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    A 5-Minute Smokey Eye Tutorial that will Change Your Life

    • 2 min read

    BY CHELSEA SIMMONS

    A sultry, smokey eye is the gold standard in makeup. It is the ever-elusive goal for many women; though, it seems to evade many of us. Right when we think we've achieved the perfect balance of smoke and depth, we make one false move and end up looking like a panda. (And, not in a cute, cuddly way.) So, we asked Global Educator Natalie Soto-Carlisle how to create a simple, 5-minute smokey eye. Not only did she give us some fool-proof steps to follow, she also showed us her expert technique. Check it out!

    An Easy, 5-minute Smokey Eye Tutorial

    First, apply BrownIce Eye Shere Liquid Eye Shadow to your eyelids and blend it up toward your crease.

    Not only will this liquid eye shadow leave a beautiful layer of shimmering brown on your lids, it will also keep your shadows in place all night long. Next, apply Eggplant from the Naturally Matte Eye Shadow Kit into your crease.

    Line your upper lash line with Onyx Mystikol Powdered Eyeliner, then smudge Fudge from the Naturally Matte palette on your upper lash line. You should also use Fudge to smoke out the outer corner of the eye and into the crease.

    To balance out the smokiness on your upper lash line, use Basic BlackEye Pencil to line your lower lashes and smudge the line with more Fudge eye shadow.

    Then, apply Buttercream from the Naturally Matte palette to the inner corners of your eyes and on your brow bones. This helps make your eyes look brighter! Intensify the color by applying a little more Brown Silk onto your lids and blend. Finish your look with PureLash Lash Extender & Conditioner and Black Ice Longest Lash Lengthening and Thickening Mascara.

    Show us Your Smoke

    Did you ever think it would be that simple? Tell us what you think of this bronze, smokey eye makeup in a comment below. We also want to know your best smokey eye tips. If you try this look out, share it with us on Instagram by tagging @janeiredale #GoodBeautyStories.

    Brown Silk Eye Shere Liquid Eyeliner
    Brown Silk Eye Shere Liquid Eye Shadow
    $18.00

    Naturally Matte Eye Shadow Kit, smokey eye tutorial
    Naturally Matte Eye Shadow Kit
    $59.00

    basic black eye pencil

    Basic Black Eye Pencil
    $15.00

    onyx mystikol powdered eyeliner

    Onyx Mystikol Powdered Eyeliner $24.00

    Chelsea Simmons

    Chelsea Simmons

    Chelsea began her beauty journey in 2010 as a fashion and beauty freelancer at Ladies’ Home Journal magazine. There she had the chance to test and review hundreds of products while quickly falling for the benefits the clean makeup she tried. After leaving the magazine industry, she worked as a publicist for international fragrance and beauty brands until 2016 when she landed at jane iredale. Here, she has discovered liquid eyeliner doesn’t have to burn her eyes, foundation doesn’t have to feel heavy, and that the jane iredale Global Educators truly have the best beauty hacks. Since then, she’s shared her 10+ years of experience with you on The Good Glow Blog.