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, it’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.