Evening make-up step by step. Smoky eyes and graphic arrows

Often, going to the event, the girls want to make perfect evening makeup – a rich, bright, able to stay on the face till morning. Many resort to the help of professional makeup artists, but to create a beautiful evening makeup can be at home. In this article you’ll find step-by-step guidance on the application of two classical options applying evening makeup, and learn about the features of this make.

What is the difference evening makeup day?

As a rule, evening makeup is different from the day on several counts:

Saturation

Usually, evening make-up involves more contrast, darker or bright shades, compared to those that you are accustomed to use in everyday life.

Tight tone

In order for such classic elements of evening make-up, as dark, Smokey, lots of glitter and highlighter bright or dark lipstick, it looks attractive and organic, you need to create on the face smooth and tight tone. To do this, apply a suitable Foundation, preferably from the stand/professional cosmetic line, and, if necessary, to hide any imperfections (inflammation, bruises, rosacea, etc.), to eliminate that Foundation was not enough, use concealer/corrector. Don’t forget to lock the tone powder (well, if it is loose) and apply the lock – for example, MAC Fix Plus.

Resistance

Most people deals evening makeup on the way out, in any event (except Maki for filming and photo shoots). Often, the goal of this way to get through the night and stay on the face of the party. Therefore, when creating evening make-up made use of persistent products – professional firm tone, water-resistant ink, special make-up lock, etc. More these products we will discuss in the walkthrough. Do not forget about applying the base for makeup – it will help to ensure an easier application of colors and extend its durability.

What makeup is suitable for evening makeup?

Given the characteristics of evening make discussed above, when choosing the products for such makeup are advised to consult a professional cosmetic brands – for example, MAC or Inglot – they have you’ll find thick and resistant and also water-resistant creams, concealers and correctors. But don’t write off luxury brands – dense and resistant tone from Estee Lauder Double Wear is one of the favorites among professional makeup artists.

Evening make-up step by step. Smoky eyes and graphic arrows
Estee Lauder Double Wear

Products for lips, including persistent, now massively present not only in the professional line – you will find a huge selection resistant lipsticks in the Suite, popular American brands such as Lime Crime and Caylin, and more budget brands.

Evening make-up step by step. Smoky eyes and graphic arrows
Lime Crime Red Velvet Velvetines

Evening makeup step by step

In this article we will examine two classic evening makeup that will go with any look and will look appropriate for various formal events.

How to do classic Smokey eyes

Evening make-up step by step. Smoky eyes and graphic arrows

Smokey in the classic view – this make-up technique, in which the shadows, staying rich, soft shade on the outer eye contour, creating the effect of “haze” (from the English. smokey). Traditional color eyeshadow in this makeup – black; however, you can use the muted grey and dark brown shades (their use is particularly justified case, if the model is light enough and soft appearance). Oddly enough, classic matte option is not suitable for those who want to increase the eye – in this case it is better to apply lighter shades, diversified Smokey shining product or even choose a different technique of makeup. Owners of close-set eyes it is not necessary to darken the inner corners of the eyelid. Because Smokey only implies a technique of applying and blending eye shadow, this makeup can be done with shadows of any color, complemented by glitter or shiny shadows – but says in this article about evening make-up, focus on classic dark shades.

Evening make-up step by step. Smoky eyes and graphic arrows

So, to create smoky eyes at home you should:

