A smoky eye is one of the most classic eye makeup looks. You see it worn every day as well as on your favorite celebs and influencers because it’s an effortless way to add a touch of glamour to any makeup look. Instead of going for dramatic metallic or gray tones, a brown smoky eye features shades of mauve, bronze, and espresso to create a smoky eye that’s soft, warm, yet still glam. Neutral shades are staples that look great on all skin tones and complement all eye colors, so it’s no wonder why the smoky eye is so popular! Ahead, learn what a brown smoky eye is along with a step-by-step tutorial to create a brown smoky eye makeup look with eyeshadow that is so you.
How to Apply Brown Smoky Eye Makeup
第 1 步： Start off by defining the crease of the eyes using a matte brown shade. Blend out the shade with a soft brush and really work up towards the crease to soften and buff the eyeshadow and create a smoky haze.
第 2 步： To add dimension, apply some shimmer to the eyes using a medium brown shimmer shade directly to the center of the eyelids and blend upwards towards the crease of the eye.
第 3 步： For an illuminated look, apply the lightest shade in your palette just to the inner corners of the eyes. This will help to draw in light and create a beautiful contrast along the dark and smoky tones.
第 4 步： To create a smoky look and add drama to the eyes, apply the darkest shade to the upper lash line. Use a small brush or liner brush to line and define the eyes, applying the shade as eyeliner, and softly buffing it out to create a smoky look.
Complement a Brown Smoky Eye with Face Makeup
Step 1 Blush: For a makeup look that is all about brown tones on the eyes, try to avoid overloading the face and cheeks with too much brown. You can create a sunkissed look with blush by applying Blush Subtil Powder Blush in shade Blushing Tresor across the bridge of your nose, temples, and the cheeks.
Step 2 Highlighter: After creating a rosy glow with blush, it’s time to add some highlight and shimmer to the rest of the face. Grab your favorite highlighter – we recommend our Dual Finish Powder Highlighter in shade 01 Shimmering Buff – and apply it to the tops of the cheekbones for that glow factor.
专业贴士：You can use Dual Finish Powder Highlighter dry for a subtle highlight or apply it damp for the ultimate glow factor!
Finish Your Brown Smoky Makeup Look with Lip Gloss
For the last step, skip a bold lipstick shade and instead, opt for something that embraces the soft glow of the makeup. Apply L'Absolu Lip Lacquer Gloss in shade 274 Beige Sensation which combines the comfort and shine of a gloss, the pigment of a lipstick, and the lasting power of a stain for a stunning lip look that’ll last up to 6 hours. The dark mauve tone of this gloss glides on sheer and builds coverages with a second and third coat, so you can create the perfect lip to complement your gorgeous brown smoky makeup.
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