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    Posted on Apr 19, 2018

    Sephora Gave Us Coachella-Style Makeup Looks And We Were Feeling It

    We got three different looks that could outlast the sun!

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    It's Coachella season, and weekend number two is just around the corner. Not only do attendees bring their A game with the best and brightest festival fashion, but festival *makeup* is just as bold, metallic, and sparkly.

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    Of course, people want to get that perfect look for 'gram opportunities (and, you know, just to feel good about themselves!) But when you're in a desert, sweating, surrounded by thousands of other people, you also want your glam look to LAST. So we decided to go to Sephora to get different types of Coachella makeup looks that were wearable, heatproof, long-lasting, and easy to recreate.

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    Farrah went in for a bold, colorful festival look.

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    Farrah's thoughts: WOWOW. This look feels like a cross between mermaid glam and edgy rocker, and I love it. I don't ever use bright or shimmery pigments, but now I want to. Because the main focus is the bold creation on my eyes, I think this is both wearable and easy to create if you're wanting a statement look for a festival. I've never been to Coachella, but because of the makeup primer and waterproof liner/mascara used, I'm not super worried about this fading fast.

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    How we got the look: Glow Recipe watermelon moisturizer ($39), Smashbox Camera Ready BB cream ($25), Sephora Jumbo Liner in Lilac Shimmer ($14), Sephora Jumbo Liner in Green Shimmer ($14), Sephora waterproof eyeliner in Black Lace ($10), Tarte Be A Mermaid and Make Waves palette ($42); colors used: Splash (lid), Nude Beach (brow bone), Bubbles (crease), and Lagoon (outer corner), Sephora Colorful Gloss balm in Moon and Back ($8), Sephora Cream Lip Stain in Infinite Rose ($14), and Urban Decay Naked Flush palette ($34).

    Sephora makeup artist credit: @Myieshamua.

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    Pablo went in for a simplistic, shimmery look.

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    Pablo's thoughts: I’m not a fan of heat, people, or standing, so I clearly have not been to Coachella...yet. Based on what I saw from weekend one, I figured I would leave Sephora lookin’ like I was dumped in a vat of glitter and glue, but instead I was pleasantly surprised. This is my first time wearing makeup, and I like that this look felt light and wasn’t too messy. The metallic eyeliner on my cheekbones added texture to the powder and the overall look really relied on sunlight to truly pop. If I did this myself, I would add a different mix of colors in, because if we’re gonna do multi-colored, I’m tryin’ to be the rainbow Coachella needs me to be.

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    How we got the look: Makeup For Ever Star Lit powder in Golden Pink ($21), Makeup For Ever Star Lit glitter palette ($45), and Urban Decay Heavy Metal glitter eyeliner in Light Pink Iridescent Glitter ($20).

    Sephora makeup artist credit: @Karo_lineee.

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    Crystal went in for a glittery, yet minimalistic look.

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    Crystal's thoughts: I’ve never been to Coachella, but I’ve seen pics — so, I fully expected to walk out of this makeover with like feather eyelashes and jewels glued to my cheeks! So, I was pretty surprised that my look turned out a lot more, shall we say, actually wearable (which is a GOOD thing!). I could see myself easily recreating this look for a festival (or even a night out). And I honestly loved the glitter eyeliner and the cream lip stain color. One thing I’d probably pull back on would be the blush… rosy cheeks are cute and all, but this was a bit strong for my taste!

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    How we got the look: NARS Natural Radiant Longwear Foundation in Salzburg ($49), Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Whiz in medium brown ($21), NARSissist Wanted eyeshadow palette ($51); colors used: Seven Heaven (lid), Temptress (outer corner), Shadow Hill (crease and lower lash), Urban Decay Heavy Metal glitter eyeliner in Catcall and Punk Rock ($20), Urban Decay Water-Resistant liquid eyeliner in Intergalactic ($22), and Sephora lip stain in Marvelous Mauve ($14).

    Sephora makeup artist credit: @Karo_lineee.

    Overall, the three of us VERY much felt our looks and could see how festival-goers could easily recreate them. Plus, sometimes it's fun to go bright and bold with ~makeup looks~ even if you aren't attending Coachella!

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    Disclaimer: BuzzFeed received these looks for free, provided by Sephora.