Style Tips and Tricks: The Perfect Smokey Eye
The smokey eye is the perfect simple way to make your eyes pop and stand out, on a night out. Different colours and shades could be used to achieve this look depending on what looks best on you.
Follow steps achieve the perfect look.
Step 1: Apply some eye liner on your upper and lower lid. For the upper lid, make a thin line by staying as close to the eyelashes as possible. To make your eye appear slightly bigger, extend the eyeliner beyond your eye and give it a slight curve upward. For underneath the eye.
Step 2: Use a gray or silver color for the inner and lower part of your lid.You can also put some on the bottom, inner part of your eye. Always use a lighter color for this section of your eye when doing your eye-shadow.
Step 3: Use a neutral color for your eyelid above the crease and brush from the inside outward. Also brush up into your eyebrow.
Step 4: Now to create the dramatic look, use a black or dark gray eye-shadow, brush along your crease, from where your eyeliner ends into the middle of your eyelid. Put some black shadow along your eyeliner for a bolder look. Put some eye-shadow on the lower part of your eye, starting from the outside of the lid, working inwards.
Step 5: Now its time to blend this look together. Use a gray, or pale purple, Blend above your crease and outside of all the areas where you placed your black. Continue to blend along the bottom part of your eye.
Step 6: Put on your mascara. Some like to put it on before, however I would advice to apply the mascara last as eye-shadow can get stuck in your eyes.
Here is a list of products that you could use to achieve this look:
1. Maybelline "Define-A-Line" soft black
2. L'oreal paris "106 Boudoir Charme"
3. Maybelline “Expert Wear” Chai Latte
4. Mac "Black Tied" and "Flirty Number"
5. Maybelline "Define-A-Lash"Very Black.