Purple Smokey Eye

Ever since I dyed my hair copper, I definitely pay more attention to my eyeshadow/lipstick shades to make sure they match (totally normal?). Purple has been my go-to shade, and the Tarteist Pro palette has so many pretty lavender and plum colors. This palette has quickly become one of my favorites! I used 4 different shades for this eyeshadow look, but it’s really easy, trust me 😜

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I am actually going foundation free for this look, I’m sharing more into that in next week’s post. For now, all I’m wearing one my face is concealer, finishing powder, blush, and highlighter. I used itCosmetics Bye Bye Under Eye underneath my eyes and in really red spots (my nose and cheeks) and Maybelline’s SuperStay concealer on those zits 🙅🏽I’ve been going without foundation for a week or two and I love it! It looks so natural and lasts throughout the entire day since I don’t have a ton of product layered on.

Let’s get onto that smokey eye, k: Apply minx all over the lid. Buff drama along the crease and then sculpt the outer corner with vamp. Next, blend mod into the inner corner and define the brow bone with chic. Finish by tracing minx along the lower lash line and applying eyeliner and mascara!

After that, I kept the rest of my eye simple with a (very messy) eyeliner, mascara, and a brow pen! I coated my lips with Tarte’s matte lip paint in the shade pillowtalk which is the perfect nude shade 👌🏽

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  • Mandy Carter

    I love the smokey eye look though I rarely go anywhere that warrants much makeup! And Nivea is a favorite brand of mine!

  • Lindsey Paris

    I love the soft purpley color you chose because it compliments your skin tone so nicely. And a great link to grab my own!

  • CoCo

    I am not much for bold eye colors,but I love this purple because it is just the right amount of a pop of color without being overwhelming!

  • Dana

    That’s a beautiful smoky eye! And it goes SO well with your hair color. If there’s one colour of eyeshadow that I can pull off it’s purple, so I will be giving this a try 🙂

  • Cecilia Cannon

    great job! I love a good smokey eye I just had no idea how to do it. thank for your tips

  • Dawn McAlexander

    I think you are doing a good job with your eye shadow. It matches your complexion, as well as your hair color, quite well. Keep up the good work!

  • Heather @ Country Life, City Wife

    I am absolutely clueless with makeup, so your instructions are a little over my head – but this looks so pretty. I love the purple color!

  • Jeanine

    I can’t do my make up at all. Would love to do this though, always want to try smokey eye. But I’ve never been brave enough to try. This looks gorgeous!

  • Terri Steffes

    Your complexion is amazing and with that smoky eye, you have it perfect. How wonderful is that? I love going foundation free. Can’t wait to see how you pull that off.

  • Belle

    Wow! What a beautiful smokey eye! I’ve always had a hard time trying to do my eyeshadow but you made it sound so easy! Love it!

    Belle | One Awesome Momma

  • Debra

    I love the smoky eye – I am still trying to master it myself. I do have to admit I have never tried it with purple before.

  • Jessi

    I love this look. You did an awesome job! I love the tarteist palette too, it is a great every day pallet for work

  • Bill S

    What a great makeup look!! I know my wife loves finding new ways to do hers, I will have to show this to her!

  • Tereza

    This is such a beautiful look – it really makes your eyes pop! I have brown eyes too but can never make purple work for me, I always end up looking like an 80s pop star haha! x

  • Brandi Puga

    That is beautiful with your coloring,! I really need someone to teach me how to the smokey eye, I walays end up looking like a raccoon!

  • Courteney Noonan

    This is such a pretty look! I’ve never tried the Maybelline concealer but I’d love to give it a go. Hopefully I see it when I next go shopping 🙂

  • Keren Charles

    You did such an amazing job. I have been wanting to try a smokey eye for the longest. Thank you for sharing this tutorial. I can’t wait to try this.

  • Angela Tolsma

    Love these shades!! Your hair color is gorgeous though. Copper is such a pretty color!

  • Di Hickman

    Love the smokey eye, and eyebrows!!! I recently started using eyebrow liner/shadow and just defining the brows makes a HUGE difference!

  • Heather

    I love the purple! I completely understand the need to change up your makeup due to your hair color! I have been everything from dark brown, blonde, red to fuschia and that is always the hardest part about changing is having to switch your makeup out and even sometimes even your clothes! You did great though!

  • Shelby

    That’s a beautiful look and I love the foundation free idea. I rarely wear foundation. I’d love to see the smokey eye with step-by-step pictures though.

  • Robin Rue

    I am loving this smokey eye look. I never would have thought to make it with purple. So cool!

  • CourtneyLynne

    Omg just loving the makeup!!! I just bought a bunch of purple clothing items so this eye look would look fabulous with my new items

  • Toughcookiemommy

    I’ve been trying to learn how to do a smokey eye look for awhile. I like the way that you did it because it really looks natural and not too made up.