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The quintessential smoky eye can be elusive and yet is the epitome of makeup-application-royalty. In other words, every girl wants to try a smoky eye. With the Holiday season approaching, it is the time of year for every girl to try it for an evening out on the town.

If you Google how to do a smoky eye, there are scads of images, tutorials and YouTube videos. One common thing I have noticed is that 1 they often show on a blue eye, which makes it look even more dramatic and 2 there aren't many tutorials on how to achieve this if you are a tad older than the average something-makeup-Youtuber.

Youth lends Smokey eye mature skin to a heavier, more dramatic and sparkly eye, but the average mother that wants to learn how to do it for a night out, does not want to look like an overgrown Avril Lavigne with a messy-looking eye! There are lots of older women that still want to look trendy, but can't pull off that dark and glittery look. Messy and much too much like a Christmas party Smokey eye mature skin wrong.

A good rule of thumb is not to use Smokey eye mature skin much shimmer at all once you start to get a crepe-y eyelid only you can really tell on yourself at what age this starts to happen. It falls in the cracks too and can just look like a hot mess.

Best to avoid doing a strong eye shadow in the crease. More shadow of like-colours blended together can look so much better than just dabbing a smudge of dark shadow in the corner.

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These colours combined together never really work on older gals. You can even start with a liquid liner on the top lid, then go over it with a dark eyeshadow and blend up.

This creates almost an ombre effect with eyeshadow. You want to concentrate things UP, not under. It can have the illusion of drawing your face down and look harsh. Another tip is a very subtle "Smokey eye mature skin" of vanilla-coloured eyeshadow applied with an angle brush under the eye at the lash line.

It acts almost as a concealer right under the eye and makes you look more awake.

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It is the best way to make your eye pop, and add some drama and achieve a darker makeup look, without looking like you got punched in the eye. A smoky look can be achieved with nudes and flesh tones too.

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Some Smoky Eye Don'ts if you are Smokey eye mature skin age fill in the blank here Some of my favourite palettes for a Smoky Eye: Stan Lee Tribute Video: The quintessential smoky eye can be elusive and yet is the epitome of There are lots of older women that still want to look trendy, but can't.

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