This is a Classic Black Smokey Eye Makeup Tutorial
There is just one color used for this smokey look- black.
Start with priming your eye lid. Apply primer all the way up till the brow.
Apply primer on lower lash line.
Give a wash of loose powder all over the lid.
This will help blend shadows.
Now take a black gel eye liner on a concealer brush. You can also use a kajal . I find gel liner easy to work with.
Trace the eye liner all around your lid. Draw and outer V and the move inward..
All the way toward the inside of the eye lid.
Start filling in your eye lid area. Move the brush outward and downward. This will prevent streaks.
Get your eye liner closest to the eye lashes.
With the same brush, start softening the eye liner edges. Start from the center …
then move inward and outward. Your smokey eye has started to build up.
This is how it should look. A little smokey toward the top.
Now pick up black e/s.
Start pressing the black e/s all over the lid.
Time to create smokey effect. Pick up black e/s just on the tip of blending brush.
While blending, place your brush right below the arch of your eye brow. Then move left and right from that point.
Little by little start moving your brush in small circles. You don’t want to on increase the intensity of black , you just want to create the smokey look. So don’t pick up too much colour .
Go inward and outward.
Place the highlight shadow just below your brow arch.
Go all the way in ..
and out of your brow bone area.
Blend in the highlighter in the smokey black effect you just created to soften the sharp edges and blend the eye shadows together.
Pick up black eye shadow on a pencil brush.
Place it right on the outer corner of lower lash line.
Move inward and stop after lining two third of eye. You can go all the way in to create gothic black smokey eye. I prefer it this way.
Apply kajal or black eye liner on waterline.
Smudge it with ring finger.
Curl eye lashes and apply mascara.
Now pick up highlight colour with a pointy brush.
Apply it on the inner corner of eye.
There you have simple black smokey eye.
Here is the eye brushes I used . L- R Sigma F 70, Colorbar 119, E 30, ELF eye shadow , MAC 217, E 40, Inglot 30 T
Products used : Painterly paint pot, Lakme Satin kajal, Estee Lauder Blush Tender Petal, Studio Finish Concealer, Chai Latee Quad Estee Lauder MAgnascopic Mascara, Estee Lauder Bunglow Pink Gloss,
MUFE HD Foundation, TBS Loose Powder, Bobbi Brown Gel Eye Liner- Cavier Ink.
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