How To Replicate Olivia Culpo's Makeup Routine

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Olivia Culpo is an icon in the beauty industry. The Rhode Island native won Miss USA in 2012 and then Miss Universe that same year. Outside of her beauty pageant career, Culpo is a trend-setter and social-media influencer with more than 4 million followers on Instagram. She is also co-founder of several businesses, including a restaurant in Rhode Island and a fashion label that is currently donating proceeds to the PERIOD movement to end period poverty. The multi-talented personality also has a rising acting career; she starred in the indie film "Venus as a Boy" which debuted at the 2021 Tribeca Film Festival (via the Daily Mail).


You might be wondering, what's Culpo's secret to looking flawless everywhere she goes? The answer is a detailed 40-step skin care and makeup guide. While that sounds like a lot of work, here we break it down for you, highlighting certain steps, so that you can get her look — signature winged eyeliner and all.

Culpo's beauty routine aims for a natural glow

Olivia Culpo's radiant skin is all thanks to a comprehensive skin care routine. After all, your makeup will look its best if you have healthy skin. In a tell-all beauty routine video for Vogue, Culpo revealed that she takes daily vitamins to keep her skin glowing. Zitsticka's Skin Discipline capsules are her go-to. The beauty queen then goes to wash her face with Sunday Riley Ceramic Slip Cleanser. There are a couple of products that she only uses a couple of times a week, including Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare Alpha Beta Extra Strength Daily Peel for deep pore exfoliation. Culpo is a fan of several serums including hyaluronic acid. She finishes her skin routine by applying Supergoop! Unseen Sunscreen.


Culpo starts her makeup prep by applying MAC's Strobe Cream mixed with a few drops of Radiance-Plus Golden Glow Booster to add a little shine and tan. She then applies concealer on her problem areas and just a little bit of foundation. After fixing her brows and contouring her cheeks, Culpo creates her perfectly winged eyeliner. "I always put my eyeliner in the outer sixth of the eye, I don't start from the inner corner. I always want to achieve a lifted, open eye," she told Vogue. Then, lipstick, highlighter, setting spray, and you're ready to go.