Get Ashlee Simpson’s Smoky Eye

Smoke up -- your eyes that is -- with her intense shadow

MAC Tapered Blending Brush

Contour Your Lids

Contour your top lids with a neutral shadow so you don’t just look like you have a black eye. Our lovely expert likes to use a soft blending brush (try MAC Tapered Blending Brush, $28) to dust the shadow just in the socket, between your brow bone and eyeball. “Pick a color two shades deeper than your natural skin tone,” he says.