Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides Pirate Makeup Look | xSparkage

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides Pirate Makeup Look

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This look is another one inspired by Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, except this one is actually inspired by the film, not just nail polishes based off the film! :D

I really, really love how this look came out! It’s simple, sexy, and pretty much requires only two brushes. I think that this will be my go-to smokey eye from now on :D









Products Used:

Too Faced Shadow Insurance
MAC Tete-a-Tint Eyeshadow
MUD Espresso Eyeshadow

MAC Blanc Type Eyeshadow
MAC Surf The Ocean Crushed Metallic Pigment Stack (Gold)
Urban Decay Zero 24/7 Eye Pencil
Inglot #77 Gel Eyeliner

Lancome Mascara Primer
MAC Studio Fix Bold Black Lash Mascara

Benefit Hoola Blush
Tarte Exposed Amazonian Blush

ELF Heartbreaker Lip Stain



  1. amby

    May 24, 2011 at 5:55 am

    hey, i like this one better then the other pirates look. just want you to know that i have you to thank for my obsession with makeup. I would love a future in cosmetics but I’m still working on that part. :)
    i wear your looks a lot.. Just want you to know your awesome !!

  2. Djadzia

    May 24, 2011 at 6:07 am

    This is by far one of my favorite looks you’ve ever done! I’m in love. It’s sexy, simple, and beautiful, and could be worn for many different occasions. I was debating on getting that pigment stack, but after seeing this, I think I have to get it now.

  3. aze

    May 24, 2011 at 6:57 am

    i wish i could find something that stayed on my waterline so i could pull off your looks.. everything melts off instantly , even ud pencils :(

    • Steph

      May 25, 2011 at 1:36 am

      I have the same problem as you. I can not wear pencils because they either rub/melt off super fast or they don’t even mark my lid/waterline (like I’m using invisible ink or something). It’s sooo frustrating. The only liner I have found that actually works on me (and stays on all day) is Pixi gel liner. I would suggest trying that. Pixi is sold at Target where there are displays for you to try out.

    • Krista

      May 30, 2011 at 5:15 am

      Have you tried using a gel/cream liner? I used to have the same problem til I started doing that (and I’ve found UD pencils to be awful for waterline, not sure why everyone seems to love them so much). I use a super cheap one that is surprising amazing- Maybelline Eye Studio. (Comes in a little pot with a brush). Set with a good black shadow (I lovee sugarpill bulletproof) I’ve had it stay on all day and night.

    • Divyasree

      February 11, 2012 at 5:27 am

      Megnel02 on September 4, 2011 I love that its made of bbmoao which means it will be SUPER soft on babys skin.

  4. Carolyn

    May 24, 2011 at 7:19 am

    Leesha!! You look like a sexy pirate!! Love this :)

  5. Nancy H.

    May 24, 2011 at 7:51 am

    Looooove this look. Like it better than the first one. Great job. And it looks so great on you!

  6. Liza

    May 24, 2011 at 12:37 pm

    I love this look, very beautiful!

  7. MakeupbyThess

    May 24, 2011 at 12:51 pm

    That’s reeeaally pretty! looks great on you =)

    • Yamini

      February 8, 2012 at 7:23 pm

      I just boghut a trio of shadows… all neutrals great for doing the “gwen stefani look”. lol . My first nyx purchase and i can’t complain at all. The texture is really soft and super “blendable” (if thats a word.. ). Ulta stores have these bogo every now and then and i’m sure ya’ll already know but if you dont… sign up or get this stores “member card” and u’ll get coupons in the mail.. usually something like 3.50 off 10.00 and thats not bad at all. I agree with all of the above I too <3 MAC, but can’t afford it ALL the time.. especially the “trendy stuff” or things i might think are cute now and in a month be like ugh.. what was i thinkin? Better 4.00 then 14.00 mmm hmm!!

    • hecvprwdbg

      February 9, 2012 at 1:44 pm

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  8. xasperadastra

    May 24, 2011 at 2:44 pm

    this is great!!!!! I love your eyebrows in the picture…they are perfect!!!

  9. EVA

    May 24, 2011 at 2:58 pm


    THE LINK IS THIS ONE http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h5jduAtpClk

  10. littlepixie81

    May 24, 2011 at 3:10 pm

    Love this look! I may have to try it out for myself

  11. Rachael

    May 24, 2011 at 7:15 pm

    I tried this look this morning with the UD Naked Palette. I think it came out pretty good. Its obviously not as shiny with the gold color but it looks great. Love this look. This is by far one of my favorite looks that you have done EVER. This can be worn on the lighter side for an everyday look or you can make it darker and sexier for night time. LOVE LOVE LOVE this. I wish that you would do more looks like this.

