Ep 247- How-To Break Out Of A Makeup Rut With Boundary-Pushing Makeup Artist Donni Davy

October 12, 2022

A photo of Euphoria's makeup artist and half magic beauty founder - Donni Davy photographed with JIll Dunn and Carlene Higgins with Ep. 247 written over it

Today, we sit down with Donni Davy, the Euphoria makeup artist responsible for an entire Gen Z beauty movement. As the Emmy Award-winning pro behind the hit HBO teen drama, Donni is responsible for the “emotional glam” face rhinestones, saturated shimmers and intense cat eyes seen on Zendaya, Sydney Sweeny, all over TikTok, the runways and even on the red carpet. The only question is, how will YOU wear it next?

A campaign image from Half Magic Beauty of an older model with white hair wearing blue eyeshadow and pink lipstick

A Campaign Image From Half Magic Beauty

Recording live from our LA studio, Donni spills her makeup bag to show us the *brand new* fall collection (launching today!) from her Half Magic cosmetics line, while spilling the goods on how-to wear “Euphoria-core” makeup for real life – and at any age. Plus, we get a surprise appearance from Half Magic head of product development Sam Sachs, who gives us the goods on the sustainability story behind the dopamine-driving lime packaging.

A campaign image from Half Magic Beauty featuring products from their fall line

Half Magic’s Fall Collection, Dropping Today, October 12th

In This Episode, You’ll Learn:

  • All about the anti-shine complexion product she uses in place of cakey powders on set
  • A no-smudge, no-hide cat eye technique 
  • How-to wear pink and red eye makeup – without looking like you’re sick or tired
  • The “elevated, understated, grown up” way of wearing face rhinestones, according to Donni
  • How-to effectively remove glitter – a trick Donni learned from Zendaya
  • Donni-approved TikTok hacks for using the best-selling Half Magic Wing Magician silicone tool – beyond drawing a perfect cat eye

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