I’ve been getting a lot of requests on Instagram and Twitter on how I create my basic smokey eyes and all the products I use to create them. It’s not so simple as it appears to be because you need to know first which sort of smokey eyes is meant for your eye shape .
My eyes are Almond shaped and that means I can almost go with any technique of application.To find your eyeshape and the right smokey eyes for you,Read here The right Smokey eye makeup for your eye shape.
I usually create 3 different types of smokey eyes but the objective is same for all.
- Start with a warm shade over your eyes : Red,Brown,Plum
- Apply black over the shade and it’s upto you if you want to let the warm shade peep out a bit.
- Blend the corners well
- Apply the warm shade under your lower lash line and later apply black over it
- Apply mascara and fake lashes
Products used :
- Mac Pro Longwear Concealer
- Maybelline Express® The Colossal® Waterproof Mascara
- Plum shade
- Urban Decay Naked Pallete 2 (Black Shade)
- Mac black Brow pencil
- New L’oreal Brow stylist mascara.
- MAC studio Fix Foundation in NW10
- Bobbi Brown sheer finish loose powder (Click the link for review )
You can replace black with any shade you like and also apply a slight of silver shimmer in the center of your eyelids to make your eyes appear larger.
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