Today's Makeup: Smokey Eyes and Coral Lips

Today's Makeup - Purple Smokey Eyes - Coral Lips - Easy Tutorial
Today's Makeup:  Smokey Eyes - Coral Lips

It's been a dull week so far - lot's of work, the pesky flu that's been going around which I have been doing my best to stay safe from, and the weather hasn't been that great either.  It is the perfect time for a darker smokey eye, though, and today's makeup is just that.  A dark greyish-purple smokey eye that I have paired with a coral lip.  Here's how to do this easy smokey eye makeup look.

Purple Smokey Eyes Coral Lips Easy Makeup Steps Photos Tutorial Indian Beauty Blog
Step 1:  Apply a primer (I have used Urban Decay's Primer Potion) all over lids.  Apply a shimmery taupe shade all over the lids, extending up to the crease.  I have used the shade from Chanel's Mystere Eyeshadow quad.  The shimmer is fine and not really chunky glitter.
Purple Smokey Eyes Coral Lips Easy Makeup Steps Photos Tutorial Indian Beauty Blog
Step 2:  Apply a matte dusty purple eyeshadow over the lid, keeping the color closer to the lashline and not quite extending to the crease.  I used the same flat eyeshadow brush that I used to apply the earlier eyeshadow (Chanel #25 large eyeshadow brush).
Purple Smokey Eyes Coral Lips Easy Makeup Steps Photos Tutorial Indian Beauty Blog
Step 3:  Using an eyeshadow blending brush (NARS large dome brush), apply a warm brown eyeshadow (MAC Saddle) along the crease.  Use a softer brown eyeshadow that's close to your skin tone (MAC Soft Brown, in my case) to blend out the edges of the earlier eyeshadow and buff just above the crease.
Purple Smokey Eyes Coral Lips Easy Makeup Steps Photos Tutorial Indian Beauty Blog
Applied MAC Saddle along the crease, blending with the earlier taupe-purple shadows.  Then, used MAC Soft brown to blend Saddle and take out any harsh edges.
Purple Smokey Eyes Coral Lips Easy Makeup Steps Photos Tutorial Indian Beauty Blog
Step 4:  Apply a black eyeliner along the lashline (Maybelline gel eyeliner) and use the purple eyeshadow to smudge it.
Brushes used:  Maybelline liner brush to apply the liner and Chanel #26 shadow-contour brush.
Purple Smokey Eyes Coral Lips Easy Makeup Steps Photos Tutorial Indian Beauty Blog
Using a kohl or any non-waterproof pencil for this step is a better idea as it would be easier to smudge and blend, but I used whatever I had lying around :P  Also, if the lid color starts to fade off with all this blending and buffing (which it has in my case), just pat on some extra shadow to build up and intensify the color.  Keep the shadow close to the lashline, though.
Purple Smokey Eyes Coral Lips Easy Makeup Steps Photos Tutorial Indian Beauty Blog
Step 5:  Use the same black eyeliner along the waterline/tightline.  Apply it a bit messily along the lower waterline, and use a pointed eyeshadow brush (Tom Ford Smoky Eye Brush) and the purple eyeshadow to blend this out.  Use the same brush and the brown eyeshadow applied along the crease (in this case, MAC Saddle) to blend out the edges of the line some more.  Curl lashes and finish with mascara (Maybelline Megaplush).
Purple Smokey Eyes Coral Lips Easy Makeup Steps Photos Tutorial Indian Beauty Blog
And that's the finished look!  Since I used darker colors and did a bit of buffing/blending, there was quite a bit of fallout, and I did the rest of my face makeup after I was finished with my eyes.
To add a pop of color, I paired the darker eye with a coral lip (Maybelline Glam2 Lip Polish) and a peach-coral blush (Chanel Fleur de Lotus).

Additional Makeup Used/Swatches

Purple Smokey Eyes Coral Lips Easy Makeup Tutorial - Swatches Indian Skin MAC Eyeshadows Saddle Soft Brown Chanel Mystere NARS Kamchatka Maybelline Black Eyeliner
On the eyes:  Maybelline 36-Hour Gel Eyeliner
NARS Kamchatka Eyeshadow
Chanel Mystere eyeshadow (from the quad)
MAC Eyeshadow Saddle
MAC Eyeshadow Soft Brown
Purple Smokey Eyes Coral Lips Easy Makeup Tutorial - Swatches on Indian Skin - Chanel Joues Contraste Blush Fleur de Lotus Maybelline Glam2 No7 Lip Pencil Nude
Chanel Joues Contraste Blush - Fleur de Lotus
Maybelline Lip Polish Glam 2
No. 7 Lip Pencil Nude
Purple Smokey Eyes Coral Lips Easy Makeup Tutorial - Products Used - Chanel MAC Maybelline Urban Decay No7 Rimmel NARS Bobbi Brown Suqqu Ecotools Hakuhodo
Additional Products Used
Face:  Chanel Perfection Lumiere, Urban Decay Naked Beauty Balm
NARS Cream Stick Concealers in Caramel and Biscuit, Bobbi Brown Dark Peach Corrector, applied with Ecotools Concealer Brush
Rimmel Stay Matte Pressed Powder applied with Suqqu Powder Brush
Chanel Joues Contraste Blush Fleur de Lotus - applied with Hakuhodo Large Pointed Yachiyo
On the lips:  Maybelline Glam 2 Lip Polish over No. 7 Lip Pencil in Nude

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