When it comes to makeup, a classic smokey eyeshadow look is a timeless trend that will never go out of style. It’s a great way to add dimension and drama to your look, and it can be adapted to any occasion.
Whether you’re headed to a special event or just want to add some drama to your everyday look, the smokey eyeshadow look is an excellent choice.
If you’re new to makeup, the thought of achieving a perfect smoky eye can be daunting. But don’t worry – with the right makeup tools and eyeshadow colours, it’s not as difficult as it may seem.
Here’s how to apply smokey eyeshadow and achieve a stunning look.
First, start with a good eyeshadow primer base.
This will help the eyeshadow adhere to the skin and last longer. When it comes to the actual eyeshadow, you’ll want to pick a few shades that are similar in tone – usually a mix of dark and light colours. This will give you the depth and dimension you’re looking for.
Apply a light eyeshadow colour
The next step is to apply a light eyeshadow colour over the entire eyelid, up to the browbone. This will create a subtle base for your smoky eye look.
Using an eyeshadow brush, start by applying the lightest eyeshadow shade all over the lid. Work your way up to the crease, blending the colour as you go.
Build upon the base eyeshadow colour
Next, apply a medium shade of eyeshadow to the crease of your eye, blending it up and out for a subtle contour. For the most dramatic look, use a flat eyeshadow brush to apply a dark eyeshadow to the outer corner of the eye, blending it inwards and up towards the crease of the eye.
Blend the colours in the creases
Once you’ve reached the crease, use a darker colour to add some drama and definition. To finish off the look, use the lightest shade to highlight the browbone and inner corner of the eye. Make sure to blend all the colours together to create a seamless look.
Keep eyeshadow look lasting longer
You can also use eyeshadow primer to help keep the look in place throughout the day. And to really make the look pop, you can add some false lashes and a bit of eyeliner for an extra dramatic effect.
For a more dramatic smokey eyeshadow look
To add depth, use a black eyeliner to line the upper lash line, extending it slightly at the corner of the eye. You can also line the lower lash line, smudging it with a brush for a softer effect.
Finish the look with a few coats of mascara, and you’re done! With these simple steps, you can create a smoky eye look that’s perfect for any occasion. If you’re looking for even more tips and tricks for mastering the smoky eye look, don’t hesitate to explore the great selection of makeup products at B.U. Beauty.
By following these simple steps, you’ll be able to achieve the perfect smokey eyeshadow look. Just be sure to invest in a good eyeshadow brush and quality eyeshadow and you’ll be ready to rock the smoky eye look in no time!
At B.U. BEAUTY, we believe that mastering a smoky eye is a right of passage for makeup-lovers of any level. From glamorous red carpet looks to date night makeup to a night out with friends, this classic look is one of the most versatile and timeless eye makeup looks you’ll ever find.
While it might seem intimidating, achieving a sultry, smoky eye is actually quite easy when you break it down into simple steps. So, if you’re looking to master the art of smoky eyes, the makeup experts at B.U. Beauty are here to help.
To create the perfect smoky eye, you’ll need a few basic makeup items. Start by gathering your eyeshadow palette, a flat eyeshadow brush, black eyeliner, mascara, and a light eyeshadow colour.
With our selection of eyeshadow makeup brushes, you’ll find everything you need to create the perfect smoky eye look.