Temptalia Logo
We hope you'll consider supporting Temptalia by shopping through our links below. Thanks!
  • Coloured RaineUp to 60% off, plus extra 10% off with code TEMPTALIA, ends 11/26.
  • SephoraBenefit They're Real mascara for $12.50, ends 11/20.
  • UltaBlack Friday deals available for preview here, live 11/22 at 5PM CST, ends 11/23.

Looks – Ultra Black Smoky Eye, Easy Smoky Eye

I felt like doing a super dark eye, which I didn’t execute as well as I would have liked, but it’s just something so dramatic and fun, I couldn’t resist not taking photos!

I used Blacktrack fluidline all over lid, Carbon eyeshadow all over lid, Vex eyeshadow above crease and on brow, Feline kohl power on lower lash line, and Pink Opal pigment on lower lash line. I wore Don’t Be Shy blush with Sculpt sculpting powder to contour and Micro Pink beauty powder to highlight. I had Strawberry Blonde lipstick with Lull lipglass.


Get Updates by Email

We hope you'll consider supporting Temptalia by shopping through our links below. Thanks!

128 Comments

Discussion and debate are highly encouraged, and we expect community members to participate respectfully. When asking a question, please check the post above for information regarding pricing, availability, dupes, and availability, and keep discussion on-topic.

Please do not ask if/when a review will be posted as we cannot review everything and often change priorities from day-to-day. If you have general feedback, a product review request, an off-topic question, or need technical support, please contact us. Thank you!

Comments that include advertisements, self-promotion, insults, etc. may be in violation of our comment policy and subject to deletion. Please see our comment policy for more information.

Comments on this post are closed.

ooo, you look so cool. you’re like from a matrix movie. that pink opal pigment makes a difference even just at the lower lash line. kind of makes it a nice feminine smokey eye instead of the basic black and white bold strong smokey eye.

Thank you! Haha! Yes, it’s amazing what a little whitish coloring can do to the look. Sometimes I use Shell CCB, which is pretty silvery white, and it’s nice, too.

Hi Christine! I notice you use the Sculpt and Shape all the time. What is this for? I looked it up on the MAC website to understand what it does and can’t quite get it. Where on your face do you use it? Maybe I should check it out. Thanks!

Hey Shefali! They’re to contour the face – I use it to contour my cheeks and make them stand out a bit more ๐Ÿ™‚ There’s a tutorial on how to use them in the Tutorial – Face section!

BTW I see purple color umm in crease,did you use purple e/s or is that color be-coz of the blending? and if its eyeshadow what is the name? thanks

I love smokey eyes. The possibilities are endless. I looks great on you. MACยดs Carbon e/s itยดs one of the best in the market.

You look Rock-n-Roll Gorgeous! =D

beautiful!! i love all kinds of smokey eye but i never can find a really good black eye shadow … i got a few some more expensive some less and they all look bad on the eyelid i mean they are like kinda transparent and i cant use them too much cause then you know how it looks … anyway very beautiful make up, good job like always!!!

can you recommend colors similar to don’t be shy, strawberry blonde, and lull that are a part of the permanent line/would work on darker skin like nc 35-37? I really like this look and would like to try and recreate it!

Well Dressed is similar to Don’t Be Shy. N3 from N is close to Strawberry Blonde, and Sweetie is similar, though a bit cooler. Lull, well, I can’t really think of a dupe for ๐Ÿ™

You are gorgeous? What is your ethnicity? Filipino…mixed with something Latin?? Just fyi…I am ๐Ÿ™‚ What kind of brush do you use to put eyeshadown on the lower eyelash area?

HUN U L00K S000 **FiERCE** iN UR LAST PIC HEHE. S0 AD0RABLE. iM S0 HAPPY KUZ i HAVE THE FLUIDLINE. BUT NOT THE VEX =( BUT iT’Z OK!! i HAVE A QUAD FR0M MiLANi THAT’S ALMOST THAT COLOR. S0 i CAN CREATE THAT SAME L00K WiTH LiTTLE DiFFERENCE!! YAY!! THANX TEMPTALiA!!

Best look ever!!! ๐Ÿ˜ฎ iยดm in love with it!! Iยดll try to do the same look but i will use existencial paint with dark sould pigment and softwash grey piggie.

I love the lips, are Strawberry Blonde lipstick and Lull lipglass available right now? If they arenยดt, which colours could replace them?

Thanks in advance

Thank you, Virginia!! I think it’ll turn out great with the products you listed!

They were both limited edition, so I doubt either are available (especially Strawberry Blonde). I would suggest Sweetie lipstick as a permanent color (though Strawberry Blonde is a warmer, brighter medium pink) with Decorative lustreglass. Lull is still available on the US MAC site, though.

It’s close! Strawberry Blonde is a bit brighter with peachy undertones, but I think N3 is a good dupe for it, especially with how it looks in this particular look!

i tried these smoky eyes with hue lipstick and tenderling blusher … cant seem to find the dont be shy blush anywhere … tenderling is so nice with this look doe its nice or subtle … or even lillicent creme blush for a softer look.any other options for lips and cheeks for dis look????

You look absolutely incredible, Christine! I’m not sure how it would look on me since I’m an NW15, but this is a fantastic look. I’m definitely going to buy all of the eye makeup after the holidays.

omg i love this look. so much better than the usual smokey eye. i MUST try this one out xD. and i love the last piccy (i make that face a lot too)

Hi Christine,
I love this look, even i cudn’t find this video on ur youtube uploads, just wanted to know do u have ny uploads on this look.Pls reply

Preet

If you don't see your comment yet, it's still in our moderation queue. We try our best to approve comments within 24 hours (and reply to them within 72 hours) but can sometimes get behind. Thank you for your patience!