Smoky Seduction

Play up the drama of your eyes with darker hues this spring, says Shilpi Madan

Scared you might end up looking Gothic if you try the smoky-eyed look? Don’t be. If you get it right, sultry accents can yield virtual eye candy. You can look flawlessly fantastic in minutes by bringing in deeper hues into your choice of eyeshadows.

Rule of thumb is to prep perfectly. First finish your eye make-up and then take the artistry to your entire face. This takes care of streaking mascara that goops at the inside corners of your eyes as well as the problem of applying under-eye concealer again to zap out the smattering of dark eyeshadow flecks.

Shilpi Madan for Verve
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