February 26, 2015 Angela Melero Spotlight

The Perfect Smoky Eye for Blue Eyes

There’s something so very hypnotic about blue eyes. Similar to the luring ocean, water-colored peepers have a magnetic quality and brighten up a complexion like no other. That’s why finding the right eye shadow is so crucial. One needs to find the right shade that will complement baby blues without drawing attention away from them. Not sure what shadows will do this? Makeup pro Elyse Reneau gives us the perfect smoky eye tutorial just for blue-eyed babes!

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Step 1. Prep the eyes with an eye primer like Urban Decay Primer Potion. Dust a copper/gold shade all over the eyelids. Reneau used Maybelline Eye Studio Color Tattoo Pure Pigments Loose Powder Shadow in Breaking Bronze.

Step 2. Blend a darker brown, matte shade into the crease and slightly into the upper lid.

Step 3. Line your upper and lower lashline with a chocolate brown gel eyeliner (we love Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil) and wing it out slightly. Finish the look with mascara.

Blue-eyed babes! What’s your favorite eye shadow shade? Tell us in the comments below!

Model: Alex Neff
Makeup: Elyse Reneau
Photo: Joshua Shelton



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