A Tribute to Vimi J- Silver Black Smoky Eyes


I was quite inspired by the Vimi Joshi tut and tried it myself with whatever little i had (i dont usually stock blacks as i always thought smokey eyes look vampish)

Just my tribute to Vimi lets say πŸ™‚ and thanks to you for putting it up.

I dont have much to write except a few lines and can give the break up of what I used.

Golden Black Smokey Eyes
Silver Black Smokey Eyes

Occasion – Post Birthday, evening out at Hard Rock Cafe on 28 Aug
Inspiration – Black gold Eye MakeUp tut by Vimi Joshi, posted by Rati – Golden Black Smokey Eyes by Vimi Joshi (To go with my top I had replaced gold with silver)
Attitude – Lots of fun πŸ˜‰

I was debating whether to go heavy on eyes with light lips or go lighter otherwise with red/maroon lips. but i guess i chose well!
Just wanted to share my joy in doing this and of course since its that time of the year for me!

Golden Black Smoky Eyes
Silver Black Smoky Eyes

Items used:

  • Shiseido The Makeup Corrector Pencil
  • MAC Mineralize Satin Finish SPF 15 Foundation
  • Revlon Illuminance Creme shadow in Moonlit jewels (the cream gold – cream
  • e/s as base)
  • Lakme e/s Quartet Moon dust (used black and silver)
  • Silver instant highlighter (Glitter Roll on from Street War)
  • MAC ricepaper for highlight
  • MAC Powerpoint Eye Pencil in Engraved
  • MAC Mascarra X in black
  • MAC Deep Dark Mineralize skin finish natural (contoured cheek bones, nose
  • and chin)
  • TBS Baked Bronzer Warm Glow (blush and highlight)
  • MAC cremestick liner in Buerre
  • MAC MAC Lip Glass in A99 Viva Glam VI

Sorry didn’t really have a closeup of my eye do. (except for one frm the joint itself with a shot glass, that I thought wouldnt be appropriate to share!)
It was a pretty dim lit area so the abundance of glitter and highlight worked well πŸ™‚ It was a fun evening/night.
The barmen in HRC usually dance to YMCA on fridays/sats standing up on the bar counter. A few from the crowd can join in and get up to dance. And I wouldnt let that past me πŸ˜‰ so thoroughly enjoyed the time.

rati beauty ad
Golden Black Smoky Eyes
Silver Black Smoky Eyes

I quite liked my handy work. Even my man said it had come out well (one who usually thinks dark and smokey eye makeup is vampish!)

Thanks to Vimi and Rati.

a Happy bunny me!
luv!

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40 thoughts on “A Tribute to Vimi J- Silver Black Smoky Eyes

  1. Belated bday wishes Gaea, yes you are looking gorgeous and glam..and the eye makeup is come out very nice. Good job! :-))

    1. he he – i put e/s in such a way they wont stay after 4-5 hours :p so smokey eyes meant real brave application and was scary :p
      i did try the actual black gold a few hours before and thats when I thought I may just be able to pull it off.
      and thanks πŸ™‚
      .-= Gaea´s last blog ..When I turned a year wiser =-.

  2. Belated Happy Birthday. You should have told it before , silly.

    Neatly and nicely done. And no it doesn’t look vampish he he πŸ˜›

    Very sexy! πŸ™‚

  3. Belated B’day wishes Gaea… πŸ™‚
    ur smokey eye makeup is superbly done(tried for the 1st time??)..it luks like done by sum professional…so :clap: :clap: :clap: for tht..
    i too need to work on this luk for sure… :-))

    1. Thanks Radhika!!!
      lol. nowhere near i think. had i published it ‘on’ my b’day all these good wishes pouring in on that day would have been awesome.
      but hey on the brighter side its a week long one now πŸ˜‰

      btw are you around in Blr this weekend / next? πŸ˜‰
      .-= Gaea´s last blog ..When I turned a year wiser =-.

  4. :devil: “The overworked :monkey: grabs the chocolate from the pink-avatar-winged -eyebrowed :cat2: ”

    The chocolate was quite nice. :eat:

  5. oho kya baat hai madam
    very nice pics

    i can see our neighbourhood in the background πŸ˜›
    hey did u check out the new shop here called beauty centre?
    got inaugurated today i guess
    hoping to find something

    1. he he thanks. so now if u spot me around you can catch me by the neck πŸ˜‰
      yea glorious one! lol

      nope never knew it did. where is it? Rainbow plaza?
      btw was at Lady Language to pick some basic nail polish remover and stuff. have ordered for 2-3 things frm avon/oriflame. cant remember the names – some illuminating cream, mascarra and a purple quad πŸ™‚
      .-= Gaea´s last blog ..When I turned a year wiser =-.

  6. Hey Gaea :yes: :yes: :yes: :yes: :yes: guess what……this smokey look has added so much depth to your eyes….the lighting in the pics didn’t do justice to the look :-(( :-(( :-(( …..liked the way you underplayed the lips and concentrated on the eyes…..hey one more thing….you carry off that traditional neck piece quite well with that outfit :yes: :yes: :yes: :yes: :yes: :yes: :yes:

  7. Wooow..Somebody’s looking hot here..

    I likes the looks Gaea sweetie πŸ™‚ And heard you are in town and you didnt tell me :devil: :devil:

    Btw, the neck of your kurti looks quite diff(I mean diff in a nice way) And the neck piece is awesome. My sorta thingie.

    Altogether its lovely..And once again, I love the shape of your eyes and the smokey looks good.though you don’t experiment much with it.

  8. Belated Happy Birthday!
    You look absolutely gorgeous…I think you should totally wear this eye more often!
    I am also in love with your necklace…it’s gorgeous!

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