  1. To prepare the eyelid. Apply to eyelids for eye shadow base and wait until it dries and locks. If you have not turned base, try to replace it with the creams: apply a tone on the eyelid and lightly powder. Ensure the base is not pushed.
  2. Apply on the whole upper eyelid with a black pencil-kajal (eyeliner mucosa century) a thick layer – this will serve as a substrate under Smokey. Gently blend the outer border rastushevok clean brush (or a brush with the shadows ludowego shade). As a rule, for the shading pencil used is a synthetic brush. Some kiala and apply on the lower eyelid, and lightly blend.
  3. Take the brush to apply shadow (flat with a rounded tip made of natural bristles when working with powder shadows and synthetic for cream eyeshadow) and apply a black (or other dark) shadow on a substrate of Kayala and blend them, as in the previous paragraph, only in this case, take rastushevok brush with natural bristles – it is better suited for working with dry shadows. Duplicate the pencil on the lower eyelid shadows.
  4. A lighter shade (e.g., gray-brown in the case of black Smokey) blend the border between the shadow and part of the upper eyelid by the orbital bones.
  5. Apply mascara on the lashes and bring the mucous membranes of the upper and lower eyelid with a black pencil-Kyle.
  6. Don’t forget to use a concealer – it will remove the dark rings under the eyes, thereby smoky eyes will look more advantageously. The concealer also gives the makeup a more “clean” and neat look. Since shadows tend to crumble, which is especially unpleasant when working with dark shades, we propose to apply a toner and concealer after the eye makeup to be completed.
  7. If you want with the help of Smokey, to achieve a more ceremonial than dramatic effect – can be applied at the center of a century (and gently feather the edges) any shiny topper: ukrany pigment (for example, Inglot), loose glitter, glittery shadows, shining topper like Lime Crime Diamond Crusher , etc. For applying glitter or pigment, use a flat synthetic brush and apply the product slowly, “imprinting” movements.
Evening make-up step by step. Smoky eyes and graphic arrows
The glitter palette Huda Beauty Allure Eyeshadows

How to draw graphic arrows and bright lips

Another sure-fire classic evening makeup. It can be called more universal than the previous one. The skillful design will suit any type of person. The main difficulty is the application of arrow – this aspect make-up may cause difficulty even among professional makeup artists. However, to create this evening makeup at home is realistic – consider the following how to apply it correctly.

  • Like Smokey, the first thing you need to prepare the eyelid by applying a special base shadow or alternative in a tone. Fit and matte cream shadow ludowego shade – for example, the famous MACClean, which many makeup artists have adapted as a base under the shadows.
Evening make-up step by step. Smoky eyes and graphic arrows
MAC Pain Pot in the shade Painterly
  • Graphic arrows. There are many ways of drawing arrows, and no less products for this. Will not discuss in detail all of them – is a topic for another article. To create graphic arrows are best suited gel eyeliner in the jar and a special angled brush to it. Such a liner is, for example, Inglot or, as a more budget-friendly counterpart, Maybelline (no worse quality, plus a brush for applying the eyeliner comes in the kit). Not accustomed to working with this eyeliner, this method may appear complicated but after some training you will find that this method is one of the most convenient. Of course, you can use the usual eyeliner marker or liquid eyeliner with a brush, it’s all about application technique. To create graphic arrows will not fit the liner and shadow – these products are best to use for feathered arrows (with the exception of the way when vysokomehanizirovannoe the shadows are applied with a wet brush). 
Evening make-up step by step. Smoky eyes and graphic arrows
Maybelline gel eyeliner with brush included
  • Apply mascara to the lashes or use false eyelashes.
  • Lips. Before makeup, apply lip balmto this step, he managed to equalize and soften the skin. Traditional companion graphic of arrows in evening makeup, bright lips are a classic crimson or a wine/Burgundy shade. As for evening makeup necessary lasting products, suggest to use any of the popular now resistant matte lipsticks – for example, Lime Crime. This lipstick will easily last on your lips day and even longer – you can only remove it by special means such as a hydrophilic oil two phase remover, full-bodied lotion for removing make-up or, in extreme cases, conventional edible oil – in General, you can be sure that just from the lips it will not disappear.
Evening make-up step by step. Smoky eyes and graphic arrows
  • For clearer contour of the lips, apply a pencil in tone lipstick the outline or half a millimeter further – if you want to make lips look fuller. Then apply the lipstick and allow it to dry. If the lipstick applicator allows you to apply it and be without a pencil. Also, you can use a special brush for lipstick.
    If you decide to use a regular creamy lipstick in the stick, it can be made more resistant by the following method: take a tissue, rsslite it to the more subtle layers, and after applying the lipstick, apply one layer to lips. Apply it using a loose powder with a small brush (for example, blush) on the lips. Remove the tissue and apply another layer of lipstick, then repeat the tissue & powder. Repeat this cycle 3 to 4 times.
  • If a matte finish does not suit you (though for the best durability you have used a liquid matte lipstick), apply over lipstick in the center of the lips with your favorite gloss.
  • Apply a little of Hilter in the “dimple” or “triangle” on the upper lip – this will allow the makeup to look lighter and fresh.
Evening make-up step by step. Smoky eyes and graphic arrows

