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De La Rosa Eye Makeup Is The Latest Trend On Social Media And They’re Beautiful

The Latinidad is rich with uniquely delicious treats and snacks that have become a staple of our lives. De La Rosa marzipan is one of those yummy candies that have attained a cult-like following among Latinx folk. What’s not to love about the crumbly and delicate candy? It’s sweet and light and tastes like childhood memories. 

However, for some of us, the De La Rosa candy is more than a casual treat — it’s an obsession that deserves to be celebrated. We found marzipan fans on Twitter and Instagram who have immortalized their love for this little dulce in creative and beautiful ways. Here are some of the incredible creations that do the tiny De La Rose candy proud. 

1. A certifiable snack.

Twitter / @meliysabel

Los Angeles based makeup artist Melissa Isabel has an Instagram page full of dazzling eye makeup designs. From sarape-inspired makeup to prism and glitter covered looks, the Mexicana delivers gorgeous and delicate art pieces. In honor of the famous Mexican marzipan, Melissa Isabel created this lovely and detailed eye makeup look that is almost as delicate as the real thing.

2. A sweet work of art.

Instagram / @facepaintingbytiffany

California-based Face Painting by Tiffany has had some odd requests when creating face painting masterpieces and she tagged this is one of them. Although, anyone who has eaten a De La Rosa marzipan should totally understand why this person wanted a replica of the sweet on their face.

3. Marzipan nails.

Instagram / @wearemitu

That bold red against the brilliant yellow stirs deep feelings of nostalgia in us. The added bit of sparkle is a nice touch as well. We would totally rock these. 

4. A De La Cutie.

Instagram / @jenny_seg

¡Que chula! This chiquita is as sweet as the marzipan she is dressed like. Those chubby cheeks and curly hair — complete with a little De La Rosa barrette make her look like a princess straight out of Candyland. 

5. A permanent tribute.

Instagram / @roxitattoo

There’s love and then there’s everlasting devotion. Tattoos are forever and so is this De La Rosa tattoo. We especially love the very appropriate Selena lyric at the bottom of the candy.

6. A marzipan beauty.

Instagram / @undocumedia

We want this dress! Instagram model Miriam brings a rockabilly vibe to this dress meant to mimic the recognizable candy. The cream-colored circle skirt is a perfect substitute for beloved marzipan.

7. A bit of his and her’s dulce.

Instagram / @nicniknicko

NicNikNicko, a Latinx-owned shop located in El Paso, Texas, makes all kinds of things inspired by Mexican culture. In particular, they offer these De La Rosa tees. Get one for you and your bae the next time you feel like twinning.

8. Bedazzled and bold.

Instagram / @dkvanity

This gorgeous eye makeup piece is nothing short of breathtaking. Created by makeup artist DK Vanity, this look has the kind of detailed brushwork that this makeup artist is known for. The crystals give it an extra bit of well-deserved bling.

9. The littlest rose. 

Instagram /@stylelosangeles

Awwwww! We can’t get over how adorable this littlest bitty marzipan is. California-based Style Los Angeles created this sweet costume for this precious baby girl.

10. What every party needs.

Instagram / @malexandria.designs

A piñata is a staple at any good party so why not sweeten the deal with a De La Rosa-inspired one. What are the chances that there are oodles of smaller De La Rosa marzipan candies inside this one?

11. An elaborate cosplay.

Instagram / @mexnthecity

Why should the little ones be the only fans who get to dress up like this favorite Mexican dulce? This costume by @emo_extremo is an incredible undertaking and is definitely something that will win you first place at the next costume contest. 

12. Mouse ears with a dash of marzipan. 

Instagram /@littlebigk

We love a collab and linking De La Rosa Marzipan with our favorite mouse is a brilliant idea. Don’t get us wrong, we love those concha mouse ears too but these are a uniquely new take on the accessory.

13. Handle with care.

Instagram / @mgv25

If you’re as fragile as our favorite marzipan, don’t be afraid to let others know to handle with care. This understated De La Rosa candy cosplay is the perfect way to get that message across.

14. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

Instagram / @rxchmua

Understated and finely detailed, this De La Rosa eye makeup look was created by makeup enthusiast and Salt Lake City-based Latina, Rachel. We love the simple and clean look of her creation.

15. French macarons get a Mexican makeover.

Instagram / @geesmacarons 

Conchas, De La Rosa candies and paleta payaso, oh my! Made by California-based @geesmacarons, these macarons impersonate some of our favorite sweets and look simple delicious while doing so.

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