Smoky eye makeup can be applied with several different, specific brushes. Do smoky makeup for hazel eyes with help from a beauty and makeup designer in this free video clip.
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Hi, I'm Liliana Tovar with Paul Mitchell The School Nashville and today I'm going to go ahead and show you how to do smokey eye makeup for hazel eyes. Some of the essential items that we will need are several brushes. You'll need a blender brush, a black shading brush, a highlighter brush, an eyeliner brush and some type of pointed brush as well. Along with that, today I'm going to go ahead and show you how to do smoky eye using a variety of shades in the green, green to aqua palette so we'll be using some of those and we'll be using some pigments as well to kind of help it become more dramatic as well as a dark cream eye shadow base. Using your middle finger or fourth finger you're going to go ahead and take some of the dark eye shadow base and add it to the bottom portion of your eyelid. It's going to set the foundation as you add your colors. You can create a smoky eye using any colors as long as you have the light, medium and dark, focusing on the dark. And now that I've added that I can go ahead and take my short square brush and go ahead and use an aqua color that I have in a downward motion, add it across the lid, on top of the base. This is definitely more for an evening look, if you're going out to the club, a nice party, add some bold. It definitely will help bring out the green in hazel eyes. Next I'm going to take a rounded brush. This is definitely useful for control. You can take a little bit of that pigment. I'm going to add it to the corner in a V format. I'll blend it in a little bit. Blending is definitely key in creating a nice smoky look. You definitely want to do your best to not see any lines. I'm using a blending brush sometimes I like to add a little bit more of that color, the new color and blend it from the outer corner in in a circular motion. Now I'm going to take the highlighter brush and going to use a lighter shade that has a little bit of the iridescent look on the high, or the top portion of your eye, circular motions in. I'm going to take the flat eyeliner brush and using the pigment, going to dab it in there and I'm going to use that as my liner on the top and on the bottom. If you want to create more dramatic effect you can add a little bit of a black gel liner as a pigment on top of that. You're going to bring it in to the inner corner as well. And use the blending brush once again to create more of a silky look adding more of the darker color. If you have the extra time what I would suggest if you are taking the time to do this type of look, I would invest in some false eyelashes you can get at any convenience store, excuse me drugstore to create even a more of a dramatic look. You can also take any shade of dark emerald green pencil or any kind of pencil that matches the color that you choose and you can line the inside of your eye. Sometimes when you're doing this if you wear contacts you want to probably wait until after you've done this to put them in, if you have sensitive eyes. I'm going to add a little bit of metallic silver to the inner corner. You can kind of brush again and try and move any excess color that's on there, just blend it off. Again blending is key. You don't want to see any lines. In order to achieve this smoky eye look some essentials are needed and that would definitely be your pigments. I'm Liliana Tovar and thank you for watching how to create smoky makeup for hazel eyes.