Emma recreates the makeup she usually does for my daytime interviews and appearances.
Step 1: Foundation
When looking for the right foundation, try and match it to your neck rather than your face as you want your face color to blend seamlessly with the neck.
Emma applies a few dabs of Jemma Kidd's Light As Air Foundation to the forehead, nose, cheeks, and chin. Notice Emma puts the foundation on her hand first and uses her fingers to apply it and work it onto Kate's skin. Always start from the center and work outwards.
Step 2: Concealer
Emma puts some more concealer on her hand and uses a brush to apply layers under the eyes, on the chin, in the t-zone and around the nose—in the winter, these are the places where people need the most coverage. As always, go slow, and don't use it all up at once.
Step 3: Curl the lashes
This is Emma's one "don't leave the house without it" must. Always, always curl your lashes. As Emma says, it wakes up your face.
Emma starts at the very root of the lashes and little by little "walks out" toward the ends.
Step 4: Eyeshadow
Emma likes to use a creamy eyeshadow like Ellis Faas'. She uses a brush to slowly apply the eyeshadow blending it into the socket line (but not all the way up to the eyebrows!) Don't dab a lot on all at once. Build the color slowly and in layers.
With a small brush, also add a tiny line of shadow under the eye.
Step 5: Mascara
Emma puts a smudge of mascara straight onto her hands and uses a tiny, flat-ended brush to apply. She starts at the root and moves to the tip of each eyelash, making sure to define every single lash. Dark brown is great for rich, daytime color.
Emma now uses the Mascara brush to coat every single lash. Remember, work in layers and don't overload your brush. The idea is to build up slowly!
Step 6: Eyebrows
Another must that Emma insists on is filling in the eyebrows as it's the best way to frame the face. Choose a color that is slightly paler than your natural color. Fill in your eyebrows in light feathery strokes, making sure to accentuate and elongate your features as much as possible.
Now, using a clean mascara wand (could be from an old makeup set that you're not using anymore), brush out the hairs.
Jouer Brow Definer comes in a variety of shades and with a mascara wand, which is a must for defining brows.
Step 7: Cheeks
Emma likes to use a cream blush for a daytime look. She uses her hands to dab it on the apple of Kate's cheek and then blends up and out.
For the cream based daytime powder that Emma recommends, Paul & Joe's is a good option. On Kate, Emma used a plum shade like "Marionette 01."
Step 8: Lips
Emma always mixes lipstick to get exactly the color she wants. First she dabs Kate's lips directly with the stick. Then, she mixes the colors directly on her fingers, alternating lipsticks, and applies directly on Kate's lips.
Step 9: Final Touches
Using a thick brush, dust the T-Zone with a loose setting powder. This sets the makeup and reduces shine.
Kate's Daytime look finished!