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.

 

________________________________________

 

 

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

 

 

Views: 6064

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.

Comment

You need to be a member of Baller Alert.com to add comments!

Join Baller Alert.com

ADVERTISEMENT

Connect


BallerBoards

Meet ups and Events in Philly/ NJ Area

Started by BrownSkin Beauty. in Talk Ish. Last reply by BrownSkin Beauty. 11 hours ago. 14 Replies

Hello,My name is Kapreecia, better known as Pree. I live in Philadelphia, PA and it's always something going on in this city or around. I'm 21 at the moment and it's kind of hard to find friends who…Continue

Tags: networking, parties, events, nj, brown

Waist Shapers

Started by Bossy Bri in Talk Ish 11 hours ago. 0 Replies

Ladies, to avoid the long waiting time for delivery, do you guys know where I could purchase a waist shaper?I've looked online and I see certain Walmarts, I'm a little skeptical.Continue

Tags: fitness, waist

Latest Activity

Bam Bee commented on Eleven8's blog post Groupie Tales - The Game Picks His Groupies Up At The Louis Vuitton Store
"So thats it... you get the wet ass while the young girl from insta gets to go…"
1 hour ago
So Nasty and So Rude commented on Eleven8's blog post Groupie Tales - Nick Young Will Give You $300 & Possibly A Good Time
""So Nasty and so Rude" *nene voice*  lol..... "
4 hours ago
DeezyTaughtMe updated their profile
4 hours ago
Star commented on Eleven8's blog post Can You Really Be A Baller In Your Designer Knock-Offs?
"Hmm smh"
4 hours ago
Formally Known as Ginger commented on Eleven8's blog post Can You Really Be A Baller In Your Designer Knock-Offs?
"@JustMe, I feel like your comment was directed at what I said. I never said that someone wearing…"
4 hours ago
SoLuscious commented on Peachkyss's blog post Magazine Fab: Lenny Kravitz For Uptown Magazine
"So sexy. The man never ages!"
4 hours ago
livelife25 commented on Asimplebijou's blog post Morning Wood: Chris Evans (Actor)
"His body is always on point, but in certain pictures his eyes look kinda beady and off. I go back…"
5 hours ago
JustMe commented on Eleven8's blog post Can You Really Be A Baller In Your Designer Knock-Offs?
"Whether it's real or knockoff, people buy it because they want to be a part of "the in…"
6 hours ago
Peachkyss posted blog posts
6 hours ago
Peachkyss's 4 blog posts were featured
6 hours ago
lurking shorty commented on Eleven8's blog post 10 Reasons Why I Can't Stand The "I Play Overseas" Baller
"Omg I am crying lol"
6 hours ago
Moving In Silence liked Eleven8's blog post 10 Reasons Why I Can't Stand The "I Play Overseas" Baller
6 hours ago

© 2014   Created by Baller Alert.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service

Offline

Live Video