Pewter Smokey Eyes


When it comes to makeup looks I am often inspired by colour, it could be a certain shade of lipstick, a velvety eyeshadow or an item of clothing and once it has caught my attention I then start thinking what other elements would work with it. This happened when I laid my eyes on this No 7 shadow from Boots, I don’t often wear greys but thought I would give it a go. I used two earthy browns, a silvery taupe & one grey shadow all from No7 (this is not sponsored I just happen to like their eyeshadows). Shown below are the steps I used to create the look.

DSCN0725 copyFirstly I patted the silvery taupe shadow all over the lid, I then applied the lighter brown shade Truffle above the crease and blended well, next I went in with Matte Mocha on the outer edges and used a fluffy brush to blend and create a more rounded shape around the eye. I then lined along the lash line with a black kohl pencil and smudged it out with a pointed brush.After curling and applying mascara to my lashes I then applied 5 individual lashes from the middle of the lash line to the outer corners to give a feathery soft look. I then used the remaining product on my pointed brush to lightly define the lower outer edges of my lash line, finally I placed a little more of the Silvery taupe in the inner corners of my eyes.

fotorcreated5FotorCreatedTo complete the look I filled in my lips with a soft pink lipstick from Kiko DSCN0744

Products used:

Base/ Burberry Fresh Glow Fluid Base / Bobbi Brown Foundation stick in Honey / Bobbi Brown Creamy Concealer in Honey

Eyes/ Mac Prep + Prime 24-Hour extended eye base / No 7 Stay Perfect shadows in Sheer Brown, Tuffle, Matte Mocha & Thunder / Mac kohl in Smoulder /Natural Collection Lash Length Mascara in black / Ardell Duralash Naturals Flare Short Black

Lips/ Kiko Creamy Colour lip liner in 301 / Kiko Gossamer Emotion creamy lipstick in Vintage Rose

I hope you enjoyed this look!

Natalie x

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