Ballerific Beauty: Perfecting Your Own Smokey Eye (Picture Heavy)

 

There are some great colors that I think compliment winter well. A look that I find to be one of my favorites is the smokey eye. But not always the traditional smokey eye is more than jus the blacks and greys. I love the the caramel brown and tan smokey eye. below are some colors/tools that are  great combos for the smokey eye. I think most of the time the smokey begins to get lost in translation because I hear alot of women say its too dark or its too messy. You can take even a soft brown and create a smokey eye. The key to the perfect smokey eye in my opinion is finding the right blend for you.

Small Round Tip Brush

NYX Jumbo Pencil 'Black Bean'

^^above is some tools i use to create the under your eye and corner crease smoke.^^

^^^^^In the video above I think those are great colors to do a warmer smokey eye look. I see a lot of WOC do the grey/black smokey eye. It works but in my opinion colors that compliment our skin tones work better. I also wouldn't recommend taking your eyeshadow all the way to the brow w/o blending up.^^^^^

 

 

The above palette is a smokey eye palette of COURSE you don't need to use those brushes/applicators provided they are not very helpful. IMO. This palette comes with cards in the inside instruction on how to do the smokey eye. I recommend doing it yourself tho.

 

The Notoriety Quad by M.A.C

This is one of my favorite QUAD's by M.A.C.  I think it has all the perfect colors for the smokey eye.

 

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The Different Smokey Eyes below can give you some ideas to play around with while perfecting your smokey eye!

 

 

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Tags: WOC, eye, jumbo, mac, makeup, nyx, pencil, smokey, tools

Comment by Allergic2Counterfeit on December 21, 2010 at 9:27pm
LOVE these!!! Gotta step up my eye make-up game ASAP.
Comment by Dub_B on December 21, 2010 at 10:09pm
goldie im addicted to makeup videos on youtube...imma look those up thanks girlie...those are nice. i use to be afraid to do a dark smokey eye b/c im dark skin but i did it a couple of times and it doesnt look bad at all
Comment by Pamela J. on December 22, 2010 at 6:24am
I like pixiwoo too @goldie petri does some great things as well sometimes he can lose me tho. and @dub I find that the purple and blue smokey eye looks flawless on women with a dark complexion.
Comment by ChellBellz on December 22, 2010 at 11:04am
I would say try Queen of blendings YouTube but sometimes her colors are over the top, but she is very talented with that brush.

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