Smokin’ Eyes

Posted by Kay

The Smokey eye is one make-up look that never goes out of style,  pop some heels in your bag in the morning, along with some eye make-up and boom-who need’s to go home to change after work? You have all you need to go from day to night.

Be sure to conceal your under-eye area (see our post here) and wear a little blush.

Once skin is prepped, apply black pencil onto the upper lash line, plus a little on the bottom (if you are fair, use a brown pencil) and smudge in. Apply Bobbi Brown’s Long Wear Gel Sparkle in Topaz over your lid-this stuff is so idiot-proof that all you need is a clean finger! Smudge in a little below but go easy, and if your eyes are round or large, skip this step, you won’t need it. Apply some blusher, mascara and some tinted lip balm and that’s it.

Phoebe Collings-James

Phoebe Collings-JamesApply mascara, apply some peachy blush and a sheer nude with a little colour.







Chanel Powder Blush in 180 Caresse

Bobbi Brown Long-wear Gel Sparkle in Smokey Topaz

Lord & Berry Velluto eye pencil in Mink

Benefit ChaCha Balm lips

Charlotte Tilbury Full Fat Lashes in Black

Phoebe Smoky Eyed Products psd

How to smoke



Full Fat Lashes


Hair brushed out by Phoebe.

Phoebe wears Rick Owens Classic Cotton Top from Browns

See artist Phoebe Collings-James’ website

Phoebe is at Premier models. Follow her on instagram & on twitter

Manicure by Cherrie Snow at Wah Nails

Photograph & Makeup by Kay using the Leica T Series and assisted by Robert Walker


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