Easy Thanksgiving/Fall Makeup Tutorial

Hi, guys! How are you doing today? For today’s tutorial, I’m doing a Fall/Thanksgiving look. Thanksgiving (US) is coming up this Thursday and I am so excited! Shortly after is Black Friday, yet another holiday I love. Tomorrow I’m going to be posting ways to save money this Holiday season (or any season, really) so keep your eyes out for that! I always put our Christmas tree up on Black Friday so I’m really excited for that too!

Anyway, back to the tutorial. I love bronze tones, particularly around Fall. I think they look flattering on every skin tone and every eye color.

Step one: This is one of those really sublet steps but it makes a big difference in the end result. Using a cream bronze eyeshadow, place it all over the lid, bring it a little bit above the natural crease.

Step two: Next, use a dark brown eyeshadow. Place it in the inner corner and outer corner. Using a concealer brush, gently blend the two shades together where they met.


Step three: Go all over the lid with the bronze shade. It will cover the brown but leave an underlying depth. Taking a darker, shimmery bronze eyeshadow, blend it into the crease and above using your finger.

Step four: Using the brown cream shadow (or a brown eyeliner) liner the lower waterline into the inner corner, and the upper lashline (tightline). Apply the bronze shade on the lower lash line. Finish with mascara.


Step five: Do your eyebrows, concealer, foundation, blush, all that fun stuff! Ta da! Your look is complete.

This look is so simple, it’s great for beginners or just an easy makeup day.

Finished look:


Products used:

Toner: Pixi® – skintreats Glow Tonic.

Moisturizer: Vichy – Mineral 89.

Primer: Urban Decay – Optical Illusion Complexion Primer all over, Benefit Cosmetics – The POREfessional Face Primer where needed.

Foundation: Wet n Wild – Photo Focus Foundation in Nude Ivory.

Powder: It Cosmetics – Celebration Foundation in Medium.

Concealer: Wet n Wild – Photo Focus Concealer Wand in Light Ivory.

Loose powder: Kat Von D – Lock-It Setting Powder in Translucent.

Setting spray: L’Oréal – Infallible Makeup Extender Setting Spray.

Cream brown and bronze shadows: Rimmel London – Magnif’eyes Shadow + Liner in 002 Kissed by a Rose Gold (I believe this has been discontinued BUT you can get it on Amazon and eBay.).

Crease shadow: Work It from Makeup Revolution – Makeup Revolution Ultra Eyeshadow Palette Flawless 4.

Matte highlight, applied to brow bone: Dahlia from Makeup Revolution – Makeup Revolution Ultra Eyeshadow Palette Flawless 4.

Eyebrows: NYX Professional Makeup – Micro Brow Pencil in Brunette. Essence – Make Me Brow Eyebrow Gel Mascara in 02.

Mascara: Marc Jacobs Beauty – Velvet Noir Major Volume Mascara

Lipstick: Clinique – Almost Lipstick in Black Honey.

Contour: Wet n Wild – MegaGlo Contouring Palette in Dulce De Leche.

Blush: tarte – Royal. This is limited edition but you may be able to find it online.

Highlight: Ofra Cosmetics – Nikkietutorials Everglow Highlighter, I used the medium shade.

What kind of tutorials would you like to see? What’s your favorite thing about the holidays?

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