This time around I thought I'd post about something I actually wear, I don't always have time to do very complicated designs in the morning but sometimes I like to do something a bit more dramatic. This look is probably one that most people would find too dramatic for everyday wear but I think it's a fun shape and pretty simple to do.

I have super hooded lids, so hooded that nothing on my actual lid-area is usually visible so I'm always trying to find ways to add creativity to my everyday looks than adding colors on my lid. I mostly try to find fun shapes and do my liner or lower lid in a more detailed way. You can definitely try this out if you don't have hooded lids too.

Here's the look:

It looks a bit too dramatic like this but here you can see the "visible" part of it thanks to those hooded lids:

I always have to pull all kinds of crazy eye-yoga moves when I'm taking pics but that pic there is pretty much what my eye looks like when I'm not trying to get my lid-area visible on purpose.

...but let's get on with the tutorial, shall we :)


After doing your brows and putting on primer start with some type of black creamy product and sketch the shape of the look. You can go more or less dramatic and for an everyday look lighter shades might be a better option if the black seems like a bad choice. I tried to go along my natural crease and do all the winged parts so that they would be symmetrical. Leave a blank spot in the center. I used MUFE Black Flash Color for this part but any cream shadow/gel liner/grease paint/anything will do. also you can naturally do this with a powder product too if you like those more!

Start filling the blank area with something golden blending it together with the black so there won't be clear lines. I also defined the outer corner of the winged liner with Masquerade Cosmetics black precision eyeliner pen (awesome stuff, btw!) and added a bit of white MUFE flash color on the tear-duct to help me define the inner corner "wings." I used MUFE Golden Flash Color for the gold, but you can again use anything you feel comfortable using.

Then, add black shimmery/glittery eyeshadow on top of that black cream and golden eyeshadow on top of the golden part if you didn't already use powder products. I personally find shapes like this easier to do when I first kind of sketch and plan the shape and when I'm happy with it, I put the "final" eyeshadow over it to set the look.  I also added some golden eyeshadow on top of the white on my tear-duct. I used Urban Decay Lovesick and Sugarpill Goldilux.

Then, add some of that gold in the center of the lower lashline. I used MUFE golden flash color again with Sugarpill Goldilux. The reason I did this area with black first and then added the gold is because I wanted to kind of measure the right spot for the gold first and also to have a black base for the gold. If you want to you can naturally leave a gap there from the beginning and put just the gold there.

Here, I added some more gold to the center part, I put some Illamasqua Liquid Metal in Electrum right near the lashline to give it even more golden glow.

Then, shade the black shape a little bit with dark and medium brown shadows, I used eyeshadows from Sleek Au Naturel Palette. I shaded the black a bit around the crease and the part right under my brow.  It doesn't need that much blending and shading in my opinion, just enough to keep it from having such harsh lines in those places. I also added a bit of the same browns on my lower lid so the black fades more and doesn't have such a sharp line.

Add glitter! I added some of the awesome Daffodil Glitter from Violet Voss on the golden parts and some of their Wendy Glitter on my tear-duct to add this pretty iridescent shine there. I used Fyrinnae Pixie Epoxy as adhesive.


Now just add lashes, mascara and some black & gold on your waterline too and you're all done! I used Girls With Attitude Madame Butterfly lashes and Urban Decay Zero eye pen with Illamasqua liquid metal Electrum on my waterline. I first put black on the entire waterline and the gently patted a tiny bit of gold on the center.

If you don't have hooded lids, you might want to add black liner on your upper lashline, but since that would result in the pretty gold & glitter not showing at all on my eyes, I left it out.


  • MUFE Black Flash Color
  • Masquerade Cosmetics Black Precision Eyeliner Pen
  • MUFE Golden Flash Color
  • Urban Decay Lovesick
  • Sugarpill Goldilux
  • Illamasqua Liquid Metal In Electrum
  • Sleek Au Naturel Palette
  • Violet Voss Daffodil Glitter
  • Violet Voss Wendy Glitter
  • Fyrinnae Pixie Epoxy
  • Girls With Attitude Madame Butterfly Lashes
  • Urban Decay Zero Eye Pen

I hope you guys liked this and thanks for reading :)


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About the Author: Hanna Majava

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Comment by Kristi Jo on April 24, 2014 at 7:11pm

amazing (;

Comment by sara gulzaib on February 21, 2014 at 2:20pm

thumbs up!

Comment by Chandani Jain on February 19, 2014 at 8:44am

nice work Hanna :)

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