DIY : Easy Steps To Smoky Eye Makeup

chanel eyeshadow quad in beige

1.Pick a multitonal eye-shadow palette, like the  one at left. Prime your lid by patting on regular foundation — it’ll form a base  for your makeup to stick to.

smoky eye how to

2.Dip the tip of a dampened makeup brush into the  darkest shadow, and draw a line across your upper and lower lash lines.

smoky eye how to

3.Before the shadow dries, look up and blink—this  marks a line on your skin in the creases, which you’ll want to fill up to with  your contouring, medium shadow.

4.Rub the softest color in your palette above the  creases and up to the brow bones to highlight.

5.Sweep the light, pearly shadow around the  corners of your eyes to make them seem larger (you can even dust a little under  your lower lashes to offset dark circles).

6.Trace on one last layer of the darkest color as  liner, and smudge it with your finger or a cotton swab for a blurred effect.

  

7. For extra oomph, curl your lashes, and coat on  the deepest, darkest mascara you can find.

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One thought on “DIY : Easy Steps To Smoky Eye Makeup

  1. Amazing tutorial! Really love the layout! What program do you use to make them if you don’t mind me asking? Adobe Illustrator?

    We just started out our own beauty blog and would love your support. Our most recent post is a makeup tutorial for a girls’ night out/date night look, would be great if you could check it out http://rubenesquebeautyblog.wordpress.com/2013/06/21/makeup-tutorial-perfect-date-night-look/ 🙂 Other posts include a guide to the perfect starter brush kit and an eyeshadow colour guide based off eye colour. 🙂 The full site is http://rubenesquebeautyblog.wordpress.com/ we also have an instagram @rubenesquebeautyblog so if you have one too follow us and hit us up with a comment so we can find you 🙂

    Hope you are having a lovely day xo

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