The classic smokey eye never goes out of style and suits everyone. Create a wing along your upper lashline using a blue eyeliner. To begin, apply primer or a concealer on your eyelids. Next up, apply a shimmery shadow in soft rose pink into the crease of the eye and slightly above it. Blend lightly into the crease, ensuring a gradual mix of the two shades.
Using a flat brush, apply nude shimmer eyeshadow. Gently apply a hint of brown eyeshadow in the crease and towards the outer corner of your eyes. You can blend this color upwards beyond your crease and into your highlighter if you want. Curl your lashes and apply two coats of mascara to finish.
Apply highlighter on the apples of your cheeks and under the arch of your eyebrows to create a healthy, natural-looking glow. Apply gold eyeshadow towards the inner corner of your eyelid. Use a primer and cover your eyelid with a nude eyeshadow. Step 7: To add more drama to your look, apply black gel eyeliner to the waterline (Inglot AMC Gel Eyeliner #77).
Featuring affordable eyeshadows from the brand Makeup Geek, I have gone for a neutral brown shade selection. As with all eye makeup looks , apply a nude primer all over your eyelids to set the eyeshadows and make sure the effect lasts all day long. Using the same technique as for a classic smoky eye, use your lightest shade of eyeshadow on the inside corners of your eyes and directly under your eyebrow, above your crease.
Look at the subtle tones in your eyes that you want to bring out and choose shades similar to those. If you're unsure which color to use, look for an eye shadow set that includes three or four complementary colors. Tightline the inside rims of your eyes to add extra darkness.
Apply a nude eyeshadow to your eyelids for a base. To add more drama to your smoky eye, tightline your eyes This is when you use your eyeliner to draw a line on the inner-rim of your eyes, located directly under your upper lashes and above your lower lashes.
Apply the light nude eyeshadow shades from The Blushed Nudes® Eye Shadow Palette on the lids. Use a metallic black shimmer eye shadow to dust over the eyelids, breaking the matte effect and leaving a glittering finish. Add definition to the lower waterline using a black eyeliner or kohl.
Traditionally, smokey eyes are renowned as a gorgeous nighttime makeup look. For daytime wear, I recommend you choose neutral colors for brown eyes to obtain a natural look and make your eyes appear bigger. Green eye makeup is one of those perfect pairings that goes hand in hand with brown eyes.
With a black eyeliner pencil, color your eyelid leaving a gap at the center, as seen in the image. I've picked up a smaller, round eyeshadow brush for this shade, because I don't want this color in as much area as the previous colors. Follow this up with a lighter makeup for WOC color and apply it all over the eyelid, ending right beneath the crease.
Step 5: Use a metallic silver eyeshadow to highlight the inner corner of the eyes, while also making them look bigger and brighter (Metal from ABH). If you have green flecks in your eyes, make your hazel eyes stand out by using violets, dark brown, kakis or vanilla tones.
Classic smokey eyes are extremely dark and involve colors like gray, black, and dark brown. Apply the chestnut color right into the crease in a windshield-wiper motion. Use your finger or a brush to apply an even, mattifying primer that will help set the shadows to come.
With a flat brush, apply the blue eyeshadow on the outer corner of your upper eyelid. To achieve that sexy smoky effect, apply a dark gray color along the crease of the eye, blending it gently from left to right as well as onto the outer corner of the eyelids.