Perfect Prom Makeup Tutorial : Glittery Gold Smokey Eyes

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Hey my loves!
How has your week been? So today I created this super pretty gold and glittery smokey eye look with prom in mind but you can recreate it for any event really. It also photographs like a dream, which is always a good thing! So let's get started!

Perfect Prom Makeup Tutorial : Glittery Gold Smokey Eyes
Here's what you'll need:
  1. Matte warm brown eyeshadow
  2. Shimmery gold eyeshadow
  3. Matte black eyeshadow
  4. Gold glitter
  5. Eyeliner(liquid/gel)
  6. Mascara
  7. Falsies
Step 1
After priming your lids, blend the warm brown eyeshadow into your crease and a little above it.
smokey eye tutorial
Step 2
Apply the shimmery gold eyeshadow all over your mobile eyelids and blend out the edges into the brown in the crease.
step by step eyeshadow tutorial
Step 3
Apply a small amount of black eyeshadow to the outer half of your eyelids using a fluffy brush, kinda like you would when you are trying to create a wing and then blend it out as shown below.
makeup for prom
Step 4
Apply the same gold shadow we used on the lid, in the inner corner.
gold smokey eyes tutorial
Step 5
Blend the warm brown eyeshadow all along your lower lashline for some added definition.
eye makeup ideas for brown eyes
Step 6
Now comes the fun part!! Apply some glitter glue to the center of your eyelids and slowly pat the glitter on, layer by layer and pack it on until you are happy with the intensity.
glittery gold smokey eyes
Step 7
Do your winged liner and apply mascara.
gold glitter smokey eyes
Step 8
Pop on a nice pair of fluffy lashes, I used the House of lashes featherette lashes, I feel like the Ardell wispies would look amazing with this look too! And you're done loves!! Scroll down for the full pictorial and products used list!
Makeup inspo for prom or wedding
Perfect Prom Makeup Pictorial : Glittery Gold Smokey Eyes : The Veiled Artist
Products used:
Thank you so much for reading my loves! I hope you found this tutorial useful and easy enough to recreate. You can check my last post here. It was a genuine review of the super popular NYX wonder pencil and my last tutorial here. It was super dramatic, red, glittery and had a pop of blue in it!
The Veiled Artist

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  1. Incredibly beautiful as always, I'm going to try out this makeup :)

    1. Thank you so much gorgeous!! Oh I really hope you do! If you want to tag me, you can @theveiledartist on instagram, I would love to see your recreation! Have a great day!
      -Zaha xo

  2. omg so beautiful! loved this! thanks for sharing


    1. Thank you so much my beautiful friend for your continuous support! I'm glad you enjoyed it!!
      Have a great day!
      -Zaha xo