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Party Eye Make-up Tutorial

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Fancy experimenting with your eye make-up this party season? We asked Dior's make-up designer Violette to share her step-by-step tips for recreating this 'Baroque' eye make-up look. A glamorous, metallic update on the classic smoky eye, the warm golden tones are perfect for the festive season. Click through the gallery to try the look yourself at home.

  • Party Eye Make-up Tutorial: Step 1

    Create a cat's eye base by drawing a thick, dense smoky line across the eyelid with a matte black pencil.

    Make-up artist's tools: Dior Palette 5 Couleurs (524 Night Golds)

  • Party Eye Make-up Tutorial: Step 2

    Apply the darkest eye shadow over the entire eyelid, all the way up to the brows. Emphasize your pencil line to make it "shimmer".

  • Party Eye Make-up Tutorial: Step 3

    Blend outwards.

  • Party Eye Make-up Tutorial: Step 4

    Now apply the lightest eye shadow to the area defined from the eyebrow down to the middle of the eyelid.

  • Party Eye Make-up Tutorial: Step 5

    Highlight the inner corner of the eye and the brow bone with a touch of gold shadow.

  • Party Eye Make-up Tutorial: Step 6

    Coat the upper lashes with a black mascara such as Diorshow New Look.

  • Party Eye Make-up Tutorial: Step 7

    To finish, use a brush to apply mascara to the roots of the lower lashes, without taking it through to the ends. This intensifies the eye without weight.

  • Party Eye Make-up Tutorial: Step 8

    For drawing a kohl-like line as we have done here, or for structuring a smoky eye, a black eyeliner pencil is a must-have.

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