The lazy girl smokey eye: an ode to low maintenance makeup | AD

Oct 24, 2018 | 2 comments

Am I the only one who’s already excited about December and the festive season in general? I know it’s a bit (a lot) too early to be thinking about but you know, time flies and I’m sure that before we know it December is already here. The first Christmas parties will kick off already from next month, so therefore I actually thought it was perfect timing to share a little festive makeup inspiration with you guys. I’m also gonna be doing some content over on Youtube with lots of inspiration for really simple but amazing party looks, that you can create with things you probably already have in your wardrobe.

This post is made in collaboration with Miild to celebrate the fact that they are now not only available in Denmark – they are also available in Germany and the UK via! Therefore I’ve been so lucky to treat one of you guys with some of my absolute favourite products of theirs, so I’ve got a giveaway going on over on my Instagram if you’re keen on participating in that – the competition is only for those of you who are living in either Germany or UK though. The winner will get 1x concealer palette, 1x concealer brush, 1x mineral powder and 1x kabuki brush. This is the best starter-kit if you’ve been wanting to try Miild for some time, and I use these products myself every single day! I’ll pick a winner the 31.10.18.

Er jeg den eneste, der så småt er begyndt at glæde sig til december og denne måneds festligheder? Jeg ved godt det er lidt (meget) tidligt, men tiden flyver simpelthen sådan afsted og jeg er sikker på, at før vi ved af det så er det 1. december. De første julefrokoster begynder for mange af os allerede fra næste måned, så derfor tænkte jeg at det var perfekt timing med lidt makeup-inspiration. Jeg kommer også til at lave lidt indhold ovre på Youtube med inspiration til super fine og simple outfits du kan sammensætte, med ting du garanteret allerede har i dit skab.

Dette indlæg er endnu engang lavet i samarbejde med yndlingsmærket Miild, for at fejre at de lækre produkter nu ikke blot er tilgængelige I Danmark og Tyskland, men nu også i Storbritanien via! Jeg har derfor været så heldig, at jeg må udlodde nogle af mine absolut favoritprodukter til én heldig vinder ovre på min Instagram – konkurrencen gælder dog i denne omgang kun for dem der bor i Tyskland eller UK. Præmien består af 1x concealer palette, 1x concealerbørste, 1x mineral pudder og 1x kabuki børste. Det er i min optik et rigtig lækkert starter-kit hvis du ikke har prøvet Miild før, og det er produkter jeg selv bruger hver eneste dag! Vinderen trækkes den 31.10.18.

As mentioned in my last makeup tutorial, one of the things I love about Miild is the fact that basically all of their products are multi-purpose. In this post I’ve given you my version of the “lazy girl smokey eye”. In general I’m not too crazy about full-coverage makeup looks, and I like it when my makeup is simple, natural and easy to maintain and touch up throughout the day and night. But of course that’s just my personal opinion! When I do want to give my look a little extra somethin’ somethin’ though, I like to focus on the eyes. A quick, easy and soft smokey eye has been a favourite of mine for years and it’s a look that is perfect to do if you’re going from desk to dancefloor in no time.

If you want to see how I do my base using Miild’s products, you can get a glimpse of that right HERE. Otherwise I start by priming my eyelids with the concealer, and then I apply the dark colour from the Light Earth palette on the entire lid. After that I apply the light colour in the Dark Stone palette in the outer V and in the crease, and I also drag a bit of it down along the lower lash line. Finally I finish up the look with a couple layers of mascara and some highlighter on the brow bone and in the inner corners of my eyes. Again I don’t apply any mascara on the bottom lashes, because I just like it better without. I feel like it’s more natural, even though this look is not what you would categorize as natural. But you know what I mean 😉

Som jeg også nævnte i min sidste makeup tutorial, så er én af de ting jeg elsker ved Miild det faktum, at stort set alle deres produkter er multi-funktionelle. I dette indlæg har jeg lavet mit bud på “the lazy girl smokey eye”. Jeg er generelt ikke til full-coverage makeup looks, og kan bedst lide makeup som er simpelt, naturligt og ikke mindst nemt at vedligeholde i løbet af dagen og aftenen. Men det er selvfølgelig en smagssag. Når jeg så endelig gerne vil give mit look lidt ekstra, så fokuserer jeg gerne på øjnene. Et super nemt og blødt smokey eye har været en favorit for mig i mange år, og det er også et look der er super nemt at lave i en fart, hvis du skal direkte fra job til julefrokost.

Hvis du vil se hvordan jeg lægger min base kan du evt. se DENNE video. Men ellers starter jeg med, at prime mine øjenlåg med concealeren, og derefter lægger jeg et lag af den mørke farve i paletten Light Earth på hele øjenlåget og fader det lidt ud langs den nederste vippekant. Jeg afslutter så med den lyse farve i Dark Stone Kittet i globelinjen og fokuserer især på det yderste V i øjenkrogen, for at gøre looket lidt mere dramatisk. Til sidst slutter jeg af med et par lag mascara og lidt highlighter under brynet og i øjenkrogen. Igen kan jeg bedst lide kun at påføre mascara på de øverste vipper. Jeg synes bare det ser mere naturligt ud, selvom dette look jo ikke nødvendigvis er hvad man vil kategorisere som det naturlige. I ved hvad jeg mener 😉

Small necklace from Neinties | Large necklace from Pamela Card

A brown smokey eye like this suits most people I think, and again it takes no time to make. Also if you make sure to really blend in the shadows it will last all night as well! I love putting together simple outfits and combine it with a makeuplook like this, and then also add a bit of extra bling with some gold jewelry for example. No matter what less is more is a winner for me, even when it comes to the festive season. What makes the real difference is all the little details (so kliché, but so true). And a big hooray for the fact that Miild is now available to more women in the world!

Et brunt smokey eye som dette er smukt til de fleste synes jeg, og igen så tager det bare ingen tid at lave. Og hvis blot man sørger for at blende skyggerne godt, så holder det også hele aftenen! Jeg elsker at sammensætte simple outfits med et makeuplook som dette, og så iøvrigt tilføje lidt ekstra bling i form af fx fine guldsmykker. I alle tilfælde gælder less is more selv når det kommer til festlige begivenheder, synes jeg. Der er det de små detaljer der gør den store forskel for mig. Og hurra for, at Miild makeup nu er tilgængeligt for flere kvinder i verden!


  1. Sandra

    Nice and simple! I like it. Thanks for sharing 🙂


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