By  on September 14, 2007

The smoky eye smolders this fall in shades of rich midnight blue and deep shimmering grey.

Guerlain Ombre Eclat Duo & Liner in L’Heure Bleue
($50; Bergdorf Goodman, Neiman Marcus, Saks)

Yves Saint Laurent Ombres Duolumières in No. 5

($39.50; YSL counters)

Jane Metallic 4 Kit Eyeshadow in Chicago
($4.49; mass retailers)

Prescriptives Colorscope Creamy Eye Color in Smoking Gun
($18; Prescriptives counters)

Lola SocialEyes Waterproof Gel Eye Colour in Lagoon
($20; Sephora, Ulta,

Laura Mercier Eye Color Quad in Blue Sky
($38; Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Sephora)

Lorac Starry-Eyed Baked Eye Shadow Trio in Evening Star
($24; Sephora,

Bourjois Ombre a Paupières in Noir Cobalt
($14; Sephora,

MAC Matte2 Eye Shadow in Graphology
($14; MAC counters)

Make Up For Ever Diamond Eye Shadow in 308

Red Earth Illusion Lights Eye Shadow in Black Panther
($12; Ulta,

Sonia Kashuk Enhance Eye Color in Steel
($5.99; Target,

Sisley Phyto-Ombre Eclat in Midnight Blue
($40; Bergdorf Goodman, Neiman Marcus, Saks)

ClE de Peau BEAUTE Eye Color  Quad in 14
($70; Barneys, Neiman Marcus, Saks)

Four steps to the perfect smoky eye from Shu Uemura creative director Gina Brooks.

A: Apply grey shadow to the entire lid.
B: Line your rims with navy eyeliner.
C: Sweep black shadow from lashline up to crease.
D: Blend navy shadow into the crease and under the brow, smudging carefully until there is a gradation of color.

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