Saturday, June 19, 2010

Black and Gold Smokey Eye Tutorial

Hello everyone! As you know, I just got my new camera, so I'm really excited to use it. The thing is, though, I don't know how to use a manual camera. I'm still trying to understand how to use it., so please bear with me as sometimes I do not know how to take shots properly yet.

I told myself that when I get my new camera I'd try to do a tutorial. So here is the result: a black and gold smokey eye tutorial.

Before you start, please remember to put lots of loose powder under your eye. This is important especially for dark shadows to make sure that they don't fall to your undereye.

I started by using my Fanny Serrano Gel Liner as cream base in my lids, then I put black eyeshadow on top of it. I know it doesn't look like it, but this is actually MAC Carbon. It looks so light here! I told you I'm still learning how to use it. Anyway, it's supposed to be black :)

Okay, this shot is slightly better. I put a gold eyeshadow in the crease area using a blending brush. Blend it with the black to take out the harsh line.

Okay, at least my shots are getting better. Use a shimmery highlighter for your brow bone and the inner corner of your eyes.

I used my MAC Fluidline in Blacktrack for my upper lash line. I lined my entire lower lash line with black eyeliner, then smudged it with black eyeshadow using a pencil brush. I also used black eyeliner to tightline and waterline.

Curl your lashes, apply mascara (and falsies too if you want) and do your brows.

You're finished!


Askmewhats said...

yay for your tutorial! I know how difficult it is but you've done great!

Golden said...

I wish I have the guts to sport dark eyeshadow. This one looks pretty on you.

Lots of love,

Khymm (Shopcoholic) said...

smokey eyes looks pretty on you sis! sa akin di to bagay hehe

Crystal said...

nikki, thanks! i have to do better next time :)

golden, i don't have the guts to wear dark e/s either. i'm just doing this in the house.

khymm, thanks! i'm glad you think that it suits me.

Jing (GirL With GLasSes) said...

its really hard to get a good shot when doing tutorials. but, im sure youll eventually learn the ins and outs of your cam.

by the way, i love the colors you used =)

Crystal said...

jing, thanks. i really hope i get the hang of using this camera :(

donnarence said...

very pretty collor nung nasa lid.. i hope you could do the whole face next time.. you have such a pretty face.. :D

Crystal said...

donnarence, aww i'm blushing hehe :)

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