There is nothing sexier, classic & more sophisticated than smoky eyes - period.
Smoky eyes were one thing I was most inspired by while I was discovering makeup in my teens. It was also something I found most difficult to achieve. But what do they say about success? Try, try until you succeed. Nobody wants to end up looking like a panda, right?
Today I wanted to take some time out to appreciate this 'one' palette that made me achieve the most dramatic & sexy smoky eyes. Behold 4-Step Smoky Eyes in Silver Black by The Body Shop. This palette was part of The Body Shop's Winter Makeup trends. It includes four eye shadows: Charcoal Black, Marble Grey, Ice White & Silver Highlighter. Charcoal Black is a really nice matte shade to create that depth & smoky effect to your eyes. Marble Grey is slightly pigmented & really smooth to apply however Ice White & Silver are pigmented & reflect a lot of light. They also help to give that glamorous touch to your smoky eyes. Also included in this kit is a Mini Eye Shadow Brush& Mini Eye Definer in Black.
I am really impressed by the quality of 4-Step Smoky Eyes in Silver Black. I must mention that I've always been a huge fan of The Body Shop's skincare & perfumes' range which are out of this world but I haven’t really tried a lot of their cosmetics. These eye shades are beautiful & the kit is all you need to complete your eye makeup -literally. The packaging is really sleek with instructions at the back which guides you through the process of creating that perfect look. The kit also has a wide mirror inside it which is really handy.
Here's how I achieve the look with this palette.
Step 1: Apply Ice White all over eyelids.
Step 2: Line your eyes with the Mini Eye Definer in Black.
Step 3: Pat Charcoal Black right above the Mini Eye Definer.
Step 4: Apply Marble Grey over the two eye shadows to soften the look and blend.
Step 5: Finish off with Ice White in the inner corners of the eyes & below the brows.
If you're a smoky eye lover this palette is a must in your makeup collection. For me this is a definite repurchase.
How do YOU create smoky eyes?