Eye Makeup Tips: Get Those Smokey Eyes in Minutes

Question: What do Gigi Hadid, Kendall Jenner, Amber Heard, and Kate Mara have in common? Well, aside from their ravishing looks, they seem to have perfected the smokey eyes. I’m sure you’ve heard of this eye makeup favorite before but if you haven’t yet, well, listen up!

What is it?

CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 20: Kendall Jenner attends the Premiere of "Youth" during the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival on May 20, 2015 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

Smokey eyes is a dramatic style of eye makeup that that gives eyes a dark, smokey look, hence the name. As you can see in the images, celebs like Kendall, Gigi, and Amber are known to be smokey eyes fans. And why not? This eye makeup style surely makes them a lot sexier and sophisticated, right?

Why is it popular?


Why are smokey eyes popular, you ask? Well, first of all, they’re definitely sexy, hands down. Think of an eye makeup that can add a bit of sophistication and drama to your look—that’s what a smokey eye makeup can do. Secondly, this style of eye makeup is one of the most versatile, nowadays. Though it is initially a style that can only be worn in fancy occasions, it’s actually been breaking boundaries lately. That’s because celebs are seen wearing it not just in red carpet events, but in rock concerts concerts as well; not to mention how they’re wearing them in the streets nowadays. And naturally, the world is following suit.

How do they do it?


However, even though a lot of women would love to wear it, many skip it. Why? Well, many are intimidated with it, actually. That’s because most (if not all) think that it’s too hard to create. Aside from that, many also think that it’ll take a lot of time. Well, that’s true—-that is, if you don’t have the right tool and the know-how. If you’re interested in sporting this sultry look, read on.

Mastering the Smokey Eyes

Here’s what you’ll need:

1.) Eye shadow set with complete choices of colors and shades


2.) Dark eyeliner


3.) Dark mascara


Step by Step Guide

1.) Apply a base eye shadow, using a brush or a sponge, preferably a matte-nude shade. This will serve as the primer.

2.) Apply a slightly darker shade (a brown or a dusk shade) in the middle of your eyelid.

3.) Apply the darkest color (preferably black) at the outer ends of the eyes.

4.) Carefully blend all three colors with a soft brush or sponge. You’d know when they’re perfectly blended when edges of each layer are no longer defined.

5.) Curl the lashes and apply mascara and eyeliner.

That’s it! What did I say? Easy, right? And it’ll only take five minutes, tops. Now, you can achieve those sultry peepers a la Kendall or Amber wherever you go! Now when it comes to the products, you can check out quality cosmetics by clicking here or by clicking on the product images and the links. It will take you to the site of one of the most trusted cosmetics company in Korea. Check them out and get those dreamy, sexy eyes today!

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