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How to Get Smoky Eyes: Best Colors for Brown Eyes
Zelana Montminy: The smoky is a classic but to put a spin on it in international NARS lead make up artist and Fashion Week veteran Uzo is here to show us how to add some color.
Uzo: The key to a great smoky eye is all about blending. And today, I’m going to show you how to get that perfect, colorful, smoky eye. For brown eye, we’re going to use shades of blue and gray but the first step is actually to use a cream shadow to create that perfect base. You always want to use a synthetic or nylon brush to apply cream shadow to the eyelid. You can also use your finger to blend. You want to have the shadow on the entire eyelid and blending when you get to the crease.
The next step is the actual powder eyeshadow in the same color, which is the blue-gray, and we’re going to apply that directly to the cream shadow. You want to use brushes with real hair instead of synthetic brushes because real hair helps to blend color better. Pressing the color into the skin, this gives you that smoky effect with less effort.
The next step is key, you really want to blend the eyeshadow using an eyeshadow brush that is a little bit looser than your regular eyeshadow brush. This is called a blending brush. We’re going to dip back into the same eye shadow but blending back and forth with the blending brush.
The next step is to use the blue-gray eye pencil on the upper and lower left lines. This will help to intensify that colored smoky eye, giving little more drama and depth. Gradually, trace a thick line at the upper lash line and then you want to carry the color into the lower lash bed inside the inner rim and a little bit more in the outer corner.
The next step is to intensify that beautiful blue-gray eye pencil we use to line the upper and lower lash line with a bit of color. Instead of using the traditional black eyeshadow I want to use a very deep royal purple.
At this point, we’re going to switch brushes. Now we want to use a really flat brush. You want to push that color into the root of the lashes where we just traced that blue-gray pencil.
The last step in this beautiful colored, smoky eye is mascara. We’re going to apply it to the upper and lower lashes.
Zelana Montminy: There’s really no right or wrong when choosing eye shadow colors the beauties and great options if you want to enhance her natural eye color. Thank you so much for sharing your tips to us, Uzo.
Uzo: Thank you.
Zelana Montminy: See you next time on Bella Sugar TV. Stay beautiful