You would love to master the art of a smoky eye without ending up looking like a raccoon. A makeup artist and hairstylist called Tobi Henney, once said: “It may look complicated but a creating a smokey eye can be pretty simple, all you need to remember to do is blend, blend and blend to get that shadowing effect that really nails the look.” In fact, today you will learn how to do it all by yourself. Keep on reading as we guide you through the steps for a perfect smoky eye.

Carmencitta Magazine - Create The Perfect Smoky Eye With These steps 2Step 1:

Apply a creamy concealer onto your eyelid. In fact, this works as a smooth canvas so that your eye shadow can stick to your eye lid and stay there for a long time.

Step 2:

After you are done with the concealer, apply a pressed powder over your entire eyelid in order to prevent the creasing of your eye shadow.

Carmencitta Magazine - Create The Perfect Smoky Eye With These steps 3Step 3:

Leave the powder to rest for a bit, and trace your top lash line with a black pencil moving from the inner corner to the outer. Next, use the same pencil to line your lower lashes.

Step 4:

Get your palette, and start by sweeping the lightest color across your entire lid.

Step 5:

choose the medium shade and start blending it from halfway across your eyelid. In fact, eye shadow should always be blended upward and outward into the crease of the eyelid.

Carmencitta Magazine - Create The Perfect Smoky Eye With These steps 4Step 6:

Use a fluffy blending brush in order to sweep the darkest shade into the outer corner of the eye and the crease to create a dark, intense shadow for the ultimate Smoky appeal.

Step 7:

use the darkest shade to sweep under your eye close to your bottom lash line.

Step 8:

Now it’s time to blend. For this step, you’ll need to blend your shadow and buff out harsh lines, working towards the outer corner of your eye.

Step 9:

Finally, finish the look with False Lashes to have an intense, jet black lashes.