Mermaid: Colored Smoky Eye (Navy, Teal, and Gold)
I was inspired by my new nail polish (ZOYA Crystal, seen on my nails here) to create a more dramatic, colorful smoky eye using very oceanic colors like deep blue, green and pale gold.
The central color for this look is blue.
Step 1: I packed a dark navy blue (MAC Flashtrack) into the outer and inner corners using a soft blender brush, going up only to the socket line.
Run along the entire lower lash line as well.
Step 2: Next, I applied a metallic teal (MAC Steamy) just inside the navy blue. Leave a strip of clear flesh right at the center.
On the lower lash line, dab the same shade right in the center (below).
Step 3: The final shade is a pale blonde-gold right in the center. I used Vanilla from the Urban Decay 15th Anniversary palette, which is an exact dupe for MAC’s Vanilla pigment and Coastal Scents Elven Gold Hot Pot.
I did not apply this shade along the lower lash line as that would make the eye look a little puffy and swollen there.
Step 4: I applied black kajal along my upper and lower waterlines, and then finished with black mascara.
Touch up the navy and teal if the color has faded by now.