The smokey eye is a classic style that can be done in many different ways. The key is to make sure that you have the right tools for the job. Here are some of the best dark smokey eyeshadow palettes.
Size: 0.01 oz/ 0.28 g·ITEM: 1820414
Praise the makeup gods! Not the type of product I would use for detailed work...but great for tight lining the upper and lower lash line or for smokey looks....It was easy to apply and very dark, however, it ended up smudging under my eyes!
What it is:
A waterproof, black gel eye pencil that lasts.
What it does:
This ultra-pigmented gel cream pencil instantly creates bold, sultry eye looks. Its slim, retractable tip glides effortlessly over your upper and lower lash lines. This waterproof formula won't fade, crease, or smudge, leaving smooth, precise, and liquid-like lines.
small, okay colours but dark...very dark colours, don't last too long (Maybe 3 hours max)....Very pigmented and can give a very natural day time look, or a dark smokey night time look. Stays on all day. Will probably buy all my palettes from Huda Beauty for now on.
What it is: A mini eyeshadow palette featuring nine variations of the sexiest nude shades designed to be worn by everyone.
What Else You Need to Know: Created to suit every skin tone and eye color, each palette contains an incredible shade range: from buttery mattes, super-shimmery shadows, and complementary metallic shades, all with smooth and blendable textures.
Nude Light is a beautiful balance of light and creamy praline hues in both warm and cool tones. It features peachy shades with unexpected pops of lavender and mauve. The champagne and brown shimmers will add unbelievable dimension to every look.
Huda’s favorite, Nude Medium’s versatile palette is a rich mix of spicy tones combining chestnuts and deep browns.
Size: 0.33 oz / 9.4 g·ITEM: 1394949
Color: 24 Dark Brown Matte
Makeup bag staple!...I use a couple other shades--taupe, I think taupe shimmer--for a quick evening eye. I like those too. They all go on smoothly, dry down quickly and wear fairly well. ...I LOVED this pencil. I was looking for a dark brown pencil and gave this a try. I wish I could have found it earlier!
What it is: A waterproof jumbo eye pencil that can be used as eyeliner or blended out as eyeshadow—it also lasts up to 12 hours.
Benefits: Long-wearing, Waterproof
Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens and sulfates SLS & SLES.
What Else You Need to Know: Colorful Shadow Stick & Liner is both waterproof and transfer-proof. Plus, one application will last up to 12 hours without running. The ultra-soft texture glides on easily to blend, build, and define your eyes in dazzling hues including matte, metallic, and smokey eye. You can use the stick and liner on their own or use them as a base to create an all-new look.
Size: 0.04 oz/ 1.2 g·ITEM: 2083442
Color: Overdrive - deep green metallic
BEAUTIFUL COLOR on us dark skinned people...The application runs quite smooth on my eyes. It is also easy to blend as well to do a dark green smokey eye. ...Love the shade of green, it makes my dark brown eyes twinkle!
What it is:
A 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil in three new shades that pair perfectly with Born To Run Eyeshadow Palette’s neutral to smoky and bright to sultry eye looks.
What it does:
Keep the adventurous vibes going with three fun-loving shades of Urban Decay’s 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil. From a reddish-brown to a dark copper to a deep green metallic, these versatile shades will pair perfectly with any bold eye look you can dream up (each sold separately).
UD’s Born To Run 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencils are your globe-trotting go-to. These two new shades and one cult-favorite (Lucky) are the perfect complements to any Born To Run eye look.
This does a really good job of lightening up the waterline if you are wearing a dark smokey eye of any type. It goes on pretty pigmented, so you do need to watch how much pressure you use when applying. ...I love to use this pencil under my eyes before concealer. ...It really hides dark circles.
What it is:
A multitasking pencil that works as a brow and facial highlighter, a concealer, or an ideal priming base for eyeshadow.
What it does:
This portable pencil does the work of five makeup bag must-haves in one convenient tool. Use it to conceal blemishes, dark circles, and flaws, or to highlight the brow, face, and eyes. Cover brow hairs as they grow back in, line your lips, or use as an eyeshadow primer for lids. The Pro Pencil does it all.
Smokey Hollywood glam...I have a fair complexion and light eye, I own both the light and dark palette… and I love BOTH.
What it is: A palette featuring both eye and cheek essentials in universal, neutral tones—with five ultra- pigmented eyeshadows, a cream blush, and a highlighter.
Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens. It is also cruelty-free.
What Else You Need to Know: Featuring a brand-new formula that uses Japanese technology to deliver an extreme glow, this palette is perfect for traveling and creating everyday looks on the go. Designed with luxurious, never-before-seen Natasha Denona exclusive packaging, it comes in two different tones with lighter or darker shades to complement all skin tones. These rich-pressed pigmented shadows and blush leave the skin with an optimal texture and comfortable all-day wear.
Size: 0.05 oz / 1.64 g·ITEM: 2693265
Color: Dark Cacao - matte dark red brown
Stunningly Versatile: Laura Mercier Caviar Stick Eye Shadow in Dark Cacao Laura Mercier's Caviar Stick Eye Shadow in Dark Cacao is smooth, it's texture glides on effortlessly, providing rich, long-lasting color. ...This is an easy to use matte brown eye crayon, perfect for bases or a simple, smokey eye look.
What it is: A 24-hour long-wear, creamy-matte eyeshadow stick that effortlessly glides, blends, and builds on lids without tugging, flaking, or creasing.
Size: .056 oz·ITEM: 2102523
Color: Dark Pearl - sparkling grey for brown eyes
Works wonders it is very smooth and long lasting it is a great base for a dark Smokey eye def recommend this product...Smokey eyes with a little sparkle...This is such a nice black almost dark grey color. It is super pigmented and gave me a super nice Sexy Smokey eyes.
What it is:
A hybrid shadow/liner eye pencil for a quick and easy pop of color.
What Else You Need To Know:
This fool-proof formula creates dazzling eyes in seconds and lasts for up to 10 hours! The easy-glide pencil is infused with caranuba wax for smooth application and flawless film formers for a long-lasting, water-repellent finish.
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Size: 0.29 oz/ 8.5 g·ITEM: 2207322
Color: 08 Dark Matter - shimmering royal blue
It's in a small bottle but I feel like it would last a really long time! Perfect for a Smokey eye! I received this product complimentary for testing purposes....This goes on a shimmery purple with blue undertones that surprisingly looks great with my grey blue eyes. It can be worn alone for a dewy day look or glam it up with a Smokey liner for night!
What it is: A weightless, jelly eyeshadow enhanced with real crystal powders for a vivid, shimmering finish.
- Topaz Crystal, Diamond Powder, and Sapphire Powder: Provide high reflection.
Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, and phthalates.
What Else You Need to Know: These full-pigment eyeshadows will have you moonstruck. Kaja’s Sparkle Effect Technology combines crystal powders and metallic-coated glitter pearls to reflect light from all angles. The jelly formula sets in a flash, adding a high-impact sparkle that applies like a gel, dries to a powder, and comes in a range of energetic hues packed with topaz, diamond, and sapphire crystals.