Achieving the Perfect Smokey Eye - Step by Step

Achieving the Perfect Smokey Eye - Step by Step

What is a Smokey Eye Look?

Before we dive into the step-by-step tutorial, let's understand what a smokey eye look is. It's a classic makeup technique that creates a sultry and mysterious effect around the eyes. The key is to blend dark eyeshadow shades to create a gradient effect, giving your eyes a smoldering allure.

Step 1: Prepare Your Eyes

Start by applying a primer to your eyelids. This will help the eyeshadow stick better and prevent creasing. Next, use a neutral eyeshadow shade as a base to even out your eyelid color.

Step 2: Apply the Eyeshadow Stick

Take our eyeshadow stick in a dark shade, such as noche or overdose. Begin by applying it along your upper lash line, starting from the inner corner and working your way outwards. Use short, gentle strokes to create a smooth line.

Step 3: Blend, Blend, Blend

Using a blending brush or your fingertip, gently blend the eyeshadow stick upwards and outwards, softening the edges. This will create a gradient effect, with the color becoming lighter as it moves towards your brow bone.

Step 4: Add Depth

To intensify the smokey effect, apply a slightly darker eyeshadow shade to the outer corner of your eye and blend it towards the center. This will add depth and dimension to your look.

Step 5: Define with Eyeliner

Now it's time to define your eyes with our eyeliner pen. Start by lining your upper lash line, staying as close to the roots of your lashes as possible. For a more dramatic look, extend the line slightly beyond the outer corner of your eye.

Step 6: Smudge the Eyeliner

To create a softer, smokier effect, use a smudging brush or a cotton swab to gently smudge the eyeliner. This will blur the line and blend it seamlessly with the eyeshadow.

Step 7: Finish with Mascara

Complete your smokey eye look by applying a few coats of mascara to your lashes. This will add volume and length, framing your eyes beautifully.


For achieving the perfect smokey eye look, we recommend the following products:

  • Our Eyeshadow Stick in Overdose
  • Our Eyeliner Pen in Chocolate

With these high-quality products, you'll be able to create a stunning smokey eye look that will turn heads wherever you go. Remember, practice makes perfect, so don't be afraid to experiment and find the style that suits you best. Get ready to unleash your inner smoldering goddess!