How To Get The Sugar Plum Look

Dec 15, 2023

2 min read

It’s balletcore, but Morphe make it holiday.

Attending the ballet during the holiday season is such a vibe – tutus and orchestral drama and everyone decked out in their seasonal best. In the famed ballet The Nutcracker, the Sugar Plum Fairy is a showstopper not just for her pirouettes but because of her sugar cookie, snow dusted aesthetic. You don’t have to don toe shoes or prance around your holiday events on pointe to evoke the glamour and beauty of The Sugar Plum Fairy. Recreate this icy watercolor holiday makeup look and you’ll get all the second glances without having to apply to dance school


Apply your base as normal – we recommend Morphe Filter Effect Concealer and Foundation because it delivers a radiance and lit-up look that will pair perfectly with this frosted eye makeup look.


To create this dreamy, pastel watercolor eye look, first grab the holiday limited edition palette Morphe 35TE Tease The Season Eyeshadow Palette. Using fresh brushes for each shade, stipple or press each of the following shades, starting with the deepest and working to lightest, into the eyelid to create a wash of color:

  • Nice List
  • No Regifts
  • Special Delivery
  • Got Receipts
  • What I Want
  • Festive Rush
  • Privacy Please
  • Stocking Stunner
  • Total Surprise

Then recreate the same effect with a few of your favorite above shades with an eyeliner brush on the lower lash line. It’s okay if it isn’t perfect – this holiday makeup look should be almost cloud-like. Then finish the holiday eyeshadow look off with the Morphe Make It Big Volumizing Mascara.


Apply Soulmatte Velvet Lip Mousse in the pink nude shade Dearest for a fluffy, blurred velvet lip look. Then for a glass lip effect worthy of an ice skating rink, dab on the Morphe x Meredith Duxbury Eye, Face & Lip Gloss. Make sure to set your look with the Morphe Continuous Setting Mist.

Now plié away, the ballet awaits.

Don’t forget to tag us in your holiday makeup looks. @morphebrushes on IG and @morpheofficial on TikTok.