Itâ€™s all about softness and femininity for Spring 2009. If you only have time to learn one new thing, perfect your skills at making a soft, sultry Smoky Eye.
There is an amazing new palette from Physicians Formula that has everything you need for Smoky Eyes all in one easy kit.
The new Physicians Formula Shimmer Strips Custom Eye Enhancing Shadow & Liner gives a hip twist on the classic smoky look. This new custom smoky collection will give your eyes drama while enhancing your natural eye color. A total of nine perfectly coordinated shades with three distinct color trios create endless possibilities of high-performance glamour.
Each trio is perfectly paired to create a natural, playful and dramatic smoky look. Versatile formula can be used wet for dramatic, intense color with long-lasting wear or used dry for a softer result. Transforms shadow into liner when wet.
Available in four shades: Smoky Blue Eyes, Smoky Hazel Eyes, Smoky Green Eyes and Smoky Brown Eyes.
Where: Available at fine drug and mass-market stores nationwide as well as online retailers like drugstore.com
I got the Physicians Formula Shimmer Strips Custom Eye Enhancing Shadow & Liner for Brown Eyes and was pleasantly surprised with the color selection. There are 9 colors in total, 3 that are supposed to be used as liners, but can also be used as eyeshadow. I think you can create more than 3 different looks with these fabulous shades though.
I was only slightly disappointed that there were 2 shades of silver/gray, both of which were so similar, you wouldn’t really be able to tell the difference. I think they should have replaced one with a warm gold color…
If your new to makeup or don’t wear it often, start practicing the Smoky Eye in your spare time so you can start rocking this trend before the sow melts. Check out the following articles to help you out:
Makeup Tutorial: Smoky Eye Effect
How To Create The Perfect Smokey Eye
My Attempt To Make A Smokey Eye
More Smoky Eye Tips
If the Smoky Eye trend is just a bit too much for you, don’t worry, there are other eyeshadow techniques you can use to look fresh and young this Spring. We’ll post more about this next week. Be sure to check back to find out what this Spring’s hottest eye shadows and palettes will be.