Beauty Secrets: Easy Smokey Eye

This party-perfect look takes only a few simple steps. Learn how from Atlanta makeup artist Nyssa Green.


[MUSIC] It's Neesa, from the Green Room Agency. And I love a smokey eye. It's simple, it's easy, and anyone can do it in just a few simple steps. All you have to do is pick two colors, your light color and your dark color. And don't be afraid. Don't think because it's a smoky eye you have to for black. Greys, purples, and browns even work. So take your dark color, put in on your lid, and blend it upward. Then, take your light color, put it right underneath your brow bone, and blend it downward. Before you know it, the two colors will blend together perfectly. And you will have the start of a great smoky eye. To finish, line the top and bottom, if you like, just for a little more pop, and blend it upward. Add mascara, a clear gloss, and you're good to go. There's your perfect smoky eye. For more tips that will help you look good and feel great, pick up a copy of Southern Living magazine and visit
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