Mad Hatter Inspired Makeup Look!

Hey guys! Welcome back to another makeup tutorial. I am so excited for this one as it is the next in my Disney series. So far, I have done Elsa, Snow White, Bambi and Cinderella so click the links if you want to see them but wait til you’ve finished reading this one! The Mad Hatter has quite a distinctive look but I didn’t want to make it look as clownish as it does so I’ve taken a bit of artistic license with this one. So, grab a cup of tea and follow along!

Let’s get down to it.

First, while we don’t want to have a completely white base for this, you do want to look slightly pale. Not only will this help the colours to stand out, it will make you look like you’ve been waiting for a tea party for a long, long time which is the look we’re going for! Use a foundation a shade lighter than your natural skin tone and apply this all over your face with the brush or beauty blender of your choice. I used the Revolution Fast Base Stick foundation (I’ve reviewed this here.) For reference, I use the shade F6 and I blend it out with a buffing brush.

Fill in your brows with a colour that matches your hair. If you’re going all out for the Mad Hatter look and are going with the wild orange hair then make sure your brows are as bright as they can be! I wanted my eyes to be the main part of the look so that’s why I kept them bold but still not too bold so that they distracted from the rest of the look. I used Hazelnut from my Smashbox full face kit.

Then, my favourite part  and the most dynamic part of this look – the eyes! I wanted to recreate the idea of it being so all over the place with the colours while maintaining some beauty to the look. While I love the Hatter’s look, I feel like it’s messier than I wanted so I went a bit avant-garde with it. There’s nothing wrong with this at all – always feel free to experiment with looks, even if it’s a cosplay! That’s the whole point of this series. Anyway, inspirational talk over – I used Cloudberry from the Sophdoesnails palette and I then deepened my crease and my lower lashline with So Spicy from the same Smashbox kit. Build it to the intensity that you want and then go to the next eye.

I wanted to go with orange and blue so I took Tailfeather from the Smashbox kit and pushed it all over my lid, being sure to blend it out as much as I could. I then darkened my crease with Strawberry Sweets from the Sophdoesnails palette. Both of these palettes have such pigmented shadows which makes them perfect for these intense looks!

Next, I knew I wanted to do something to put it apart from the Hatter’s look even more and give it a little something-something so I did a kind of halo eye but not really? Kind of a cut crease but not really? I took a light concealer that wasn’t too thick in consistency – use your own discretion with this – and created little crescent shapes in my inner corners. This just added a little something extra to the whole look and I loved it.

Moving onto cheeks, I took Guava from the blush part of the Smashbox kit and blended it into the hollows of my cheeks. I made it seriously heavy so that it would match nicely with the eye look – the Hatter is a hella fan of blush. Then apply the brightest highlight you can. I used the pure white one from the Sophdoesnails highlighter palette.

Finally, for the lips, I took the Too Faced Melted liquid lipstick in Coral. This is so bright and creamy and perfect to tie in the look together. I’ll be doing a review on this lipstick soon so make sure you subscribe!

And there you have it! The finished look. Who would you guys like me to do next? I’m seriously loving this series so much. Thank you all for your continued support!

Morgie out.


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  1. April 18, 2018 / 9:30 pm

    I absolutely love this look! Alice in Wonderland is one of my favourite Disney films the animation and the live action & this is probably my favourite look you’ve done in this series so far! Your makeup skills are amazing and so is your creativity being able to come up with something like this! Can’t wait to see what you do next!!

    Jess //

    • morgiereacts
      April 28, 2018 / 12:39 pm

      Awww I’m so glad! That means so much for you to say that, thank you so much! I’m excited for my next one, too! xx

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