Smokey Eye

How To Create The Perfect Smokey Eye For Your Eye Shape?

Are you having difficulty getting that perfect smokey eye for date night? Well, worry not because we are here to help you! Your eyes could be upturned, or they could be wide-set, but getting them to look smoky is not a difficult feat. There are so many ways to make those eyes look the right amount smoky, and we will teach you how!

From the boardroom to the bedroom, you can elevate any look with a pair of smokey eyes. A pivotal makeup trick in a party girl’s book of secrets, creating the perfect smokey eyes, involves some science! Interestingly, there are several ways of creating a smokey eye – from the conventional black smokey eye to a modern gold smokey eye, your options are endless!

How To Create The Perfect Smokey Eye For Your Eye Shape?

While learning how to do smokey eye makeup step by step, you must know that the techniques vary from eye shape to eye shape. So keep reading to find out how to get the perfect smokey eye makeup done!

Wide Set Eyes:

Wide Set Eyes

If you have wide-set eyes, you can simply adjust the distance between the two eyes with the right effort…and makeup. All you have to do is take the liner to the innermost corner of your eyes. But do it carefully. This creates a sense of illusion of closeness between your eyes. 

For achieving this effect, try to look for darker hues and intense pigments in your eyeshadow palette for getting that smoky look. Now you can rock that office party with a killer outfit and a brown smokey eye!

Close Set Eyes:

Close Set Eyes

If you have close-set eyes, you don’t need to focus on creating the illusion by lining the inner corners of your eyes to create that perfect smoky eye. What you do need is a way to make your eyes pop with colors – use a light shade on one-quarter of your eye and then use darker shades for the remaining portion. 

Additionally, you can dab a little highlighter on the inner corners of your eyes and some on those beautiful brow bones as well. Finally, people with close-set eyes can try out a blue smoky eye or even a red smoky eye for a change!

Hooded Eyes:

Hooded Eyes

One of our favorite eye shapes, hooded eyes are characterized by a hood-like skin over the eyes making the upper lid look smaller as a result. You can create a smoky eye for your hooded eyes by creating a crease using a brown shadow. All your effort will be in vain if you are not patient enough though.

Interestingly, it is the blending on the crease over your eyes that matters the most – it is vital in creating the faded effect while moving from the darker to lighter pigments. Before stepping out with those beautiful smokey eyes, don’t forget to dab a little highlighter on those lids to make them look bigger. 

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Monolid Eyes:

Monolid Eyes

Monolid eyes do not have a crease and as a result, you can create one with the help of your eye shadow palette! While doing so, remember that you have to use a really good eye primer. Otherwise, the pigments will end up creating a crease over your eyelids. The key to experiencing the effects of good eye makeup or any makeup for that matter is patience!

Take out your #ootd and rock that smokey eye on date night. You can always amp things up by simply smudging your eyeshadow on your lower lash and deepening the mascara, making those beautiful eyes open up to look bigger!

Downturned Eyes:

Downturned Eyes

People with downturned or droopy eyes can simply lift their smokey eyes by winging them upwards. Be careful because one mistake can eat up a lot of your time, not to mention a good portion of expensive makeup products.

Select a color from your eye shadow palette and dab it along your eyelid, bringing it upwards while you reach the end. The best part about this? When you opt for creating a winged eyeliner look with the help of eye shadow, it creates a sense of illusion – your eyes will look bigger and more beautiful!

Upturned Eyes:

Upturned Eyes

Similar to almond-shaped eyes, upturned eyes are a pretty common eye shape. Upturned eyes are characterized by a more prominent lower lid. Also, the lower lid is longer in terms of length than the upper eyelid. 

The key to achieving a smokey eye look is achieving the perfect balance. You just need to keep both the lower eyelash line and the upper eyelash line intense and darker.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q1. What Is Katrina Kaif’s Eye Shape?

Ans: Katrina Kaif. Downturned eyes are typically almond-shaped, but drop down on the outer corners. Katrina Kaif has downturned eyes. The goal: Make the outer corners appear as though they are tilting upwards, which will help the face and eyes from looking droopy.

Q2. Do Smokey Eyes Suit Everyone? 

Ans: Smokey eyes in black or brown are a universally flattering look that suits just about anyone. It is a very feminine way to enhance your eyes.

Q3. How Make Your Eyes Look Bigger?

Ans: Follow the step below,
Start with skincare
Cover up dark circles with under-eye concealer
Blend your eyeshadow up to your brow
Use brightening eyeshadow shades
Brighten your waterline.


Now that we have described in detail how to create a smoky eye for each shape, pick up your eye shadow palette. Men may go, and men may come, but smoky eyes are forever!

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Barsha Bhattacharya
Barsha Bhattacharya is a senior content writing executive. As a marketing enthusiast and professional for the past 4 years, writing is new to Barsha. And she is loving every bit of it. Her niches are marketing, lifestyle, wellness, travel and entertainment. Apart from writing, Barsha loves to travel, binge-watch, research conspiracy theories, Instagram and overthink.

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