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7 Tips To Get The Perfect Smokey Eye Make-up This Valentine’s Day

27 Jan
Tips To Get Perfect Smokey Eye Make-up This Valentine's Day

Tips To Get Perfect Smokey Eye Make-up This Valentine’s Day

Smokey eyes are here to stay for a long time. It has been every woman’s favourite for past many seasons. Be it a fashionista next door or a tinsel town hottie; smokey eyes are the most desired eye makeup for a sexy, sultry look. This Valentine’s Day, smoky eyes will definitely be one of the most sought-after looks for women to celebrate their love.

Although, simple to apply; smokey eye makeup needs to be done skilfully to achieve the desired look. A wrong move can spoil the smokey look completely to leave you looking completely off the shelf and black eyed. You also need to apply the identical makeup on both your eyes, as even the minor difference in makeup for both eyes will be too prominent to hide. Sounds a bit scary? Don’t fret.  Here are 7 tips to get the perfect smokey eye makeup this Valentine’s day to help you cast the spell on your beloved, with your gorgeously done eyes.

1. Prep-up your eyelids for the smoky eye makeup:

Prep-up Your Eye Lids for Smokey Eye Makeup

Prep-up Your Eye Lids for Smokey Eye Makeup

First thing first, before jumping onto the smokey eyes bandwagon, make sure you cleaned your eyes and prepped the eyelids by moisturizing them softly. Well moisturized skin holds the makeup for the longer duration and also helps you avoid the creases and cracks in the eye makeup. If you are not a primer person, use foundation instead.

Once your have removed the excess oil from the eyelids, apply the primer on the lid. Primer is a wonderful innovation that creates a uniformed and smooth base for the eye shadows. It also helps to hold the eye shadow from melting into the eyelid creases. Pick up a good quality primer to get the makeup base correct. With a good primer, you already win half the battle to get the smokey eyes makeup right and perfect.

2. Pick up the shades judiciously:

Smokey Eye MakeUp Shades

Smokey Eye MakeUp Shades

A perfect and alluring smokey eye makeup, to a great extent, depends upon the eye shadow hues that you pickup. Always, make sure to combine a lighter shade with darker ones for a balanced smokey look. Use lighter shades as pearl whites as the base eye shadow and blend it with darker shades of gray, black, metallic, purple or green to create the enchanting smoky eyes. Also, instead of going for usual black liner or eye-definer, opt for other shades such as dark green, purple or deep blue. Jewel tones are ideal to create smoky eyes.

3. Blending is the key:

Blending Is The Key For Prefect Smokey Eyes

Blending Is The Key For Prefect Smokey Eyes

For smokey eyes, blending is the key to get it perfect. You must blend the colors perfectly, to merge into each other to avoid harsh lines. Use a brush to blend the eye-shadows. For smokey eyes you also need to smudge and blend the eye definer or eye liner with the shadows. Blend well to get the look.

4. Keep rest of the makeup subtle:

Keep Rest Of The Makeup Subtle With Smokey Eyes

Keep Rest Of The Makeup Subtle With Smokey Eyes

One of the most important tips to get the prefect smokey eyes makeup this Valentine’s Day is by keeping the lips and other makeup subtle and light. Nude lips balance and compliment the smokey eyes beautifully.  Bold lips with smokey eyes can be too loud to handle. You can also apply a dash of gold to the corner of your eyes near the tear ducts, to brighten up your eyes.

5. Apply mascara generously:

Apply Mascara Generously For The Perfect Smokey Eye Makeup

Apply Mascara Generously For The Perfect Smokey Eye Makeup

Mascara plays a very significant role while creating smokey eyes. Apply blue mascara to make your eyes pop up gorgeously. Loads of mascara can elevate your smokey eyes look to a completely new level, without much of effort.

6. Invest in good quality brushes and cosmetics:

For Prefect Smokey Eyes Invest in Good Quality Makeup Brushes

For Prefect Smokey Eyes Invest in Good Quality Makeup Brushes

Quality comes with a price. If you intend to get the perfect smokey eye makeup, get hold of some really good quality makeup brushes for blending and smudging. Similarly, the premium quality cosmetics can give you a perfect red carpet look with choicest of hues.

7. Practice makes a (wo)man perfect:

Tips For The Prefect Smokey Eye Makeup

Tips For The Prefect Smokey Eye Makeup

Smokey eye makeup has a lot to do with the correct application. Keep practicing it with various shades, to figure out what suits you the best. Once you get the skill and your shades; the perfect smokey eyes makeup is simply stunning.

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