The Little Black Dress of Makeup – Smokey Eye Tutorial

The Little Black Dress of Makeup – Smokey Eye Tutorial

A cool toned, velvety smokey eye for occasions where you want to look glamorous but still neutral and classic 🙂 This kind of makeup suits all eye colours, all skintones and all ages – just modify the intensity to suit your preferences!

NB: Under strong lighting, the Stila shadows bounce light and look transparent and patchy. They appeared perfectly even and opaque in natural light, quite puzzling. Just something to note if you work in a studio environment 🙂


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Nail polish I’m wearing in this tutorial:
Marc Jacobs Enamoured


Complete List of Products Used:

Benefit – Stay Don’t Stray in Light/Medium

SUQQU – Brow Powder in Moss Green

Stila – Eyes are the Window Mind Palette

Rouge Bunny Rouge – Eye Kohl in Salome

Sunday Riley – Start Over Eye Cream

Viseart – 01 Corrector Camouflage Palette

It Cosmetics – Transforming Pearl (Naturally Pretty Palette)

Shu Uemura – Drawing Pencil in Black

Pixi – Silky Eye Pencil in Black Cocoa

THREE – Performance Eyeliner in 05

House of Lashes – Siren Lash

MAC – Extended Play Gigablack Lash

Koh Gen Do – Aqua Foundation in 213

Rouge Bunny Rouge – Diaphanous Finishing Powder

Kevyn Aucoin – Sculpting Powder in Medium

Shiseido – High Beam White (WT905)

MAC – Mineralize Blush in Dainty

Urban Decay – Lipliner in Illegal

Tom Ford – Lipstick in Nude Vanille


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