Refined Glow Photo Tutorial

This look combines warm, rich browns with a medium gold for a subtle yet glowing smokey eye. Follow this step-by-step photo tutorial to recreate this look that will have you dazzling from dusk ‘til dawn!


Makeup Geek Eyeshadow in Vanilla Bean

Makeup Geek Eyeshadow in White Lies

Makeup Geek Eyeshadow in Cocoa Bear

Makeup Geek Eyeshadow in Desert Sands

Makeup Geek Eyeshadow in Americano

Makeup Geek Foiled Eyeshadow in Magic Act

Makeup Geek Foiled Pigment in Intermission

Makeup Geek Foiled Pigment in Supernatural

Makeup Geek Full Spectrum Eye Liner Pencil in Espresso


Makeup Geek Soft Dome Brush

Makeup Geek Small Crease Brush

Makeup Geek Pointed Crease Brush

Makeup Geek Pencil Brush

Makeup Geek Foiled Brush


  • After applying your favorite eyelid primer, set the eye area with Vanilla Bean and a soft dome brush.
  • Highlight the brow bone with White Lies using a small crease brush.
  • For a transition shade, sweep Desert Sands into the crease and lower lash line, with a soft dome brush.


To add dimension, blend Cocoa Bear into the crease and lower lash line with a pointed crease brush.


With a small crease brush, apply Americano to the outer corner of the eyelid to further define this area.


Blend Americano along the lower lash line using a pencil brush.


  • With a foiled brush, pat the foiled pigment in Supernatural to the center of the eyelid and blend into Americano to ensure there aren’t any harsh edges.
  • Using the same brush, apply Intermission on the inner lid and blend into Supernatural.
  • Highlight the inner corner of the eye with Magic Act using a small crease brush.


To complete this look, apply mascara, your favorite pair of lashes and the Full Spectrum eye liner pencil in Espresso to the waterline

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