Cobalt Blue Cut Crease Makeup Tutorial

cut crease

I saw the turquoise cut crease eyeshadow look on Emily Ratajkowski attending Met Gala, and it clicked with me. I have a cobalt blue liner that was screaming “wear me!” from the bottom of my eyeliner drawer. That’s why I ended up using similar colors to create a cut crease eyeshadow tutorial.

To create this cut crease look, I used:

How to Do Cut Crease? Step-by-step Tutorial

Time needed: 30 minutes

  1. Primer

    Start by applying your favorite primer and a foundation. My current favorite combo is Korres Greek Yoghurt Smoothie Priming Moisturiser and Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Stick Foundation. I apply the primer with my hands and use a pink beauty blender to apply foundation.

    Korres Greek Yoghurt Smoothie Priming Moisturiser and Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Stick Foundation

  2. Concealer

    The next step is a concealer. My current favorite high-end concealer is Clarins Instant Light Brush-On Perfector Concealer. It’s a lightweight luminous product that is perfect for the days when you want the under eye area to look flawless and natural.

    Usually, I apply a few dots of a product on a selected area and blend it with my micro-mini beauty blender.

  3. Powder

    Remember the rule of combining makeup textures? Since we applied a creamy concealer, it’s essential to set it with a powder. For this look, I used Eve by Eve’s Mattifying HD Loose Powder that I received in my February’s GlossyBox. It’s a slightly pigmented powder that helps to eliminate the under-eye discoloration.

  4. Brows

    For my brows, I decided to think outside the box and picked Clare Blanc Mineral Brow Powder. It turned out to be a bit lighter shade than I expected. I used a two-sided brow brush first to brush eyebrow hair with a spoolie and then fill them in with an angled brush.

    Clare Blanc Mineral Brow Powder

  5. Eye Makeup

    For eye makeup, I decided to use mineral eye shadows by Clare Blanc in the shades Coral Rose and Royal Burgundy.

    First, I applied a rose shade onto my crease and spent a good few minutes blending the eyeshadow to create a luminous transition.

    Then, I followed with a burgundy shade to emphasize the outer corner of the eye. Finally, I took a bigger blending brush to mix two shades.

  6. Cut Crease

    To create a cut crease, I decided to use an eyeshadow Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Potion. Using a brush that comes with a primer, I made a line on my crease and filled in this shape, moving towards eyelashes.

    Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Potion

  7. Fill-in the Crease

    To make the cut crease even more standout, I filled in the area that I prepped in the step before with Clare Blanc Luminizing Mineral Powder. I used a small flat brush to ensure that I do not move outside of the cut crease line created with the primer.

    cut the crease tutorial how to

  8. Eyeliner

    For eyeliner, I used a gorgeous cobalt blue liquid liner by Elizabeth Arden. I guess you’ll agree based on these photos that the pigmentation of this product is fantastic. I have to add that the product features a brush that is super easy to work with.

    cobalt blue eyeliner by Elizabeth Arden

  9. Lashes

    For lashes, I used Smith & Cult Lash Dance Mascara, which is perfect if you are looking to create a voluminous lash effect.

  10. False Lashes

    To emphasize the cobalt blue eyeliner, even more, I decided to put on false lashes by Ardell.

  11. Blush

    Moving back to the cheek makeup, I applied a baby pink mineral blush by Clare Blanc using my favorite blush brush by Luxie.

  12. Highlighter

    For highlighter, I used a new liquid highlighter by Elizabeth Arden in the shade Golden Kiss. I applied using a mini beauty blender designed for contouring.

    liquid highlighter by Elizabeth Arden in the shade Golden Kiss

  13. Lipstick

    To finish the look, I used a liquid lipstick by Elizabeth Arden Liquid Lipstick in the shade 08 Passionate Peach. It’s been my go-to product as I’m obsessed with this gorgeous shade of peachy beige.

    Elizabeth Arden Liquid Lipstick

I hope you enjoyed this makeup tutorial. Please let me know in the comments area below if you tried any of the products I used in this tutorial. I look forward to hearing if there are any luxury makeup products that you’d like me to test out on the blog!

cut crease tutorial

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  1. Awww thank you!!!

    Posted 5.16.17
  2. Thank you, Liz! xoxo

    Posted 5.16.17
  3. Thank you so much, sweet Candice! xoxo

    Posted 5.16.17
  4. Awww thanks so much!! I never tried Nars eyeliners before, but I’m absolutely in love with their blushes!

    Posted 5.16.17
  5. Thank you dear!! You are the sweetest!

    Posted 5.16.17
  6. If you do, please send me a photo! I believe this color combination will look beautiful on you!

    Posted 5.16.17
  7. Thank you dear!! I’m so glad you loved it!

    Posted 5.16.17
  8. Such a pretty look! The warm shadows and blue eyeliner paired up together so beautifully. Really like that look.

    Posted 5.8.17
  9. Chloe wrote:

    This look is so fun and colorful! I JUST bought blue eyeliner so I definitely want to try this look out. :)

    xo, Chloe //

    Posted 5.8.17
  10. love the tutorial! looks so pretty!

    Posted 5.8.17
  11. I LOVE THIS LOOK! In fact, I’m wearing it right now! Nars St. Honoré is my favourite cobalt blue eyeliner…

    Posted 5.8.17
  12. This is such a beautiful makeup look that you created

    Candice | Beauty Candy Loves

    Posted 5.8.17
  13. This is such a pretty look on you!
    xo, Liz

    Posted 5.8.17
  14. Dressed With Soul wrote:

    I adore this perfect makeup!
    xx from Bavaria/Germany, Rena

    Posted 5.8.17