Get the Look: Rachel Bilson’s Sultry Smoky Eye in Hart of Dixie

Rachel Bilson Sultry Smokey Smoky EyeI’m a big Rachel Bilson fan, she always looks flawless. Her look in her hit CW series, “Hart of Dixie” is no exception! She rocks a perfect sultry, smoky eye most of the time, though her look is a bit toned down (and perfect) for every day wear.

Celebrity Makeup Artist Joni Powell, who does Rachel’s makeup on the show, and is responsible for the look and she shared her tips for how to get it!
Rachel Bilson Eye makeupMost of Rachel’s look is based on 3 products. Joni says, “on the show Rachel’s character goes for rich earth tones to complement her sophisticated style. I love the CARGO Essential Eye Palette – it has everything I need to create this simple, yet eye-catching, smoky look. Using the Bronze Palette, the look can be easily implemented at home to create your own smoky eye.”

1. First apply the shimmery copper shade of the CARGO Essential Eye Palette labeled “Lid” over the entire eye, using a flat “fluff brush” to work the color from the inside corner outward

2. Use the nude shade labeled “Brow Bone” underneath the brow as a highlighter to make the eyes pop

3. Next apply the darkest shade labeled “Outer Corner” with an angled brush as a liner to create a thick line above the lashes that extends to the outer corner and below the lower lashes to meet the top line, creating a triangle at the outer corners

Then use a rounded brush to smudge the liner and drag out the corners for an enhanced look, followed by a few coats of 4. TexasLash Mascara to add drama

5. Finally, balance the dramatic eye with Lip Gloss in Woodstock, which is a fun and feminine light pink shade with an opalescent sheen

Rachel Bilson in Hart of Dixie Makeup DIY
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  1. Anonymous
    January 19, 2013 / 5:40 am

    I thought I was the only one who loves Rachel Bilson's makeup and style! Thanks for the tips!


  2. January 19, 2013 / 2:47 pm

    I've recently been playing with this palette and I LOVE the texture. I'm so impressed with CARGO, can't wait to try more of their base products!

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