Smoky Eye

  • Beauty News: Stila Launches 5th Avenue Smokey Eye Collection

    As we prepare for Labor Day Weekend, it’s time to put away our summer makeup and to begin upgrading with fall ready collections. One of the most popular fall beauty looks is the classic smokey eye. This sultrry, sophisticated look can be done in a myriad of ways and with a variety of shades. Stila Cosmetics knows how crucial a great smokey eye can be so they developed the gorgeous 5th Avneue Smokey Eye collection just in time for the fall rush. This six piece collection includes the following shades:

    • Moonlight
    • Twilight
    • Black Cat
    • Azure
    • Poise
    • Dahlia

    Each shadow can be worn wet or dry and is easy to use, very blendable and long-lasting. Wear them alone or mix and match them for your own customized look.

    You can purchase these beautiful shadows for $36 for all six at or


    August 30, 2012 • Beauty News, Makeup • Views: 451

  • Beauty by the Book: Memorial Day Weekend Smoky Eye

    Memorial Day Weekend is upon us which means barbecues, pool parties, beach bonfires and picnics galore. It’s the unofficial start of summer so you can break out your favorite maxi dresses, cute wedges and bright accessories. It’s also the perfect weekend to go patriotic pretty with fun makeup. One way to add some glamour to your Memorial Day Weekend nighttime events is with a deep sparkly blue smoky eye. Here’s a great tutorial from Julie G on how to achieve this super cool look that’s perfect for Memorial Day Weekend!
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    May 24, 2012 • Beauty by the Book, Makeup • Views: 384

  • Beauty by the Book: Intense Blue Smoky Eye

    Smoky eyes don’t have to be basic black and grey to be considered correct. What’s fun about beauty is switching up the usual routine by adding some color and texture. Hence, the dark blue smoky eye which has quickly become a sophsiticated alternative to the basic black smoky eye. I recently came across this super fun tutorial on how to achieve a gorgeous dark blue smoky eye. Check it out:
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    March 7, 2012 • Beauty by the Book, Makeup • Views: 850

  • I’m Currently Obsessed With… Sephora Collection Smoky Kohl Liner

    Sephora Collection, Smoky Kohl Liner, $12,

    The smoky eye is one of those looks that is always on trend no matter what the season. One of the best ways to create a smashing smoky eye is with a kohl liner. Kohl liners are creamy, rich liners that smudge and spread easily giving you the perfect base for a traditional smoky eye. The new Sephora Collection Kohl Liners are the perfect liners in that they are heavily pigmented, easy-to-apply and work well with your favorite smudging brush to give you that sensual smoky effect you crave.

    The liners come in six shades:

    • Black
    • Copper
    • Grey
    • Blue
    • Purple
    • Lilac

    Get your smoke on ladies!

    August 27, 2011 • I'm Currently Obessed With..., Makeup • Views: 499

  • Beauty by the Book: Girls Night Out


    Although Thanksgiving Day is traditionally known for being a day when family comes together and celebrates with lots of food, fun and festivities, there is a growing tradition of Thanksgiving weekend being all about hanging out with friends and burning off that turkey and stuffing.

    Well, check out this super cool beauty tutorial on how to create gorgeous looks for that Girls Night Out on Thanksgiving Weekend.

    November 22, 2010 • Beauty by the Book, Makeup • Views: 500