Try Turquoise For A Summer Smoky Eye

The smoky eye is undoubtedly one of the sultriest makeup trends for the evening, but black isn’t the only way to go. In fact, going with a brighter hue can be less harsh, softening the overall look. At the recent Chanel Fashion Show in Paris, Kristen Stewart sported a smoky eye with vivid blue highlights that was both soft and edgy at the same time.

To get Kristen’s look, start by prepping eyelids with bareMinerals – Prime Time Eyelid Primer. This product acts as an ideal base, especially in summer heat and humidity, ensuring that the pigment remains vibrant and doesn’t smudge.

Next, sweep a rich, shimmer color like the crease-resistant Pixi – Mesmerizing Mineral Palette Aquamarine Dream in Aqua from the lash line to the crease, extending outwards and upwards at the corners for a subtle or wing, depending on your tastes. In order to achieve depth with a gradient effect, Try turquoise for a summer smoky eyeit’s important to apply a deeper pigment, like Youngblood – Pressed Mineral Eyeshadow Quad in Mermaid with a small domed brush from the lash line and blend outward to the crease.

A good eyeliner is essential to the smoky eye – so glide on smashbox – Always Sharp Waterproof Kohl Liner Raven from corner to corner on both upper and lower lash lines.

Finally, dab a shimmery line of Jane Iredale’s Mystikol eyeliner and highlighter in one in Aquamarine at the inner corner of your eyes.

The best part? This turquoise look flatters every eye color and skin tone.

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Shayna Murphy is a beauty blogger from Amherst, Massachusetts, who can trace her love of beauty products back to the one afternoon when she convinced her grandmother to buy her lime green nail polish. She enjoys cooking (Indian-style dishes are a specialty!), is a bit of a history buff and collects antique milk vases. Shayna reports on the latest makeup, skincare and fashion trends and will try to convince you on a regular basis that yes, you really should wear sunscreen daily. My favorite beauty product is... - Anything containing sea salt. It's probably the most amazing exfoliant I've ever used and it leaves my skin feeling fresh and smoother than ever. Can't leave the house without my... - Lip gloss. The rest of the day can be a total bust, but if I have a great gloss on I feel like at least I've done one thing right! I would describe my style as... - Definitely au naturale. While I love exploring new shades of eyeshadow and liner on special occasions, for me the most important part of any beauty regimen is keeping my skin clear and blemish-free.


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