The Smokey Eye: A Classic How-to
by Laetitia Wong
It’s a classic how-to, although at this point, we’d be talking more about it being a classic how-NOT-to-screw-it-up kind of look. Despite having been on-trend since 2001.
Alright, here’s how you pull it off stylishly, and not pulling off a Taylor Momsen. Do not, and I repeat: Do not place a smack of black on your eyes without blending them out, as it only makes you look like you got punched.
Tip: Opt for neutral brown hues as compared to black, and build it up slowly if you want a smokier result.
Here’s Bobbi Brown’s interpretation of a smokey eye, although you’d be able to find a million other alternatives on sites like Pinterest and Tumblr.