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To apply smoky eye makeup, prime the eyelids, apply dark eyeliner, apply light eye shadow, then define the creases with darker shadow, and apply mascara. This 10-minute procedure requires a mirror, eyelid primer, dark ey... More »

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To achieve red carpet-ready smoky eyes, use a multi-tonal eye shadow palette. Apply the shadow in a way that illuminates the eyes and use a liberal dose of mascara. Follow these steps for smoky, seductive eyes. More »

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Eye makeup can improve the natural beauty of anyone if used correctly. They key is to experiment and find what techniques and colors work best for you. There are three main components to full eye makeup: liner, mascara, ... More »

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The first step in creating a smoky eye is to prepare the lid with an eye shadow base or primer. This keeps the lids oil-free and prevents the shadow from melting or slipping. More »

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Apply eye shadow primer followed with eyeliner before applying eye shadow for the best result. Start from the lids and build up to the brow using a three-toned shadow. More »

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To execute the Sephora eye shadow technique known as Candy Color, apply several shades of eye shadow in blended bands across the eyelids. The look is finished with a deep gray eyeliner and black mascara. More »

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When applying eye shadow, choose two shades, including a darker shade a neutral shade, using the neutral shade first and sweeping the color across the eyelids. Start at the lash line and work to the crease with the neutr... More »

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