Black & Gold Gradient Effect Makeup Tutorial Step By Step


All products will be listed below. Most of these products can be found in your local grocerer, walgreens, CVS, walmart etc.

This tutorial also has a video to accompany it I will embed the video down below for a closer look at the steps and process after or as you read. Enjoy!

Get The Look

To create this look I first started out by priming and concealing the eye. Using a brown a tad darker than my skin I created a transition line.

I then took a skin tone powder and blended the two to create a flawless blend.

After which I added Bold Gold to the eyelid(all over). I then took my Maybelline Nude palette using the gold color and places this color all over the lid as well.

Now I grab my large pencil brush and pick up a matte black applying only to the outer corner of the eye. I then take my time and blend gold into black, black into gold several time creating a gradient effect.

Notice that I never blend then black into the crease, that was not the look I was going for. After blending the colors out I use my Wet n Wild Creme Eyeliner to completely line the eye.
I apply my kiss lashes using my revlon lash adhesive.

I then proceed to adding my foundation. During the application of my foundation I like to use my fingers. Lightly tapping the product into the skin gives a cleaner smoother finish.

After tapping it out I use my powder/foundation brush in a circular motion and continue to blend the product into the skin.

Following foundation I use my LA Girl HD Pro Concealer in Toffee to conceal under the eye, cupids bow, forhead, bridge of nose and chin. I also use my 15 color concealer palette to contour.

Taking a color a few shades darker than my own skin tone I add the contour under my cheeks on the temple area lower jaw bone and side of nose. This gives the face a chiseled professional finish.

I blend the product out with powder brush. Following this step I set the foundation with my Maybelline FIT ME pressed powder in Cappuccino. Now I use my Maybelline Falsies Big Eyes Mascara and

We’re Done!

Products Used
Makeup Forever HD Primer
Nars Illuminator: Orgasm
Maybelline Eyeshadow- Night Sky
Revlon Photoready Palette- Impressionist
Maybelline The Nudes Palette- Used Gold, brown(for transition color), and Black
Maybelline 24 hour Color Tatoo- Bold Gold
15 Color Concealer Palette
Milani bAKED Bronzer- Soleil
Maybelline FIT ME Liquid Foundation- Coconut #355
Maybelline FIT ME Pressed Powder- Cappuccino #340
Wet n Wild Creme Eyeliner-Little Black Dress
Any Brown Lip Liner
Kiss Eyelashes
Revlon Precision Latex Lash Adhesive

Types of Brushes Used:
Large Pencil Brush
Blending Brush
Foundation Brush
Powder Brush
Angled Blush Brush

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