Sunday, 3 January 2016

Classic Brown Smokey Eye Look

Happy New year boys and girls! Hope you saw in 2016 in style. I had a pretty quiet one, but that didn't stop me rocking a cute brown smokey eye. It's not full-on new year glamour but it's an easy look that can easily be dialled up or down with added liner and lashes.


All the shadows are from my new Tarte Holiday collection - I warned you i was going to be raving about this A.LOT! Using the brown/earthy quad I applied 'pop the cork' a warm, light brown all over the lid, up to and past the crease, 'feeling fizzy' a medium brown with a little shimmer over the lid and up to the crease and 'chocolate fountain' along the bottom of the lid close to the top lash line. You're basically layering your browns, light to dark to create a graduated effect. Then using a small dense brush, I applied a matte black shadow to the upper lash line and 'chocolate fountain' to the bottom lash line. You could do liquid/gel liner/cat flicks to up the amp. I finished with a little Urban Decay 24/7 liner in zero inside my waterlines and lashings of Lancome Volume-a-porter Mascara, fyi it's da bomb!


Dead simple, Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Wiz in Medium Brown.


Benefit Porefessional Primer, Chanel Vitalumiere Foundation applied with MAC 130 brush, MAC Prep&Prime Highlighter in Light Boost and HD Brows Translucent Finishing powder. I warmed up the face with Charlotte Tilbury's Ah-mazing Filmstar Bronze and Glow all over the face with a fluffy brush, then taking my new powder & Sculpt brush, applied to the contours of the face. For blush, a little of Tarte's Inviting from the same quad.


Contoured the lips with No7 Naked Lipliner with MAC Honeylove lipstick, the best matte nude!

See you soon with a full review on that amazing Tarte set and the Volume-a-porter mascara.



  1. I love this look! It's perfect! I just purchased the MAC #130 brush to apply my foundation. Thanks!!


  2. Your lashes (plus everything else of course) look AMAZING!
    Beauty Wanderer

  3. You are so stunning =) Just love how you did your makeup. So flawless. You eyes look amazing!
    Do you wanna follow each other? Just let me know..

    1. Thank you Rita, you're too kind! I will certainly check you out x

  4. You look beautiful! Love the brown smokey - great for day or maybe nighttime with lashings of liquid eyeliner :-)
    💛 JH |

  5. Wow, your lashes are so long! I followed your blog for quite some time and your makeup skills has dveloped:)


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