Mustard and Khaki Smoky Eye

As soon as I got my hands on the amazing Makeup Revolution Iconic Division eyeshadow palette, I couldn’t wait to create a smoky eye using the gorgeous deep forest green and khaki shades from the palette – they were just calling out to me.

Not only was I feeling the greens but the yellows were also something I can’t say that I have in my collection so I was extremely intrigued to combine the two together.

I decided to create a smoky eye with a wing that went from the yellow into bronze and then khaki into the deep forest greens. I wanted to keep the under eye quite subtle as there was so much bold colour on the lid so only slightly took the darker colours over the outer third. By doing this, it also created a slight cat eye effect to the look.

As I mentioned in my post about the palette itself here, there is a bit of fallout so I’d definitely recommend doing your eyes first if you’re recreating this look. It’s perfect for a night out be it on the town or for a date. I paired it with a mid toned nude lip here but if you wanted to make it super glam,  I’d personally use a super nude gloss. So let’s get into how to create it..

EX1 Cosmetics liquid foundation in 5 (£12.50, ASOS)
Applied and blended with the Real Techniques Miracle Complexion Sponge (£5.99, Superdrug)
Makeup Revolution Luxury Banana powder (£5, Superdrug) mixed with the RCMA Over-Powder in Warm Gold (£15.50, Beauty Bay)
Applied with the Miracle Complexion Sponge under the eyes, down the centre of the nose and on the chin and then applied all over the face with an unbranded big duo-fibre brush

MAC Pro Longwear Paint Pot in Soft Ochre (£16, MAC Cosmetics) to prime the eye with fingers all over the lid up to the brow
Makeup Revolution Re-loaded Palette Iconic Division (£4, Superdrug)
Taking shade [1] – a matte peach shade all over the lid and in the crease
Applied with the big fluffy brush from the Storybook Cosmetics Wand Collection ($55, Storybook Cosmetics)
Then packing the mustard yellow shade [2] onto the inner half of the lid
Applied with the Zoeva Luxe Smoky Shader brush (£9, Beauty Bay)
Then taking the Storybook Cosmetics fluffy brush again with the orange toned yellow [3] to deepen the crease a little further
Next, add the deep matte khaki shade [4] with the Zoeva Smoky Shader onto the outer half of the lid
To blend everything together, take the angled fluffy brush from the Storybook Cosmetics set linked above and then repeat process of packing shade 2 and 4 onto the eye until opaqueness you want is achieved
To brighten up the crease, taking the bright peach shade [5]
Applied with the Zoeva Soft Definer brush (£9, Beauty Bay)
To then bring a shimmer to the matte eye, I took the bronze shade [6] on my finger and placed it between the blended shades into the centre of the eye
For smoking out the outer third of the lower lash line I took the deep forest green [7] and also applied this to the outer corner to define the look a little further
Applied with the Makeup Revolution Ultra Pointed Crease Eye Brush (£5.99, Superdrug)
For the inner highlight, I took the gorgeous shade [8] which is a pearlescent shimmer shade with a pink duochrome
Applied using the Zoeva Luxe Petit Crease brush (£9, Beauty Bay)
Then add your wing using the Ciate London Fierce Flicks liner (£15, Birchbox) and using the same liner take it into the upper water line
Bourjois Push Up Glamour Mascara (£8.99, Superdrug)* on the upper and lower lashes
L.A. Girl Endless Semi Permanent eyeliner in Olive (£2.50, Beauty Bay) into the lower waterline

WunderBrow Wunder2 in Black/Brown (£19.95, Boots)
Applied with the ZOEVA  Brow Line brush (£8, Beauty Bay)
Carved out with Bourjois Healthy Mix Concealer in 2 Medium (£8.99, Superdrug)*
Applied using the flat angled brush from the Morphe 12 Piece Sable set (£14, Beauty Bay)
Then using the RMCA Over-Powder in Warm Gold (£15.50, Beauty Bay) as a highlight to the brow
Applied using the small fluffy brush from the Morphe 12 Piece Sable set (£14, Beauty Bay

MAC Mineralize Skinfinish in Give Me Sun! (£24.50, MAC Cosmetics)
Applied with the New CID Cosmetics Powder brush (£31.50, New CID Cosmetics)** around the perimeters of the face to bronze
Benefit Hoola Bronzer (£24.50, Boots) as a contour
Applied with the Real Techniques Sculpting brush (£9.99, Boots)
NYX Powder Blush in Terra Cotta (£4.99, Amazon UK)
Applied using the Real Techniques Contour brush from the Flawless Base set (£19.99, Superdrug)
New CID Cosmetics i-glow powder in Sirocco (£27.50, New CID Cosmetics)**
Applied using the fan brush from the Morphe 12 Piece Sable set (£14, Beauty Bay

L’Oreal Contour Parfait Lip Liner in Simply Rose (£5.99, Amazon UK) all over the lip
NYX Lip Lingerie in Push Up (£7, Boots)

Love, always.






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*I received these products complimentary from Influenster for testing purposes.
**I was gifted these products.
N.B. All opinions on the products are my own.
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30 thoughts on “Mustard and Khaki Smoky Eye

    1. Thanks Bethany!

      For a new blogger I would say, don’t put anything out you aren’t happy with it’s about the quality of your posts rather than how many you have!
      And don’t worry about the numbers side of things, with time it’ll come.
      Just think about your content x

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