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Smokey Eye Makeup: Top 5 Tips

Girls generally are extremely conscious about their looks and appearances. They remain perplexed with the concept of beauty and applying makeup, especially on the eyes. Eyes have the potential of expressing your moods and thoughts and make you look absolutely stunning. Well, the makeup and cosmetic industry has provided some of the wonderful products, which make the eyes look captivating and alluring and the girl looks superb and admiring. Smokey eye is now growing huge popularity all around. Here are the step by step tips of applying a smokey eye makeup.

Step – 1: Manicure the Eyebrows

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The first and the foremost step of any eye makeup is to get the eyebrows manicured properly. This makes the face look clean and beautiful. This also imparts a proper shape to the eyebrows. Be very careful while doing the manicure of the eyebrows. This is because; the wrong shape can be a huge cause of concern. Since, it destroys the beauty of the girls’ face completely. Also, do not tweeze it very hard since the skin may develop rashes and pimples.

Step – 2: Apply Primer

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Apply a moisturizer or a lotion on the upper portion of the eyelids. This provides a base to hold the makeup and prevent it from getting smudged. This base acts as a primer and should be applied uniformly. This will hide the unwanted dark circles and other marks on the eyes. The uniform application prevents the masked appearance of the eyes of the girls. In turn, it imparts a glimpse of originality to the face eliminating the unnecessary roughs on the eyes.

Step – 3: Apply Eyeliner

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The upper eye lash line is lined with eyeliner. The line shall be thicker in the middle portion of the eyes and thinner across the two sides. This imparts a seductive appearance to the eyes. You can apply the liquid liner or a pencil liner. You can also use a brush to line the lashes with the eye shadows. Blue, black and brown are the common colors to be used for smokey eye makeup. Dab the extra portion with a cotton ball.

Step – 4: Apply Eye Shadow

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Combine the darker shades with the lighter ones and apply on the base of the eyelids. This combination conveys the smokey look. It is recommended to use the lighter color shades of the eye shadows on the base of the eyelids. Then, with the help of a brush, apply the darker shades in proper combination. Put the shadows till the eyebrows. This makes the eyes look sensuous yet smart and confident. This gives the perfect smokey appearance to the eyes.

Step – 5: Apply Mascara

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The final step is to apply mascara. Mascara shall be applied on the upper eyelashes in a circular direction. And, in the lower eye lashes in the vertical motion, preferably, vertically downward. Apply two coats of mascara uniformly. Remember that over application of the mascara imparts a masked appearance to the eyes, far away from the originality. Thus, the application of the mascara makes the lashes look pretty, big, amorous and sexy.

The smokey eye makeup is complete with all the top 5 steps discussed above. You now have a beautiful and gorgeous pair of eyes, which makes you look dazzling, magnificent yet elegant and lovely.

Pubali Mukherjee
I am a freelance writer looking forward to work with prestigious publications to enhance my professional and personal life in this world of creativity.

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