12 Celebrity-Inspired Makeup Looks Based On Your Auspicious Colours
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Reign in prosperity and good fortune by changing things up and injecting these lucky colours into your makeup this Year of the Rat! Scroll through for all the celeb makeup inspo you need to cop.


Born in: 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008
Lucky colours:
 Crimson Red, Scarlet Red and Gold

Play up your smokey gold eyeshadow and match it with a sultry red lip in your preferred shade of crimson or scarlet.


Born in: 1973, 1986, 1997, 2009
Lucky colours: 
Malachite Green, Ceruse White, Fuchsia Pink

Match your eyeshadow in malachite green or ceruse white with a statement fuschia lip.


Born in: 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010
Lucky colours: 
Ebony Black, Azure Blue, Cerulean Blue

Embrace your wild side this Chinese New Year and go for a strong eye—amplify the blues if you’re feeling experimental, or stick to a defined ebony black eyeliner situation.


Born in: 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011
Lucky colours: 
Klein Blue, Cherry Blossom Pink and Fuchsia Pink

Go for a romantic look with a cherry blossom shade on the lids using a red or pink lipstick. Alternatively, try a blue mascara and match it with a fuschia lip.

Complete a dewy, sun-kissed look with a red lip like Kim Kardashian. Top it off with a bold chrome yellow liner.



Born in: 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013
Lucky colours: 
Maya Blue and Forrest Green and English Green

Slather on these majestic hues across your lids à la Hailey Bieber style and you’ll transform into a complete, decadent vision.


Born in: 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014
Lucky colours: 
Burnt Sienna and Opaline Green and Spring Green

Keep it fresh and feminine with green eyeshadow, a burnt sierra contour and a nude lip.


Born in: 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015
Lucky colours: 
Celestial Blue, Honey Yellow and Alabaster White

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Tonight’s look on @camimendes was so much fun. Thank you @covergirl #covergirlmade Skinprep: The t-zone was prepped with Trublend Base Business Mattifying while the rest of the face was prepped with the Moisturizing Base Business to leave a beautiful glow on the cheeks. The primers were massaged into the entire face giving a firm massage during prep to encourage lymphatic drainage and create beautiful radiance. Complexion: Covergirl Trublend undercover Concealer was used in M100 under the eyes and to brighten the inside part of the face. The outer areas of the face were blended out in a deeper tone of M10 with Covergirl Trublend Matte Made foundation in M10s Apply the Covergirl Trublend Matte Made foundation in M10 to any areas needed, using the lighter shade of M100 concealer in the inside part of the face and the slightly deeper shade on the outer areas blending for a seamless finish. Apply the Covergirl Trublend undercover Concealer M100 under the eyes to brighten using the thin brush applicator and a gentle tapping motion Use Covergirl Trublend Contour palette under the cheekbones and jawline to give dimension to the face, follow with Covergirl Cheeker’s in 109 to give a youthful flush. Apply blush to the apple of the cheek and slightly downward for the most natural looking blush. Hi light- Trublend super stunner in pearl crush was used to give a gorgeous glow to the cheekbones and pressed in and blended out at the Cupid’s now to add dimension with a beautiful glow. Using a fluffy powder brush use Trublend Minerals in 600 BNA to set the Tzone of the makeup and around the nose to ensure a long lasting perfect finish. Eyes: To create dimension and shape in the eye, use Covergirl Trunaked Queenship taupe in the crease and outer corner. For the bold bright flick use the Trunaked Dazed palette with the bright blue and the gold shadow is layered under Swarovski crystals on the inside corner of the eye. The lashes were prepped and primed with Lash Blast Amplify Primer than curled and lengthened and lifted with Exhibitionist Mascara Brows were groomed and given dimens

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Add coloured eyeliner jazzed up with stick-on face jewels to achieve this look worn by Camila Mendes.

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Born in: 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016
Lucky colours: 
Ruby Red, Turquoise Green and Mimosa Yellow

Go bright with a splash of mimosa yellow with turquoise green undertones and a signature red lip.


Born in: 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017
Lucky colours: 
Persian Blue, Maya Blue and Chrome Yellow

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A LEWK 💚🧡 @gigihadid

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Shine like the sun or dazzle like the moonlight with sparkly lids like Gigi Hadid. For a more everyday look, go for a glitter eyeshadow with specks of chrome yellow; for a nighttime beauty look, find a glitter eyeshadow in your auspicious blue hue.



Born in: 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018
Lucky colours: 
Opaline Green, Snow White and Pearl Grey

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Slay the Lunar New Year with this alluring look of frosty snow white and pearl grey as seen on Rihanna.



Born in: 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019
Lucky colours: 
Bright Pink, Silver Grey and Sulfur Yellow

Add pops of sulfur yellow and pink on your lids to create a whimsical daytime look. For something more edgy, incorporate face jewels and a flick of silvery grey eyeliner.

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