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The Most Eye-Catching Beauty Looks from Euphoria Season Two

If you’re watching Euphoria season two for another round of envelope-pushing makeup looks, you’ll have to look a little closer this time. The mind behind the HBO show’s headline-worthy makeup, Doniella Davy, told Us Weekly that this season, she’s describing the looks as “discoverable” as opposed to in-your-face.

“It’s not a repeat of season one,” she said, but instead “more refined and more subtle.” In fact, on Instagram, she referred to the season two makeup looks as “season one’s more introverted sister.” Of course, that doesn’t mean the show will be without its iconic glitter and eye liner. “There’s a steady ‘quiet’ to her, until she’s suddenly loud,” Davy said of the makeup. “She has her full glam moments but then switches to super minimalism.”

For the most part, Davy and her team ditched foundation this season for dewy, natural skin (with the exception of Alexa Demie’s Maddy who always goes all out with makeup). And while the bright colors and glitter that made Euphoria a mecca of beauty inspiration will be present, expect a bit more nuance in the looks shown week to week. But if you missed anything, don’t worry, we’re gathering up all of the best makeup moments from Euphoria season two.

Ep 2: Kat’s Ultraviolet Colors
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Two episodes in and Kat has not disappointed when it comes to bringing the color—according to Davy, the neon is not going away anytime soon, as the character continues her self-acceptance journey.

“Kat continues experimenting with different looks this season, but in a way I didn’t expect,” Davy wrote on Instagram. “You’ll see that many of her looks involve a super clean lower lash line and bright colors. I interpreted this as Kat still being kind of new to wearing makeup, and still very much using it to help figure out who she wants to be.”

Ep 2: Maddy’s ‘90s Moments
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Maddy loves a throwback makeup look, and she proved that again on episode two by going heavy on the lipliner and glimmering pastel eye shadow. Davy actually revealed on Instagram that if you’re liking Maddy’s look this season, you have Alexa Demie to thank, as the actress “took the lead” on Maddy’s beauty for round two.

“She came into the makeup trailer with established and well-thought out ideas for her looks, with her own character back stories,” Davy said. The result is “colors and textures in a more understated palette this season than we’re used to seeing on Maddy.” Obviously, though, the dramatic lip and sharp as nails eyeliner aren’t going anywhere.

Ep 2: Jules’ Subtle Moments
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Jules’ makeup has this incredible quality where at first glance, it looks as if she is completely bare-faced. Then, when you look closer, you see an unexpected detail you missed earlier. It might be white graphic eyeliner made to mimic under-eye lashes, or some simple graphic dots. Either way, Jules’ beauty always deserves a second look.

Ep 1: Maddy’s ‘00s Hip Hop Star
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Of course we expected strong looks from Maddy this season, both in the realm of fashion and beauty, and so far, she hasn’t disappointed. Maddy shows up to the New Year’s Eve party in a custom dress from AKNA with matching gloves. She plays up the early aughts vibe with a haircomb headband, a dark, lined lip, and eyeliner so sharp, it may just poke Nate’s eyes out.

Ep 1: Jules’ Graphic Eyeliner
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Jules’ NYE look is one of those “blink and you’ll miss it” creations by Davy. For a majority of the first episode, it looks like Jules may not even be wearing makeup, but when she spots Rue at the party across the fire pit, her face is suddenly lit up in detail. That’s when we see the amazing design of Jules’ liner and the subtle application of glitter on her lids.

Ep 1: Kat’s Vibrant Shadow

Kat didn’t get a ton of screen time in the season premiere, but luckily, Barbie Ferreira shared a closer look of her makeup on Instagram. There, we can see the rich colors Davy chose for Kat’s shadow.

Ep 1: Cassie’s Sloppy Glam
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Episode one was rough for Cassie, so it’s fitting that her makeup is a bit rough around the edges as well. While her friends look like they went to a professional for their New Year’s makeup, Cassie looks like she put on her glitter liner and pink lip between her fourth and fifth shot. Still, the messy glitter has a cool apathetic vibe to it, which fits perfectly with Cassie’s story.