Eid 2016 Makeup Look – Lime Green Smokey Eyes

by Rati on July 1, 2016 · 28 comments

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Hi Everyone, πŸ™‚
I was actually not planning on doing an eye makeup look today. But then I painted my nails in this beautiful lime green color and I got inspired. I did these smokey eyes. And since Eid is around the corner, I thought this just fits the occasion.
I actually did this eye makeup look quite differently than I’d normally do. When you do a smokey eye makeup look, it’s very important to have the gradation – the darkest and most concentrated color right on the lashline and as you go above the crease, the color should fade out.These are the steps I followed.

Prime lids with an eyeshadow base.
Take a peach eyeshadow on a fluffy brush and apply it just on the crease. It would help with blending the eyeshadow.
Apply liquid eyeliner first on the eye and wing it. You don’t have to be perfect with it. We just want that dark black intensity right at the lash line.
Now take black eyeshadow on a pencil brush and just apply it very concentrated right above your liquid eyeliner. Take a blending brush and then just blend the color upwards until you blend the color in the peach eyeshadow you have applied earlier.
Apply the same black eyeshadow on the lower lash line with a pencil brush.
Now take white eyeliner and apply it just on the inner corner of the eye. This would act as a base for the green eyeshadow that we’d apply next. The white base would make the color pop.
Apply a shimmery lime green eyeshadow just on the inner corner of the eye.
Curl lashes and finish off with lots of mascara.
I kept rest of the face pretty neutral with a peachy blush, highlighter, and a n*de pink lipstick.
Do give this look a shot. It’d be like an unexpected smokey eye makeup look. You can wear matching nail paint as well. πŸ˜€
Have a great weekend all of you. :-*

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Products Used
Face
Cle De peau Primer
Chantecaille Foundation + Maybelline Foundation
Dior Concealer
Dolce & Gabbana Blush Apricot L’oreal Golden Apricot is a good dupe.
The Balm Bahama Mama Bronzer
Tom Ford Bronzer
Hourglass Strobing Powder

Eyes
Used peach and black eyeshadow from The Balm Matte Trimony Eyeshadow Palette.
MAC Lucky Green Eyeshadow. I also did this makeup look last year with the same eyeshadow. Dupes of this eyeshadow: Coloressence Moss Green, Lakme Lime Time
Lakme Eyeconic Pencil in White
Estee Lauder Mascara
Soap & Glory Liquid Eyeliner Pen

Lips :
MAC Lipstick Cosmo
YSL Rouge Volupte Shine in N*de in Private
Nails: OPI Gargantuan Green Grape NL B44. Maybelline has a same shade with glitter called Go Graffiti Green

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Esha Pandit July 1, 2016 at 7:33 pm

This looks so perfect. You make everything look so easy! I get inspired and try and mess everything up :'( :'( :'(

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Rati July 1, 2016 at 9:05 pm

awww!! all i can say is that you keep trying. :))

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jomol July 1, 2016 at 7:38 pm

Timed correctly, this gorgeous lime green look is perfect for Ramzan celebrations πŸ™‚ You look smokey hot as always Ms Singh :* and the tip that you gave about “the darkest and most concentrated color right on the lashline and as you go above the crease, the color should fade out” is gonna help all newbies at eye makeup out there πŸ™‚

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Rati July 1, 2016 at 9:02 pm

thanks jomo. :-* happy to help! πŸ™‚

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Sabrina (Sandra) July 1, 2016 at 7:49 pm

Hi Rati. You have really perfected this look so well, and the lime green in the inner corners looks fabulous. Am also loving the way you have contoured, and your skin is glowing and flawless. πŸ™‚

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Rati July 1, 2016 at 9:00 pm

thanks a ton sabrina. hope you are doing well. :))

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Sabrina (Sandra) July 2, 2016 at 10:12 pm

Hi Rati, yes I’m well thank you. Still addicted to IMBB as ever πŸ™‚

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saloni..!! July 1, 2016 at 7:50 pm

Adding that one bright green colour changed the look completely making it super unique and awesome.. πŸ™‚ Those nails are such an eye candy.. First the inner winged eyeliner and ow the bright inner smokey eyes.. you are a master at creating new trends… And out of nowhere I just feel like telling you that you are just awesome at make-up and fashion , I love you as a person and just be the way you are :-*

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Rati July 1, 2016 at 8:57 pm

awww thank you saloni! :))

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Ahana Chatterjee July 1, 2016 at 7:55 pm

Wow!!! This is so beautiful *_* can’t stop staring

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Rati July 1, 2016 at 8:53 pm

thanks ahana ! πŸ™‚

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naaz July 1, 2016 at 8:37 pm

That’s so different and beautiful rati di..

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Rati July 1, 2016 at 8:49 pm

thanks naaz! πŸ™‚

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Neha A July 1, 2016 at 8:47 pm

I myself love a pop of color in the inner corner, jazzes up the whole look a notch. i totally would have recreated this look for eid if it wernt clashing with the color of my outfit 😁
You couldn’t have executed this look better Rati… πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»

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Rati July 1, 2016 at 8:49 pm

thank you neha :)) you can recreate it anyway for any other occasion. :))

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Shikha Sharma July 1, 2016 at 9:11 pm

Wow! I love the look. It’s so gorgeous and different from all the other Eid looks I have seen. The pop of color is making the entire look so youthful. Love how sultry it’s making your eyes look. πŸ™‚ Also, wanna steal everything from your nail paint collection

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Rati July 2, 2016 at 12:24 pm

hahha!! thanks shikha. you are most welcome. :))

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Neetu July 1, 2016 at 9:26 pm

This gives me serious motivation to try smoky eye makeup which I was not daring to but the tips and steps appealing me to try it soon.. <3 πŸ™‚ You sported this look with sheer elegance and beauty with that lime green looking so appealing and festive. Will try it soon!!

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Rati July 2, 2016 at 12:23 pm

aww thanks a ton neetu. cant wait to see your creation soon πŸ™‚

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Palak Mishra July 1, 2016 at 9:42 pm

Wow Rati Di.. I really appreciate how you have played with such a bright colour! Love lovd love the look. πŸ™‚ Perfect for this festive season.

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Rati July 2, 2016 at 12:22 pm

thank you palak :))

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Chayanti July 1, 2016 at 9:57 pm

Wooww.. I just need a inspiration for this lime green shade. I love to try such fresh summery shade and you look perfect with this color. What a gorgeous makeup look. I am just thinking to try some shades and you motivate me in a beautiful way. Love it and definitely will try out soon.

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Rati July 2, 2016 at 12:21 pm

would love to see your creation chayanti. thanks a ton! :))

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Madhur July 2, 2016 at 10:37 am

Love your makeup Rati. You have done smokey eyes but it looks so neat, that anyone can carry it. And also love the pop of lime green there. This is such a beautiful, fresh look. πŸ™‚

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Rati July 2, 2016 at 12:21 pm

thanks a ton madhur. :)) give it a try πŸ™‚

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Priyanka Pendam July 2, 2016 at 2:15 pm

Such a refreshing change from the usual smokey eye!
I too love to add a very contrasting shadow to my inner corners, it just makes the eye make up look soooo much more glam!
But i’ve never imagined black and lime green! Killer combo! πŸ˜€

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Rati July 2, 2016 at 2:37 pm

thank you priyanka. :)) happy! πŸ™‚

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Sumera July 2, 2016 at 4:52 pm

My eid dress is grey and mehndi green, so this is going to fit in my look. *grin*

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