(Closed) Smokey eye girls: What color are you doing?

posted 6 years ago in Beauty
  • poll: What color are you doing?
    Purple : (5 votes)
    15 %
    Brown : (9 votes)
    26 %
    Grey : (9 votes)
    26 %
    Blue : (1 votes)
    3 %
    Very neutral palette : (8 votes)
    24 %
    Other - Please explain below! : (2 votes)
    6 %
  • Post # 3
    451 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    I am doing a more plum color, not a bright purple.  That’s what the lady said at my make up trial so I listened and I liked it!  I have dark brown hair and slightly olive skin. 

    Post # 4
    2580 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    Mine was grey, almost black! I was so afraid it would be too dark but when I saw it in the photos I loved it. It was a dramatic look but not over the top–it was an evening wedding.

    Post # 5
    6597 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2010

    I did a grey/black smokey eye – with purple layered in 😉

    Post # 6
    10714 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2012

    I did green shades with my smokey eye makeup.

    Post # 7
    8472 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2012

    I have brown eyes and am doing like a grayish-blue type of color from what I remember from the trial.  The smokey eye is so sexy!

    Post # 8
    1306 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    I have ight brown hair, brown eyes, and will be tan he day of wedding (naturally olive skin). I will use neutral tones for the ceremony, and for reception I plan to up the wow factor with black liner and grey shadows. Also, I have a petite face so I don’t want my eyes too dark, or I look too juvenille (sp?)

    Post # 9
    11234 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: August 2013

    Browns/neutrals to be a little softer and not look super harsh since I’m pretty pale. Brown shadows also look great with blue eyes.

    Post # 10
    471 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    I have been having a horrible time picking colors for my eyes. I typically line them in a dark plum shadow. I tried doing a black gel iner and I think it just looks too harsh against my pale skin and eyes. All I can see is my makeup and I think it hides my eyes rather than highlights them. I just bought some gray gunmetal color to see if I like it. If not, then I am going with my standard plum color and hope it lasts since it isn’t gel.

    Post # 11
    3177 posts
    Sugar bee

    I did a light smokey eye with browns and then black accents for the lashes and eye liner. 

    Post # 13
    1279 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    I did my make-up trial the day of my engagement shots. I absolutlely loved it! I wanted GLAM so, my eyes are dark black liner with a gray smokey eye. It was a lot of make-up in real life but, showed up perfectly in my engagement photos.

    Here is a pic I took with my cel phone:


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