FOTD: Lady Gaga Alejandro Inspired Neutral Eyes With Red Lips Makeup Look

In her latest Alejandro music video, Lady Gaga showed us some very out there looks again and this time, my favorite is the classic neutral eye with winged eyeliner and red lips.

What I Used

* NARS Sheer Glow Foundation in Fiji
* Stila Espresso Eyeshadow
* Make Up For Ever 12 Flash Color Case
* MAC Gold Mode Pigment
* MAC Heritage Rouge Pigment
* MAC Top Hat Eyeshadow
* MAC Fascinating Eye Kohl
* Rimmel Glam’Eyes Lash Flirt Volume & Lift Mascara in Kohl Black
* Makeup For Life Lashes in #Diva
* MAC Night Media Mattene Lipstick
* Hard Candy Painted Lady Lip Color in Kitten 197

Step by Step How To

1. Fill in eyebrows with Stila Espresso eyeshadow.

3. Prep the eye area with White 010 from MUFE Flash Color Case.

4. Using MAC #239 Eye Shading Brush, pat Gold Mode on the eyelid. Darken the outer corner and crease with Heritage Rouge. Blend off harsh edges with MAC #226 Small Tapered Blending Brush.

5. Line upper lash line with Black 011 from MUFE Flash Color Case, making the line thicker and winging it out as you get to the outer corner.

6. Smudge Top Hat on the lower eye and line the waterline with Fascinating.

7. Curl lashes and apply mascara on both top and bottom.

8. Cut Diva lashes into half and apply onto outer corner.

9. Apply Night Media mixed with Kitten onto the lips with a brush.

Phyllis Li is the Founder and Editor-in-chief of Makeup For Life, one of the top 50 beauty blogs that focuses on celebrity makeup breakdowns, product reviews, makeup tutorials and all things beauty. Having lived and traveled in North America, Europe and Asia, she was exposed to different techniques and products at an early age and hopes to put a global perspective towards beauty. Phyllis won the Best Content Award by Total Beauty in 2008 and has been featured in various publications and websites including ELLE,, Yahoo Shine!, AOL Stylelist, Nylon Korea, VOGUE China, Ming Pao Daily (Canada) and Shanghai Weekly. In 2010, she was appointed one of the nine Real Women Ambassadors in the United States to take part in the Latisse® Wishes Challenge, working with Hollywood celebrity Kathy Ireland and raised over $400,000 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation to grant wishes for approximately 54 children. In 2012, she teamed up with luxury skincare brand TATCHA and released a limited-edition 3-Piece Set of her favorite beauty products. Phyllis currently lives in Chicago, US. She is a regular contributor to Shanghai Daily's StyleHai Magazine and a member of the Glam Beauty Network.


  1. what?? the video’s out already? *runs to watch it* I love Lady Gaga, and I also love your take on this look. The eye makeup you did is dramatic and nicely blended at the same time.

  2. Would be great if you’d video tutorial so it’s much more easier to follow. Nonetheless, you’re extremely beautiful! Love it!

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