Best Smokey Eye Makeup Looks And Tips For Your Eye Color

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The best smokey eye makeup is always a great look for any eye colors as it can make your peepers look fabulously sultry. Which woman doesn’t want to achieve that stunning look all the time.

Smokey eye makeup looks is consider an iconic style and can up your eye makeup game but over doing it will make you look like a panda.

  • Recently Updated: July 2021

Smokey Eye Makeup Look


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Smoldering smokey eyes makeup have some of the most subtle shades with the best combinations of purples, browns, blues and probably even mauve colors, making your eyes look pretty captivating.

Popular choice such as copper and golden also looks very glamorous against your eyes. The perfect blend to help you achieve this smoky, sultry look and certainly something that you should definitely try out.

Smokey Eyeshadow Looks


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For smokey eye makeup, matte grey, brown, or black eyeshadow will look fantastic on blue eyes, but for something more special and eye-catching, try matte reddish-brown, dark peach, or even orange.

Smokey eyes in various shades of pink or purple can also be used to enhance blue eyes. It will have less blue contrast than orange, but it will still be pretty much charming.

Depending on the eyeshadow palette which you choose, you can play around with several kinds of eyeliner for your blue eyes as well. A seamless cat-eye look complements almost any kind of smokey eye makeup that you opt for.

Of course, you can go for a more subtle eyeliner look too. Line the top lid with gel liner which will last like forever, without touch up. While gel liners might be a little difficult to apply as compared to pencil liners, they do give out a more glam effect, so it’s always worth trying.

Smokey Eye Makeup Tips


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Smokey eye makeup looks are extremely unique, which makes them all the more beautiful. If you are blessed with natural green eyes, I’m sure there are loads of women who are pretty much envious of the beautiful eyes color that you possess.

Green eyes inherently have specks of brown or gold in them. What makes these specks really stand out is by opting for bronze, golden and lilac colored eye shadows.

Glitter eyeshadow can look absolutely stunning against natural green eyes. Opting for bright shades like golden glitters can really make you look like a model.

Almost any kind of shade can be used for smokey eye makeup but you need at least 2 shades of a similar hue. We just love gray and silver combination for a totally classic smokey eye makeup looks.

Bronze and golden are also fairly popular and can really help you create a sultry eye shadow look for your green eyes. Colors like lavender and red which are on the opposite spectrum of the color wheel can really make your green eyes pop out too.

These are a great range of shades which can make your eyes look absolutely incredible. Start experimenting to match your style in dressing, hairdo and so on.

Take it one step at a time for your entire makeup style literally from top to toe. Go for the most versatile and distinctive look to pair with your lifestyle.


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At $20+ for a liner that I used regularly, it just wasn’t affordable. This “Epic” has been with me through hot summer days, rainy days, excessive sweating days as well. It’s totally a great liner for the price point!

Smokey Eye Makeup for Brown Eyes

Do you have brown eyes, or deep set eyes? Or maybe you have beautiful almond shaped eyes to cozily hug your startling peepers. Since brown is a neutral color, almost any eyeshadow color would look great on you to complement your eye makeup looks.

Metallic and shimmery shades have a magical way of giving brown eyes a striking sparkle and glimmer. Warm metallic such as bronze, copper, or gold, can create a range of subtle tones in your eyes.

Whether you want an everyday or a part look, smokey eye makeup looks on brown eyes are the perfect combination to break many hearts.


  • The above combination can make any woman with brown eyes look absolutely Instagram-worthy.
  • Ensure you find waterproof eyeliner which have long lasting staying power. This can be your best friend when you need to apply a beautiful liner for a long day.

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We pretty much like this technique of making eyes pop by simply applying white eyeliner. A dash of it on the inner trap (corner) of your brown eyes will enhance your makeup looks.

Applying nude eyeliner along the waterline will totally make them appear bigger and even brighter as well. Finding the right shades to complement your smokey eye makeup can be a process of trial and error.

Experiment with different palettes before you dismiss a color completely as different brands of the same color can have a totally life changing effect on your makeup looks.

Whatever kind of look you opt for, never forget to prime your eyelids first, making sure that your eyeshadow or liner doesn’t start to smudge or become cakey after a while.

Regardless whether you have blue eyes to turn heads, or sultry green eyes like a cat, these smokey eye makeup would make you look like a glam doll, just like you wanna be.

Always remember, your new makeup styles should be full of artful colors, never boring and shall take you to the street with renew confident. An awesome smokey eye makeup looks should always oppose against everything that is dull and predictable.


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