Shimmery Smokey Eye

I LOVE a good smokey eye!  It is such a great look for any type of night out- girls night, date night, an event, whatever!  I don’t think that it is as hard as lots of people think either, and I’m going to break it down for y’all as best I can!


Below is the link to my tutorial on YouTube (be sure to subscribe there!), but I have also included a description of each product I used and its color so that you can recreate the look yourself with ease using products that you already have.  If you’re interested in any of the products I used specifically (obviously I love them or I wouldn’t use them- haha), just send me an e-mail and I will get you more info!  Brushes I used are also linked in their own section!

I hope this is so helpful for y’all! Leave me a comment and let me know what sort of makeup look you would like to see next and if me spelling it out for y ‘all is helpful!





(I do my lids/lashes first, then do my lower lashline & bottom mascara after I finish my face)

Flesh Toned Priming Shade  ~ Sandstone Pearl ShadowSense: use this shade to cancel out veins or redness all over your eyelids if you have them

Neutral Taupey Shade ~ Moca Java ShadowSense:  apply to the crease of your eyes with a fluffy brush

Neutral Shimmery Shade ~ Moca Java Shimmer ShadowSense: pack on your entire lid with either your finger or a flat shadow brush & drag underneath your lashline

Darker Brown Shade ~ Garnet ShadowSense: pack into the deepest part of your crease and along the outer 1/3 of your lid with a smaller fluffy brush

Light Shimmery Shade ~ Pink Opal Shimmer ShadowSense: pack onto the inner 1/3 of your lid with a small shadow brush or your finger,  use a tiny brush to apply to your browbone, waterline, and inner corners

Black Shade  ~ Onyx ShadowSense: use for a tightline to darken & define your lashline (you could also use your liner if you want) & blend out onto the edges of your lid and lower lashline; I like to connect the two with an angled brush while I’m working on my lower lashline

Black Liner ~ LashExtend in Black

Lashes if you want them ~ KISS Midnight Lashes

Mascara for your bottom lashes ~ LashSense in Black



Primer ~ Silk Pore & Wrinkle Minimizer

Concealer ~ Color Concealer in Light: conceal any blemishes or redness before you start your foundation for better coverage

Foundation ~ MakeSense Anti-Aging Foundation in Creme Beige w/ Natural Translucent Powder mixed in: pack or tap the color on your face where you need more coverage and blend out where you need less coverage (perimeters of your face typically)

Under Eye Concealer ~ Color Concealer in Medium

Highlight (either powder or cream 2 shades lighter than your foundation) ~ Color Concealer in Light mixed with Color Concealer in White: apply anywhere you want your face to appear brighter; I apply mine in a triangle shape under my eyes, to the bridge of my nose, cupid’s bow, center of my chin & forehead, & right above my browbones

Bronzer (either powder or cream 2 shades darker than your foundation) ~ BlushSense in Bronze: apply anywhere you want to sculpt/shape your face; I apply mine under my cheekbones, to my hairline, jaw, down my neck to blend, down the sides of my nose, and under my bottom lip

Your Favorite Blush ~ BlushSense in the shades Toasted Rose, Cherry, & Chocolate Cherry mixed with a touch of Pearlizer: apply to the apples of your cheeks to bring some color back to your face

Shimmery Highlighter ~ Pink Opal Shimmer ShadowSense: apply to the tops of your cheekbones and anywhere light would naturally hit your face



Your favorite noticeable neutral shades with some shimmer ~ First Love LipSense, Cappuccino LipSense, Glossy Gloss & Silver Glitter Gloss


If you are interested in any of the products that I used, send me an e-mail and let me know which ones! I will get back to you as quick as I can!






Highlight/Contour Set 1

Highlight/Contour Set 2

Beauty Blender



xoxo taylor

If your smokey eye took you a hot minute to finish and you need a quick hairstyle to go with it, then click here for my 5 Easy, No Heat Five-Minute Hairstyles!  Full post here!


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