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Easy Purple smokey eye tutorial

So, about two days ago I was playing around with my make=up, as one does, and I created a purple smokey eye look. I wanted to film it so I could share with you how I did it, but my camera said no. So I managed to film parts of it. Which is not enough for a video obviously. So instead I decided to take screenshots and explain to you what I am doing so that you too can make this fabulous look.

PS: I am not as good as all the beauty gurus on Youtube, but at least this is not impossible to recreate.

PPS: Yes, I know my eyebrows are not ‘on fleek’ as kids these days say. But I am terrible at getting them on fleek because I strongly dislike pain. And once you have had my mother try and do your eyebrows, you know you never want anyone to come near you with a tweezer again. But I will make sure I get them done next time.

1. I started with a primer and put it all over my lid and above. This makes your eyeshadow stay flawless. And we all want to be flawless.

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2. With a pencil brush, I take some white eyeshadow and put it in the inner corner of my eye. That makes you look all fresh and fruity.

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3. With an eyeshadow brush, I’m going to put the white all over my lid.

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4. I take a lightist purple colour and I apply it about halfway through the lid. Then with a fluffy brush, I blend it into the white.

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5. Then I take a colour that is a little darker and apply it to the outside corner of my lid.

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6. Time to take the tape, apply it near the outside corner of your eye and go in with a dark purple colour. Apply it in the crease as well and blend it out with a blending brush. I applied a tiny bit of black in the outside corner, but you can do whatever you please.

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7. With the pencil brush, I apply some white underneath my eye and after that I takr the dark purple and apply that to the other half underneath my eye (but then the camera said no again).

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8. Apply eyeliner. Once again my camera quit here. What I do is put a line in the corner of my eye that goes upwards. That is going to be my wing. I then apply the liner on my lid and build it up until I get the amount of eyeliner I like. I then connect the wing with the rest. Know that deadly sin number 1 is to pull your eyelid back, but I don’t care about that cause I am a rebel.

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And this is the final look in a semi-modellish photo:

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I hope that you found this useful. Next time I will make sure my camera says YAS when I want to film. Oh and I will get those eyebrows on fleek. Pinky swear.

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Article written by Ingrid

Ingrid is the twenty-something owner of The Sassologist, who loves everything that has to do with pop culture. While she is one of many who is in the process of writing a novel, she is also currently in denial over not being a witch. Her Hogwarts letter has yet to arrive. In the meantime she writes about pop culture and dreams about unicorns.

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