Dramatic eye shadow is a great way to really get people's attention when you walk into a room. Apply dramatic eye shadow for honey skin with help from a makeup artist and instructor in this free video clip.
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Hi, I'm Daniela Rowson. I'm a makeup artist and I'm going to show you how to do a really dramatic eyes. The colors that we will use are: a bright lime green, a little bit of brown, and a little black and then this bright color for the highlighter. And then the brushes we will use are: a good crease brush, a blending brush, and a placement brush. So to do a dramatic eye, you want to make sure that you start in the crease, that way when you do the bright color on the lid, it stays there and it pops and it's not going to blend into the other colors. So we're going to take a little bit of this brown, and I've already primed my eyes. And I used a primer that's going to make the colors stick. So we're going to start in the crease area. And this will start looking like you're doing more of a smoky eye but once you put the bright color on there, it will pop and it looks really cool with honey skin. So we're just going all the way across. And make sure you blend really well. You don't want any harsh lines. You want to take a little bit of this black and we're actually going to do it right in the outer corner of the crease to give it a more dramatic, smokier look, and you want to just the very outer part. Add a little more and blend really well. So next we'll do the highlight color. Just grab a tiny bit and we'll go right below the brow. And blend it really well. And then our next step will be the fun color, it's my favorite part. We want to grab a little bit of this green, and we're going to place it right on the lid. And don't blend too much because the color will start fading, so you want to just pat it on there, and then you go back with your blending brush and you just blend in the crease. Just a tiny bit. And then you'll repeat the same thing on the other side. So the last step to make it really dramatic, is you want to grab a little bit of the dark black and you want top go in the outer part of the lash line on the bottom and just softly smudge it. So when doing a dramatic look, make sure that you use a highly pigmented eye shadow and a really good base so that the color will stick. My name is Daniela Rowson, and thanks for watching.