Fade To Black: How To Apply A Hot Smokey Eye


Makeup trends come and go, but the smoky eye remains a staple season after season. Makeup veterans can perfect a smoky eye in their sleep, but makeup novices might need some help, so we’ve broken down the steps to help you get yours!

You’ll need: an eyeshadow base (like MAC Paints or Urban Decay Primer Potion), a dark eyeshadow (black, navy, gray, burgundy, navy blue, etc), a medium tone shade (try one close to your skin tone), a highlight shade (a shade 2-3 shades lighter than your skin tone or a light silvery or sheer gold shade), a medium sized eyeshadow blending brush (like MAC #224), a heavier eyeshadow blending brush (like MAC #217), eyeliner (try a waterproof one like Make Up For Ever Aqua Eyes Eyeliner), mascara, and false lashes (optional).

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