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Fierce Friday: Summer Smoky Eyes Like Keri Hilson

Fierce Friday: Summer Smoky Eyes Like Keri Hilson

Fierce Friday is all about "Summer Smoke!"

What's "Summer Smoke"?  It's an attitude.  But more than that, it's a makeup trend that we just don't seem to tire of. Smoky eye makeup is sexy and fun and now it seems appropriate for every season.  Dark smoky eyes were once considered a fall/winter "look", but now women are rocking smoldering smoky eyes year round.  Just check out Keri Hilson at the premier of "Takers" on August 4 in Hollywood.

The best part is that you don't have to spend a fortune. Check out these makeup picks that you can get at your local drugstore for smokin' hot eyes like Keri.  These drugstore brands are ones that have been put to the test and they are worth the investment.

Keri Hilson at Takers premier August 4, 2010 Hollywood Getty Images
Keri Hilson at Takers premier August 4, 2010 Hollywood Getty Images

Get Keri's Summer Smoky Eyes!

1. Start with perfectly even skin from with your favorite foundation or powder.  NO SHINE allowed!

Try Black Opal Oil Absorbing Pressed Powder $8.95 blackopalbeauty.com


2.  Just a touch of Bronzy Blush to give cheeks definition.

Try Milani Powder Mosaics Multi Color Blush Bronzer and Brightener Sunset Spice $7.99 Walgreens.com


3.  Smoke up those eyes

First line upper and lower lash line with a silky smooth liner.  If you have a steady hand, line your inside rim too.

Try Black Radiance Continuous Creme Eyeliner in Black $4.99 Walgreens.com


Use a palette of blacks and grays to get your perfect smoky eye.  Remember, to keep your deepest color below the crease and blend, blend, blend. Finish with LOTS of mascara.

Try Wet n Wild Color Icon Trio in Don't Steal my Thunder $2.99 Walgreens.com


Don't forget to fill in your brows to give your eyes a complete frame.

Try Wet n Wild Brow Ultimate Brow Kit $3.99 Walgreens.com


4.  Gloss up lips.  Smoky eyes command no detraction, so keep your lips neutral and nude with a pretty gloss.

Try Revlon Super Lustrous Lipgloss in Pink Whisper $6.99 Walgreens.com


It's Friday, get fierce!  Rock your summer smoke!



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