Like many others, I was a teenager was when I had first started experimenting with makeup. While I had perfected the basic kajal and eyeliner look, the words ‘smokey eyes’ would daunt my amateur hands. All that fright, only to grow up and realise and that smokey eye makeup is literally the easiest and the most effortless way to make your makeup look extra glamm! Why am I bringing it up now, you ask? That is because bestie, smokey eye trends are making a huge comeback (not that they really ever left)! Our favourite stars and celebs are seen rocking different versions of the basic smokey eye and trust me when I say this, the smokey eye makeup has never seen better days!
5 Smokey Eye Makeup Variations You Need To Perfect
So if you’re someone who is intrigued to try some of these versions out, take a look at our smokey eye mood board pins!
Can Never Go Wrong With Classic!
That’s true, you can never go wrong with the classic! The classic smokey eye look highlights your eyes with the help of black eyeshadow expertly blended on your lids and some under your eyes for a defined look. It can give your makeup look a flair of drama and make it look extra glamm.
Playing Fiesty Feral
Our queen Bella Hadid has instilled cat-eye everything in us, and if we have to take cat smokey eye inspo, we’re running straight to her. This type of smokey eye makeup look is perfect to give your eyes the trending foxy or siren look easily.
A Splash Of Colour
Switch it up like JLO and give your smokey eyes a colour makeover. Make sure to use a deeper pigment for your eyes to have the same effect as a smokey eye would give – defined and dramatic.
Keeping It Simple
And if you’re a plain jane who likes to keep it simple, you can stick to tones of nude for a subtle smokey eye. This type of smokey eye elevates your eye makeup look, gives it dimension and depth without making it look excessive. It is also perfect for daytime makeup looks, or on nights when you want to keep your smokey eye affair on the DL.
Metallic Textures FTW
Now this one is a clear winner when it comes to raising the glamm quotient. Smokey eye, plus metallic shimmer? Two of our favourite things when it comes to all things drama and this smokey eye look with metallic textures just takes it away!
Which one of these smokey eye makeup looks is your favourite?
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