Make heads turn with this midnight black smoky eye tutorial

As classic as a little black dress or great pair of pumps, the smoky eye is both beautiful and unforgettable. While this style has long been a popular one, some events are so special that a traditional smoky eye won't suffice. That's where our midnight black eye tutorial comes in.
Darkly exciting, this smoldering makeup look combines glitz and glamour with serious drama. Whether you're walking the red carpet or tearing up the dance floor, you're sure to attract attention with this simmering style.
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Materials
- MAC Paint Pot (Soft Ochre)
- MAC Eye Shadow (warm nude, caramel, deep taupe, and matte black)
- NYX Jumbo Eye Pencil (Black Bean)
- L'Oréal Infallible 24HR Eye Shadow (Eternal Black)
- L'Oréal Voluminous Lash Paradise Mascara
- Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer
- MAC Studio Fix Fluid Foundation
- Colourpop No Filter Matte Concealer
- Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder
- Benefit Precisely, My Brow Ultra Fine Pencil (Warm Deep Brown)
- IT Cosmetics No-Tug Waterproof Gel Eyeliner
- Too Faced Natural Face Palette (Sunny Honey)
- Pur Cosmetics 4-in-1 Blush Book (Honest)
- Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray
- Anastasia Beverly Hills Amrezy Highlighter
- Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution Lipstick (Pillow Talk)
- C.O. Bigelow Mentha Shimmer Lip Tint (Bare Mint)
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Instructions
1. Using a medium brush, apply MAC Paint Pot (Soft Ochre) to entire eyelid, up to brow line.
2. Apply MAC Eye Shadow in warm nude color to eyelid, focusing on crease.
3. Apply MAC Eye Shadow in caramel color to crease and outer corner of eye, blending upward.
4. Apply MAC Eye Shadow in deep taupe color to crease and outer corner of eye, blending upward.
5. Apply MAC Eye Shadow in matte black color to crease and outer corner of eye, blending upward.
6. Draw a line of NYX Jumbo Eye Pencil (Black Bean) across the lashes, filling color up to crease.
7. Using clean fingertips, apply L'Oréal Infallible 24HR Eye Shadow (Eternal Black) to upper lid.
8. Brush L'Oréal Voluminous Lash Paradise Mascara liberally over upper and lower lashes.
9. If desired, apply false lashes using tweezers.
10. Apply Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer to entire face, using fingertips to blend.
11. Apply MAC Studio Fix Fluid Foundation to cheeks in broad stripes. Blend using round fluffy brush.
12. Draw lines of Colourpop No Filter Matte Concealer under eyes, down length of nose, and between brows. Blend with medium brush.
13. Brush Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder over face, paying special attention to area beneath the eyes.
14. Fill in brows using Benefit Precisely, My Brow Ultra Fine Pencil (Warm Deep Brown). Use brow brush to blend.
15. Using small brush, apply caramel color to lower lash line. Apply taupe on top of caramel. Blend thoroughly.
16. Apply matte black along lower lash line.
17. Draw linen of IT Cosmetics No-Tug Waterproof Gel Eyeliner along lower inside lash line.
18. Apply L'Oréal Infallible 24HR Eye Shadow (Eternal Black) to lower lash line.
19. Using large fluffy brush, apply Too Faced Natural Face Palette (Sunny Honey) to cheekbones and along hairline. Blend.
20. Brush Pur Cosmetics 4-in-1 Blush Book (Honest) over cheekbones, swirling to blend.
21. Spray face liberally with Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray.
22. Using medium brush, apply Anastasia Beverly Hills Amrezy Highlighter beneath eyes, just above cheekbones. Apply more highlighter under brows, blending with fingertips.
23. Apply Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution Lipstick (Pillow Talk) to lips.
24. Cover lips with C.O. Bigelow Mentha Shimmer Lip Tint (Bare Mint).
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