FFF: Smokey Green makeup look, YT tutorial + 3 contour techniques too!

Saturday 16 March 2013

Hello my lovely Frooti's and Frootettes!

I've finally managed to follow up with another video tutorial after my last debut in November-December (shocking, I know!). Not only that but I included 3 ways to contour, but did them all in one go for extra emphasis in this look.

I posted this look a couple weeks back on Instagram from my phone (I couldn't wait, obviously), so I've finally managed to edit the video and write up a blog post to go with it; go me!

Hope you enjoy this tutorial, thanks for the feedback from the last video, I've taken on board the comments and tried to make it better.

Products used:
> Naked 2 palette - Blackout, Tease, Foxy
> Vice palette - Junkie
> UD Perversion & Junkie 24/7 eye pencils
> NYC black liquid liner
> Daniel Sandler Jumbo Jet mascara
> Khuraira ACC in Light  
> ELF black cream eyeliner
> UD 24/7 concealer pencil in ATF
> UD Naked Skin in 7.0
> Illamasqua Blush Duo - Lover & Hussy (Lover only used)
> Sleek Contour Kit in Medium (matte brown shade & highlight only)
> UD Naked lip liner
> Illamasqua Immodest lipstick

After priming the eye with UDPP, I added Blackout (Naked 2) to the whole lid with the brush included in the UD Vice palette (flat shadow brush), extending it slightly beyond the outer corner of the eye. Using the fluffier crease brush on the other side of the brush, I blended back and forth to soften the harsh lines.
Foxy was added to the brow bone with a blending brush and blended slightly down. I then added Tease with a Sigma E45 tapered blending brush to the crease and blended between Blackout and Foxy.
I then added Blackout with a shorter buffing brush by Crownbrush to the bottom lash line and lined the inner eye with UD Perversion eye pencil. You can add more black to the lid if you've blended too much at this point. Add Junkie eyeshadow to the lids only with a flat eye shadow brush, then add Junkie eye pencil to the lower lashline too.
Clean up under the eye with a makeup wipe, then add NYC black liquid liner to the top lash line. Curl the lashes and add Daniel Sandler Jumbo Jet Mascara.
Conceal under the eyes with Khuraira ACC in Light, then blend upwards cleaning up the eyeshadow line with the Real Techniques Pointed Foundation brush.
Fill in the brows with an angled brush and ELF cream eyeliner in black.
For the rest of the face I then concealed with the UD ATF 24/7 concealer stick where needed, and used 3 different contour methods:
1) Add foundation 3-4 shades darker to the hollows of the cheeks. I used Graftobian HD Creme foundation in Midnight Marigold for my contours with the Real Techniques Pointed Foundation brush.
I then added Naked Skin foundation to the face with the UD Optical Blurring brush, but stippling/patting only around the contour area.
2) I then contoured lightly with the Real Techniques Contour brush and with Sleek's Face Form in Medium, using only the matte shade in the hollows of my cheeks again.
3) Another contour method which I have now adopted into my daily routine is simply using the Illamasqua Blush Up brush (review here). I stippled on the matte colour in the Face Form to the area needed and blended upwards with the brush and also with the RT Contour brush to blend even more.

I then added Illamasqua Lover blush to my cheeks with the UD blush brush and highlighted the top of my cheeks with the Face Form highlighter.
Finally I lined and filled the lips with UD Naked lip liner and added Illamasqua Immodest on top.
The YouTube video can be found here and I've added it below too; let me know your thoughts/recommendations as ever, I'm still new to the whole video thing and get mildly stressed out by the whole editing process! I'd love to make them more frequently but to be honest I find blogging easier.


If you do recreate this look, I'd love to see it so please feel free to leave a comment below with your link or you can tweet me =)



  1. Wow! You really did it well. Impressive~! Like it so much >.<


  2. SOOO beautiful and amazing! This shade of green is lovely on you <3

    1. Aww thank you Natalie, I'm in love with emerald green this year! <3 x

  3. Blogging is def a lot easier! Your vid was great though.. didn't seem like it was just your 2nd vid

    1. Aww thank you hun, means a lot as I was stressing over it lol! I had an idea of how I wanted it and it came out thereabouts so I'm just glad it's up finally =) xx

  4. A beautiful look! So flawless. btw what foundation colour are you in mac shades if you know

    Shana x

    1. Hi Shana, 've got a FAQ page (at the top) that answers that [http://frootibeauty.blogspot.co.uk/p/faq.html] but I'm usually an NC35 in MAC =)

  5. I really like this look :) keep it up :) I follow you a lot.

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  6. Great Post....very impressive, so beautiful & amazing. I appreciate your post. Great job keep it up!
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  7. Love this look definitely need to try this look out for my next occasion! :D

  8. Love this look definitely need to try this look out for my next occasion! :D


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