Smokey eyes –– no matter how much you try to ignore this beloved trend, you just can’t. Over the years, the smokey eye has reinvented itself to fit in with the times. It is, however, the most searched eye makeup look out there. Whether you like to go subtle or full blow drama-mama, this favourite eye makeup trend always makes the cut. And when it comes to eye makeup products, all you need is an eyeshadow palette to start with for these looks. Scroll down to see how you can tap into your eye makeup and recreate 3 bridal smokey eye makeup looks.
The best part about smokey eye makeup is that it can be tweaked to fit any look. All you need is a good eye makeup kit to get you started. Scroll down to see 3 bridal smokey eye makeup looks you can use on your big day or the events before it.
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When it comes to smokey eyes, how can you not try out the classic black and silver smokey? This go-to eye makeup look works well for brides as it’s bold, yet classy. You can either keep it simple or subtle, or layer up your eye makeup products for something more intense. Check out how to get this bridal smokey eye makeup.
Step1 - Prep your eyelids with a primer. Use a black eyeshadow on your full eyelid to create a wing shape and blend away. Make sure it has a smokey effect. Use some wipes to wipe away any extra eyeshadow that has spilled onto your brow bone or inner corner of your eyes. Apply a silver eyeshadow on the centre of eyelids and sweep it all the way into the inner corner of your eyes with eyeshadow brush. If you want you can add some concealer to your undereye area.
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Step 2 - Line your eyes with a kajal pencil. You can go into your waterline with the pencil and even tightline your upper lash line for a more defined look.
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Step 3 - Finish off the look with some mascara. Make sure to coat your top and bottom lashes for an intense look. Think volume, volume, volume.
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If you don’t want something as bold as a black and silver smokey, there’s always an option for browns, golds, and coppers. Scroll down to see how you can achieve this mauvey-brown bridal smokey eye makeup.
Step 1 - Apply a matte dark brown hue on the outer corner of your eyes. Sweep into your crease and blend it all the way to the inner corner of your eyes. Dab a small amount of golden eyeshadow on the centre of your eyelid and blend away with makeup brush.
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Step 2 - Apply a golden shimmer eye sparkle on the inner corners of your eyes and blend it properly using right makeup tool. This’ll make your eyes look brighter and bigger.
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Step 3 - Create fine and precise winged eyeliner. Make sure the line isn’t too thick or dramatic. Make sure you go heavy with your eyebrow product. This look requires dramatic yet natural brows.
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A pretty in pink smokey eye, this eye makeup look uses soft, romantic hues of pink to create a subtle, yet glamorous look. Scroll down to see how to recreate this bridal smokey eye makeup for your big day.
Step 1 - Use an eye shadow kit that houses hues of pink and nudes for this look. Apply the darkest pink colour on the outer corner of your eyes and blend it into your crease. Add a lighter pink hue on the inner corner and blend it all together to create a seamless smokey eye. Line your upper lash line with a deep purple pencil eyeliner and smudge it out, so that the line doesn’t appear too harsh.
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Step 2 - Define your eyes with a liquid eyeliner! Draw a dramatic winged eyeliner or a cat eye.
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Step 3 - Finish off the look with some defining mascara.
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Which smokey eye look caught your eye? With the right bridal makeup kit you can recreate one or all three of these looks for wedding day –– go for the black smokey eye on your reception, the pink smokey eye on your wedding, and the brown smokey eye on your sangeet. See? When it comes to bridal smokey eye makeup, we’ve got you covered.