THE SUBTLE SMOKEY EYE

Make-up Call: A daytime smokey eye!

 We all have a signature look when it comes to dressing but what about beauty? There is always a specific formula of shades and shapes that works for us when we don’t have time to overthink and a subtle smokey eye look is my everyday formula. Let me confess, I’m not a big makeup guru, I don’t have million brushes required for the endless shades of eyeshadow applied in one look but I know what looks best on me and here’s how I do it!

I don’t remember when I stopped wearing foundation but it feels like ages ago now. First, I started using BB creams which was enough for me on a daily basis but not enough to cover pimples or dark spots when I wanted go for a flawless skin for a night-out. Then, I switched to CC creams the coverage is close to the covergirl!

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A pea-sized dab goes a long way and gives great coverage without lines or streaks.

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I am pretty much a black eyeliner girl but it takes some serious effort to apply. When I don’t have that motivation to create a precise liner look- which I usually don’t have in the mornings, I prefer to use a brown eye pencil to create a soft, flattering natural look, perfect for the daytime.

I usually start from the wing then draw a line.For a more dramatic winged look, draw farther out and angle the liner slightly more. You can be messy here, we’ll blend later.

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This is how it looks like.

 

 

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Trace over that pencil line with dark eyeshadow. I prefer cream eyeshadows. The focus is on the outer corner and the lash line. Add eyeshadow & pencil even under the eye. Extend it till the middle portion of the eye.

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Add black mascara.

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I like wearing soft pink lipsticks when I go for a brown smokey eye look. A small touch of pink creates the impression of a sweet, energetic girl, I think.

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I’m ready!

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Products:

Oriflame Optimals CC Cream 

Oriflame Giordani Gold Brown Eye Pencil 

Oriflame The One Color Impact Cream Eye Shadow – Intense Plum 

Oriflame Giordani Gold Volume Mascara 

Oriflame Giordani Gold Canary Diamond Lipstick 26290

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