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.
If you have a cool complexion, dust your eyelids with a dark gray eyeshadow. With this shade I am only going to apply it to my outer corners of my eye, and blending it in to my crease colors a little bit. Take a deep blue shadow and create a subtle V-shape at the outer corners of the eyes.
Line the waterline with the Eyestudio® Lasting Drama® Waterproof Gel Pencil in ‘Soft Nude' to make the eyes appear bigger and brighter. Use the brush in circular motions to blend it from the inner corner to the outer corner. Fill the remaining area with your gold eyeshadow and blend the two.
Blend your colors. Move to the lower lashes and apply the black pencil all along the lash line not forgetting the inner waterline too. Start by covering your upper eyelid with a nude shadow. If you're looking for palette combinations, go for sunset tones in pinks and purples or yellow and orange that will look great on brown eyes.
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.
Curl your eyelashes and apply mascara. Then, add a white color on the inner corner of your eye. Apply a warmer brown color to the outer V (Cognac from ABH). Line your upper lashline with a black liquid eyeliner. Curl your eyelashes and swipe some mascara on to complete the look.
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.
First I am going to press this shade into my inner corner, using a smaller Makeup tutorial liner brush and then blend the color out over my eyelid about half way. With your eyeshadow blending brush, blend out the eyeshadows properly. Then I am going to use the shade Abyss from the palette, and go in with a super tiny brush and line my lower lashes with the eyeshadow.
The two shades of green should now be blended into a uniform color. They traditionally include three different shades of eyeshadow: a dark, medium, and light shade. Using a black eyeliner pencil, gently define your upper and lower lash line creating a subtle wing.
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.
Create a wing along your upper lashline using a blue eyeliner. To begin, apply primer or a concealer on your eyelids. Next up, apply a shimmery shadow in soft rose pink into the crease of the eye and slightly above it. Blend lightly into the crease, ensuring a gradual mix of the two shades.