warm smoky eye tutorial / Valentine's Day Makeup Look

If you’re planning a romantic date for Valentine’s Day, this warm, smoky eye tutorial is for you. And if you’re like me and your ideal Valentine’s Day involves burgers and cheese fries at Shake Shack (I save that for special occasions), this could still be for you. I mean really, it could be for any day of the week, but there’s something very *~romantic~* about a smoldering eye, don’t you think? Want to learn how to recreate this warm smoky eye? Check out the products I used, and then follow the step by step tutorial below.

Products used for Warm Smoky Eye / Valentine’s Day Makeup:

Urban Decay Primer Potion

MAC Kajal Crayon / Diane Kendal “Flourish Me Deep”

“Warning” (crease) & “Seize” (inner corner) from Urban Decay Full Spectrum Palette (on sale!)

“Blackjack” (lid) & “Extra Bitter” (smoked out around edges) from Urban Decay Naked Ultimate Basics Palette

Battington “Monroe” 3D Silk Lashes

Too Faced Born This Way Concealer in “Light”

Make Up For Ever Hydrating Primer

Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Invisible Cover Foundation in 115 (sheered out with a damp Beautyblender)

Too Faced Sweethearts Perfect Flush Blush in “Sparking Bellini”

Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow Pomade in “Ash Brown”

NYX Liquid Suede Cream Lipstick in “Tea and Cookies”

warm smoky eye tutorial / Valentine's Day Makeup Look

Warm Smoky Eye Tutorial, Step By Step:

  1. Apply Urban Decay Primer Potion all over lid and blend up up toward your brow bone.
  2. Fill in your lid and lower lash line with MAC Kajal Crayon / Diane Kendal “Flourish Me Deep” or any black liner. The reason I like this one in particular is because it is thick and has a nice slip to it; it glides on and blends easily.
  3. Pat “Blackjack” from Urban Decay Naked Ultimate Basics Palette (or any matte black shad0w) all over lid (over the liner you just applied).
  4. Using a pencil brush, sweep “Warning” from the Urban Decay Full Spectrum Palette ) (a reddish shimmery copper) into your crease.
  5. Blend out with a blending brush to soften the lines.
  6. Pick up “Extra Bitter” (warm rust) from Urban Decay Naked Ultimate Basics Palette with the same blending brush and blend between the other two colors for a more gradual fade. Without picking up any extra product, keep blending (using soft, sweeping circular motions) until you get the desired look.
  7. Using a flat smudge brush, press “Blackjack” into the lower lash line.
  8. Sweep “Extra Bitter” on the outer edges with a fluffy brush.
  9. Apply false lashes – or just mascara, if you have lashes unlike my short, straight ones.
  10. Pat a highlight on the inner corners (I used “Seize” from Urban Decay Full Spectrum Palette). Done!

 

warm smoky eye tutorial / Valentine's Day Makeup Look warm smoky eye tutorial / Valentine's Day Makeup Look

  1. Natali says: February 8, 20176:26 am

    Such a beautiful and warm toned makeup do! I love smokey eye and this one is just perfect!

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  2. La Bijoux Bella | by mia says: February 8, 201710:56 am

    So very beautiful … Love the makeup look! 🙂

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  3. Oroma says: February 8, 201711:09 am

    Love the step by step tutorial. You look amazing!

    / ORR – Life & Style Journal

  4. Helen says: February 8, 201712:33 pm

    I can’t wait to try this makeup tutorial out! I love the warm colors and it’s a look you can pretty much wear any day of the week, like you said.

    -Helen
    http://www.sweethelengrace.com

  5. Samantha Lee says: February 8, 20173:06 pm

    I honestly had no idea how to make a smoky eye, so thank you for this! Looks GORGEOUS. <3
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  6. Eme says: February 8, 20176:02 pm

    Such a pretty look, thanks for sharing
    Eme x

  7. Little Yellow Butterflies says: February 9, 20173:07 pm

    So beautiful! I love the colours. I’m such a wimp when it comes to smoky eyes, definitely need to try a look like this!

    Cia | Littleyellowbutterflies.com

  8. Snapshot Fashion says: February 10, 20179:14 pm

    Keiko, you make this look so simple! Why is it when I try to do something like this I just look like I have two black eyes…
    *ugh*
    The struggle is real…

    • Keiko Lynn says: February 14, 201712:25 pm

      Honestly, it looks like a mess until the very end. That’s when it all starts to come together. Don’t give up!

  9. Julia says: February 11, 20173:44 pm

    Love the smoky eye! And I love your sweater? Where did you purchase?? Thanks!

    • Keiko Lynn says: February 13, 201712:31 am

      Thank you! I got it at Gap:)

  10. Chelsea says: February 14, 20175:17 am

    Louis Tomlinson this pic is a spitting image of me maybe it is me what a coincidence

  11. Siham says: April 10, 20172:29 am

    Wow, love the look, you’re very talented and beautiful! 🙂

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