A soft,taupy smokey eye is my go-to look when I have to wear makeup all day-it’s not heavy so I can pull it off day to night and it needs minimum touch ups.I love the smudged, black eye pencil that blends into my eyeshadows, the light luminous base and a nude gloss to tone it down.



Estée Lauder The Essential Face Palette Light

Estée Lauder Multi Effects Mascara Black

Urban Decay 24/7 Glide on Eye pencil Perversion

Yves Saint Lauren Touche Éclat no02

Nars Lip Gloss Chelsea Girls


My base is sheer and glowy as this look is focused on my eyes.I used a tiny amount of my current favourite foundation where I needed some coverage, powder only on my T-zone and a light reflecting concealer under my eyes.I mixed both of the blushes to create a fresh peachy-pink shade and I added a touch of bronzer to warm up my complexion.Then I finished my face makeup with the highlighter on my cheekbones,bridge of the nose and inner eye corners.For my eye makeup I applied the light shades all over my lids, the soft brown on my crease and the dark bronze shade on the outer V and close to my botton lash line.I defined my eyes with a black eye pencil,smudged with a pencil brush and I made it look softer by applying some of the darker eyeshadow on top.Then a little bit of eye pencil on the waterline and lots of black mascara.My brow routine is the same for months now and you can find it here.Last but not least a nude lip gloss which makes my lips look fuller and the result is so soft that compliments the smokey eyes.

You can also wear it paired with a dark,berry lip for nights out.It’s such a versatile smokey and I love it!

Love Lou!


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