A young woman being made up by Louise Wittlich, withsoftly blended smokey eyes

A Super Long-Lasting Smokey Eye – Video Tutorial

It’s not that difficult to make up an extra long-lasting smokey to shine all night long! Discover this easy smokey in this video.

My beautiful model Yorina lent me her face for this deep smokey eye look that will last all night long.

The secret for a long-lasting makeup is to choose the right textures. For this look I used mostly pencils, which go on smoothly and are easy to blend. They mustn’t be too hard in order to achieve this smoldering eye makeup, but not too soft either to make sure the makeup stays in place.

A little tip: Be careful with your eyecream. If it is too rich, it will make your makeup melt away. You may want to go for a gel formula instead and make sure the product is well absorbed before starting your eye makeup.



Foundation: Armani, Lasting silk uv FPS 20, col. 5.5 


Eye pencil no. 1: MAC, Crayon Khôl, col. smolder  / Eye pencil no. 2: MAC, Crayon yeux, col. coffee / Brush: MAC, Blender 242 / Eyeshadow 1: Yves Saint Laurent, Pure Chromatics, col. 01 / Eyeshadow 2: L’Oréal, La Couleur Infaillible, col. sahara treasure 21  / Mascara: Lancôme, Hypnôse Star, col. noir midnight 01 

Face / Blush:

Powder: Make Up For Ever, Poudre HD / Brush: Da Vinci, Big Powder Brush / Blush: MAC, Peaches / Brush: Da Vinci, Blush Brush / Gloss: Les Cosmétiques Design PARIS, Pro’s Gloss 6h Non Stop, col. 113 / Brush:  MAC, Lipbrush

Want to try more smokey eyes styles? Have a look at this version in deep blue, which is particularly mesmerizing on brown eyes. 😉

By Louise Wittlich.

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