Makeup Tutorial: Turquoise Smoky Eye Makeup Look

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Published on February 19, 2012 with 20 Comments

I know you guys love step-by-step makeup tutorials so here is a smoky look using a blend of turquoise and brass. Perfect if you are looking for a bit of color for spring!

Turquoise Smoky Eye Makeup Tutorial

Step 1. Using a synthetic brush like MAC #252 Larger Shader Brush, apply MAC Fluidline in Delphic over the eyelid as a base.

MAC Delphic Fluidline as a base


Step 2. Darken the crease with the right side of NARS Dogon Eyeshadow.

NARS Dogon to define crease


Step 3. Fluff out the edges with MAC 226 Smaller Tapered Blending Brush.

NARS Dogon blended on crease


Step 4. Apply the brassy color (left side) of NARS Paramaribo Duo Eyeshadow onto the inner 1/3 of the eyelid.

NARS Paramaribo on inner eyelid


Step 5. Pat MAC Aquadisiac Eyeshadow onto the center of the eyelid and blend back and forth so there is a slight gradation.



Step 6. Using CoverGirl Vivid Impact Eyeliner in Midnight, draw a line along the upper and lower lashlines.

CoverGirl Midnight Vivid Impact Eyeliner on lashlines


Step 7. Smudge out the lines with the smudger tip for a softer look.

Smudging CoverGirl Midnight Vivid Impact Eyeliner


Step 8. Highlight the brow bone with MAC Pollen Eyeshadow.

MAC Pollen to highlight browbone


Step 9. Curl lashes, apply mascara and fake lashes. Re-line the eyes with the pencil eyeliner.

Applying Jealousness Fake Lashes


Step 10. Finish with a dab of the brassy color onto the tear duct and pair with a hot pink gloss like the Milani Haute Flash Shimmer Lipgloss in Flash. Done!

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  1. An amazing look! Love the contrast of the turquoise and charcoal!

  2. Beautiful, looks spring- and summerlike! :)

  3. Nice

  4. I’m in love with this makeup, I’m certainly gonna try it soon!

    • Yay remember to post pics! Would love to see your take too :)

  5. Super gorgeous!

  6. Love your lashes! Where did you get them from??

    • The lashes are by my favorite Taiwanese brand Jealousness and you can get them at the Makeup For Her Beauty Store (http://makeupforher.com).

  7. Thanks everyone for the compliments!

  8. beautiful <3

  9. i dun have the same products but i’ll still try it out :D

  10. Love your work! I really the lashes, can you please tell me what lashes you are using in this tutorial?

    • Thanks Tina! I’m using Jealousness JS-503. You can get them at the Makeup For Her Beauty Store (http://makeupforher.com).

  11. Nice! Can you do a tutorial using Maybelline Chai Latte?

  12. Are there any MAC dupes for NARS dogon eyeshadow?

    • Hi Rina,

      MAC Club and Bobbi Brown Charcoal are the closest dupes to the two shades in Dogon.

  13. what brush are you using to apply dogon?? the mac 252?

    • Hi Liz,

      I just used a small Sable eyeshadow brush to apply Dogon.

  14. Thank you for this makeup tutorial. I can’t wait to try this Turquoise Smoky Eye Makeup Look! It looks good on you! I assume, this look is great especially at night if you’re partying with your friends or having a night out. ‘Cause the color and the blend of the shades are catchy during this time of the day. I love your lashes! Wanna have one, where’d you buy it? Thanks!

    • Thanks Dolinar! You can find Jealousness lashes at makeupforher.com.

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