Modern gothic makeup uses more deep jewel tones and less white pancake makeup. To create this look I started with a brightening face primer from Benefit (“that gal”) and ELF eye primer in Pearl.
Next I used Maybelline Dream Fresh BB cream in Light/Medium across my entire face.
I applied liquid concealer in Fair from ELF beneath my eyes and above my upper lip.
After blending in the concealer with a sponge, I applied liquid highlight from ELF in Glow along my nose and jaw and blotted it in.
I used a purple eyeshadow quad from Revlon (Berry Bloom) as my blush by running my brush through the three darker shades and then along my cheeks.
I used an Avon Glittersticks eyeliner pencil in Nocturnal to fill in my brows. I wanted thinner, darker brows so I made small outlines, then filled them in.
I used the Super Slim liquid eyeliner marker from L’Oreal in Black/Noir to draw small wings coming from the top and bottom of the outer corners.
I loaded a point brush with matte white eyeshadow powder from my large ELF palette.
I used that white directly beneath the browd to emphasize the brow shape.
Then I used my cleaned point brush to pick up a sparkling magenta shadow from the same palette.
I applied this liberally between the white shadow and eyelid creases.
I used an angled eyeliner brush to line beneath my eyes in LA Colors loose shimmering powder in Black Pearl. I held the brush in my dominant right hand and gently held a tissue just below the line to prevent black powder from falling onto cheeks.
Next I loaded an eyeshadow brush with the same black powder and spritzed the brush with ELF Makeup Mist and Set spray. I applied this damp shadow to my lids, preventing shadow fall out.
I used Maybelline Great Lash mascara in Brownish Black to separate my lashes.
Keeping with the berry color theme, I choose a purple-red gloss from Almay in Just Plum over Fierce lipstick from L’Oreal.
With my hair down for the finished look.