It is said that eyes speak a thousand words. Smokey eyes makeup looks attractive and each of us wants to know more about it. It is an ideal look for the parties and functions. Smokey eyes look really beautiful and go well with every outfit. This makeup is mostly portrayed for night time events. Usually, you see your favorite celebrities wearing this perfect eye look and wish if you could have one.

We, therefore, bring to you in detail, how to do Smokey eyes followed by make-up tips and tricks.

Smokey Eyes Makeup Step By Step Tutorial

Smokey Eyes Makeup

1. Make Sure Your Makeup Stays for Longer Duration

Make sure your makeup stays for longer duration

First and foremost, before you think about how to make Smokey eyes step by step, it is very much important that your makeup should stay for a longer duration. Therefore, it is necessary to take precautions to avoid smearing. As a first step, always apply a primer and blend it properly over the eyelids and under eyes. This will keep the eye makeup intact for several hours, thereby preventing smearing.

2. Use Concealer

Use concealer

Most of us have dark circle problems and it will definitely spoil the look. Therefore use a concealer under your eyes. With the help of a makeup brush, dab concealer beneath the eyes and blend it properly. Follow it up with a translucent powder to get ready for the perfect look.

3. Use Eyelash Curler

Use eyelash curler

To get sexy eye lashes, use the eyelash curler. It is easy to use this curler. You need to clamp down the eyelashes with this curler and hold it for 5-10 seconds before releasing it. You will get the perfect eyelash curls for the sultry eyes. In case, you want these curls to last longer, it is better to heat curler by blowing hot air to it before curling and then use the same.

4. Decide the Eye Shadow

Decide the eye shadow

The next step is to decide which eye shadow you want to apply on the eyes. It is important to know how to apply Smokey eye shadows. It is always better to select dark eye shadow for Smokey eyes. You can use the usual shades like black, brown or gray shades. If you want to have unique sexy eyes, you can opt for blue, green or golden shimmery shades as well. It gives a spark to your eye makeup. Use an angled brush and apply the shadow on the lower lash lines.

5. Use Eye Pencil

Use eye pencil

Use an eye pencil to define the outlines of the eyes. Gently draw a line on the top and bottom eyelashes. Remember, not to have any gaps in between the lines. It will give an ugly appearance to the eyes.

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6. Use Highlighter

Use highlighter

Always use a highlighter which tends to open up the eye area. Apply the highlighter on the brow lines and in the corners of the eyes. It is better to use a shimmery highlighter for attractive eyes. Also, do not apply the highlighter all over the eyelids. This will mask the effect of Smokey eyes.

7. Apply Mascara

Apply mascara

The final step is to apply mascara over the curled eyelashes giving it the perfect look. Start applying the mascara from the root of the lashes and proceed towards the tip. Close your eyes and allow the mascara to dry. It may otherwise lead to smudging.

After having learned the basics of how to do Smokey eyes, we should explore different aspects about the same. It is a common observation that people have black, brown, green or the less common blue eyes. It is essential to know how to apply Smokey eye makeup for the various shades of black or brown eyes.

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Let us begin with brown eyes.

How to Do Smokey Eye Makeup for Brown Eyes?

Step 1: First, prefer a black base on the upper eyelid. Use a brush and apply the black shadow on the eyelids, lash line and crease of the eyes. It is better to use a creamy eye shadow or an eye pencil rather than powdered form.

Step 2: Apply a lighter shade to the upper half of the eyelid and blend the eye shadows with a blending brush. Blend it in small circular motion. Always, use a blender brush to blend from the lower end of the lighter shade so as to prevent any differentiation between both the shades.

Step 3: Use a lighter shade to highlight the brow bone. If the base shade is black, it is better to use a white or silver shade on the brow bone. It needs to be two contrasting shades for a perfect look. Also use some shimmery shadows on the inner corner of the eyes for a shimmery effect. It is better to use a golden shade for highlighting brown eyes.

Step 4: Apply eyeliner on the upper and lower eyes. If you want your eyes to look big and pop out, extend the lines slightly on the outer corner of the eyes and connect well.

Step 5: Complete your look with a mascara. Apply an even coat of mascara on the eyelashes.

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How to Do Smokey Eye Makeup for Blue Eyes?

Step 1: Apply a light shadow on the eye base. It is better to select a shadow matching the skin color or the foundation shadow.

Step 2: Select a darker shade such as copper or brown and apply it on the lower half of the eyelids. In the crease and corners of the eye, apply a deeper chocolate brown or bronze shadow. Blend the shadows with the help of the blending brush to prevent any hard lines.

Step 3: In the base of the lower eye, apply the copper shadow similar to the lower eyelid. Blend it properly.

Step 4: Take a golden shadow and dab it from the inner corner of the eye till the center for a shimmery look.

Step 5: Use a dark brown eyeliner and draw a perfect thin line on both upper and lower eyelids.

Step 6: Use a mascara on the eyelashes. It is better to curl the lashes with the help of a curler and then apply mascara. This will make your eyelashes look thick and beautiful.

Your Smokey blue eye make-up is now complete for sparkling and shimmery eyes.

How to Do Smokey Eye Makeup for Green Eyes?

Step 1: Apply foundation on the lower and upper eyelids followed by a light eye shadow.

Step 2 Green shadow enhance the eye look for green eyes. Select a green shadow and apply it on the lower half of the upper eyelid. Blend it nicely to get a cat’s eye look.

Step 3: In the base of the lower eye, dab the green shadow. Blend it properly.

Step 4: Take a golden shadow and dab it from the inner corner of the eye till the center for a shimmery look.

Step 5: Use a green eyeliner and draw a perfect thin line on both upper and lower eyelids.

Step 6: Use a mascara on the eyelashes.

The perfect Smokey cat eye look is now ready.

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How to Do Smokey Eye Makeup for Black Eyes?

Step 1: First, prefer a lighter base on the upper eyelid. Use gentle colors like light brown shade or peach shade. With a blending brush, blend the shadows perfectly.

Step 2: Apply a darker shade to the upper half of the eyelid such as black shadow and blend the eye shadows with a blending brush. Blend it in small circular motion.

Step 3: Use a lighter shade to highlight the brow bone such as white or silver shade on the brow bone.

Step 4: Apply a black eyeliner on the upper and lower eyes. If you want your eyes to look big and pop out, extends the lines slightly on the outer corner of the eyes and connect well.

Step 5: Apply an even coat of mascara on the eyelashes.

Conclusion

It is undoubtedly true, that if you follow these steps your eyes will definitely grab the attention of the people. It is, therefore, useful to follow this Smokey eye tutorial for beginners and get those sexy eyes. You can spend several dollars to get it done by a professional or can follow these simple steps for beautiful eyes.