You might not realise it, but Elizabeth Taylor spent most of her life being absolutely fabulous – which in turn means that she was an expert at getting herself dolled up.

Not sure if any of the Hollywood legends of today do their own makeup with the same level of skill as Liz!

Makeup artist to the stars, Mario Dedivanovic posted this video to Instagram recently and captioned it perfectly: “She did that eye in seconds with that tiny brush. Shadow, crease, and liner. Boom!”

And how about this fun fact about Liz’s signature blue smokey eye look – it turns out she always reached for the blue shadow because she was obsessed with making her eyeballs look extra white. And blue, being on the opposite side of the colour wheel to red, balances those tired red eyes she might have had after all of those glitzy Hollywood parties.

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