Smokey Eyes Makeup : Step by Step Tutorial For Beginners!

Smokey Eyes Makeup

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.

Smokey Eyes Makeup Step By Step Tutorial

Smokey Eyes Makeup

1. Make Sure Your Makeup Stays for Longer Duration

Eye Makeup Guide

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.

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

2. Use Concealer

How To 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 under the eyes and blend it properly. Follow it up with a translucent powder to get ready for the perfect look.

3. Use Eyelash Curler

How to 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

How To Choose 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

How To 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.

A must read quick guide to anything and everything about eyeliners!

6. Use Highlighter

How To 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

How To 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.

Explore here how to apply mascara perfectly…

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.

Creamy Eye Shadow For Eye Makeup

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.

How To Blend Eye Shadows

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.

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.

Make Your Eyes To Look Big
Step 5: Complete your look with a mascara. Apply an even coat of mascara on the eyelashes.

Complete Your Eye Makeup With A Mascara

Do you know how to do eye makeup for brown eyes in the perfect manner? Read more…

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.

How To Apply A Light Shadow On The Eye Base

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.

Copper Or Brown Shadows For Blue Eyes

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

Copper Shadow For The Lower Eyelid

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

Golden Shadow For A Shimmery Look

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

Dark Brown Eyeliner For Blue Eyes

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.

How to Use A Mascara On The Eyelashes

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.

Light Eye Shadow For Green Eyes

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.

Green Shadow For Green Eyes

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

Green Shadow For Lower Eye

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

Golden Shadow For Green Eyes

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

Green Eyeliner For Green Eyes

Step 6: Use a mascara on the eyelashes.

Mascara For Green Eyes

The perfect Smokey cat eye look is now ready.

Look at the easy green eyes makeup guide to add sparkle to your beautiful eyes….

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.

Peach Shade For Black Eyes

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.

White or Silver Highlighter For Black Eyes

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.

Black Eyeliner To Make Eye Look Big

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

Mascara For Black Eyes

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.

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I am an avid follower of natural home remedies and DIY beauty tips. Originally from Orissa, I am am currently stationed in Bengaluru, India. I am also a passionate traveller. Gathering knowledge about the hidden herbal gems from our kitchen and home garden is what I love the most. I am here to share my research about health, beauty and wellness with the world.

3 comments

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    Kathy hanie

    What about Hazel eyes? You have nothing about that!

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    angeline

    very nice i like at last i have an idea.

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    huile essentielle origan

    At this time I am ready to do my breakfast, once having my breakfast coming over again to read additional
    news.

    Reply

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