Eye Makeup

Tips and Tricks With Eye Makeup and Eyeshadow

Tips and Tricks With Eye Makeup and Eyeshadow

When a person looks at a woman’s face, more often than not the first thing he or she notices are her eyes.  The eyes are the windows to the soul, as they say, and they are the brightest and the most beautiful features in a woman’s face.  That is why the eyes are given much attention when eye makeup is applied to her face and the choice of eyeshadow and the way it is applied is always done with great care. Whenever you put on your eye makeup, your aim should always be to make your eyes look brighter.  Your eye makeup should make your eyes stand out among the other features of your face.  You can achieve this by selecting the right colors for your eyeshadow and creating the right blend of eyeshadow for your eyes. The colors you choose for your eyeshadow should either match the color of your eyes or provide a contrast to it.  If your eyes are blue, then blue eyeshadow would work perfectly for you.  If your eyes are brown or hazel, brownish or golden tints for your eyeshadow would be gorgeous.  Nonetheless, blue eyeshadow on brown eyes can provide a very nice contrast and make the eyes appear brighter. Your eyeshadow should be composed of three shades: a light color such as taupe for your base shadow, a darker highlighter for the crease of your eyes, and the main color for your eyelid that is a shade lighter than your highlighter.  The key to making your eyeshadow work is to blend in these three colors. Applying your eye makeup comes after you have put foundation on your face.  Always make it a point to put on your makeup from the eyes downward.  Before putting on eye makeup, prime your lids first with...

How To Apply Eyeliner

How To Apply Eyeliner

Apply Eyeliner Like A Professional Many people think they already know how to apply eyeliner, and by all rights, they do a good job. In actuality, there is a big difference between the way you might apply eyeliner and the way a professional make-up artist does. Use these easy-to-follow steps and you can apply eyeliner like a professional make-up artist: 1. Select your eyeliner An eyeliner must be applied near the base of your eyelashes. As there are varying products in the market such as cake eyeliner, liquid liner and pencil eyeliner, it is important to try each type so that you will know which type will best accentuate your own natural beauty. Also, to whatever type you prefer, practice the application so you can achieve a very fine line. Remember that it is not a pretty sight when you apply eyeliner in a very thick line. It will look harsh, at the same time loud, making your eyes as well as giving it a tired and heavy impression. Always bear in mind that a thin line is recommended – should you have any trouble applying it, a brush is helpful to smooth out the line and to blend it well. Liquid eye liner Liquid eyeliners are recommended to be used and should only be used above the top of the eye lashes, whereas an eye shadow or an eye lining pencil is suggested to be used under the eyes lower lashes. This kind comes usually in a bottle with an application brush, almost similar to an ink. This requires great precision during application, but can be perfected through constant practice. A note to remember is to always let the liquid dry before you open your eyes after application – if not, the liquid may smear the top of...