A perfect smoky eye look for parties

A perfect smoky eye look for parties

A defined smoky eye really takes your make-up from day to night. You don’t need lots of products, just one eyeshadow palette and some mascara will give you the perfect party look.


Apply the lightest shade all over your lid to prime your lid and keep the darker colours in place.


Brush the medium-brown colour into the socket of your eye, lifting it a little at the outer edges to create an almond shape – be careful not to take the colour too close to your brows as this can close up your eyes and make them look smaller. Blend thoroughly. Then use a small brush to line your eyes with the darkest shade, pushing the powder as close to your lashes as you can for a subtle look. Blend again.


Dab your finger in the glittery shade and press it into the centre of your lid. This is a really clever trick that adds a light touch of shimmer to open up and brighten your eyes – without glitter collecting in the outer corner of your eye. Finish with lashings of mascara.


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