Beauty Tips: Smoky Eyes Made Easy

Sandra Appiah April 11, 2011

By Bamidele Dipo-Ajayi

Ladies, If you are looking to charm him on your special date or your anniversary, smoky eyes is an abosulute MUST! This look can be mysterious as well as sexy, but can be quite a feat to achieve if you are not a makeup artist. The technique has been pared down to these five steps:

Beauty Tips: Smoky Eyes Made Easy

Step1: Prime the entire lid; it will keep the powder from creasing and wearing off.

Step 2: Draw a thick line with a black eye pencil, any brand will do, along the upper lash line, doesn’t have to be perfectly straight. Smudge the line with your fingers.

Step 3: Then line the lower rim and lashes, blend well.

Step 4: Place a light color shadow such as M.A.C Eye Shadow in Nylon on the center of the lid towards the inner corners. Again, blend well.

Step 5: Curl the top lash and apply volumizing mascara such as Revlon’s Grow Luscious mascara on the top and bottom lashes.


And Viola! You are done! The rest is up to you. Be Creative and have fun doing it!

Last Edited by: Updated: March 25, 2016


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