Quick & Easy, Matte, Smokey Eyes Tutorial

Quick & Easy, Matte, Smokey Eyes Tutorial by Facemadeup

I wanted to show people, especially those of us who lack the experience in applying eyeshadow or just makeup in general, just how easy it is to create a smokey eye. I achieved this sultry, smokey eye using just two eyeshadows (ok, maybe three but the third was totally optional) from the same colour family; one mid-tone shade and one darker shade. I stuck with matte textures to keep the look edgy but that doesn’t mean you can’t use different textures and finishes. A good kohl liner is also essential for a speedy smokey eye because it has the potential to quickly amp up the drama and smokiness especially if you smudge it out with an eyeshadow. However, the key to achieve that ‘smokey’ effect is to ensure that you blend, blend, blend (as you will see in this video) and then…. blend some more!

Products used in this video:

Makeup Forever Step 1 Skin Equaliser Smoothing Primer
Loreal Infallible Pro Matte Foundation in W6
Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Wiz in Medium Dark
Loreal Brow Artist Plumper
Urban Decay Weightless Complete Coverage Concealer in Med-Light Neutral
Mac Prep & Prime Highlighter in Light Boost
Morphe Brushes 35T Palette
Makeup Geek Eyeshadow in Corrupt
Rimmel Scandal Eyes Waterproof Kajal Eyeliner
Marc Jacobs Beauty Gel Highliner in Blacquer
Shu Uemura Eyelash Curlers
Loreal Telescopic Waterproof Mascara
Mink Eyelashes from Ebay
Australis AC on Tour Contour & Highlighting Palette in Light
Tarte Amazonian Clay Blush in Exposed
Mac Lip Pencil in Strip Down
Mac Lipstick in Blankety
Make Up For Ever Mist & Fix Setting Spray

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