Best of the best makeup tips and tricks for your eyes!
In most cases, one would use navy blue eye shadow or any dark eye shadow to make their eyes pop out, which is good. However, to soften the look and not make it look harsh, one can use a neutral shadow to achieve the same. This was one of the ways to make eyes pop out. You can also opt for bright liners for the eyes, which can make the eyes pop out; blacks and browns or neutral liners make the eyes look defined and small. These were just some of the tips, tried and tested, which most of us with small or hooded eyes have been using all the while to make the eyes stand out and pop out. Excited, aren’t you? Learn more as we share nine more tips on making your eyes pop out! Read it all below!
To get that perfect cat eyes or winged eye look, instead of using an eye pencil, it would be wise to use an eyeliner brush dipped in cake or gel liner to achieve the same. This would be a firm touch, no mess, no worries and no double strokes needed, which can be applied directly to the lid in one stroke.
Zuri recommends: MAC 209 Eye liner brush
A touch of shimmer, champagne or metallic white in the inner corner of the eyes can help make the eyes stand out or pop out. You can achieve the same with a smudge brush, a concealer brush or with an applicator brush by dipping the tool into the eye shadow powder.
Zuri recommends: MUA Undress Your Sin Shimmer Highlighter (HF302-04)
Just below the arch of the brow and to the out of the eyelid, this is where with a brush you should use a matte white shadow to highlight that zone. A medium sized brush would help achieve the same, by drawing a triangle here and smudging it upward towards the brow, which makes the eyes look bigger and nicer.
Zuri recommends: NYX smokey eyes (3)
4. Don’t swipe across the lids:
Most of us make the grave beauty mistake of swiping eye shadow across the lids. You should stop doing that right now. What you should do in fact is to press the pigment or the color onto the eyelids with a brush or your fingers. And then blend with a brush. End with a tight lining of the eyes with taupe or gray eyeliner.
Zuri recommends: Maybelline Fashion Brow Duo Shaper, Gray, 0.5 g5. Conceal after base:
Once the base is done, only then should you conceal the under eyes with the right color correcting fluid or concealer. This would help with better camouflaging and wouldn’t allow your dark circles to be seen as well.
Zuri recommends: Lakme Absolute White Intense Concealer, Fair 01, 3.6ml
6. Smokey eyes:
Smoke it up and create a sensual look for your eyes. However, when applying a shade to smoke up the upper eyelids, don’t forget to use the same shade for the lower lash line too. This helps create drama and definition, and helps with making the eyes stand out too.
Zuri recommends: Naked Smokey Eye Shadow Palette
From grays to yellows to blues, girls with light colored eyes should know which eye shadow colors to use. One could try bronze to coppers and golds to browns for smokey eyes and crease cut eye makeup styles. Chocolate eyeliners go well with them and you can use shimmer or glitter a little to make the eyes stand out.
Zuri recommends: Revlon Colorstay Shadow Links Eye Shadow, Copper, 1.4g
- Use dark eye shadows to create a smudged sultry look instead of using dark eyeliners for the eyes (Zuri recommends: Sephora Collection MicroSmooth Baked Eyeshadow Trio)
- Dust your eyelashes with translucent powder and then apply mascara on them, for a fuller look to attain! (Zuri recommends: Kryolan Translucent Powder 20 g)
Don’t forget these nine super handy makeup tips for eye popping notions to achieve!
by Mansi Kohli
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