#MOTD – DRAMATIC SMOKEY EYE

Happy Wednesday Loves!

This is by far one of my favorite looks – a dramatic smokey eye. Perfect for date night or a night out with your girlfriends! If you would like to know how I created it – press play and subscribe!! And if you would like a full list of all products used… please keep reading.

XO

Alexandra

ALL PRODUCTS USED FOR THIS LOOK:

FACE:

– Using a Sigma “F50” brush, I applied Makeup Forever’s HD Foundation in color “N110”

– Using a Sigma “F30” brush, I set the foundation with Revlon’s Colorstay pressed powder in color “Fair”

– Under Eye Concealer: Neutrogena’s Healthy Skin 3 in 1 Concealer for Eyes

– Contour/Highlight: I used a MAC “100” brush to apply contour colors from the Anastasia of Beverly Hills Powder Contour Kit; I used the same brush to apply the highlight from Gerard Cosmetics’ Star Powder in shade “Marilyn”

– Blush: I used a Sigma “F40” brush and used Anastasia of Beverly Hills eye shadow in color “China Rose”

BROWS:

–  I used a small (no name), flat brush to apply Anastasia of Beverly Hills “Dip Brow” in color Dark Brown

EYES:

– Base: MAC Prep+Prime 24-Hour Extend Eye Base

– Lid Shadows: I used a Sigma “E55” brush to apply from the It Cosmetics “Naturally Pretty” Palette, the color “Java” all over my lid. I also used the same brush to apply color “Sunset” along my lower lashes, and after applying liner to my waterline, I used color “Java” to buff out the black.

– Crease Shadows: Using a Sigma “E40” brush – from the It Cosmetics “Naturally Pretty Palette”, I used “Sunset” and “Mocha”

– Liner: Top liner I used Revlon’s Liquid Liner in color Black. On my waterline I used NYX Cosmetics Jumbo Eye Pencil in color Black

– Brow Highlighter: Anastasia of Beverly Hills “Brow Duality” pencil

– Lashes: House of Lashes “Tigress” and “Precious”

– Mascara: Tarte Cosmetics “Lights, Camera, Lashes” mascara in Black

LIPS:

– Liner: MAC – “Stripdown”

– Lipstick: Gerard Cosmetics – “Buttercup”

– Gloss: Gerard cosmetics – “Nude”

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12 comments

  1. I really like the lip liner! Love this post. Would be so lovely if you could check out my latest post too xxx

  2. Hi, Just stopped by to say that I really enjoyed going through your post; very cool and interesting. Keep it up!!
    Come check out my blog if you get the chance, would love to know what you think!
    Keep blogging!
    Love,
    Mimi
    p.s. amazing level of detail and skill

      1. I took my name off the poll! Turned into such a joke… I’m not about people sitting at their computers and voting for themselves multiple times to get ahead… That’s not the point of the award… Disappointing to say the least… O’well

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