The classic smokey eye never goes out of style and suits everyone. Finally, apply black mascara and false eyelashes (Red Cherry #43) if you want to take this look from day to night. Take your medium shade of eyeshadow and start from halfway up your eyelid, sweeping towards your crease. With the blending brush, blend out the colors for a seamless effect.
In this step-by-step tutorial, Tina Yong demonstrates how to create the perfect smokey eye using rich brown shades. To add a dramatic look to your classic smoky eye, sweep your dark eyeshadow to a point (more of a <” shape than a C” shape) towards the end of your eyebrow.
Take your middle eyeshadow shade and sweep it over your entire eyelid. Professional makeup artists use a beige pencil in order to make brown eyes look bigger. This is a quick and simple day look that gives your eyes the right amount of definition and color. Prime and prep your eyes and start by applying the light purple shade of eyeshadow on your eyelid.
Use your smaller ended brush and blend into the outer corners of the eye and use a few swipes over your crease in order to blend the colors together. Still using the same kohl pencil, color in the eyelid area you just stenciled. If you add eyeliner on your bottom lashes, only bring it as far in as the dark color goes on your lower lashes.
Also, use this to define the outer corners of your lower lashline. Again, blend the dark color into the light gold and pink. The darkest part should always be the point at the upper edge of your lash line. Any brown-eyed ladies are unaware of the different ways to use makeup in order to make their eyes pop.
It gives me a smooth, even base to work from when I am applying my eyeshadow. Put your darkest color along the lashline. Tightline the inner rim of your lash line nearest your tear duct by your nose with a white eyeliner pencil. For the crease, use the blush pink eyeshadow.
Curl your lashes and apply mascara. Apply a thick coat of mascara after curling your lashes. Finish off the look by lining the eyes with dark eyeliner plus lots of black mascara. Line your lower lashline with the copper eyeshadow. Moving to the upper and lower waterline, define them with your kohl or eyeliner pencil.
Using a medium-to-dark brown eyeshadow, create a deep crease and diffuse it with an eyeshadow brush. Avoid choosing colors that are too bright, or if you have very fair skin, too dark. The aim is for dark smoky eyes so don't be scared to go bold. Make sure you blend the eyeshadow so that it doesn't look blocky.
I think winter colors usually suit browns, so focus on purples and greens. Apply a nude eyeshadow to highlight the inner corners and the brow bone using a flat brush. Using a blender brush, start gently smudging this inky pencil line all over the eyelid. The darker levels of brown eyes look better with darker colors like gray, browns, purple or navy.
Use a thin brush to fill in the color towards the outer corners, the lower lashline and to evenly blend the product out. Do a subtle eye makeup for How to do makeup on WOC brown eyes using lighter shades of brown, taupes, camel, vanilla or peach or intensify the look with stronger tones of chocolate, plum, purple, navy or metallic tones of gold, cooper and bronze.
Step 8: When it comes to your lip makeup, you can either leave it subtle using just a dusty rose lip-gloss (Vintage and Undresses lip-glosses from ABH) or create a more intense look by opting for a dark burgundy lipstick with a matte effect (Heathers from ABH).
Apply grey eyeshadow using your flat brush to define the crease further. Using an angular brush, further define the outer corner of the wing using some black eyeshadow. Apply the shell eyeshadow all over your eyelids. Next, apply the bronze eyeshadow over the peach and blend this properly.