by Isha Sharma
Be a star of a party. How? This season, try out any or all of these 7 smokey eye makeup looks inspired by summer cool colors!
As Indians, we mostly have black or brown eyes and often wonder what colors can be used to make them stand out. Well, the answer is easier than you thought. Besides black and metallic shades, blue and green color look equally flattering (when used as part of your eye makeup). They complement your brown/dark-brown/black eye color and Indian complexion too. Smokey look has become a norm, especially when you have to attend special occasions. So, let’s explore more options in addition to the conventional black smokey eye look that we all are way too familiar with. Here are top 7 beautiful smokey eye makeup looks inspired by blue and green colors. These looks are absolutely gorgeous.
Before you go on to read more about the looks, keep in kind some simple tips:-
1. Smokey makeup puts a lot of focus on your eye, and with colors like blue and green, it is better to keep the rest of your face neutral or subdued. Pick nude lip shades in pink or any color of your choice. The some rule applies to blush or you can even skip it altogether.
3. Blending is the key. The trick to make your smokey eye makeup look appealing, blend the shades on your eye lid rather properly. Harsh lines do not look good when you are trying to create a smokey eye look on your eyes.
Look 1: Simple blue smokey eye
Going on a date, girls’s day out, day event or a day party? Try the simple blue smokey eye makeup look. You don’t need many products to carry it off. A few things such as medium shade of blue eye shadow and kajal pencil, and you are sorted.
Look 2: Different shades of blue
Blue, by far, is the most flattering of all colors when it comes to eye makeup. It instantly pops up your eyes, make them look bigger and not to forget, makes you look awake. As per your skin tone, select some right shades of blue, preferably medium to deeper shades of blue. You can also explore eye shadow palettes by brands such as L’Oreal, Colorbar and MAC.
Look 3: Blue with silver/white
This is a perfect beach look. The shimmer in silver reflects more light and blue compliments the sea. Dab a little clear gloss on your lips and you are good to go. Otherwise, flaunt this look on a cocktail party or on a daytime wedding.
Look 4: Green with silver/white
As above, instead of blue, you can also play around with green. Pick colors like sea green and emerald with a dash of glitter at the corners of your eye. You can line the lower lash line with black and smudge it.
Look 5: Turquoise, sea green and white smokey look
Look 6: Bottle green and black look
This looks equally seductive as the ultimate black smokey look- Smudged kajal on the lower lid with a dash of bottle green on the upper lid. It is perfect for night occasions.
Look 7: Emerald green and extended liner
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