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TUTORIAL: Smudged Liner Smoked Out Look

 

 

Tutorial For A Smudged Liner Smoked Out Look



I have these phases where I tend to stick to a particular technique of makeup for a really long time... My current phase includes doing up my eyes using the smudged liner technique to give myself a smoked out look... Of course the shade of the "smoke" keeps varying from Blacks to Browns to Purples but the base technique remains the same...


Today, I plan on doing a tutorial for the base technique of achieving a smoked out look by simply smudging your eyeliner. It seriously is as easy as it sounds and you will soon be trying it out in various colors and shades, I promise! :)

Here are the various looks I have created in the past with a single basic technique.






Products Needed
1. Brow grooming kit.
2. Eye prepping kit
3. Cream/Gel Eye Liner in a dark shade.
4. Black Eyeshadow
5. Dark Blue/Dark Purple/Dark Brown eyeshadow
6. Browbone Highlighter shade
7. Shimmery eyeshadow for highlighting the inner corners
8. Black Eyeliner
9. False Lashes
10. Mascara


Tutorial For A Smudged Liner Smoked Out Look

1. Prep your eyes with concealer and groom your eyebrows



2. Apply a highlighter shade on your browbone. I have used MAC Ricepaper.


3. Apply a cream/gel liner on the outer 1/3rd of your upper and lower lids. You could go for any dark color. However, if you need a subtle shimmer to the whole look then I'd suggest you to go for a liner that has glitter or shimmer in it. I have used Bharat and Dorris Cream Eye Liner in Shade 12




4. Using a flat smudger brush, smudge the cream liner before it dries up completely... You need not be neat with it.


5. Next, taking some black eyeshadow with a narrow blending brush, apply it in your crease. You might want to use a shade of Dark Purple to add a little depth as well. I have used Kryolan Matte Black Eyeshadow and MAC Shadowy Lady Eyeshadow.



6. Then, taking a shimmery eye shadow apply it in the inner tear duct area. I have used MAC Retrospeck eyeshadow.



7. Next, apply a black liner in your waterline as well as your tightline. I have used Maybelline Gel Liner.



8. Finally wear some dramatic false eyelashes, apply some liquid liner on your upper lashline and complete the look with a swipe of mascara!


Comments

  1. its beautiful dear.. really easy tut.. I am gonna try it!! :) :)

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  2. Lovely look .. I loved the colors u have used :)

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  3. Love that bit of shimmer in the inner corner! It kinda transforms the whole look na?

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  4. That's transformation!
    From Innocence to Chicness ;) :P

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  5. this is perfect for klutzes like me! am trying this on KC...! :)

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  6. Wow Suma...

    this looks fab. infact u know what, I tried this out to office today and the results were simply awesome... Love it and Love you for it girl!

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  7. perfect for any look .. Thanks for sharing dear :)

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