The classic smokey eye never goes out of style and suits everyone. 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.
Blend the two shades using a fluffy brush. In fact, your natural eye color permits your different tones of brown, golden, bronze, navy blue and charcoal. There are many different variations of smokey eyes that make this style perfect for a wide variety of occasions beyond the classic fancy night out.
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.
Curl your eyelashes and apply two coats of mascara to lift up your eye instantly. Apply black eyeshadow along the crease of your eye and upper lashline. Wear this dark sixties-style eye makeup, and you're bound to make a grand entrance. Different shades of gray and moss look extremely well on you, as well as metallic hues that bring out the spark in your eyes.
The first thing that you need to do is put a light brown color on your eyelids. Whenever you need to apply more of your dark shadow, start at this point and work inwards or upwards. Next comes the crease of the eyes. End it in a tapered line slightly before the edge of your eyeshadow (where the darkest part meets your un-shadowed skin).
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.
Apply the beige eyeshadow to your crease area lightly. Use pitch-black eyeliner to accentuate your smoky eye. The trick here is to blend properly and to use eyeshadows that are pigmented enough. Apply a primer or concealer to your eyelids. Warm-toned ladies - choose a bronzed brown color to fill in your entire eyelids, taking care not to color in above the crease of your lids.
Start by applying an eye makeup primer. Start by covering the entire eyelid with a primer and then a light neutral shade close to your classic brown makeup skin color. Lashes galore and a bold cat eye are Nicki Minaj's cup of tea. Have a large fluffy brush, makeup remover and q-tips on hand to fix any mistakes or loose shadow on your cheeks.
Now you can apply your liner and lashes. Using either liquid eyeliner or a pencil, draw solid lines all around the eyes. Makeup Revolution's Ultra eyeshadow palette in ‘Mermaids Forever' can be used to achieve this look. Begin at the outside corner of your eyes, and sweep in a ‘C' shape from the about halfway inwards (from the outside of your face) on the lash line, back up and around to about halfway inwards on the crease of your eyelid.
For a smudgy look, draw a thick line across the top of your lash line, and then use your fingertip or a small eyeshadow brush to smudge and blur the line. Apply your favorite dark shade to the inner rim of your eyes, followed by the outside upper lash lines too.
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.
This style keeps the eyeshadow at a light nude shade until it introduces a darker shade right at the outer corner. Using a thin brush, trace a wing from your upper lashline that connects to the crease line (it looks like a leaf), as seen in the image. These usually come in a nude base color and help to prepare the eyes and set the skin for the darker colors to come.