Smoky Eye Makeup Looks, Tutorials and Application Tips

Besides the body painting session, I also attended the Hi Def Bridal: Makeup for Today’s Bridal Artist seminar by makeup artist Damian Castellanos from Make Up For Ever. The pro showed us how to create a sultry smoky eye and shared with us some really great pointers on high def makeup. Keep reading to see Damian’s tips!

High Def Bridal Makeup Demo by Damian Castellanos from Make Up For Ever

In the April issue of UK’s Stylist, famed make-up artist Val Garland teams up with British pop sensation Cheryl Cole to showcase four of the hottest eye looks around – Bronzed, Sculpted, Lacquered and Graphic(clockwise from top left). Which is your favorite?

Cheryl Cole Eye Makeup Looks


Like these looks but need a little help recreating them? Check out my dramatic glossy eye tutorial and Dior Velvet Eyes Backstage Eyeliners-To-Wear Multi-Wear Adhesive Eyeliner Patches!

To brush up on my makeup skills, I attended M·A·C PRO Masterclass: Eras Reinterpreted by Senior Artist Melissa Gibson at Woodfield Mall over the weekend. During the two-hour session, Melissa showed us how to redefine two of my favorite looks, a ’20s smoky eye and ’60s Twiggy eye, with the use of new techniques and updated products. Keep reading to see a breakdown of the looks and more beauty tips by the pro herself!

20s Smoky Eye Twiggy Makeup Look at MAC PRO Masterclass

Girls with monolids and hooded eyelids can take a cue from Jennifer Lawrence on how to rock a smoky eye. The actress totally nailed the look at the LA Premiere of her upcoming movie “The Hunger Games” with shades of black and gold, paired with bronzed skin and nude lips. Tips on how to create the look from Jennifer’s makeup artist, Jillian Dempsey, after the jump!

Jennifer Lawrence makeup tutorial from The Hunger Games LA Premiere