How to create a glam smokey eye look that is flattering for women over 40.

August 27, 2019

Okay so you want a sultry, smokey eye look that doesn't leave you looking like a panda or worse, like you've been punched in the face or crying all night? I've the smokey eye technique that will give you a glamorous, elongated eye look and make you feel like a total goddess. 

- stunning photo of @teraohara by @gail_hadani and @agencesilver

 

 

I'll be upfront and say, the elongated smokey eye technique is a tad complicated but I've broken it down into a step by step, paint by numbers kind of routine, to make it easy to follow and do. You can do it! So grab a cuppa - or better still a glass of wine of espresso martini - and settle in for your step by step tutorial on how to create glamorous smokey eyes that flatter women over 40.

 

Click here to watch the 11 minute video. I walk you through step by step how to create a glamorous smokey eye makeup look that is flattering for us women over 40.

 

- Click the image ⬆️ to watch the step-by-step video, how to create glamorous elongated smokey eyes that flatter women over 40. - 

Click here or click the image ⬆️ to download your free smokey eye makeup guide -

Now it's time to put it all into practice. Go on, give it a go. What's the worst that can happen, you take it off and start again?

 

If you would like more personal guidance, join me for your hands-on eye makeup workshop click here to find upcoming classes. If you can 't get to a class, schedule a one-on-one personal beauty consultation. Click here for more details on your Personal Beauty Consult

 

 

Below is a list of products that I used to achieve this look along with alternative suggestion for all you natural clean makeup lovers and a couple budget busting options. 

 

 

FOUNDATION

Product used:
Armani Luminous Silk foundation 6.5

RRP $99

Click to Buy ➡️ bit.ly/2uPoguJ

 

 

Clean Swap:

Rageism Beauty All Day Foundation - specifically formulated for mature skin

RRP $65

Use the code Amanda10 to get 10% off your first order 

Click to Buy ➡️ rageismbeauty.com.au/product/all-day-foundation/

 

 

Budget Option: To be frank, it's almost impossible to replicate the finish of Armani Luminous Silk or Rageism Beauty All Day Foundation in a high street formula. I'm yet to find one I can confidently recommend. Send me an email if you've a divine, buildable luminous finish foundation that you love.

 

 

EYESHADOW

Products used:

Bobbi Brown Longwear cream eyeshadow stick in Dusty Mauve

RRP  $49

Click to Buy ➡️bit.ly/2Y0zdKa

 
You can also try mii Cosmetics Forever Crayon in Rose Gold

RRP $42

Click to Buy ➡️ bit.ly/2UGguBK

 

 

MAC Cosmetics bronze and blush colours (used on eyes but discontinued colours)

Instead try:

MAC Cosmetics Hyper Real Glow Palette - Get it Glowin'

RRP $79

Click to Buy bit.ly/2ZkSXV8

 

MAC Cosmetics Matte Bronzer

RRP $47

Click to Buy bit.ly/2LQ0p7O

 

 

MAC Cosmetics plum purple eyeshadow (in limited edition set no longer available)

Instead try  M.A.C Cosmetics Eye Shadow X 9 - Burgundy Times Nine

RRP $59

Click to Buy ➡️bit.ly/2KPTivk

 

 

Kylie's Professional Mineral Goddess loose eyeshadow in Rose Gold

RRP $36

Use this link to get 10% off your first purchase Click to Buy ➡️bit.ly/2VzNVCV

 

EYELINER

Product used:

Kylie's Professional Mineral Goddess eye pencil in Tigers Eye

Use this link to get 10% off your first purchase Click to Buy ➡️bit.ly/2VzNVCV

 

 


INIKA Organic eyeliner in Coco

Click to Buy ➡️bit.ly/2HdAaFM

 

 

 

Budget Option: 

Benecos 100% natural eyeliner in Brown

RRP $9.95

Click to Buy ➡️ bit.ly/340D8qe


 

 

MASCARA

Product used

INIKA Organic Long Lash mascara

Click to Buy ➡️bit.ly/2TWk5Lu

 

 

Budget Option:

L'Oreal Miss Manga Mascara

Click to Buy ➡️bit.ly/2GHKdBY

 

BROW GEL

Product used:

Garbo & Kelly brow gel

RRP $38

Click to Buy ➡️bit.ly/2KZ15Wp

 

Clean Swap:

INIKA Organic Brow Perfector

RRP $45

Click to Buy ➡️bit.ly/2Zqg1CP

 

Budget Option:

Designer Brands Brow Gel tinted

RRP $10.99

Click to Buy ➡️ bit.ly/2LdFMQU

 

CONCEALER

Product used:

Charlotte Tilbury The Retoucher no 4 (No 3 is a better colour for me)

RRP $57

Click to Buy ➡️www.charlottetilbury.com/au

 

Clean Swap:

Rageism Beauty Concealer - specifically formulated for mature skin

RRP $40

Use the code Amanda10 to get 10% off your first order 

Click to Buy ➡️bit.ly/2Zcg0Wp

 

Budget Option: The above concealer formula's are pretty darn special. They are light weight, liquid and light-reflecting .. so perform spectacularly under the delicate crinkly wrinkly eye area. I'm yet to find a budget buster formula that performs anywhere near as well. Totes worth the investment. If you've a concealer that you love, email me here.

 

 

 

Dive in. Be the smokey eye goddess that you know you can. Beauty is ageless, confidence is everything and feeling incredible is the secret. If you want a little face to face hands on support click here to join one of my makeup masterclasses specifically for women over 40.

 

Love Amanda x

 

 

*In the interest of full transparency as that's how I roll here, please know that when you click these product links I may receive a small affiliate commission.

 

 

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