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Queen of the Nile Cleopatra Tutorial

Queen of the Nile Cleopatra Makeup Tutorial

Hi there! I’ve got a Queen of the Nile Cleopatra Tutorial for you. I used Inglot and NARS for the eyes, but I got very creative for the face. I based my look off of the Inglot Cleopatra Tutorial.

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Queen of the Nile Cleopatra Tutorial

Queen of the Nile Cleopatra Makeup Tutorial

How to Achieve the Look

  1. Apply Inglot 155 to lid.
  2. Using the Goss 6 brush, apply Inglot 345 to the crease, blending upwards onto the browbone.
  3. Using the Goss 6 brush, apply Inglot 473 at the outer crease, blending upwards and inwards a bit.
  4. Using the Goss 5 brush, apply Inglot 338 to the outer crease, blending inwards and upwards.
  5. Line along your upper lash line, lower lash line and waterline with NARS Black Valley. Extend the shape out into a fish tail, leaving the center empty.
  6. Fill in the fish tail with NARS Iskandar. Pat Inglot 155 on top of it.
  7. Highlight under brows and at inner corner with Pixi Fairy Dust. Add mascara. (or use false lashes!)

Cleopatra Eyeshadow Makeup Tutorial

Cleopatra Makeup Tutorial

For the Face

  1. Start by applying your favorite face primer.
  2. Apply a bronzing foundation. I used Joppa Minerals Citrine.
  3. Add blush to your cheeks. I used bareMinerals The Many Splendors (review coming soon! Love this!)
  4. Contour your nose and face. I used Nyx Taupe.
  5. Highlight your face. I used Too Faced Candlelight duo.
  6. Set with powder. I used NARS Light Reflecting Loose Setting Powder.

For the Lips

  1. Line your lips with a nude beige type shade. I used Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On lip pencil in Naked 2.
  2. Top with a golden gloss. I used NARS Albatross gloss.


  • Urban Decay Anti-Aging Eyeshadow Primer Potion
  • Inglot 155 – lid, and on top of Iskandar at outer eye
  • Inglot 345 – crease, blended up onto the browbone
  • Inglot 473 – outer crease, blended upwards and inwards
  • Inglot 338 – outer crease, bended upwards
  • NARS Black Valley – upper and lower lash line, waterline, extended out into fish tail shape
  • NARS Iskandar – to fill in fish tail shape
  • Pixi Fairy Dust – highlight under brows and at inner corner of eyes
  • Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara
  • tarte Brow Mousse in Rich Brown


  • OCC Makeup Skin Primer
  • Joppa Minerals Bronzing Foundation in Citrine
  • Nyx Taupe – contour
  • bareMinerals the Many Splendors – blush
  • Too Faced Candlelight Glow Duo – highlight
  • NARS Light Reflecting Loose Setting Powder


  • Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Lip Pencil in Naked 2
  • NARS Albatross gloss

I hope you enjoyed seeing my Queen of the Nile, Cleopatra! I hope someday I end up getting a costume, because I really like the makeup. I need to do more creative eyeliner. I had a lot of fun with this today.

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