Valentine’s Day: Soft Purple and Gold Spotlight MakeUp


Hey lovelies!

This is the first makeup look that I’ve posted so I’m kind of nervous but I personally love it and I hope you do to.

Seeing as its coming up to Valentine’s Day I thought I’d jump on the bandwagon and create a look for the occasion. I’ve seen a lot of pinks and reds around but I wanted to go for something slightly different, so I went for a purple and copper/gold spotlight eyeshadow look. So, without further ado…

I used four eyeshadows that I haven’t used in a loooong time for this look, all from Makeup Geek and all very affordable. They are available from Beauty Bay where you can get them for £6.00 each.

Step 1 Firstly i applied my MAC paint pot in Painterly all over my eyelids and set it with my Kat von D Lock It Translucent setting powder to prevent creasing and allow the eyeshadows to blend easily.


Step 2 Next I used a blending brush to apply the colour Petal Pusher into the crease; this will be used as a transition colour which the other colours can blend into.

Step 3 Then I used the colour Frappé on the outer and inner corner of the lid, leaving the centre as clear as possible. I know it’s a brown colour and this is a purple/gold eye look but I thought it worked well to as a base that the purple shadow could be blended into.

Step 4 Once I was happy with that I then went on to apply the colour Curfew and blended this into the outer and inner corner as with the previous step. Using the same blending brush I used with Petal Pusher, I then blended the edges to create a more seamless look.

Step 5 I then used my finger to dip into the colour Cosmopolitan and used tapping motions to apply the colour in the centre of the lid that I left clear. I always find its best to apply shimmer shadows with my finger as I always get a better colour pay off than when I use a brush. I also took the colour slightly into the crease in order to really create the spotlight look. Again, I slightly blended the crease to make sure there are no harsh lines. I then used the same brush to slightly blend the inner and outer colours into the centre of the lid.

Step 6 The look could have been left like this on the top lid but I wanted to define the lash line slightly so I did a thin winged liner that will help to hide the band of the lashes I was going to apply.

Step 7 Nearly done. I repeated the previous steps on the lower lash and lined the inner and outer part of my lash line.


Step 8 Before finishing the look I took a clean blending brush and blended the shadows further, trying to avoid mixing the shadows. Finally I applied mascara and my Huda Lashes in Giselle.

And there it is. I really liked the outcome of the look; I think it’s a nice soft look thats perfect for Valentine’s Day, or any special occasion/date night. To finish the look I used my Colourpop liquid lipstick in the colour Beeper.


Let me know what you think of the look in the comments, I’d love to hear your feedback. Until next time.

Love Always

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