French actress Brigitte Bardot is unanimously one of the biggest sex symbols in the 50s and 60s and the original bombshell. Even until now, millions and millions of women try to copy her signature look – sexy bed hair, thick apricot lips and my personal favorite, smoky cat eyes.

Smoldering cat eyes can elongate and lift the eyes for a sexy, youthful appearance. The look works on all ethnicity and eye shapes plus you can wear the line thin or thick to work with different looks.

Read on to find out how you can create the basic cat eye in 5 easy steps.

For centuries, kohl, otherwise known as kajal, has been one of the staples of many women in India and the Middle East. Not only is it used as mascara, it is applied to darken the eyelids and protect the eyes from the sun and even evil spirits.

Fresh off the Fall 2008 Couture fashion shows, we are seeing graphic eyeliner everywhere – thick and winged out, on the crease and even under the eye. The look is young, bold and totally now so if you have not mastered the art of lining, you better dig out your eyeliner and start practicing pronto!

Jean Paul Gaultier
This reminds me of a look I did that was inspired by an Accessorize ad with super model Lily Cole. The trick is start out by drawing a line on your crease with a pencil before going over it with a black liquid liner. Keep the rest of your eye bare with just a thin line along your upper lash line and tons of mascara on top and bottom.


Awarded Elle’s “Genius Award”, In Style’s “Best Beauty Buy” and Allure’s “Reader’s Choice Award” in 2008, Bobbi Brown Long Wear Gel Eyeliner comes in 16 beautiful colors so you are bound to find one you like.

I have Black Mauve Shimmer Ink from the Fall 2008 Mauve Collection, which is a very pretty dark taupe with micro-shimmer and a great substitute to your regular black and brown.