Have you ever wondered how the members of the Capitol always manage to look extremely colorful and exaggerated even during the ever-so-exciting Hunger Games? Well check out these makeup tutorials and try them out to see which Capitol look fits you!
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Sokolum’s tutorial features a darker, goth-looking style that may appeal to your tastes. She explains the products used (and provides photos!), application, and the look itself in great detail. This particular look focuses on extreme contouring with highlights and shadows, as well as emphasis on the eyes and hair. If you don’t exactly own a wig, feel free to temporarily color your hair with hair spray paint, which can be found at your local costume/party store, and style accordingly. Owning circle lenses will help bring attention to your eyes, but using just make up is fine.
If you’re aiming for a specified Capitol member, then how about going for Effie Trinket? This tutorial also incorporates contouring on the face and focuses on the eyes, as well as the lips, and hair. Considering this look is inspired by Effie Trinket, having a short, blonde, curly wig is a bit important in maintaining likeness. Klairedelysart has a very soothing voice and plays lovely, peaceful music in the background during quiet moments; she also shares a list of all products and tools used and demonstrates mixing patterns and colors to help the viewer follow along.
Maybe you’re the nerdy type and prefer to go by the book instead, or don’t want to look over-the-top; no problem, because Alexis from ever-popular SparkNotes has the solution for you! Her tutorial is more lenient and doesn’t have specific products, so she gives you free reign to choose your favorite ones. This look isn’t as contoured as the ones featured above, but still has a little bit of the “extreme” factor that is immensely popular with Capitol citizens. You don’t need to have a wig to complete this look, so you also have free reign as to how you want to style your hair!
If you’re still looking for more tips on looking like you’re from the Capitol, then go ahead and visit the official Capitol Couture website here and explore the rules, requirements, and designs that its citizens favor.
If you have other tips or tutorials you would like to share, feel free to comment below!