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I Went To Sephora And Asked Them To Make Me Look Like Kylie Jenner

"Do whatever it takes."

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As a girl that wears an average amount of makeup every day, when I see a picture of Kylie Jenner I think, DAMN she looks amazing, how does she do that?? It's no wonder she loves taking selfies all the damn time. Personally, I hate taking selfies. Would that change if I looked liked her? Was it even possible to capture that look with just makeup? I had to find out.

The plan was pretty basic: Go to Sephora, ask to be made into Kylie Jenner, and hope for the best. Lucky for me, Sephora was totally game and immediately teamed me up with makeup artist Myasia, who was not only brilliant, but also happened to be a huge fan of Kylie Jenner. She even has Jenner's app, which gives her insider Kylie makeup tips.


After removing what makeup I already had on, Myasia used this amazing skin matching device to find the perfect foundation, concealer, and powder for my skin tone. It was kind of like a baby thermometer but for adults...and for makeup...and doesn't take your temperature. Although we found the exact matches for me, she said the Kardashians usually go a shade or two darker with their foundations and powder, so that's what she was going to do.

Next she moisturized the crap out of my face, and used an amazing oil treatment on my lips.

She then ran around the store and gathered the rest of the products we'd need for a perfect Kylie Jenner makeover.


Lashes and LIPS.

Myasia applied Make Up For Ever Instant Drama false lashes to my newly contoured face. I must say, fake lashes aren't the most comfortable if you're not used to them, but the drama of trying not to cry almost added to the feeling of being a Kardashian.

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Finally after about an hourlong process, the final layer of goo was applied — Kat Von D Everlasting liquid Lipstick in Lolita II. The transformation was complete! I immediately slapped five people standing nearby watching because I felt, as Koryn Kardashian, entitled to do so.

Not exactly.

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Even with a ton of makeup and an amazing makeup artist I didn’t look exactly like Kylie (I looked more like a Disney villain.) But that was OK, because while I didn’t get to experience what being an actual Kardashian is like I did get to experience contouring, and WOW, everyone should try it. It upped my confidence about 120% and made me feel much more sculpted and sleek.

In fact I felt so sleek I went home and ate a pint of ice cream because I could just fix any bloat with makeup now right? (Myasia told me an easier route for a daily contour would be to use Benefit Hoola bronzer.)


In selfie conclusion:

It wasn’t until I tried taking a selfie that I realized the magic of this makeup. I loved it! I probably took more selfies that day than I had taken in my entire life. While this was way too much effort for a daily thing, I could see trying to reach more Kylie-like levels of glam for special occasions. I’d say it’s worth going to your local Sephora and trying!

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Here's everything you would need to re-create this look at home:

- Kat Von D Shade + Light Eye Contour Palette ($46): Find it here.

- MAKE UP FOR EVER Lash Show Instant Drama False Lashes ($18): Find it here.

- Laura Mercier Eye Basics ($27): Find it here.

- Giorgio Armani Beauty Master Correcter in Salmon ($39): Find it here.

- Giorgio Armani Beauty Luminous Silk Compact Powder ($62): Find it here.

- Giorgio Armani Beauty Luminous Silk Foundation ($62): Find it here.

- Bobbi Brown Foundation Stick in Chestnut ($46): Find it here.

- Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara ($23): Find it here.

- Anastasia Dipbrow ($18): Find it here.

- Kat Von D Everlasting Liquid Lipstick in Lolita II ($20): Find it here.

- Laura Mercier Lip Pencil in Chestnut ($23): Find it here.

- Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Potion ($10): Find it here.

- Urban Decay Naked Flush ($15 - $32): Find it here.

- Nars Loose Soft Velvet Powder ($36): Find it here.

- Laura Mercier Face Illuminator Powder ($42): Find it here.

- Hourglass Lip Oil Treatment ($42): Find it here.

-NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer in Custard ($29): Find it here.