How To Do a Smoky, Party Eye For The Holidays

In this week’s edition of “Holiday Party Glam,” I want to address the eyes. I hear a lot of girls talk about how they always do the same makeup. Day, night, party, office….the same eyes, the same lips, the same face. I really like to take parties and nightlife as an opportunity to amp things up and switch up the same boring routine.

I collaborated with the lovely folks over at Sephora and created a party eye look that would pair perfectly with a cocktail dress or leather jacket. Here is the video and a break down of products I used. Click on the links and pictures to shop the makeup!

Pro Tip: I typically do this kind of dark eye before I do the rest of my makeup, because I find that the dark shadow falls to my under eyes and can mess up any concealor/foundation I have already applied. I save myself the hassle of doing it twice and just do my eyes first. After I finish the eye, I take a few simple steps to get flawless skin. Find my video on how to achieve that here.

I also like to layer a dark shadow under the shimmery shadow which gives my makeup depth and an overall polished look.

Pair this dark eye with a natural or light pink lip color. Anything else will look too clownish. Find my lip color from the video here.

Here are the other products I used!

And in case you missed it, obvi, no holiday makeup look is complete without a rockin’ hair-do. Find a tutorial for my glam retro waves featured in this video here.

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