Quick and Easy Glitter Purple Eye Makeup Tutorial

Chloe Gillian
by Chloe Gillian
9 Materials
10 Minutes

If you love sparkly, shimmering eyeshadow, you’re in for a treat.

Today, I'm going to be showing you how to create a really pretty glitter purple eye makeup look. Follow along as I show you what to do step by step.

Tools and materials:

  • Eyeshadow primer
  • Cream eyeshadow
  • Sparkly eyeshadow
  • Makeup brushes
  • Eyeshadow
  • Eyebrow comb
  • Eyelash curler
  • Mascara
  • Lip gloss
Applying primer

1. Eyeshadow primer

Start by applying eyeshadow primer. Put it on your eyelids and along your lower lash line, and then blend it in with your fingers.

Adding cream eyeshadow

2. Cream eyeshadow

Next, apply a shimmery cream eyeshadow to your eyelids, which will work as a base to help you powder eyeshadows last longer and be more vibrant.

Adding sparkly eyeshadow

3. Sparkly eyeshadow

Now, take a sparkly light pink eyeshadow and apply it to your eyelids.

Adding sparkly eyeshadow

Then, go in with a medium mauve purple and apply it to your crease as a transition color.

Adding sparkly eyeshadow

Proceed to take a darker purple, apply it to the outer corner, and blend it into the crease.

Adding sparkly eyeshadow

Take an even darker plum-purple and just focus it on the outer corner. We’re just building up all of these colors.

Adding sparkly eyeshadow

Now, take a vibrant dark purple and apply that to the outer corner and crease just to brighten things up a bit.

Adding sparkly eyeshadow

Next, take a light shimmery color and just apply that on your brow bone and in the inner corner.

Adding sparkly eyeshadow

Take the medium purple we applied to the crease as a transition color and apply that along the lower lash line.

Adding sparkly eyeshadow

Then, take the vibrant purple shade and apply it to the outer corner of the lower lash line.

Filling in brows

4. Eyebrows

Take an eyeshadow shade that matches your coloring (I’m using a reddish-brown color) and use it to fill your eyebrows in.

Then, blend them out with an eyebrow comb and set them back into place.

Applying mascara

5. Mascara

Curl your eyelashes and apply two coats of black mascara.

Applying lip gloss

6. Lip gloss

The final step is to add a touch of lip gloss.

Glitter purple eye makeup

Glitter purple eye makeup

Here is the finished shimmering purple eye makeup look, and I think it looks gorgeous.

The trick when creating a glittery look like this is not just to use one shade of eyeshadow but use different shades of the same color to really work up the depth and intensity.

Glitter purple eye makeup

I’m really happy with the final look and hope you’ll give it a go for yourself!

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Suggested materials:
  • Eyeshadow primer
  • Cream eyeshadow
  • Sparkly eyeshadow
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