If your eyes are the windows to your soul, then eye shadows are basically the curtains. The colors you choose, and how you choose to wear them, conveys a lot about your personality. Are you a sultry, smoky-eye kinda girl?
Smoky eyes — just the phrase alone sets makeup lovers’ hearts racing with sheer panic and fear. One of the best and most versatile makeup tricks you can master is the smoky eye. But some people get confused about exactly what a smoky eye is, and how to achieve it without looking like you’ve been up all night.
The art of a smoky eye is in the layering and blending. Any color can be used to create a smoky eye. You’ll need at least three shades in similar hues to create a smooth gradient. Your three shades should consist of a light shade (shimmer shadows are great for this), a medium/neutral shade, and a deeper/dark shade.
Here are 50+ smoking eyes makeup design and ideas to brighten your new year!