How to: Do a Burgundy Smokey Eye (Like Kristen Stewart)


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Okay, so your makeup brushes are squeaky clean, and you’re ready to incorporate this season’s hottest hue into your face routine. The next step? A smokey eye inspired by Kristen Stewart. Check out our tutorial below, and get ready to vamp up your look.

You’ll need: thick, flat eye shadow brush, an angled makeup brush, a blending brushburgundy eye shadowblack eye shadowtaupe eye shadow,   mascara,  and black eye pencil

Optional: primer

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Pat primer onto a bare lid

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Using your thick, flat eye shadow brush, pat burgundy eye shadow onto the inner two thirds of the lid

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Using your thick, flat eye shadow brush, pat black eye shadow onto the outer third of your lid in a v-shape

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Using your blending brush, pat taupe eye shadow on the entire crease

Tip: Use a windshield motion to blend evenly

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Using your blending brush, blend the burgundy and black together, as well as the taupe, burgundy, and black

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Line your waterline with black pencil

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Using your flat eye shadow brush, apply taupe to bottom of eye 

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Use a Q-Tip to clean up any loose eye shadow

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Apply two coats of black mascara to your top lashes

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Admire yourself and go catch your own Edward Cullen Robert Pattinson

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What do you think? Any other tutorials you wanna see?

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