Hey everyone.
My friend had requested a tutorial for a quick smokey eye for beginners. So here I am with a tutorial. This look can easily be created in minutes, and is apt for after-office parties, and casual evenings out.

Smokey eye tutorial

You will need:


Smokey eye tutorial- eyeshadows
Inglot eyeshadow refills: L- AMC63, R- DS465

  • Eyeshadow primer (Inglot eye make-up base, reviewed HERE)
  • A matte black eyeshadow (Inglot Freedom System eyeshadow refill AMC-63, reviewed HERE)
  • A taupe eyeshadow (Inglot Freedom System eyeshadow refill DS-465, reviewed HERE)
  • A n*de eyeshadow, or compact (Maybelline Expert Wear eyeshadow quad- Time for Wine, reviewed HERE)
  • A black pencil eyeliner/ kohl (Maybelline Colossal kajal, reviewed HERE)
  • Mascara (Maybelline Hyper-curl volume express mascara, reviewed HERE)
  • Tools:
    • Eyeshadow brushes for application and blending
    • Eyelash curler
Smokey eye tutorial- products used
Products used.


Steps:

Smokey eye tutorial steps

1. Prime the upper eyelids with an eyeshadow primer.

2. Apply the matte black eyeshadow to the outer corner of the eyelid, extending a bit into the crease, forming a rough ‘V’.

3. Line the upper lash line with black kohl/ eyeliner. Smudge the line to get a soft look.

4. Apply the taupe eyeshadow to the rest of the lid, from the inner corner to the outer part. Blend with the matte black eyeshadow on the outer corner and crease using windwiper motion.

Smokey eye tutorial steps


5.  Apply a n*de eyeshadow to the brow bone to get a neat, defined look. You may use your regular compact too. The purpose here is to get a neat, defined brow-bone.

6.  Apply kohl to the lower lash-line, as per the shape of your eye. If the eyes are small, like mine, apply the kohl on the outer 2/3rds of the lash line. If your eyes are of a good size, extend the kohl till the inner corner.

7. Curl eyelashes using an eyelash curler.

8. Apply your favorite mascara. 

9. Apply concealer under the eyes, to cover any dark circles.

Done! Wasn’t it simple?

Some more snapshots on this look:


Smokey eye tutorial
The finished look!


Smokey eye tutorial


You can intensify the kohl line on the lower lash-line, depending on your taste.

How did you like the look? Please let me know in the comments below.
If you want me to create a specific look for you, do drop me a mail at ritu[at]theindianbeauty.com

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