Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup : Step by step Tutorial and FOTD

 

Hi everyone!

Today I’m doing a Smokey purple and gold eye makeup tutorial using MAC eye shadows. This is a soft wearable smokey look can be worn with western as well as ethnic wear.

Here’s the finished look :

 

Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD
Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD

 

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Products used for eye makeup :

  1. MAC Fluidline – Blacktrack
  2. MAC eye shadows – Sketch , Honey Lust, Plum dressing and Ricepaper
  3. Maxfactor eyebrow pencil – Ebony
  4. Lashem mascara
  5. Brushes -MAC 217 , MAC 222, Faces brush, The Body Shop mineral eye shadow brush , Coastal Scents pointed crease brush, Unbranded flat brush, unbranded angular brush

 

Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup : Step by step Tutorial and FOTD
Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup : Step by step Tutorial and FOTD

 

TUTORIAL

 

Start with bare eye :

 

 

Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD
Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD

 

Step 1 : Apply black gel on upper lash line and smudge upwards using a flat brush.

Apply a very sheer wash concentrating on lash line and outer corner. I am using MAC Blacktrack fluidline.

 

Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD
Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD

 

Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD
Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD

 

Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD
Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD

 

Step 2 : Apply plummy brown matte eye shadow in crease and outer corner.

I have applied MAC eye shadow – Sketch using MAC 217 brush.

 

Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD
Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD

 

Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD
Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD

 

Step 3 : Blend the shade in the crease using a fluffy brush.

I have used MAC 222 brush.

 

Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD
Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD

 

Step 4 : Apply a champagne gold shade on inner corner and inner 1/4th of lid.

I have used MAC eye shadow – Honey Lust using Faces eye shadow brush.

 

Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD
Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD

 

Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD
Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD

 

Step 5 : Using an applicator brush, apply a frosty purple eye shadow at the centre of the lid.

I have applied MAC eye shadow – Plum Dressing using The Body Shop mineral eye shadow brush.

 

Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD
Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD

 

Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD
Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD

 

Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD
Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD

 

Step 6 : Add more plummy brown eye shadow in the outer corner and blend the shades using a fluffy brush.

 

Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD
Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD

 

Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD
Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD

 

Step 7 : Highlight browbone using a golden-beige eye shadow

I have used MAC eye shadow – Ricepaper using MAC 222 brush.

 

Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD
Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD

 

Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD
Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD

 

Step 8 : Line upper lash line and waterline using black gel liner.

I have used MAC Blacktrack fluidline to line using unbranded angular brush.

 

Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD
Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD

 

Step 9 : Apply the matte plummy brown eye shadow on lower lash line.

I have applied MAC eye shadow – Sketch using Coastal Scents pointed crease brush.

 

Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD
Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD

 

Step 10 : Finish off with mascara

I have used Lashem double trouble mascara (a new product I’m testing, will review soon!)

 

Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD
Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD

 

More photos of finished look :

 

Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD
Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD

 

Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD
Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD

 

Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD
Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD

 

Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD
Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD

 

Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD
Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD

 

Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD
Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD

 

Photos with flash :

 

Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD
Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD

 

Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD
Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD

 

 

Pair this eye makeup with neutral pink blush and lipstick. It can be worn with ethnic wear as well – the way I’ve worn it for the FOTD below :

 

 

 

Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup  Step by step Tutorial and FOTD
Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup Step by step Tutorial and FOTD

 

Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD
Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD

 

Products used for face :

 

  1. MAC Studio fix fluid foundation NC 40
  2. Coastal Scents buffer brush (for foundation)
  3. Chambor Silver shadow compact
  4. The Body Shop face and body brush (for compact)
  5. MAC Blush – Fleur power
  6. Revlon Colorstay mineral finishing powder – Sunkiss Radieux (only on cheekbones)
  7. Vega Blush brush

 

Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD
Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD

 

Lipstick :

  1. L’oreal Paris color riche lipstick Beige creme (no. 456)

 

Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD
Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD

 

Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD
Smokey Purple and gold eye makeup - Step by step Tutorial and FOTD

 

 

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39 Comments

      1. Oh u look great! Thanx so much for this! I’m surely going to try this on myself as I’m going to wear a violet saree for a wedding reception party this sunday evening πŸ™‚

  1. Wow another one of the best looks..using black as base really brings out the colors so well na? it completely changes the look! I am def bookmarking few of your eye looks and gonna try them soon..got to first buy few basic eyeshadow brushes..I do own the faces one and Mac 217 one..any other do I need? any suggestions?

      1. Thanks for the quick reply Ankita! yup I was planning to get one more from faces..also a request to you..when you find some time can you pls swatch all the MAC eyeshadows you have in one post or any other good loose eye shadows you have? I am planning to splurge a bit in coming few months on good decent eyeshadows and looking for colors purple/blue/tealgreen/gold etc very similar to ones you use in your tutorials πŸ™‚ Thank you!

    1. Thank you so much Parita πŸ™‚ Wishing you and your family a very Happy Diwali too! Hope to see more of your delicious recipes in the coming year!

      1. Thanks Ankita…I just made chocolate chip+vanilla cake in the morning today :d will be posting it soon..step by step πŸ™‚ enjoy your diwali with your loved ones!

    1. Thank you Sukanya! I have very few yellow outfits πŸ˜› and I get this everytime I’ve worn yellow in a FOTD. Happy Diwali to you and your family too! Thank u so much for the wishes πŸ™‚

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