SMOKED OUT WINGED PARTY EYE LOOK
START WITH YOUR BASE
When creating a look, it’s always good to start with your skin, by getting your foundation on first, it allows it time to settle and then you can always go back to it at the end to finesse, so it looks fresh and perfected.
DRAW A LINE
- Using the Limitless Longwear pencil, start to line the eyes, focus for now on the lids. With the pencil sharpened, rest it on the roots of the lashes and pull along, ensuring you are as close to the lashes as possible, to avoid any gaps. I always like to start in the middle of the eye and then do the inner corner separately, so I can make this section a little thinner.
- The easiness of this look is due to the fact the liner is blended, and therefore you don’t need to be concerned with being neat when you’re applying the liner. With this in mind, apply the liner and then blend with either a small, firm eye brush, a Q-Tip or your finger. I would recommend applying in small sections, applying and then blending as you go.
Once you have the liner on the lid applied, we can start on the winged flick. Remember this can be as elongated and dramatic or small and understated, it’s completely up to you.
- Imagine there is an invisible line, coming from your lower lash line, going upwards towards the end of your brows, this imaginary line is the angle your wing should be.
- Taking the pencil and with a light touch, start to draw the wing, following your imaginary line. At this point you can decide how long or short you wish it to be. Once you have applied the liner, start to smudge it with your fingers, Q-Tip or a brush for a diffused, smokey look.
- Next, connect your wing to the liner on the lashes, by sweeping the pencil down from the flick at an angle so the two join and then blend as before. This angle can be straight or curved, it’s down to preference.
EXTRA SPARKLE FOR THE PARTY SEASON
You can leave this look as it is now for a slightly paired back look or alternatively you can amp up the glamour, by adding extra smokiness and shimmer to your eyes, like the campaign makeup. We used the Limitless 3 Palette, which is a collection of shimmering jewel tones and classic black and brown matte shades.
- Using a deep grey, brown or black eyeshadow and a small fluffy eye shadow brush start to apply a small amount over the liner. This will increase the intensity of the look, but also add a soft, smokey blended look to the eye. We used Creator from the Limitless 3 Palette, which is a matte shade.
- Next add some lighter warm shimmer to the inner area of the eyes, this needs to be similar or a shade deeper than your natural skin tone. In the campaign makeup we used Divinity, which is a deep gold shimmer shade, but if your skin tone is deep or lighter than you will need to adjust accordingly.
- With shimmer eye shadow it’s important you press onto skin, otherwise you risk it falling everywhere. With this in mind, pat the shimmer tone on the inner corner and middle areas of the eye lid.