Smokey Brown Eyes Tutorial with Riri Hearts MAC Her Cocoa Eyeshadow Palette

Here's a quick and easy step-by-step Smokey Brown Eyes tutorial featuring the new eyeshadow palette: MAC Her Cocoa Eyeshadow palette from the Riri Hearts MAC Collection. Out of the two eyeshadow palettes, I've picked this one as I love warm neutral shades - they complement my skin tone perfectly. The eyeshadows themselves are good quality -- but more to come in my in depth review and swatches of the MAC Her Cocoa Eyeshadow palette.  In this tutorial, the colours I've used here are not particularly unique to MAC - you can find similar shades with different brands. This post is quite lengthy and picture heavy - be warned! xx

Products used
MAC Soft Ochre Paint pot
Riri Hearts MAC Her Cocoa Eyeshadow Palette
MAC Soba eyeshadow
MAC Smolder eye kohl
Lancome Cils Booster
Lancome Dolly Eyes Mascara

Sigma SS252 flat eyeshadow brush
Sigma Tapered fluffy blending brush
MAC 222 eyeshadow brush
MAC 228 eyeshadow brush
MAC 239 eyeshadow brush
MAC 234 eyeshadow brush
Essense of Beauty Fine Crease brush
Sigma S219 pencil brush
Shiseido eyelash curler

How -to:
1. Apply a skin coloured eyeshadow base all over the lid with a flat eyeshadow brush.
2. Using a fluffy blending brush, apply a creamy satin eyeshadow underneath the brow bone.
3. Using a stiff blending brush, apply MAC Soba eyeshadow to the crease.
4. With the same brush, apply a dark brown eyeshadow to the outer corners of the crease and blend.
5. With a firm eyeshadow brush, apply a warm bronze eyeshadow on the lid and blend out harsh edges.
6. Using a pencil brush, apply dark brown eyeshadow on the outer third of the lower lash line.
7. With a small eyeshadow brush, apply gold eyeshadow to the inner crease and the inner third of the lower lash line.
8. Using a fluffy blending brush, blend out harsh edges.
9. Using a black kohl pencil, line the upper lash line.
10. Blend this out with a stiff pencil brush.
11. Apply and blend the black kohl pencil to the lower lash line.
12. Apply mascara and curl the lashes.

What do you think? ♥

I don't often do eyeshadow tutorials as these making these posts require a lot of effort and are quite time-consuming, but if you learnt something or if you've enjoyed this tutorial, let me know and I will try to do more! 

Also, I'd love to see anyone recreate this look - send me a link below and I'll check it out!
Livia | Princess Livia



  1. Wow, I love the look and the tutorial, I'd be supperhappy if you do more posts like this one.
    By the way, newest follower here! :)


    1. Thank you Lou, and welcome to my blog! :)

  2. I linked you to my blog :) This smokey brown eyes look is fab! Imma try it out with dupes of the colour ;)

    1. Thanks! Don't forget to send me a link if you ever do post your fab look! x

  3. Wow! I can see it is really time-consuming! I mean with all step by step pics......very beautiful! I love neutral shades. It doesn't look bold and daring.


    1. It did take some time to do, but your comment makes me feel it was worth it. Thanks Kaye!

  4. wow! I just love it..your eyes looks wonderful using that palette

  5. wow I love this look! That palette looks good on your eyes


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