Get the Look: Smoky Eyes

Some exciting news on the Product Girl front! We’ve teamed with Revlon to create videos each month highlighting beauty trends. We are very excited to be a part of this effort (we’re in good company!) First up? Conquering the smoky eye. One of our favorite looks, yet one that we recognize can be a challenge. We promise…it’s not that scary. And if it is, embrace it. A little smoke around the rims of your eyes is sexy!

In this video, we focused on three products to get the smoky look:

  • Revlon PhotoReady™ Eye Primer + Brightener
  • Revlon® ColorStay™ 16 Hour Eye Shadow  (in Siren)
  • Revlon PhotoReady 3D Volume™ Mascara

I really liked the Eye Primer + Brightener. I’ve been using it a lot in place of concealer (or in conjunction with, depending on how many hours of sleep I’m getting!) with great results. It also works as a subtle highlighter along the cheekbone. Because I liked this one so much, I’m giving away 10 of the Revlon PhotoReady™ Eye Primer + Brightener. To enter, leave a comment on this post by next Friday, March 23. I’ll select 10 winners at random at the end of the day.

And, we’ll be back each month with a new look. With each one, I hope to impart some beauty 4-1-1. Also, you guys, videos are hard! Kudos to you that do them often. Major kudos.

To check out more tips and looks from the other fabulous blogger gals, click here.

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post. Revlon has contracted us to develop videos each month to highlight trends on InStyle.com.

38 thoughts on “Get the Look: Smoky Eyes

  1. I usually give a glance to the Revlon eyeshadows, but I may have to give them a closer look next time and pick one up.

  2. I love the smoky eye look. Great demo. I do like Revlon but actually do not own any eye products.

  3. I have the 3D mascara and love it. It definitely makes my lashes look like I’m where falsies. Haven’t tried the brightener yet though ;)

  4. My stressed out eyes would surely look a little more alive with this primer+brightener! Would love to give it a try! :)

  5. I haven’t tried one of the pen typed brighteners. This one looks like a really nice one to try!

  6. hi thanks foe the giveaway, i would like to try Revlon PhotoReady 3D Volume™ Mascara, my lashes are thin and small I hope it will make it look long and full

  7. I’VE REALLY WANTED TO TRY THIS EYESHADOW SINCE IT CAME OUT SO I WOULD LOVE TO TRY ANY OF THIS LINE!

  8. Really nice look! I have oily lids and darkness under the eye….this product looks like it would help a lot. Thanks.

  9. never tried this particular brand but i love primers. as a licensed makeup artist i do have to say they are a great base for your eyeshadows and i love this webiste!! love reading your reviews about the latest and greatest products!! i def trust your recomendations!!!

  10. Great demo! Recently had to renew my Driver’s licence. Sure wish I knew about the Eye Primer + Brightener before taking that photo.

  11. Thank you for the video tut and the giveaway. I have been trying for months to get the smoky eye thing down and couldn’t. I followed along with your video and some shadows I had and I came pretty close. I would love to win this set. Have a bless week

  12. Love this tutorial! Yours was the best out of the four. You tell us what to do, and then show each step. I am going to try this look tomorrow. Thanks!

  13. I have been eyeing up the Revlon quads and havent seen the new primer in my area yet but def interested! so glad to have found the blog bc i am going through and seeing so many good reviews and pictures and videos! its great! its an amazing but thanks for this video it def helped me see how these worked. i wanted to see how REVLON new quads compared to their old shadows.

  14. I have been looking for a new eye primer. The Urban Decay potion primer is a little too expensive for my college student budget! I love how this primer is also a brightener! Definitely must try this!

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