  12. Beth

    May 25, 2011 at 12:40 am

    Once again, the pictures for this post are absolutely beautiful.

    I really appreciate that you’ve started to state the names of products in your videos again. If you used a product that I thought looked cool, I would definitely check back to your site to see what it was called. But, for whatever reason, it helps me better understand the looks you do because, if I know the product, I really understand the texture and shade of what you’re using before I go back to the blog. (Which makes me more likely to try it myself.)
    Thank you! :)

  13. Sarah

    May 25, 2011 at 12:42 am

    I am so excited to try this out. The browny-gold on top paired with that dark grey on the bottom is so devastatingly beautiful. Ahhh it just resonates with me so much, I love it ♥

  14. lindsie

    May 25, 2011 at 3:37 am

    You look so pretty!

  15. Veronica

    May 25, 2011 at 4:08 am

    Oh, I love this look. And your eyes look awesome, just like. Grey. So freaking cool.

  16. jessika

    May 25, 2011 at 5:14 am

    all i have to say ir yARGH!!!
    i think thats pirate for i like it

  17. Ali

    May 25, 2011 at 9:26 pm

    This is beautiful! I love the gold! We’re on the same wavelength of thinking gold is Pirates of the Caribbean. Same reason why I usually wear gold eyeshadow to work, I’m a pirate who loves gold, therefore, gold eyeshadow… ;)

  18. Caroline Carnivorous

    May 26, 2011 at 1:25 pm

    Love it!
    I usually wear a smokey eye like that for everyday when I bother to put on some xD
    But never thought of the gold! So I’ll be trying that this weekend c;

  19. Melody

    May 27, 2011 at 5:53 pm

    Oh, that Inglot black!!! I need that.

  20. Alexa

    May 28, 2011 at 5:34 am

    really love this look….couldn`t rezist it and just had to recreate it…awesome job Leesha ! Thumbs up!!!!

  21. Becca

    May 28, 2011 at 6:47 pm

    I dont care how lame I am….I did this look when I went to see the movie on Wednesday. Looks awesome, good work :D

  22. Amber J

    May 29, 2011 at 4:31 pm

    I love your camera! It really does capture your makeup well. :] And it looks fantastic! Fits the movie perfectly.

  23. Macy

    May 29, 2011 at 5:18 pm

    Beautiful leesha

  24. Macy

    May 29, 2011 at 5:20 pm

    Sorry I did it again but can you do a tutorial

  25. Tanya

    May 29, 2011 at 7:57 pm

    I also love Caribbean looks. Johnny Depp the Captain Jack Sparrow is my great artist.I have seen 1,2,3 and waiting for the 4. One of the grates movie ever the world. “Pirates of the Caribbean” is the greatest production of Bruckheimer and Rob Marshall.

  26. Christina

    June 1, 2011 at 2:20 am

    i love you leeesha!!!! I just don’t understand why you cut out a lot of the hard parts, then when the video goes back, it looks perfect. You skip over it and I don’t know how to do it.. Like when you put the eyeliner on and smudged it.. Didn’t look great cuz it was getting messy, then you completely skipped over the part we need to see the most

  27. Inge

    June 1, 2011 at 2:40 pm

    I love the gold you’ve juse it looks like you applied it wet it’s so pigmented

  28. Shelley

    June 20, 2011 at 8:00 pm

    Just warning those with contact lenses to be careful when applying the cream eyeliners or gel eyeliners to your waterline. I have used MAC Fluidline in the past to line my waterline and it has gotten on my contact lenses – was very hard to remove from the lenses! A good solution is to let the liner dry first before blinking.

  29. Ellen

    June 23, 2011 at 10:31 am

    i have dark brown/green eyes so when i try a smokey look it makes my eyes look really small. What shade of eye shadow would be suited to my eyes ???.P.S great look :)

  30. Joey Bear

    July 22, 2011 at 7:41 pm

    i love this look and actually done this look.

  31. Hannah

    March 4, 2012 at 5:22 am

    hey does anyone know a good dupe for that gold pigment??? if anyone does i would really like to know thanx :)

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