Jason Wu A/W 2013 Inspired Blue Purple Smoky Cat Eye Makeup Tutorial

Here is my very own version of the smoky blue purple cat eye from Jason Wu A/W 2013. I used slightly different colors but hope you guys like the tutorial either way :)

 Blue Purple Smoky Eyes on Jason Wu A/W 2013 runway
Jason Wu A/W 2013 show

Purple Blue Smoky Cat Eye Makeup Tutorial

Step 1. Draw a line along your upperline with a purple color. Wing it out and bring it up to the crease to create a graphic cat eye shape.

Product Used: Lancome Le Stylo Waterproof Long Lasting Eyeliner in 301 Amethyst

Step 2. Brush a purple eyeshadow onto the eyelid.

Product Used: myface cosmetics SilkScreen Eye Art Eyeshadow Duo in Eye-conic

Step 3. Darken the crease and upper lashline with an inky blue color, focusing more on the outer corner.

Product Used: MAC Blue Flame Eyeshadow

Step 4. Pat a shimmery lilac color in the middle of the eyelid for a highlighting effect.

Product Used: Yaby Eyeshadow in Fairy princess

Step 5. Blend a shimmery navy color onto the crease and soften the edges.

Product Used: Yaby Eyeshadow in Butterfly Blue

Step 6. Dab the lilac eyeshadow on the inner corner of the lower eye.

Product Used: Yaby Eyeshadow in Fairy Princess

Step 7. Color in the remaining lower eye with the navy eyeshadow.

Product Used: Yaby Eyeshadow in Butterfly Blue

Step 8. Line the upper waterline with a black gel eyeliner.

Product Used: NARS Eye Paint in Black Valley

Step 9. Curl lashes and top with black mascara.

Product Used: Alber Elbaz x Lancome Show Hypnôse Doll Lashes Mascara

Step 10. Finish with bronzer on the cheeks and foundation on the lips for a muted look.

Product Used: Smashbox Step-by-Step Contour Kit and Estee Lauder Double Wear Light Stay-in-Place Makeup SPF 10 in Intensity 2.0

Purple Blue Smoky Cat Eye Makeup Tutorial

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, Glamour.com, 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.


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