Modern Renaissance Smokey Eye

Hey Everyone!!


My latest post is a review of the Anastasia Beverly Hills Modern Renaissance Palette, I decided to create this pink smokey eye to go with the review!


Overall I found this to be a really high quality product that blended out for a lovely warm smokey look.


I started off with my eyes for this look as I wanted a winged out look. I began by doing by brows, I used the Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow in Dark  Brown, I went over this with the Soap and Glory Brow Archery to add a little more definition to my brows. I then applied L.A Girl Pro Concealer to my lids up to the browbone to act like a primer, I set this using Tempera from the Modern Renaissance palette.

I used Love Letter to build up definition in the crease, I applied this quite a few times to work up the intensity I required. I then went in with  Venetian Red to further darken the crease. To create a half/faux cut crease I used the L.A Girl Pro Concealer and a flat brush to carve out the first half of my lid. I set the concealer with Vermeer, this added a nice sparkle to the lid space. I used a clean brush to blend the join between the red shades in the outer crease and the lighter shade on the inner corner.


I wanted the crease colour to be more of a bright pink so I used the shade So Fetch from the Too Faced Bon Bons Palette, and then to deepen the outer V I used Cyprus Umber. This helped to create a deeper more intense look.


I found that the shade Vermeer wasn’t dramatic enough for this look so I applied some of the Too Faced Glitter Glue over this shade and topped it off with MAC Reflects Gold Glitter. I then lined my upper and lower lashline with a black pencil, and applied a fine line of liquid liner along my upper lashline before applying false lashes.



I used a makeup clean up any fall out from my makeup and shaped the winged out shadow look. For primers I used the Smashbox Colour Correcting Primer and a New Look Mattifying primer. For foundation I used Too Faced Born This Way foundation in Porcelain and then my holy grail, Nars Radiant Creamy Concealer in Vanilla. I set these in place using the MAC Mineralise Skin Finish Natural in Light.

For my contour I used Benefit Hoola Bronzer, and I used Nars Orgasm Blush to match the warm tones of the eyes. For my highlight I opted for MAC Extra Dimension Skinfinish in Soft Frost for an iridescent purple shine.



For the lower lashes I applied Cyprus Umber and smudged this out with the Warm Taupe shade. For mascara I applied MAC Extended Play Gigablack Mascara to bottom lashes and to my top lashes to help them blend with the falsies. For the brow bone highlight I used Tempera and for the inner corner highlight I used Vermeer. To finish the look I used Too Faced Melted Matte Lipstick in the shade Child Star. This pinky nude just helped to tie the whole look together.



Overall I really like who this look came out, and I’m so impressed with the quality of these eyeshadows.


Hope to see you around,


Charlotte xx


Instagram: @charlottesmakeupblog

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