This season saw stars and fashionistas rock the Smokey Eyes look, from colour pop adaptations to a captivating blend of silver and black. This classic makeup look never fails to deliver an impact, framing your eyes with drama and intrigue making it ideal for this season’s girly glamour-meets edgy 90s vibe.
How to: Seasons Smokey Eyes with Shiseido
How to get the look this season:
Shimmering Cream Eye Color BK912, Caviar
Shimmering Cream Eye Color SV810, Tin
Shiseido Eye Shadow Brush
Smoothing Eyeliner Pencil BK901
Perfect Mascara Defining Volume BK901, Black
Perfect Rouge RD142, Sublime
Good makeup tools are essential for creating that sultry smudged appearance. Using the Shiseido Eyeshadow Brush, smooth Shimmering Cream Eye Color BK912, Caviar across the lower lid. Begin at the outer corner sweeping in a ‘C’ shape along the upper lash line and halfway across the lower lashline. Work this sparkling deep noir into the crease of the lid getting lighter toward the inner corner for a graduated ombre effect. Keeping the darkest shade at the outer edges opens up the eyes.
Use the same brush to blend the color outwards into a cat-eye winged effect, taking time to do so. Blending is crucial so as to avoid severe lines and to achieve the sought after smokey finish.
Next, take the dazzling silver tones of Shimmering Cream Eye Color SV810, Tin and, using your fingertip, gently press the color into the middle of your lower lid for an extra pop of textured shimmer.
Smoothing Eyeliner Pencil BK901 is dual-ended with the pencil at one end and an applicator at the other for easy blending. Run along the waterline and lower lashes then using the applicator, blend into the outer corners to intensify the cat-eye flicks, underneath and along the upper lash line for true smokey appeal.
Shiseido, Eye Shadow Brush(M)