mark. Makeup Monday: Smokey Eyes for Prom

Living After Midnite-Jackie Giardina-mark. Makeup Monday: Smokey Eye
The Smokey Eye...the most requested prom look of all!

I would say 9 out of 10 times I'm doing someone's makeup for prom they want a smokey eye. I think the trick to smokey eyes is realizing you DON'T have to use black eyeshadow!!! Honestly most people can't pull off all black shadow, its harsh and frankly if its applied wrong it can look terrible!!!

My favorite smokey eye looks are done with gray!! I used a mix of a dark metallic gray & a shimmery purple to create this look, but you can use navy, brown, bronze, dark purple, emerald green...pretty much anything to create yours!

If you want to see me create a specific prom look make sure to leave me a comment here or email me! ((

Scroll down for the steps I took & exact products I used to create this look!
Living After Midnite-Jackie Giardina-mark. Makeup Monday: Smokey Eye
How pretty is this new mark. Fire Me Up Necklace!!!! Perfect to layer or wear on its own!!!
Living After Midnite-Jackie Giardina-mark. Makeup Monday: Smokey Eye
Living After Midnite-Jackie Giardina-mark. Makeup Monday: Smokey Eye
  1. Moisturize skin with mark. For Goodness Face Moisturizer & prime your face with mark. Primed for Perfection Face Primer to prep skin for foundation. Using a Foundation Brush apply mark. Minareal Cream to Powder Foundation to entire face. Contour with mark. Bronze Pro in Pro Glow by applying it to hollows of cheeks and around hairline. 
  2. Prep lid with Please Hold Eye Primer. Swipe color 7 (bottom row, left color) from mark. On the Dot Bold Palette on entire lid and along lower lashes then blend shade 9 (bottom row, right color) into crease & along lower lashes. Highlight under brow with shade 1 (top row, left color). Line upper lashes with mark. No Place to Run Eyeliner in Jet Set & smudge immediately with finger. Swipe upper & lower lashes with 2 coats of mark. Lash All You Want Mascara in black. 
  3. Dust mark. Just Blushing Blush in After Glow on the apples of your cheeks. Set foundation and bronzer with mark. Set Things Right Loose Powder.  Highlight cheekbones, nose & inner corners of eyes by applying mark. Exotic Beauty Face Mosaics.
  4. Apply mark. Make It Rich Lip Color Crayon in Punch to lips & top with mark. Glimmer Shine Lip Gloss in Nude Glimmer to finish look.
Need more prom inspiration? Check out my past Makeup Monday posts!

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