How To Do Makeup Step By Step
The classic smokey eye never goes out of style and suits everyone. I think winter colors usually suit browns, so focus on purples and greens. Apply a nude eyeshadow to highlight the inner corners and the brow bone using a flat brush. Using a blender brush, start gently smudging this inky pencil line all over the eyelid. The darker levels of brown eyes look better with darker colors like gray, browns, purple or navy.
Avoid shades that overpower your natural spark and limit the darker shadows to the crease, to amplify the look. Really focus this darker color in your crease so you aren't going too high up toward the brow bone or too far down your lid. To create a sexy, smoldering effect, look no further than deep cobalt blue, especially for brown eyes.
Line your upper and lower waterline with a black eyeliner pencil. Curl your lashes and apply two coats of mascara to complete the look. To highlight the inner corners of your eyes, use a shimmery cream eyeshadow. You could also try a dark blue or purple eyeliner, or if wearing blue or purple eye shadow already, try a bronze or gold metallic eyeliner.
Apply the deep brown eyeshadow towards the outer corner of your eye and in the crease area. Now cover the gold shadow with a burgundy eye shadow going up above the crease and into the corner of the eye, creating a subtle cat-eye shape. Take a black kajal eye pencil and trace a thick line all along the upper lash line.
With a flat brush, use the soft brown eyeshadow to cover up the upper eyelid and the area right under your lower lashline. For a summer wedding, wear a brown smokey eye with a pastel floral dress. For a night out with the girls, a smokey eye with a pop of color will have all eyes on you.
If your eyes have slight specks of hazel or light brown in them, purple manages to highlight these aspects. Take particular care to blend the color into the crease of the eyes too. To define the crease, apply the brown shimmer eyeshadow along the crease. Highlight the arches of your brows and the inner corner of your eyes to make your eyes appear bigger and more awake.
Make sure that the darkest point still remains at the outside corner of your lash line. You should notice the color on your lids blending gradually into the pink on your crease. To define your crease, use a flat brush and add some brown eyeshadow into the crease area.
With a flat brush, apply the blue eyeshadow on the outer corner of your upper eyelid. To achieve that sexy smoky effect, apply a dark gray color along the crease of the eye, blending it gently from left to right as well as onto the outer corner of the eyelids.
With a black eyeliner pencil, color your eyelid leaving a gap at the center, as seen in the image. I've picked up a smaller, round eyeshadow brush for this shade, because I don't want this color in as much area as the previous colors. Follow this up with a lighter color and apply it all over the eyelid, ending right beneath the crease.
Using a brown eyeshadow, work into the crease of your eye for a harsh contrast. Step 3: Blend a neutral, medium brown eyeshadow with a matte effect in the crease of your eyes (Fawn from ABH). The medium browns allow great variety with makeup, as all the colors mentioned above can be worn without hesitation.
Apply the copper eyeshadow on your crease and the rest of the eyelid. You should use a dark brown, a nude and a white eyeshadow and make sure you blend it all well. Fill in your crease with a subtle hint of the soft brown eyeshadow and blend this towards the outer corner of your eye.
Next, using a dark green color, fill in the lower half of your eyelid. Smokey eyes are one of the most popular and trendy current makeup looks. Apply the deep cobalt color all over the eyelid but stop right underneath the crease. If you want more of How to do makeup on WOC a warm, brown smokey eyes, which would look incredible on those with lighter eyes such as blues and greens, then opt for warm, rustier shades of browns which are red or orange based.