How to apply makeup – Bold red, black & purple eyes

Learn how to achieve this bold eye makeup with red, black and purple shades. This post is part of a series of posts on how to do eye makeup by Zuri.

To see the previous posts in this series, just follow these links: 4 tips on how to apply eye kajalHow to do eye makeup with only kajalHow to remove kajal from eyesTips to make eyes look bigger using makeupHow to apply mascara without smudging, How to do eye makeup step by step.

Follow these easy steps to achieve this eye makeup look—

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Products used–

For eyes-

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For face-

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For lips-

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Step 1: Apply scotch tape on both the corners of the eye to get a well defined contour. Begin as usual with an eye primer (click here to learn what an eye primer is).

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Step 2: Next, apply a reddish-orange eye shadow all over the eyelid and blend with a fluffy dome shaped brush.

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Step 3: With the same brush, pick some black shadow and apply to the outer ‘V’ area of the eye blending slightly above.

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Step 4: Pick a matte purple colour with the same blending brush and sweep across the colour at the crease fading out any harsh lines caused by the black shadow.

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Step 5: Use a light shimmery colour as a highlighter and place below the eye brows. Pick some eye shadow pigment with a flat brush and dab gently over the red shadow. Blend.

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Step 6: With the help of a liquid liner, draw a thin line on the upper lash line and take it outwards using the angle of the scotch tape as a cue for a winged liner look. After the liner is done, slide out the tape.

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Step 7: Apply black kajal in the waterline as usual.

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Step 8: Smudge the kajal slightly below the water line with an angular brush. This will intensify the look a wee bit more.

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Step 9: My favourite part – curling the lashes. Hold the curler in between all the lashes and press-release, press-release and count until 10. This will give a very natural curl.

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Step 10: Apply your favourite mascara by wiggling the wand from the roots till the tips.

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Step 11: Finish off by filling in the eyebrows with a matte brown shadow or an eyebrow pencil.

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For the face I applied the Bobbi Brown stick foundation all over and then contoured my cheeks with an Inglot pressed powder. To add some colour to my cheeks, I used MAC Peachkeen and blended it upwards. To add a natural glow, I highlighted my cheekbones with Bobbi Brown shimmer brick in Pink Quartz.

On the lips I applied a pinkish-brown lip liner first and filled the lips entirely with the colour and topped it with MAC Brew (limited edition) lipstick with a dash of lipgloss from Estee Lauder for that sensuous pout 🙂

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In case if you are wondering how the colour of my eyes have changed, I am wearing coloured lenses from Freshlook Colorblends in the shade of Amethyst which I purchased from Kapleshwar Optics.

Let me know if you liked this makeup look and what you would like to see in this form of tutorials.

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