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Get the Look: Doc Martens Inspired Makeup

There's no limit to where our co-founder, Jo Baker, derives inspiration for her makeup artistry. It could come from something in nature, a mood, an aspiration, or even someone's outfit.

If you're just dipping your toes into playing with the bold colors of our Micro Palm Palettes, then tailoring your makeup look to your outfit can be a great place to begin. For this look, Jo picked up on one vibrant color from Alyssa's outfit - the yellow thread in her Dr. Martens - and used it to create a simple, statement eye. 

Here are a few tips from Jo if you want to create a similar look at home!

  • Always apply an eyeshadow primer first. This gives your look longevity and your pigments their maximum color payoff.
  • Use a flat brush to apply your color, tapping it onto the lid. Or, if you don't own a flat brush, just use your fingertip.
  • Once you've created the color shape you want (here, Jo created a yellow cat eye), use a fluffy blender brush to soften the edges.
  • Add texture to the color with mascara, using the end of a mascara wand to stipple on a gritty black pattern. Another fun alternative could be the onyx gems in the Playbox by Jo Baker.

How will you express yourself using our Micro Palm Palette - Primaries? We can’t wait to see what you create. Be sure to tag us @bakeupbeauty and use #BAKEUPwithus when you post to social so that we can share your creativity with the rest of our BAKEUP community.


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