Using your fluffy shadow brush, dust eyeshadow across the lid up to the crease.Illustrations: Alëna Skarina
Add a bit more shadow to the fluffy brush and blend back and forth into the crease.Illustrations: Alëna Skarina
Using the stiff brush, line upper and lower lash lines with more shadow for a smoky look.Illustrations: Alëna Skarina
Using the powder brush, blend the shadow in your crease down to the outer corner of your eye for a more dramatic look.Illustrations: Alëna Skarina
Finish with mascara on top and bottom lashes.Illustrations: Alëna Skarina
Tip: Keep your lips nude so the focus stays on your eyes.Illustrations: Alëna Skarina
A version of this article appeared in our December 2016 issue, titled "The easy smoky eye," pg. 26.