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How to recreate the Snapchat Butterfly filter for party season

When it comes to Snapchat filters, it’s all about the ‘Golden Butterfly’. You know the one we mean: it sculpts your cheekbones, makes your skin look glowy, and adds major volume to your eyelashes.

It’s great for selfies, and now you can channel the look with #NoFilter. Just follow these tricks and you’ll be looking golden and glowing in no time...


Get the soft-focus effect of the ‘Golden Butterfly’ filter with Match Perfection Foundation, RRP £7.99, a medium coverage base that seemingly blurs imperfections away.

Then, bronze. Use theKate Sculpting Palette, RRP £6.99, to add some definition to your face. Start by sweeping the deepest hue beneath cheekbones, along the hairline and jawline, and down the sides of your nose. Add the blusher in the palette to the apples of your cheeks, then use a small, fanned brush to dust the shimmering highlighter on the very tops of cheekbones.

Finally, take theNatural Bronzer, RRP £5.99, to double dose that flattering warmth. Apply it over the top of your contour shade for a believable, bronzed-up glow.

How to recreate the Snapchat Butterfly filter for party season


Go for gold on your lids with the Magnif’Eyes Eye Contouring Palette in Keep Calm and Wear Gold, RRP £7.99. It’s packed with shimmers and mattes that help you recreate filter-worthy eyes.

The third, fourth and fifth shades in the palette are perfect for swiping from the lash line up to the crease, and they’re buildable, too, so you can layer them up for the most intense effect.

Next – because that Snapchat filter gives you major lashes – make yours look fuller withScandaleyes Reloaded Mascara in Extreme Black, RRP £6.99. It gives you insane volume that lasts for up to 24 hours, and removes easily with warm water, so you won’t have any post-party panda eyes.

For extra drama and definition, add a flick of Scandaleyes Thick & Thin Eyeliner, RRP £5.49, and your gold lids will look lit from night until morning.


The second you switch that filter on, it lightens your lips and gives a contoured finish. Get that nude look with a swipe ofThe Only 1 Matte in #700 Trendsetter, RRP £6.99.

If you want to give lip sculpting a go, add Match Perfection Concealer, RRP £5.99, to the very centre just above your top lip, then blend with your fingertips for a pout-plumping gradient.


To top off your golden look, match your arms and legs to your face with a dose of self-tanner. SunShimmer Instant Tan Mousse, RRP £7.99, is easy to blend, so you can cheat some winter sun in seconds.

All you need now are some butterflies for your hair, and you’ve got that filter down - the perfect Christmas day look!