Charlotte’s Magical Guide to Smokey Eye Makeup Looks

Discover Charlotte’s magical guide to smokey eye makeup looks, including the classic sultry smokey eye, a red smokey eye look and glistening glitter smokey eyes.

Discover Smokey Eye Makeup Looks To Try

Smokey eye makeup is an iconic look that can MESMERISE both day and night, adding definition to your eyes for a bright and beautiful look. From the classic, sultry smokey eye look to bright and colourful takes on the trend, discover Charlotte’s magical guide to smokey eye makeup.

A Red Smokey Eye Look for Autumn

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A red smokey eye is the perfect eyeshadow look to wear as Autumn approaches! Think warm tones, subtle shimmers and an autumnal, festive berry-rose lip to match.

For the perfect red smokey eye, discover Charlotte’s Luxury Eyeshadow Palette in Walk of No Shame, an eyeshadow quad with red, crimson and rose-gold eyeshadow shades for a mesmeric, modern red eyeshadow look

A Dazzling Gold Glitter Smokey Eye Look

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For a smokey eye look with a metallic twist, create a shimmering gold glitter smokey eye with Charlotte’s collection of gorgeous gold eyeshadow!

Create a smokey, molten gold smokey eye using Colour Chameleon cream eyeshadow pencil in Amber Haze, using the glittering, amber-gold shade all over the lid to create a hypnotic eye look that suits every eye colour. To apply, swipe Colour Chameleon onto the lid, then blend out the edges with your finger or the Eye Blender Brush.

A Modern Pink Smokey Eye Look with Pillow Talk Collection

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A pink smokey eye is the ultimate modern take on the classic eye makeup look! Join the Pillow Talk revolution and mesmerise the world with pretty, romantic, shimmering pink eyeshadows complimented by Charlotte’s ICONIC Pillow Talk nude-pink lip.

Using Charlotte’s Luxury Eyeshadow Palette in Pillow Talk, apply the PRIME shade to the lid, add definition with the ENHANCE pink eyeshadow and SMOKE matte shade in the crease, and add a POP with the rose gold POP shade! Complete the look with The Classic eyeliner in Classic Brown and lashings of Legendary Lashes Volume 2 mascara!

The Rock Chick – A Classic Smokey Eye Look

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If you want to rock a classic smokey eye look with greys, silvers and liner, look no further than The Rock Chick! From Charlotte’s 10 iconic makeup looks, The Rock Chick is the perfect choice for effortless, rock ‘n’ roll beauty, using her Luxury Eyeshadow Palette in The Rock Chick, The Feline Flick liquid eyeliner pen and Full Fat Lashes mascara!

Using your Luxury Eyeshadow Palette in The Rock Chick, apply the silver-grey PRIME and ENHANCE shades onto your lid for a smokey wash of colour, before adding definition to the crease and lower lash-line with the dark charcoal grey SMOKE shade. Add a glam-rock shimmer by applying the silver POP shade the centre of your lid before lining the upper lash-line with The Feline Flick eyeliner and applying lashings of Full Fat Lashes mascara!

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Charlotte Tilbury

Founder, President, Chairman and Chief Creative Officer of Charlotte Tilbury Beauty

With over 30 years experience, Charlotte Tilbury MBE is the world's number 1 makeup artist and British beauty entrepreneur. Charlotte established Charlotte Tilbury Beauty in 2013, which is now a record-breaking beauty brand that has won over 400 awards.