Images of the iconic makeup looks on Euphoria are pervasive throughout social media the day after a new episode airs. Some fans carefully dissect the looks seeking deeper meaning, while others simply laud the beauty of the looks. Euphoria makeup director Doniella Davy took a different approach to the makeup looks in season two to help tell the stories of each character. In a recent interview with W Magazine, Davy shares some of her favorite products she used to create the season two looks.
“I love all things shimmer and wet-looking,” says Davy. This was a common theme in season one, but now Davy uses it more conscientiously. “There was this Make Up For Ever product that I loved this season called Star Lit Diamond Powder ($26),” reveals Davy. “It’s this super fine, shimmery, loose pigment that I would dust on top of most of the eye shadow looks; I would use it on Cassie a lot, as the topper.”
Eyebrows have been having a moment over the past couple of years, and Davy played into that. “We were also really into big, naked eyebrows that were brushed up,” says Davy. Instead of using any of the myriad brow gels on the market, Davy opted for an old reliable product. She says they used the Göt 2B Ultra Glued Styling Gel ($5) to achieve the bold, brushed-up brows.
Davy shares a trick to achieving a perfect winged eyeliner, like those seen on Maddy’s character, played by Alexa Demie. “The one thing I cannot do any winged liner without are tiny Q-Tips to help with cleaning up the liner,” says Davy. “That’s the secret, I think, to great liners: to have great corrective tools and great brushes, like tiny, flat-angled, eyeliner brushes. I like the ones from Bdellium.