How to Create a Quick Metallic Smoky Eye Look
When you're looking for a glam, 'come hither' look, a metallic smoky eye is a great choice. Here's a quick guide to do it in less than 3 minutes:
Step 1 Foundation and Primer
Apply your normal foundation and primer.
Step 2 Apply Eyeliner
Add eyeliner on the top and bottom of your eye.
Step 3 Apply Blush and Lip Gloss
Add blush and a nude lip gloss.
Step 4 Prep a Wet Brush
Get a brush a wet and add a little fix for extra moisture.
Step 5 Lighter, Highlighter Eyeshadow
Apply lighter highlighter colors up top.
- Going from light to dark creates an nice gradual smoky eye.
Step 6 Bronze Eyeshadow
Here we're going for a gold metallic smoky eye, so use some shade of bronze for the second color.
Step 7 Black Eyeshadow
Match the size of your stroke with how bold you want your look to be. The broader the stroke the more bold the look will be. Follow up with a smaller, wet brush to fill in the gaps.
Step 8 Clean Up Mistakes
Correct any mistakes by blending in the makeup with your fingers.
Step 9 Review and Reapply Eyeshadow If Necessary
Add more black eyeshadow if your look isn't as bold as you wanted.
Step 10 Add Pigment
Dot sparkly pigment along the lashline and blend.
Step 11 Add Mascara
Finish by applying 2-3 coats of a thick mascara to your eyelashes.