Duchess of Cambridge's make-up artist reveals how to perfect the smokey eye

Make-up artist Arabella Preston has worked with high profile clients from the Duchess of Cambridge to Stella McCartney, creating some of their renowned flawless beauty looks.

Describing working with the Duchess as "a huge honour", Arabella told HELLO! Fashion that there was another style icon she was keen to work with. "I would love to do Angelina Jolie's make-up," she admitted. "She's such an inspirational person and so beautiful."

The Duchess of Cambridge often opts for a smokey eye for glitzy evening events

The make-up guru has teamed up with skincare brand Pond's Institute, for whom she is a brand ambassador, to show how she creates a soft but glamorous smokey eye.

See the full video below:

Describing the smokey eye as a "simple and affordable classic beauty look", Arabella reveals that this timeless style is "suitable for any occasion". She suggests using a soft copper eyeshadow and a dark brown eyeliner that is "as dark as you can get without it being black". In the video, Arabella also demonstrates how to create a flawless base for healthy looking skin.
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