For more tips

Finally, we give a few more tips on evening makeup and peculiarities of their use.

Where, as in evening makeup using false eyelashes? You can choose one of two options – to use separate bundles (sets of such beams can be found, for example, Inglot) or a belt, “one-piece” lashes.

Before applying the tape apply the eyelash to the upper eyelid – if it will be too big, carefully trim it with scissors from the inner side (the part appearing at the inner corner of the eye).

False eyelashes

Where, as in evening makeup using false eyelashes? You can choose one of two options – to use separate bundles (sets of such beams can be found, for example, Inglot) or a belt, “one-piece” lashes. Before applying the tape apply the eyelash to the upper eyelid – if it will be too big, carefully trim it with scissors from the inner side (the part appearing at the inner corner of the eye). And tape, and spider lashes are applied with tweezers. When working with a beam, apply a drop of special glue for eyelashes on the base of the beam, be sure to wait until he’s half hardens (about a half – minute, read the instructions on your glue) and carefully place the beam on your lashes, but butt to the skin century.

Evening make-up step by step. Smoky eyes and graphic arrows
Beam eyelashes Inglot

In the case of strip lashes, apply some glue to the base of the lashes, spread it about all over the ground (e.g. cotton swab), wait until the glue is half dry and attach the eyelashes to the eyelid; base invoice must match with its own ciliary edge.

Evening make-up step by step. Smoky eyes and graphic arrows
Tape eyelashes Inglot

Always wait the specified in the instructions to glue the time-freezing – if you apply the lashes to the eyelid immediately after applying the adhesive, it locks on the eyelid.

The latch makeup

Previously, to fix the tone and other elements of makeup used loose powder, applying it lightly big fluffy brush.However, now on the market there are special clamps for makeup in the format of a spray. Perhaps the most popular of them, Fix Plus, MAC releases.

Evening make-up step by step. Smoky eyes and graphic arrows
Locking MAC Fix Plus

Such sprays should be applied all over the face with small distances; thanks to a good dispenser you are “in the cloud” of spray. In addition to extending the wear time of makeup, this spray helps settling the products on the face and to remove the effect of the “cakey face” – a large number of shades and powders for the face (which is hard to refuse when creating evening makeup), because of what the skin looks like it’s sprinkled with flour.

HD-products

With the advent of good cameras and camcorders, television with high resolution, traditional products for creating evening makeup for photo and video shoots began to look too noticeable on the face in the frame. Some cosmetic brands (mostly professional, for example, Make Up For Ever) began to produce HDproducts: powder, tone, able, thanks to the special texture and very fine grinding, to create the effect of perfect, but not overloaded with cosmetics of the skin and achieve the same “effect photoshop” in the frame. This beautiful effect is in life, but be careful: many of these HD-powders of strongly bleached face in the photo taken with flash – and since the powder is applied on some areas of the face tighter, there is an effect of “whitewashing” or “flour”. A stellar makeup artists got on it, when such HDproducts only appeared on the market.

Evening make-up step by step. Smoky eyes and graphic arrows
HD powder Make Up For Ever

Therefore, going to an evening event where you will be expected to photograph or shoot video with flash, try to test your HDpowder in advance.

Evening make-up step by step. Smoky eyes and graphic arrows

For a dramatic evening look do not have to seek the assistance of professionals to cope with the evening makeup is quite possible independently. Enough to know basic techniques and have a minimum set of cosmetic tools to create a bright image.

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