A Definitive Guide To Monotone Make-Up, Demonstrated By Cher Webb


Matchy-matchy is back in a big way. The runways and red carpets have demonstrated that monotone make-up, whereby committing to a single shade worn in multiple ways, is the modern way to dress a face. Wearing the same shade on your lips, eyes and cheeks – and even matched to your outfit or accessories – looks fresh, considered, and (of course) Insta-friendly.

Here, we asked celebrity make-up artist and influencer Cher Webb to demonstrate the tricks of the trade on herself. Whether you fancy trying the tonal trend with bold hues like reds and berries, or softer pinks and easy-to-wear neutrals, Webb makes it simple with tutorials showcasing her favourite products (many multi-use) in minute-long makeovers.

Watch and learn, plus get Webb's top tips on each look below.

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Rich Berry

Again, for this look Webb advises you keep mascara minimal and go without eyeliner, so it doesn’t become too dark, and maintains a modernity. Plus, “if you start adding in bold brows and highlight etc, it can look a bit prommy and full-on,” she notes. Read: less is more when working with bold shades.

“For a dark lip, it’s important to put pencil all over your lip first before lipstick,” she explains. When they are fully pencilled in and then layered with lipstick, “they wear off at the same time, so you’re not left with a dark ring around your lips.”

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