As you prepare for holiday parties this month, here’s how to get the updated smoky (and shimmery) eye look at home.

STEP 1 Smooth on an eye shadow base to keep shadow in place all day. Starting with an illuminating shade, apply shadow from left to right on the eyelid and up to the crease.
Ms. Roncal recommends using the Mally City Chick Smoldering Eye Kit.
STEP 2 The makeup artist Mally Roncal blends a darker, smoky shade into the crease using a windshield wiper motion. This will define the eye shape and add drama.

Images and article courtesy of The New York Times Fashion and Style << Read more.