How To Get The Perfect Cold Girl Makeup Look

How To Get The Perfect Cold Girl Makeup Look

As the temperature gets cooler, so should your makeup - we mean that literally! If you’ve been seeing some cute cool toned looks all over Instagram, you’ve probably been seeing the cold girl makeup look. If you’re still confused as to what that is, we’re here to help.


What is the Cold Girl makeup look?


Created by Zoe Kim Kenealy on Tik Tok, the cold girl makeup look has been adopted by major celebs like Hailey Bieber, Emily Ratajkowski and  Kylie Jenner. This look takes the pleasant aspects of windchill and the elements of winter with a blush pulled all across your cheeks and nose, a touch of shimmer in the inner corners of your eyes, and a glossy shimmery lip.


How To Get The Perfect Cold Girl Makeup Look?

This is such a simple look to create, you might have even created the look by mistake on occasion! Which also means the makeup you need to create this look is probably already in your makeup drawer. So let’s go!

Step 1: Start with a smooth and dewy base! Use a dewy moisturizer or primer to make sure you have the perfect canvas to work with. 



Femina Flaunt Suggests

Wet n Wild Photo Focus Dewy Lumineux Face Primer - Till Prime Dew Us Part

Ilana Golden Hour Shimmering Makeup Primer + Strobe Cream - Rose

M.A.C Strobe Cream - Pinklite


Step 2: Go in with a gentle hand with some foundation and concealer. You don’t need a full base for this look, just a little cover up moment will do the trick! 



Femina Flaunt Suggests

PIXI H2O Skintint

e.l.f. Cosmetics Camo CC Cream 

Maybelline New York Fit Me Fresh Tint With SPF 50 & Vitamin C

e.l.f. Cosmetics 16HR Camo Concealer

PIXI Pat Away Concealing Base

Maybelline New York Instant Age Rewind Eraser Multi-Use Concealer


Step 3: Here’s where you use a heavy hand! Grab your favourite cool toned pink blush and generously apply it to the apples of your cheeks, your nose and all the way up to the high points of your cheekbones. If you think you’ve applied too much blush, that’s the whole point! 

Femina Flaunt Suggests

Kay Beauty Creme Blush - Sweetheart Pink

Makeup Revolution Superdewy Liquid Blusher You Had Me At First Blush

Benefit Cosmetics Benetint


Step 4: This is when you get down to all the shimmery action. Pick your favourite shade of highlighter and apply it to the bridge of your nose, the tip of your cheeks, cupid bow and the inner corner of your eyes.

Femina Flaunt Suggests

PIXI +Rose Glow-y Powder

Benefit Cosmetics Tickle Golden Pink Highlighter

e.l.f. Cosmetics Bite-Size Face Duo - White Peach



Step 5: For the lips, it’s best to go for a bitten look. Use a lip stain that’s cool toned or berry toned and apply it to the center of your lips and smudge it outwards. PAir this with a shimmery gloss that’s transparent and you’re all set!  

Femina Flaunt Suggests

Earth Rhythm Lip & Cheek Tint - Brandy

ETUDE HOUSE Dear Darling Water Gel Lip and Cheek Tint Lipstick

The Face Shop Water Fit Lip Tint

Rude Cosmetics Berry Juicy Lip Gloss - Crystalize

e.l.f. Cosmetics Lip Lacquer - Bubbles

Kiko Milano 3D Hydra Lipgloss


It’s time to make the most of the low temperatures and match your makeup to the weather!


By-Nandita Potnis

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