Every makeup bag should include smokey eyeshadows, a black liner and the perfect mascara to create the ultimate smokey eye look.
To help you find the perfect hue, we've curated a list of ten of the best smokey eyeshadows and smokey eyeshadow palettes to help you create the ultimate sultry, smokey eye.
- Yves Saint Laurent Couture Eye Palette - 01
- Illamasqua Powder Eye Shadow - Superstitious
- Smashbox Photo Edit Eye Shadow Trio - Punked
- Urban Decay Moondust Eyeshadow - Scorpio
- Stila Vivid & Vibrant Eye Shadow Duo - Labradorite
- NARS Cosmetics Duo Eye Shadow - Quai Des Brumes
- Shiseido Essentialist Eye Palette - Kaigan Street Waters 04
- NYX Professional Makeup Ultimate Shadow Palette - Smokey and Highlight
- Chantecaille Le Chrome Luxe Eye Duo - Tibet
2.Illamasqua Powder Eye Shadow - SuperstitiousEnhance your eyes and create a captivating, sparkling look with Illamasqua Powder Eye Shadow in the shade Superstitious. With a buttery formula, the glitter-packed shadow blends beautifully with other eyeshadows to create ultimate drama. The addition of a glitter-fleck in the black shadow catches the light for a captivating finish.
3.Smashbox Photo Edit Eye Shadow TrioHoused in a camera lense-style compact, Smashbox Photo Edit Eye Shadow Trio in Punked is made up of three smokey shades which can be worn alone or together to create a shimmering smokey eye. With superior colour pay-off, the glimmering silver and matte taupe and black shades last beautifully on the lids.
4.Urban Decay Moondust Eyeshadow - ScorpioDazzle and allure with Urban Decay Moondust Eyeshadow in the shade Scorpio - a rich black shadow with eye-catching gold iridescent sparkles. Unlike many glitter shadows, Moondust Eyeshadows glide onto the lids, delivering intense pigment with a gorgeous reflective finish. Wear alone or with your favourite matte shadows.
5.Stila Vivid & Vibrant Eye Shadow DuoCreate a shape-shifting, iridescent eye look with Stila Vivid & Vibrant Eye Shadow Duo in Labradorite. Bringing together a metallic black eyeshadow with a complementary glitter shadow, the duo is all you need to create a truly alluring eye look. Infused with shimmering pearls, the velvety shadows sparkle and stay in place all day complete crease-free.
6.NARS Cosmetics Duo Eye Shadow - Quai Des BrumesCreate smouldering shadow looks with NARS Cosmetics Duo Eye Shadow in Quai Des Brumes. With two complementary shades, the palette allows you to sculpt and define your eyes whilst create the ultimate smokey eye. With micro-fine shimmers, both shades can be used wet or dry to build up your desired intensity and leave a truly eye-catching finish.
7.Shiseido Essentialist Eye Palette - Kaigan Street Waters 04Combining four stunning shades in one palette, the Shiseido Essentialist Eye Palette in Kaigan Street Waters 04 is all you need to a classic smokey eye. Made with an innovative cream powder matrix, each shadow is silky and blends so seamlessly. From the soft mattes to shimmering metallics, each of the four shades perfectly work together to create many different looks.
8.NYX Professional Makeup Ultimate Shadow Palette - Smokey and HighlightWith 16 gorgeous hues in satin, shimmer and metallic finishes, NYX Professional Makeup Ultimate Shadow Palette - Smokey and Highlight has quickly become our go-to eye palette. Long-wearing and rich in pigment, the shadows create statement eye looks which last all night long. In addition to intense smokey shades, the palette also includes warm tones and golden hues which allow you to create a multitude of looks.
9.Chantecaille Le Chrome Luxe Eye Duo - TibetWith luxurious formulas, both shadows in the richly-pigmented Chantecaille Le Chrome Luxe Eye Duo in Tibet work together to create a stunning eye look. Worn alone or blended together, the metallic shadows catch the light beautifully and lasts all day and all night long on the eyes.