If I’m on a time crunch, you can bet money on the fact that I won’t be attempting to create a smoky eye. It’s touted as one of the most classic makeup looks of all time, the “perfect Satuday night” beauty choice, but easy? That adjective never seemed fitting to me, until I chatted with celebrity makeup artist Neil Scibelli and got his incredibly simple breakdown on how to do smoky eye in five steps.
You’ll still need to put in some practice to get the blending technique down, but this simplified tutorial has helped me graduate from my usual swipe of beige shadow. Keep scrolling to check out his tips, plus the InStyle-approved products you’ll need by your side.
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