Ice Queen Holiday Makeup Tutorial

Hey everyone! Last week I changed things up on my blog with a Purple Glam Holiday Makeup Tutorial. That look was a recreaton of the purple look that I did in my ColourPop My Little Pony Eyeshadow Palette Review earlier this year. I loved the way it turned out so I decided to recreate another look that I did with that palette and came up with an Ice Queen Holiday Makeup Tutorial for you guys.

As I also stated in my Purple Glam Tutorial, this look isn’t “festive” in the traditional sense but it does strike me as Holiday because of how icy blue and bold it is! I wore a similar blue look to my work Christmas party last year.

Ice Queen Makeup Tutorial

Ice Queen Holiday Makeup Tutorial

I’m not going to talk about my base makeup as it’s not the focus of this makeup look. You can follow your regular foundation routine and whatever bronzer, blush and highlight you want, the eyes are the main thing here. For my Ice Queen Holiday Makeup look I used the ColourPop My Little Pony Palette as well as the ColourPop Zodiac Palette.

Step #1: Prime & Set

To start off this look make sure to prime your eyes with an eyeshadow primer or with a concealer. It will help the shadows stick to your eyes and ultimately last longer. Next I like to set my base with a bit of pressed powder or a white eyeshadow.

Step #2: Build up the crease

Instead of a traditional transition shade I used a blue shade right off the bat. Using a fluffy brush I started building up the shade Aquarius from the Zodiac Palette. I took my time to keep everything smooth and kept adding on more blue.

Next I hopped over to the My Little Pony Palette and placed the shade Twilight In the outer V of my eyes. I also applied a small amount of Capricorn from the Zodiac palette with a small brush to deepen the outer corners.

ColourPop Zodiac Palette Swatches

Step #3: Cut the Crease

With Aquarius fully built up in my crease I then cut a half crease with concealer. I didn’t want a full crease because I felt it would be too dramatic with this already bold icy eyeshadow look.

To build dimension I took the beautiful deep turquoise shade Princess Sparkle from the MLP palette and placed it all over the outer third of my eyelids. Beside that shade in the centre of my eyelids I then placed the icy blue shade Firefly. This shade is gorgeous, I don’t see a lot of brands coming out with colours like this very often. To blend it in with Princess Sparkle I patted it over the edges of that shade with a flat brush.

On the inner corner of my eyes I placed the shade Snuzzle. Both Snuzzle and Firefly are form the MLP palette. Though it looks different from Firefly in the pan the two are almost identical on the eyes. Snuzzle is just a bit more snowy as opposed to icy.

Step 4: Highlight & Line the eyes

To highlight my brow bone and the inner tear ducts of my eyes I applied a small amount of the lightest satin shade in the palette (Bluebell) with a small pencil brush. To finish off the look I applied some eyeliner and mascara. You can add false lashes if you want, but if you aren’t comfortable with that you can totally skip this step. I wore lashes for photographing this look but for going out I would forgo the lashes. I’m not comfortable enough in them yet to wear them out of the house!

Ice Queen Holiday Makeup Tutorial

What’s your go to holiday makeup look?

Thanks for reading! I hope you guys enjoyed my Ice Queen Holiday Makeup look, if you enjoyed it please share my image on pinterest and subscribe! Let me know how you’re planning on spending this holiday season and if you’ll be wearing any holiday looks this month. Merry Christmas! x

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20 Comments

  1. December 29, 2018 / 3:52 pm

    I am loving this look for the holidays!! I had been avoiding blues over the last little while since I went so crazy with them in the summer and really I think they are more summery, but I have done some navy blue looks recently (as you know) and I think they work so well for this season! And now you have proved lighter blues look awesome around now too!

    • AlwaysCleia
      Author
      December 31, 2018 / 3:30 am

      Blues are so fun! I think that those ocean-y blues are definitely summery but they can work in the winter too.
      I love light blue in winter, I oddly never reach for it in the Spring & Summer lol

  2. December 19, 2018 / 2:38 pm

    Such a pretty look!! 🙂

    • AlwaysCleia
      Author
      December 19, 2018 / 10:24 pm

      Thank you!

    • AlwaysCleia
      Author
      December 13, 2018 / 11:05 pm

      Thank you!

  3. December 12, 2018 / 12:28 am

    Silvery/grey eye makeup looks so good with this hair colour 😛

    • AlwaysCleia
      Author
      December 12, 2018 / 3:17 am

      Thank you! I love how it came out!

  4. December 11, 2018 / 11:06 pm

    So pretty, Cleia! 💓This makeup look would be perfect for New Year’s Eve! ❄️

    • AlwaysCleia
      Author
      December 12, 2018 / 3:11 am

      Thank you, It totally would! I hope you’re having a good December so far 🙂

  5. December 11, 2018 / 9:27 pm

    I always think about doing an icy eye look but it just doesn’t go with my skin tone. Looks lovely on you, though! I love how many different types of looks you can do with this palette!

    • AlwaysCleia
      Author
      December 12, 2018 / 3:03 am

      aw, that’s too bad! I rarely wear blue eyeshadow but I always love it when I do.
      Yes this palette is really versatile! You just need to pull your transitions from other palettes, which is a bit of a pain. Thanks for reading! x

  6. S | VividlyLovely
    December 11, 2018 / 8:52 pm

    Beautiful look as always! 💕

    • AlwaysCleia
      Author
      December 12, 2018 / 3:00 am

      Thank you!

    • AlwaysCleia
      Author
      December 12, 2018 / 2:58 am

      Thank you! x

    • AlwaysCleia
      Author
      December 12, 2018 / 2:55 am

      Thank you! x

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