Watch 'Vivrant Thing': Master The Purple Sunset Smoky Eye By Learning This Blending Technique

YouTube Star Destiny Lashae teaches us a new eye makeup look and how to highlight and contour.
Jazmin Brooks Feb, 26, 2019

Welcome to ESSENCE’S Vivrant Thing, your destination for all things Black beauty—where tutorials come to life and our melanin is celebrated in a way that only ESSENCE can. This episode of Vivrant Thing teaches you how to create the Purple Sunset Smoky Eye.

Bring together some of the most beautiful shades of orange and purple to produce a colorful yet sultry smoky eye. Destiny Lashae gives us an in-depth tutorial on how to create this look. Just a little hint: It’s all about blending. You’ll learn how to seamlessly combine eye shadows and sculpt your face by highlighting and contouring.

Watch the video above for a step-by-step makeup tutorial. And make sure to watch Vivrant Thing every week to learn a new beauty lesson.