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Smokin' smokey eyes, using soft and sultry brown eyeshadows.

Tune into my Facebook Live video for "How to" create Smoking Smokey Eyes using just a couple of products (okay so one happens to be an amazing eyeshadow palette, but still my point is, you don't need a Makeup Artists kit to create this look at home). You can do it!

After several technological challenges, I finally got to create my "How to" on a traditional smokey eye look. I've chosen a soft, sultry look - that's perfect for work or amping up for evening - using brown eyeshadows A) as brown shadows suit all skin tones and eye colours and B) as most people have some iteration of brown shadow lurking in their makeup purse.

Want to know how to tackle the smokey eye without looking like you've been punched in the face? Pay particular attention to the little tip on where to start - start with your lower lash line as this will give you a good guideline as to wear to put the colour on your upper eyelid. And blend, blend, blend. Black waterproof liner on your lower lid water line takes a daytime smokey eye into night ... so easy to transform (note to self for Party Season!). Stash that black eyeliner in your handbag for a quick fix (genie in a bottle!)

Below I've listed the product I use in my How To video:

Bobbi Brown Long wear Eyeshadow Stick in Sand Dune

Too Faced Semi Sweet Chocolate Bar Eyeshadow Palette

Melli Cosmetics Black waterproof eyeliner

L'oreal Miss Manga Mascara - Black

L'Oreal Brow Artist Eyebrow gel

Benefit Browzings eyebrow gel/powder duo in medium

Highlighter/under eye concealer/light reflector all round amazingness of a product - YSL Touch Eclat No 2

Vanessa Megan Organic Lipbalm

MAC Lipliner in Subculture

Mac Lipstick in Faux

Go on have a crack... please share your attempts on my Facebook Page or my personal page

And remember, it's only makeup. Practice. Have fun.

And as my wise friend said ... progress not perfection!

Love Amanda xxx

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