It’s summer. This means that 99% of my looks will be based around bronze/warm shades of eyeshadow, plenty of bronzer and either a super nude or super bright lip. I think it would be wrong of me to purposely create a look that I wouldn’t wear on a day to day basis because let’s be honest, most of us have work, school or something else that takes up the majority of our week.
So you may be thinking, oh great, here’s another bronzed smoky eyed look – but you’ll be kidding yourself if you say you don’t stick to a similar style 80% of the week. For that reason, I’m proudly bringing you another bronzed smoky eye tutorial, this time with that bit of extra definition – meaning you could take this look from day to night very easily. Just whack on a pair of falsies!
I hope you enjoy my ‘safe’ looks and I’ll keep them coming! If there’s anything you do want me to try, be it another kind of smoky bronze or even something crazy please let me know in the comments. I’ll be sure to use it as inspiration!
Without further ado, I present to you my bronzed smoky eye with nude lip..
B A S E
Child’s Farm Baby Moisturiser (£3.99, Boots) as a primer
MAC Face & Body Studio Foundation in C3 (£30, MAC Cosmetics)
Applied with the Real Techniques Miracle Complexion Sponge (£5.99, Superdrug)
Makeup Revolution Conceal & Define Concealer in C8 (£4, Superdrug)
Applied with the same sponge to any blemishes and under the eyes
Makeup Revolution Luxury Banana Powder (£5, Superdrug) to set under the eyes with the same sponge
E Y E S
Stila Eyes are the Window Spirit Palette (£30, Cult Beauty)
Taking the shade Chinois – a creamy matte shade – all over the eye to create an even base
Applied with the Spectrum ao8 brush (£4.99, Spectrum)
To define further, then take the shade Puppy – a soft brown matte shade and blend into the crease with the same brush
To define and smoke out the lash line, then take the shade Espresso – a super dark brown matte shadow
Applied with the Zoeva Wing Liner brush (£8, Beauty Bay) and blended out using the Spectrum ao8
To add a pop of colour to the outer corner, take the shade Pigelle – a slightly shimmery cranberry shade
Applied with the pencil brush from the Models Own On the Go collection (£14.99, Models Own)
On the same brush to add a pop of shimmer to the lids, taking the shade Jezebel – a shimmery rose gold – on the centre of the lid, as well as on the inner third of the lower lash line
To complete the lower lash line, taking the same pencil brush with a mixture of Pigelle and Espresso and smoking it out
L’Oreal Miss Baby Roll Waterproof Mascara (£7.99, Superdrug) to both upper and lower lashes
F A C E
MAC Mineralize Skinfinish in Give Me Sun! (£25.50, MAC Cosmetics)
Applied to the perimeters of the face and cheeks with the Models Own Blush brush from the On The Go collection (£14.99, Models Own)
MAC Pro Longwear Powder Blush in Make You Mine (no longer available – sorry, but similar tone is Burnt Pepper – £19.50, MAC Cosmetics)
Applied with the Real Techniques Blush Brush (£9.99, Superdrug)
To highlight, taking the shade Kitten from the Stila eyeshadow palette used
Applied with the Fan Brush from the Morphe 12 Piece Sable Set (£14, Beauty Bay)
Revolution Pro Supreme Hold Setting Spray (£6, Superdrug)
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