Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Sparkly Gold and Purple Holiday Look Eye Makeup Tutorial

Yesterdays post was all about fun makeup looks that inspire me when it comes to holiday parties. I love glamming it up from time to time for a special ocasion. I usually go for the typical smokey eye and nude lip. I am trying to change it up a little though and this is one of the looks I wore recently that I thought was really pretty and definitely in that holiday theme. Usually my makeup tutorials include product names but this time I decided to leave that out as anything you have at home expensive or inexpensive can work and you do not have to use the exact items I did to get a fun look like this.
 
Here's the tutorial:
 

1. Start by laying a shimmery gold shade down over the entire lid and up into the crease area with a flat shader brush. 


2. Line the upper lashline with a bright purple creamy eyeliner from the inner corner outwards thickening towards that outer corner.


3. Line the waterline and lower lashline with a creamy black kohl eyeliner. 
 

4. Using a really small pencil/detail shadow brush take a little bit of purple eyeshadow and run it over the eyeliner applied previosuly blending it out just a little. 
 
 
5. Do the same on the lower lashline blending out the lower lash area with that same purple eyeshadow.


6. Apply a black mascara to the upper and lower lashes. 


7. With a large highlighting brush apply a shimmery beige/white shade to the brow bone as a higlight.


8. Put that same shade in the inner corner to highlight there as well.


The Finished Look!
 
So what do you think? Would you wear this look for a special occasion or holiday party?
Let me know in the comments form below-I love to hear from my readers!
 
You can even pin this look to your pinterest for inspiration at a later time.
 
If you do recreate this look then I would love to see a photo send me one with twitter, instagram, facebook or by email!

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XX.

Gigi.

27 comments:

  1. this is a pretty eyelook!
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    www.mydutchfashionstyle.com

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  2. Wow stunning! I love this look!
    xo
    Sharon

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  3. Very pretty! What gold shade did you use?

    Monica
    www.pear-shaped-gal.com

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    1. I believe it was my fav half baked from the urban decay pallette. :)

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  4. Very pretty, especially for brown eyes!

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    1. ur right the gold and purple really are nice for brown eyes!

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  5. beautiful makeup you have hypnotize eyes i hope that we will be new followers;**

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  6. how'd you get such amazing photos? did you take them yourself?

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    1. thanks yes I did. I have a canon t3i

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  7. You did such a beautiful job! Love it. x

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  8. Amazing eye look! Perfect!

    X Laura

    http://bagsandsushi.com

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  9. Love love love that eyeshadow! Such a pretty color!

    xx
    Giovanna
    www.heyloveblog.com

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  10. This look is gorgeous, it's perfect for this season!

    I am your newest blog follower :) Going to go have a browse through your old posts now to catch up!

    - Erin xo

    365mu.blogspot.co.uk - One girl's attempt at creating 365 different make-up looks in as many days

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    1. thanks! I think so too! thanks for the follow too. will follow you as well.

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  11. Beautiful ! I love this make up
    Xxo

    http://freedame-fashion.blogspot.com

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  12. I LOVE your blog! I like it that you explain in detail how to put on the make-up, because I'm a little clumsy from time to time :)

    I'm following you now! I just started my own blog... Wanna follow me back? :)
    x Hannah
    http://theadventurouslifestylelab.blogspot.be/

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  13. love this look!! im gonna do it for tomorrow's night out!!
    http://therunwayoflife.blogspot.com/

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