I have been doing my own makeup since I was around 13. I learned a bit from watching my mom apply hers. But mostly, I learned on my own. I get asked a lot “how do you do your eye makeup?”, “What products do you use?” So today I thought I would share with you how I do my makeup (smokey eye makeup) and what products I use on the regular.
I do my makeup a little backward. I always start with my eyes first. I do this to prevent any shadow from falling under my eyes after I have put my foundation on, I know you can use a piece of tape and some other crazy things to prevent that from happening, but I prefer to do it this way.
- Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Eraser Treatment Makeup #150
- CoverGirl Clean Sensitive Skin Pressed Powder (#210 Classic Ivory)
- CoverGirl Cheekers Bronzer (#104 GLDN TN)
- Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Dark Circle Eraser Concealer (Fair)
- Micabeauty Mineral Eyeshadow (#9 Carnival and #39 Nature)
- CoverGirl Perfect Point Plus Eyeliner Pencil (#205 Charcoal)
- CoverGirl Brow & Eye Makers Pencil (Midnight Brown)
- CoverGirl Professional Mascara Regular Brush (Very Black)
- Rimmel London Stay Glossy Lip Gloss (#750 Immortal Charm). I purchased mine at Shopper’s Drug Mart, now it has become a rare find. Check Ebay if you can’t find it on Amazon.
Smokey Eye Makeup Tutorial
- Apply Micabella Shimmer Powder Eyeshadow (#9 Carnival) to your eyelid using an eyeshadow brush like the e.l.f. Eyeshadow Brush to the Inner, middle & outer lid.
- Apply a little of Micabella Shimmer Powder Eyeshadow (#39 Nature) on the outer lid and blend just to the outer crease.
- Apply the Perfect Blend Eyeliner on the lower waterline of your eye.
- Apply the All-In-One Mascara, I usually apply two or three coats to get my lashes perfect. (Such a perfectionist :P)
- Pencil in your eyebrows with the Brow & Eye Makers Pencil. You can apply it lighter than I do, to give your eyebrows a more filled in dramatic look.
- Apply concealer under your eyes to diminish dark circles if you have any. Make sure you blend it in evenly, I usually just use my finger or a triangle foundation sponge which you can buy at any drugstore.
- Apply foundation evenly to your face, make sure to blend it under your chin, so you don’t end up with a line of foundation around your face.
- Apply Pressed Powder all over your face to decrease the shine from the foundation and smooth it out.
- Apply bronzer using a brush like e.l.f. Bronzing Brush to the apple of your cheek and blend upwards for a higher cheekbone look.
- Finish off with the lip gloss to complete the look.
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