How To Do Makeup Step By Step



The classic smokey eye never goes out of style and suits everyone. Finally, apply black mascara and false eyelashes (Red Cherry #43) if you want to take this look from day to night. Take your medium shade of eyeshadow and start from halfway up your eyelid, sweeping towards your crease. With the blending brush, blend out the colors for a seamless effect.

Apply the plum eyeshadow towards the outer corner of your eyelid and blend it along with the eyeliner. Now switch to a clean, round, soft eyeshadow brush, and gently go over your crease to blend the colors together. Sweep inwards with your dark shadow, going to only about halfway across your lower lashes.

Unlike green or blue eyes, there isn't a complementary color for brown eyes per se. Because this color actually consists of a combination of blue, yellow and red, there are not many restrictions when it comes to makeup ideas for brown eyes. Start with priming your eyes and applying a nude eyeshadow all over your eyelid.

Begin by drawing a solid black line along the upper lash line using a kohl eyeliner in deep black. However, smokey eyes don't need to stay confined to nighttime hours after the sun goes down. Round off the glamorous look with generous lashes of black mascara. Apply eyeshadows on the eyelids.

Avoid using more than two coats of mascara so that you don't create unsightly clumps and lumps in your lashes. Be sure to blend it at the inside corners with your highlighter, so that there isn't a harsh divide between the two colors. Use a smudging brush to create a soft, smokey effect on the lower lashline.

Apply the plum eyeshadow towards the outer corner of your eyelid and blend it along with the eyeliner. Now switch to a clean, round, soft eyeshadow brush, and gently go over your crease to blend the colors together. Sweep inwards with your dark shadow, going to only about halfway across your lower lashes.

Be sure to use a concealer and eyeshadow primer to prep your lids before applying the smoky eye. Doing this will help the colors meld together and will get rid of any harsh lines you may have created when applying the different colors of eyeshadow. Apply a tiny layer of the mixing gel to your middle eyelid with a flat shadow brush.

For my eyeshadow, I'm using the Jaclyn Hill Morphe Palette. The same should be done for the color that has been placed underneath your eyes. Apply a dab of metallic highlighter to the inside corner of your eye as well as right on the brow bone. Fill the remaining area with some shimmery gold eyeshadow.

Take a gunmetal gray color and apply it all along the crease of the eyes, blending as you go. Apply the same color to the outside of the lower lash line and brow bone to create a highlighted glow. Apply it to your upper lashes first, and then a quick coat to your bottom lashes.

Line your upper lashline while holding the pencil as close to the lashline as possible. When you're doing a smokey eye, make sure you use a concealer for your under eye circles to avoid raccoon-eyes. For even more color dimension, lightly dust an orange eyeshadow to the inner corner of your lower lash line and olive green to the top lash line.

Next up, line your lower lash line with black eyeliner and then smudge it ever so slightly to achieve a smoky effect. Using a flat brush, cover your eyelid with the nude eyeshadow as a base and so your rose gold pops out. I made my brush wet before dipping it into the shadow, to classic brown eyeshadow give the color extra intensity as I was applying it. Im using this color over my lid, and under the crease, but blending upward into the crease so the colors blend together naturally.

Apply the deep brown eyeshadow towards the outer corner of your eye and in the crease area. Now cover the gold shadow with a burgundy eye shadow going up above the crease and into the corner of the eye, creating a subtle cat-eye shape. Take a black kajal eye pencil and trace a thick line all along the upper lash line.

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