A dramatic smoky eye is a time-tested beauty classic, but often such a bold look isn’t appropriate for daytime wear. Lighter colors in the same color family can create similar drama without the in-your-face intensity. All you really need is flawless glowing skin, eyes washed with soft and smudgy taupe shadows and boldly muted lips. It’s a romantic and confident look that’s innocent and provocative, all at the same time. There are endless product combinations to help achieve this look—here are three of our favorites:
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Estée Lauder Country Mist Liquid Makeup
Give your dry skin a fresh, youthful dewy look with this super moisturizing rich liquid formula. Offering up just the right touch of coverage, this foundation is imperceptible to the eye and blends in flawlessly with your skin. The end result is ethereal, dewy skin.
Dior Backstage Expert Holiday Eye Palette
Just in time for the beginning of the holiday season is this eye palette featuring 4 different beautiful sumptuous shades of brown. With two eyeshadows, one eyeliner and one eye highlighter, all packaged in a classic tweed compact inspired by Dior’s iconic bow and charm, this palette is an absolute must have.
Giorgio Armani Gloss d’Armani Lip Gloss
With the sparkly sheen of a gloss but the high-def color and lasting power of a lipstick, this concentrated lip gloss adds volume and defines contours effortlessly. The feel is silky-smooth but its staying power is like a second skin with over 8 hours of intense color and shine that stays true.