FOTD: Purple Smoky Eyes Bridal Makeup Look

Last week, I met with Anita, a freelance makeup artist based in Hong Kong, for a bridal demo. Anita created three different looks for me that were all gorgeous and below is my favorite – a dramatic smoky eye with pink lips. Thanks Anita =)

Bridal makeup purple smoky eyes

Asian bridal makeup

• RMK Make Up Base
• NARS Aqua Gel
• Origins GinZing
• Giorgio Armani Hydra Glow Foundation mixed with NARS Aqua gel
• Kesalan Patharan Undertone Light Up on undereye area
• Kryolan HD Micro Foundation Cache Palette on face area
• Charcott Loose Powder mixed with La Prairie Cellular Treatment Loose Powder to set

• Shiseido The Makeup Eyebrow and Eyeliner Compact
• NARS Zardoz Cream Eyeshadow
• NARS Eurydice Eyeshadow Duo
• NARS Jolie Poupée Duo Eyeshadow
• NARS Night Flight Eyeshadow
• NARS Pandora Duo Eyeshadow
• NARS Bali Eyeshadow
• NARS Himalayas Eyeshadow
• Kryolan Cake Eye Liner in Black

• Various Shu Uemura Glow On Blush
• NARS Luster Blush
• Guerlain Parure Pearly White Sculpting Highlighter Brush to highlight
• MAC Sculpt and Shape Powder in Accentuate/Sculpt to contour

• Giorgio Armani Rouge’d Armani Lipstick in nude color
• Nude Bon Bon Lipgloss in #2

Stay tuned for a creative makeup shoot we did last night!

Phyllis Li is the Founder and Editor-in-chief of Makeup For Life, one of the top 50 beauty blogs that focuses on celebrity makeup breakdowns, product reviews, makeup tutorials and all things beauty. Having lived and traveled in North America, Europe and Asia, she was exposed to different techniques and products at an early age and hopes to put a global perspective towards beauty. Phyllis won the Best Content Award by Total Beauty in 2008 and has been featured in various publications and websites including ELLE,, Yahoo Shine!, AOL Stylelist, Nylon Korea, VOGUE China, Ming Pao Daily (Canada) and Shanghai Weekly. In 2010, she was appointed one of the nine Real Women Ambassadors in the United States to take part in the Latisse® Wishes Challenge, working with Hollywood celebrity Kathy Ireland and raised over $400,000 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation to grant wishes for approximately 54 children. In 2012, she teamed up with luxury skincare brand TATCHA and released a limited-edition 3-Piece Set of her favorite beauty products. Phyllis currently lives in Chicago, US. She is a regular contributor to Shanghai Daily's StyleHai Magazine and a member of the Glam Beauty Network.


  1. Thanks everyone for the kind compliments! Anita did an AWESOME job on me! If any of you are in HK and looking for a makeup artist, hit me up for her contact info =)

  2. You look gorgeous…..the eye makeup you have worn is just stunning. The necklace and the earnings perfectly fits with the makeup and the occasion.

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