NYCB Ballerinas Spill Their Nutcracker Makeup Secrets

December 24, 2016

If there’s one thing we can’t get enough of, it’s ballerina makeup tutorials. And this Christmas, Elle has gifted us with an amazing look at five NYCB dancers’ Nutcracker looks. Unsurprisingly, these ladies are pros—after all, they dance in around 50 performances, which means lots of time to perfect their looks! From Sugarplum Fairy to Snow, watch these dancers transform before your eyes.

Lauren Lovette’s lovely Sugarplum Fairy look (photo by Kathryn Wirsing, via Elle)


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