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ELF Essentials Color 101: Duo Smoky Eye Kit

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You can create an endless amount of smoky color combinations when mixing and matching the four Smoky Duo Shadows included in this kit!

– Select a mid-tone shade to sweep across the eyelid. Use the lightest shade in the kit as a highlighter in the inner corner of the eye and on the brow bone, just underneath the arch of the brow.

– Complete Your look by applying the darkest shade at the outer corner of the eye and along the eye crease to create depth and dimension. Lightly line the lower lash line with the midtone color shadow, blending outward to create a very soft smoky line.







Elfduosmoky7How gorgeous is that black?!






Had to get a close-up of this one. that black is CRAZY!
This kit really impressed me for the most part. The only color that really didn’t live up to the rest was the blue duo. The light blue is okay, but the blue-gray color doesn’t really show up well. Most of these colors are nice and velvety, really soft and have great color payoff, but this kit is worth the money just for the sparkly black color! It’s insanely pigmented and has a great silver and purple glitter in it, very unique.
Available for $5 from EyesLipsFace.


  1. Nicole

    February 9, 2011 at 7:04 pm

    That black is divine! I have a bit of a weekness for sparkles! x

  2. Vijaya

    February 9, 2011 at 8:02 pm

    I must just have bad luck with elf shadows, because I never get any that look as good as that.

  3. Kacee

    February 9, 2011 at 9:07 pm

    I love elf products, it just bothers me that they’re made in China. :(

  4. Kristen

    February 9, 2011 at 11:18 pm

    I have a black just like that from the HIP line. Love it!

  5. Brittany

    February 10, 2011 at 5:09 am

    I just wanted to mention that I have noticed that when you purchase a kit from them (ELF) and it comes with a brush, the brush isn’t the best. But, when you purchase a brush alone they are a much better quality.

  6. Vanessa

    February 10, 2011 at 5:25 am

    I love that black! They have another eyeshadow quad that has a blue/ black combo where the black has blue glitter in it and it is beautiful! It is part of their e.l.f. Essentials Eyes Quad Collections Limited Edition! I am stoked you like ELF! Hopefully we can see a tutorial using these colors! I love ya hun! Your word is gospel! Peace!

    • Marie

      July 10, 2011 at 7:26 pm

      Yeah that is one I have. I love that blue. I am in love with the blue. I am gonna try the Blue had me at hello from Wet and Wild and see if it compares. They have a similar blue.

  7. Michelle

    February 10, 2011 at 2:26 pm

    I love ELF shadows. Especially the quads they are AMAZING!

  8. Ally

    February 25, 2011 at 1:42 am

    Not gonna lie, e.l.f. emailed me a $5 off coupon for my birthday and I used it to pick up this little set – the colors look absolutely stunning!

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