5 Must-Haves For That Perfect Smokey-Eye

All you really need for this classic beauty look

Tarte Skinny SmolderEYES in Onyx
19 Aug 2016

Tarte Skinny SmolderEYES in Onyx

This is my favourite product to bring on trips, because the waterproof eyeliner comes with a in-built smudger to create a sultry smokey eye with just one product. The Amazonian clay formula glides on easily and doesn't budge that much even on slightly oily lids.

Chanel Les 4 Ombres Mult-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow in Tisse Smoky
19 Aug 2016

Chanel Les 4 Ombres Mult-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow in Tisse Smoky

The pigments in this four-set eyeshadow compact is simply amazing - the subtle shimmer will add a sexy dimension to your smokey eye.

Butter London Night Shift Smoke Stick Duo
19 Aug 2016

Butter London Night Shift Smoke Stick Duo

Not a fan of powders? Try this duo stick, which comes with a cream eyeshadow on one end, and a coordinating highlighter on the other - use the latter to expand the eyeshadow above the crease for a smoldering smokey eye.

Urban Decay Naked Smoky Eyeshadow Palette
19 Aug 2016

Urban Decay Naked Smoky Eyeshadow Palette

Packed with all the shades you need to create a neutral smokey eye, this eyeshadow palette even comes with a double-ended brush (use the tapered brush for your crease and smudger to blend).

MAC Kohl Power Eye Pencil
19 Aug 2016

MAC Kohl Power Eye Pencil

For a super black liner that doesn't travel, few perform better than the MAC Kohl Power Eye Pencil. Simply shade above the crease and blend outwards with an eyeliner brush to create a smokey eye that won't smudge.

If there's any makeup look that's withstood the test of time, it's the smokey eye. The tricks to perfecting this beauty classic for a sexy night out? Technique and tools. 

While the former can only be improved with practice, we're more than happy to help you out with the latter. Click through the gallery above to see our favourite blendable, smokey-eye products!

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