If you’re someone who loves your eyes to pop, then you don’t likely skimp on your eye makeup. However, not everyone has the natural talent to make it look fantastic.
There’s a fine line between achieving dramatic eyes and looking like you’re a toddler who got themselves into trouble. If you’re looking to step up your eye makeup game then you’ve come to the right place. Take a look at your go-to guide for pulling off stunning eyes every time.
Wear False Lashes
If you’ve ever looked at a mascara ad and can’t figure out why your eyes don’t look the same, it’s because it’s impossible with mascara alone. 90% of mascara advertisements are filled with models wearing false lashes.
Lashes may seem scary at first since there’s a learning curve. However, with a little practice and the right tools, you’ll be able to pull them off in no time.
Be sure to do your homework on how to properly clean them so that you can use them over and over. Since they can cost a pretty penny it’s in your best interest to make them last.
Don’t Forget Your Brows
Arched and defined brows are in, and faint little lines are out. Not only will accentuated brows make your face stand out, but it will draw more attention to the eyes.
There are many methods you can use to get the same dramatic brow. Some people use a pencil, while others use a pomade. For those people who have the room in their budget, you may prefer microblading.
Many makeup novices don’t realize what the vital step of primer is for. The idea is to make your eyelids as smooth as possible to prevent creasing. Not only will it ensure that your eye makeup goes on evenly, but it will also keep it on for longer.
Depth And Shading
The toughest part of applying eye makeup is achieving depth. Some people take years to learn the art. The idea is to apply a dark shadow to your brow bone which is blended into the lid.
Once you master it, the final result will be a bold eye which pops out in a crowd.
The most important step is blending with a high-quality blending brush. Otherwise, you risk sporting a heavy look which reads as amateur.
Applying a highlighter to the inner creases of your eye will make your eyeshadow stand out. The shimmer will add dimension that compliments your lid’s shading.
Don’t forget to use a highlighter on the top of the eye as well. Applying the highlighter under your brow will carve your eyebrows, causing them to stand out.
As a general rule of thumb, less is more when it comes to applying a shimmer highlight.