Charlotte’s Magical Guide to Smokey Eye Makeup

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 Perfect Red Smokey Eye 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 Shame, an eyeshadow quad with red, crimson and rose-gold eyeshadow shades for a mesmeric, modern red eyeshadow look.

Read the full tutorial on how to create a mesmerising red smokey eye look using Walk of Shame

For the ultimate red-hot look to compliment your red smokey eye, line the lips with Charlotte’s Lip Cheat liner in Walk of Shame, before filling them in with your Matte Revolution Lipstick in the ICONIC Walk of Shame berry rose shade. Or for a fuller-looking, glossier pout, choose our high-shine Superstar Lips lipstick in Walk of Shame.

Discover the story of Charlotte’s iconic Walk of Shame collection here.

A Dazzling Gold Smokey Eye

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

Create a smokey, molten gold smokey eye using The Icon Eyeshadow Palette, using the gold, bronze and copper shades for a dreamy, hypnotic look that compliments all skin tones. PRIME with the gorgeous golden hue, ENHANCE with the brilliant, colour-rich bronze and SMOKE with the cool copper shade!

Read the full tutorial on how to do a gold smokey eye look using The Icons

For a gold smokey eye in an instant, apply Eyes to Mesmerise cream eyeshadow in Star Gold to your eyelid with your fingertips. This creamy, shimmering formula works like MAGIC to define the eyes and add golden GLOW with no brushes required. Perfect for a last-minute beauty touch-up to take you from desk to disco!

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A Modern Pink Smokey Eye 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 Audrey and lashings of Legendary Lashes Volume 2 mascara!

Top tip: want to amp up the sparkle for holiday season? Create a gorgeous glittering pink smokey eye with Pillow Talk Palette of Pops!

The Rock Chick – A Classic Smokey Eye

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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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Posted by Charlotte on 9th October at 12.00 in Guides