The classic smokey eye never goes out of style and suits everyone. Using a pale nude color, fill in the entire eyelid, even covering the crease. On the center, apply a copper shade of eyeshadow and blend the harsh edges out with a blending brush, taking the color outwards. Use a brush to smudge the black shadow to create a smokey effect.
Avoid shades that overpower your natural spark and limit the darker shadows to the crease, to amplify the look. Really focus this darker color in your crease so you aren't going too high up toward the brow bone or too far down your lid. To create a sexy, smoldering effect, look no further than deep cobalt blue, especially for brown eyes.
Next, apply the metallic blue eyeshadow. Next I am going to go in with the shade Roxanne and apply it under and slightly on the black shade I applyed to sort of mix them together. Make sure you highlight your eyebrow bone and the inner corner of your eyes with a lighter shade of eyeshadow to make your eyes look more awake and youthful.
The deep natural color of brown eyes permits you to wear bright colors for a playful look and even the darker tones that other women have to pass on. The key is to avoid errors in highlighting with the wrong hues or contouring with tones that are too strong and overpower your natural brown eyes.
Make sure that your medium (lid) color does not have a harsh divide with your dark (crease) color. The best makeup brush for a smoky eye is a domed eyeshadow brush, which is rounded at the top. Line your upper lashline with a liquid or gel eyeliner and create a wing.
Using the same eyeshadow, define your lower lashline. With a black kohl pencil, define your lower waterline and lashline, tracing a wing with the pencil. She shows you where to put each shade and even how to perfect the winged eyeliner technique. There are endless ways to do a bang-up job with your eyes and we have some of the best eye makeup looks lined up for you.
Step 8: When it comes to your lip makeup, you can either leave it subtle using just a dusty rose lip-gloss (Vintage and Undresses lip-glosses from ABH) or create a more intense look by opting for a dark burgundy lipstick with a matte effect (Heathers from ABH).
With an angled brush, blend out the product on your lower lashline till it looks soft and blended. Using a plum shade such as MAC Eye Shadow Sketch , add in some drama and definition to your peepers. I'm using a flat blending brush and just pushing the color into my eyelid, and gently blending it over toward the middle of my eye from the corner.
Also, use this to define the outer corners of your lower lashline. Again, blend the dark color into the light gold and pink. The darkest part should always be the point at the upper edge of your lash line. Any brown-eyed ladies are unaware classic brown smokey eye of the different ways to use makeup in order to make their eyes pop.
It gives me a smooth, even base to work from when I am applying my eyeshadow. Put your darkest color along the lashline. Tightline the inner rim of your lash line nearest your tear duct by your nose with a white eyeliner pencil. For the crease, use the blush pink eyeshadow.
When done properly the smokey eye is sexy and sophisticated, and with the option to create the look with different shades ranging from browns and golds to greys and blacks, you can wear the look for numerous occasions. Only use your darkest shadow till halfway up your eyelid.
There are many types of eyeliner available for brown eyes, so try a few colored khols before you settle for the classical brown or black. These different shades blend together to create the perfect contoured and dramatic look. Tbh, your "eyelashes" look like two giant mustaches on you eyelids.