Affordable Makuep Look: Smokey Eye

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Have you ever wanted a sultry makeup look but don't want to spend a lot of money? For the month of February, I will be doing full makeup looks with a review to test out different makeup products. This makeup look + review consists of only affordable brands that can be used to create a Basic Smokey Eye. I found affordable foundation, concealer, eye shadows, lipsticks, setting powder and primers. That can work for all skin types and help you get that full sultry look without having to break your bank!  Starting off with the face I used Motives® for La La Color Perfection Quad foundations that come in a quad of 4 different shades of Medium or Dark. Then for concealer, I wanted to cover my dark circles up more so, I used Your Skin But Better™ CC+™ Cream with SPF 50+ in shade Deep using a CC+ Cream as an under eye concealer has worked for me in fitting my shade for my skin tone. 

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For my eyes, I used Motives® Lash Primer as a base to add texture to lashes so they appear thicker and fuller. Then I applied Motives® False Eyelash with Motives® Lustrafy Waterproof Mascara mix together with Motives® Fiber Lush Mascara so lashes can be long-lasting and have a bold thick look. Top the eye off with Motives® Mavens Element eyeshadow in color black and brown.

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For my Lips, I used Yves Saint Laurent Lipstick paired with M.A.C Lip Pencil in Purple to line up corners. My highlight and contour I used M.A.C Gold Deposit on my cheekbone, top of the upper lip, chin and nose. For contour, I used M.A.C Sculpting Powder in Deep Dark.

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Ashley Opoku is an African American Entrepreneur and Blogger from New York City.

She currently is also a Beauty Influencer and Makeup Artist. She founded Akua Ashley blog in 2015 to help women or men navigate beauty or style needs in all Beauty, Fashion, and Makeup.

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