RV Reader Priya sent me a tweet saying,”I would like to know how to do smokey eyes on Asian skin without looking like I have a black eye and with eyelashes should I wear it before or after applying my make-up? I can’t ever put eyelashes on afterwards”
Another way to add va-va-voom to your smokey eye is to use a liquid black eyeliner on your top eyelid once you’ve finished applying your eyeshadow. Use a matte black eyeliner on the bottom eyelid, the more streaks of eyeliner you apply, the more bolder your smokey eye would be. Be sure to add a bronzer to your cheeks and T bone for a much needed glow.
I found this video made by Bollywood Celebrity Make-up Artist Jawaad Ashraf who shows a fabulous step by step guide on how to avoid looking like you’ve got a black eye. Your lip colour plays a role in how good your smokey eye turns out so I picked out some colours that should work on your skin. I’ll recommend nude and pink lip glosses. Switch it up with a coral lipstick for an instant update on this look! With eyelashes, it’s better to put it on afterwards. Click here to watch a tutorial on how best to wear them!