Black eyes! How to bring out its brilliance with makeup

Written by Zinnia • 
 

Black eyes are just so beautiful! And here is the best part, when you have back eyes there is no limit to the colours you can pick to use on them! No restrictions, no boundaries! You can play around all you want.

In today’s article, we touch upon two traditional black eye makeup techniques but they give very different looks.

Here we go!

Night Look – Traditional dark Smokey Black Eye makeup

makeup for black eyes

Things you need

  • Sponge applicator – preferably 4 different ones or two with double tips.
  • Black eye charcoal eye shadow
  • Grey eye shadow
  • Silver eye shadow
  • Eye-liner (black –liquid)
  • Eye liner-black in pencil form
  • Mascara
  • Lash curler
  • False lashes too (only if you desire)

This is very easy eye makeup for black eyes and even the novice can do it.

Step 1 :

Start off by priming the lid. Use concealer for covering any under eye dark circles. Blend in foundation for a smooth flawless coverage.

black eye makeup tutorial step1

Step 2 :

Apply the charcoal eye shadow on to the centre fading at the ear side exterior but ending in a closed jacket form.

black eye makeup tutorial step2

Step 3 :

Smudge the shadow with another clean applicator.

black eye makeup tutorial step3

Step 4 :

Do the crease with the grey shadow.

black eye makeup tutorial step4

Step 5 :

Use the silver shadow on to the brow bone and the nose-eye junction.

black eye makeup tutorial step5

Step 6 :

Use the pencil liner for the lower rim. You may use this for the upper lid lash line too if you are not comfortable with a liquid liner.

black eye makeup tutorial step6

Step 7 :

Line upper rim in a thin form with the liquid liner.

black eye makeup tutorial step7

Step 8 :

Wear false lashes if you want to. Coat the lashes with a heavy mascara coating.

black eye makeup tutorial step8

Step 9 :

Curl up the lashes with a lash curler.

black eye makeup tutorial step9

Final Look

black eye makeup look

And you’re good to set the night aflame!

Day Look – Pink Smokey eyes

pink smokey eye makeup

Things you need

  • Dark charcoal eye shadow
  • Silver eye shadow
  • Light pink eye shadow
  • Dark peach/pink/apricot eye shadow
  • Sponge applicator -4 tip of 4 applicators with single tips or 2 with double heads.
  • Eye liner in black – Liquid
  • Eye liner in pencil –Black
  • Mascara
  • False lashes (if you desire)
  • Lash curler

Step 1 :

Prime the eye lids. Use a concealer for dark circles and blend in foundation for a smooth finish.

pink smokey eye makeup tutorial step1

Step 2 :

Use the charcoal or black shadow on to the centre of the lid and fading into a tail at the exterior.

pink smokey eye makeup tutorial step2

Step 3 :

Use with another applicator the dark pink or peach or apricot shade on to the crease.

pink smokey eye makeup tutorial step3

Step 4 :

Use the light pink eye shadow on to the area just above the crease area but not on to the brow bone. Use this colour below the lower rim too.

pink smokey eye makeup tutorial step4

Step 5 :

Use the silver shadow with the sponge applicator on to the brow bone and on to the junction of the nose and eye.

pink smokey eye makeup tutorial step5

Step 6 :

Apply liquid liner on the upper lid thinly.

pink smokey eye makeup tutorial step6

Step 7 :

Use the pencil liner on to the lower rim. For extra effect you can use white liner on the lower rim.

pink smokey eye makeup tutorial step7

Step 8 :

You may use false lashes.Use mascara to coat your lashes.

pink smokey eye makeup tutorial step8

Step 9 :

Curl up the lashes with an eye lash curler.

pink smokey eye makeup tutorial step9

Final Look

pink smokey eye makeup look

 You are good to go for the day! Now this might have cleared your understanding on how to do eye makeup for black eyes.

Simple and sexy at the same time! Hope this helps.

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