Dramatic Purple Halo Smokey Eyes Tutorial

10:04 AM

Hey guys!
How's everyone doing? Today I have a tutorial for this fun shimmery purple halo smokey eye as requested by a sweet follower on my instagram! I hope you enjoy it.

The Veiled Artist

What you'll need:
  • Shimmery Purple eyeshadow
  • Shimmery Lilac eyeshadow
  • Shimmery white or champagne eyeshadow
  • Warm matte brown eyeshadow
  • Matte black eyeshadow or black eyeliner pencil
  • Black Eyeliner(liquid or gel)
  • White or nude eyeliner pencil
  • Mascara
  • False eyelashes(optional)
Let's get started!!
Step 1
Since this is such a bright look, prime your eyelids with an eyeshadow primer or foundation and set it with some powder. 
Step 2
Blend the matte warm brown shade into your crease and a little lower onto your eyelids as well.
Step 3
Messily apply a matte black eyeshadow or some black eyeliner to the inner third and outer thirds of your eyelids and blend it out.
Step 4
Pat some shimmery purple shadow just over the black we previously applied. And slightly blend the edges out.
Step 5
Pat the shimmery lilac shade onto the center of your eyelids(shown left) and blend it out into the purple on both sides(shown right)
Step 6
Reapply the matte brown shade we first blended into our crease, to make the crease appear deeper and to also blend the top edges of the purple shadows out.
Halo Smokey Eyes
Step 7
Skipping step 3, repeat steps 4 and 5 on your lower lashline.

Step 8
Pat some shimmery champagne or white(if you have light skin) eyeshadow into the inner corners of your eyes.
Step 9
Finish with some winged liner and mascara. Also, line your lower waterline with the white or nude pencil liner as this would make your eyes appear more open.
Easy Smokey eyes tutorial
Step 10
Haha at this point, I had created a crazy, dramatic, beautiful look so I decided to go all out and applied a massive pair of gorgeous lashes.
Dramatic Purple Halo Smokey Eyes
Pictorial to help you understand everything better!
Dramatic Purple Halo Smokey Eyes Tutorial: The Veiled Artist
Products I used:
  • LA colors eyeshadow palette in Haute
  • BH warm stone eyeshadow palette
  • Essence cosmetics waterproof ink eyeliner
  • Maybelline colossal volume mascara
  • LA girl white eyeliner pencil
  • Ebay brushes that you can find here.
Purple smokey eyes

I hope you liked this look guys! And I hope you give it a try! You can tag me on instagram using the tag @theveiledartist if you recreate this look! It can even be created using the same steps but different colours. 
Thank you so much for reading and take care guys!
-Zaha
You can check my last post here! It was a review on a gorgeous affordable bh cosmetics palette!

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