How Do I Make Day-time Smokey Eyes?

Question

How do I make day-time smokey eyes?

Submitted by Tanja Nel on 5 June 2012

Answer

Hi Tanja

Day time smokey eyes are a gorgeous look! The look is simple, changing the colours from dark blacks and purples to browns and beiges will soften it up for day but still keep it sexy.

Here’s how:
Apply a cream colour foundation on the eyelid up till the crease. 
On the inside corner of the eye and the outside corner, use a dark brown shade, and then join the two corners and blend in the crease.
Above the crease (under the eyebrow) use a white colour shadow.
Now use the same brown, and with a thin brush apply it along the lashline (the way you would with liquid liner) and under the bottom lash line. 
Use a brush or dry earbud to smudge.
Finish off with 2 coats of mascara.

This look is gorgeous when completed with bronzer to highlight cheekbones and apple of the cheeks, and a nude lip colour.

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