it looks so chic! xo

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  16. your eyes look gorgeous!! great tutorial. will be trying this for our company party :)

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  17. Love these cat eyes!

    GTBB,
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  18. I'm terrified of liquid eyeliner- but this looks great!
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  19. love this! You did such an amazing job...definitely love to rock this look for a night put on the town! xo

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  20. fabulous!! this is perfect for my saturday night out. have a wonderful weekend!

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  21. Winged eye liner is super sexy when it is done right. Great tips! xoxo
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  22. GORGEOUS! This looks JUST like the photo! Must try this for my next dress up event!

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  23. This is amazing! Elle, I know you've done a lot of great make-up looks and this is my ALL time favorite! I hope I can try to recreate this!

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  24. OK< still too wimpy to try this look, even though I think it looks amazing. You really put together a great tutorial, though.

    *Erin

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  25. love the winged eye look! cat eyes always look fab. i think i'll prolly do a lot of smokey eyes! and bright lips. though not together!

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  26. i've never thought of rubbing chapstick on my eyelids, that's a really good tip, thanks! i don't know what eye looks i'll be wearing for the holidays (i'm not that good with eye makeup), but i am definitely loving this look -- love the cat eye! :)

    <3, Mimi
    http://whatmimiwrites.blogspot.com/

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  27. I am so trying this makeup look out - it is gorgeous! :)

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  28. Stunning-you did such a great job.

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  29. Wow, I actually couldn't tell which was your eye and which was Scarlet's and had to scroll back up. Amazing. Definitely going to try this.

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  30. awesome post, I like your blog, I pass by your blog often.
    I invite you to visit me and follow me if you like.
    a kiss, Claire.
    c.o.c.o.
    http://lookingforthestyle.blogspot.com/

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  31. So pretty, loving the eye liner! :-)

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  32. i love this make up style!

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  33. I love Scarlet! She's sexy all the time and I love this look. Elle, you did an excellent job re-creating it. Both of you have similar eyes. Hope you're enjoying your weekend! :D
    http://sassyuptownchic.blogspot.com/

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  34. Great job Elle and i love the drama of these eyes!

    xoxo,
    Chic 'n Cheap Living

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  35. Hey girl,

    Thank you for stopping by my way! Great post and how gorgeous does your eye makeup look? Spot on! Except you have lashes that most peeps would envy!
    x.o.x.o

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  36. I LOVE the cat eye look for nights out!

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  37. Scarlett looks amazing here and I love how perfectly you recreated her eye make up! I'm not as skillful when it comes to it and thus make use eye liner more modestly, but I guess I should give the look a try some time!

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  38. Lovely tutorial very nicely done :)



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  39. Thanks for this fantastic tutorial, I hope that I can recreate this look as well you have.

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  40. g-d shes beautiful

    xx.M

    www.bellesandrebelles.blogspot.com

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  41. Great details! Love the cat eyes.. Thank you for sharing :) -akiko

    http://styleimported.blogspot.com/

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  42. What a gorgeous eye look! I love the shadow colors.
    xo Josie
    www.winksmilestyle.com

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  43. that eye makeup is amazing!! so dramatic and makes a great statement.

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  44. This is a great tutorial! I think I might actually be able to accomplish this.

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  45. Cool post. You did such a good job.

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  46. LOVE this look! The perfect cat-eye, if I ever saw one.

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  47. I'm pretty sure I can't pull that out perfectly.. I'll try though,, soon enough am getting a new haircut (style yet to be decided), so I could as well try some new make-up tip! Cheers!

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  48. AMAZING tutorial!!! You did a fabulous job :) xoxo

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  49. Love this subtle yet dramatic look!

    Bright Green Laces

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  50. Do you have any suggestions on getting it to stay? Maybe my eyes are just really watery, but it always ends up either worn off or totally smudged after a short period of time. Thanks!

    xo,
    kate

    undeniable style

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  51. You must have a steady hand - this looks amazing! I definitely need to put more effort into my eye make up.

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