How to Recreate This ’70s-Inspired Green Eye Look for Your First Post-Vaccine Night Out

May 24, 2021
Caitlyn Martyn
By: Caitlyn Martyn | Makeup.com by L'Oréal
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ICYMI, beauty trends from the ’70s — like retro nail art and shag haircuts — are back! We don’t know about you, but we can’t get enough. While there’s no shortage of ways to incorporate the decade’s aesthetic into your post-vaccine beauty routine, in our opinion, nothing beats a classic ’70s green eye look like the one seen here. For tips on how to create it, we tapped NYC-based makeup artist Sadhvi Babu. Read on to learn how to try it for yourself in six easy steps. 


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  • STEP 3:

    Shape It

    Once the pigment is applied, it’s time to shape your look. Babu used a cotton swab dipped in  micellar water to ensure a smooth, rounded edge

  • STEP 4:

    Make It Two-Toned

    Amp up the look by adding a gold highlighter like the NYX Professional Makeup High Glass Illuminating Powder to the inner half of the eyelid. “I used a clean eyeshadow blending brush to blend and soften the gold halfway across the look,” Babu says. 

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Photography: Chaunte Vaughn, Senior Art Direction: Melissa San Vicente-Landestoy, Associate Creative Producer: Becca Solovay, Makeup Artist: Sadhvi Babu, Hair Stylist: Aki Yamaguchi, Wardrobe Stylist: Alexis Badiyi, Digital Tech: Erik Dalzen, Model: Rachel AnastaciaPhotography: Chaunte Vaughn, Senior Art Direction: Melissa San Vicente-Landestoy, Associate Creative Producer: Becca Solovay, Makeup Artist: Sadhvi Babu, Hair Stylist: Aki Yamaguchi, Wardrobe Stylist: Alexis Badiyi, Digital Tech: Erik Dalzen, Model: Rachel Anastacia

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