Shimmer & Smoke

2 Jan

This was the look I sported during my birthday/Christmas party.  This is probably the most dramatic/darkest I’ve ever gone as far as smoky eyes go.

Brushes you’ll need:

– MAC #’s 214 (short shader brush), 217 (blending brush), 242 (shader brush), 222 (tapered blending brush), Small Angle Brush (263), and 116 (blush brush)

Products you’ll need:

– MAC Eyeshadows in Blanc Type, Vanilla, Satin Taupe, Smut, Carbon, Vellum, and Electra
– MAC Paintpot in Soft Ochre
– MAC Powder Blush in Tenderling
– MAC Lipstick in Hug Me
– MAC Fluidline in Blacktrack

– MAC Technakohl Liner in Graphblack

Supplemental: – A brow-filling productMascara


[* Cover the entire lid from below the brow to the lash line with Soft Ochre using your finger.
[* Apply a mixture of Blanc Type and Vanilla to hightlight the area underneath the brow bone (217).
[* Pack on Satin Taupe libereally to the entire lid (242).
[* Create a smoky base by applying Smut to the crease and outer V (222).
[* Layer over with Carbon to the desired level of smokiness (222).
[* Combine Vellum and Electra to add shimmer to the inner third of the eyelid (242).

[* Line the lower lash line with Graphblack and then Satin Taupe (242).
[* Line the upper lash line with Blacktrack (263).


[* Apply Tenderling to the apples of the cheeks (116).


[* Apply Hug Me to the lips.

Additional finishing steps: [Fill in eyebrows using MAC’s #208 Angled Brow brush and MAC Eyeshadows in Charcoal Brown and Espresso], [Tame unruly brows using MAC Brow Finisher in Clear], and [Darken lashes using MAC’s Plushlash mascara in Plushblack].


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