When a classic neutral makeup look is being spiced up with a special twist, the result is something ultra-memorable, modern and wow-worthy. This neutral smokey eye with a twist makeup tutorial will teach you yet another way of adding a bright and glam vibe to your classic eye looks. Whether you are looking for a new party makeup idea or just want to polish your look to perfection for a romantic date night with your beloved one, this look is sure to make you the beauty queen of the night. So don’t shy away from slight touches of bright colors and take your classic neutral smokey eye makeup to a whole new level!
How to Do Neutral Smokey Eye Makeup With a Twist
We can hardly ever stop having fun experimenting with various styles, colors and looks of the always sultry and cool smokey eye makeup, and this is why various makeup artists occasionally come up with innovative looks and new creative color blends this way reinventing and reshaping the trend of smokey eyes. Still, the classic color blends lead to the unbelievably elegant and sophisticated looks and saying classic hues, we surely mean black and brown combined with lighter tones. Such looks, however, can also be easily modernized by changing the traditional makeup rule that only one part of your face needs to be highlighted and going for bright lipstick hues for the finishing touch. Thus, this neutral brown smokey eye look definitely looks energized when matched with this orange lipstick.
If the idea appeals to you and you want to give this look a try, make sure you have the following makeup products and tools at hand!
• Makeup base, foundation and concealer
• Eyebrow kit
• Eye primer
• Watercolor eyeshadow in ivory
• Eyeshadows in ivory, burgundy, brown and black
• Black eyeliner
• Black mascara
• False eyelashes
• Orange lipstick
• Makeup brushes
Step 1: Apply the makeup base on your fresh face, blend it well and then go for the foundation. Use a makeup brush or a sponge for applying the foundation for a uniform look that lasts long. Concealer can be used on the problem areas to camouflage any spots. Sculpt your face with a blush.
Step 2: Shape your eyebrows using a brow kit (ABH Dipbrow Pomade in Ebony).
Step 3: Prime your lids (Too Faced Shadow Insurance). Using a wet brush apply an ivory watercolor eyeshadow all over your lid except for the tail (Make-Up Atelier Paris Watercolor). To set the watercolor, apply a matte ivory eyeshadow over this (White Chocolate from Too Faced Chocolate Bar).
Step 4: Starting from the second half of the lid, blend a dark burgundy eyeshadow (Cherry Cordial from the same palette).
Step 5: Apply a dark brown eyeshadow to the outer corner of (Triple Fudge from the same palette). Blend it with lighter brown eyeshadows (Salted Caramel and Semi Sweet from the same palette).
Step 6: Use the same light brown color blend to emphasize your lower lid. Next apply a black eyeshadow as close to the lash line as you can.
Step 7: Apply black eyeliner (Inglot AMC Gel Eyeliner #77).
Step 8: Apply a few coats of black mascara and opt for false eyelashes for a more dramatic outcome (House of Lashes in Pixie Luxe).
Step 9: This step is optional. If you still prefer the neutral style, leave your lips bare or just go for a transparent or a nude lip glass. Otherwise to brighten up your look, apply a bright coral/ orange lipstick (Sephora Rouge 4006A Carnival).
Whether you love a traditional neutral smokey eye makeup look or are looking for ways of spicing it up, this neutral smokey eye with a twist makeup tutorial has a lot to teach you!
Makeup by Evelina Paunescu for Fashionisers.com
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