Applying Eyeshadow – How to apply eye shadow «

    Applying Eyeshadow – How to apply eye shadow

    Get tips here on applying eyeshadows and learn in what all different forms the come. Applying Eyeshadow is the most important part of the your eye makeup, because it can help to recontour the eyes and add emphasis to them. Eyes is the most important point of the face, the eye makeup techniques and choice of colours for eyeshadow should suit the shape and colour of your eyes. How to Apply Eye Shadow Applying eye shadow can be a little tricky, but once you know the basics, you get to play with the colors that you have. A lot of women try one technique, like it and never vary it.. ever again. Select a light base shadow. Using a shadow brush, sweep it across your entire lid, from brow to lash line. Prime the eyelids by dusting them with a small amount of loose powder. Blend shadow by stroking the lid gently with an eye shadow brush. Don’t use your finger you could wipe off the shadow entirely. Use a medium-toned shade to cover your lower lids. Use a cosmetic puff and a little pressed powder to tone down heavy shadow. Shake any excess powder off the puff, then press it gently on your lid. Contour the crease of your eyelid with a dark shade, using a smaller eye shadow brush. Choose three shades in the same color family – light, medium and a darker shade for contrast. Apply the lightest shade on the entire lid from brow to lash line. Eye Shadow Applying Tips Eye Shadow Applying Tip 1: First decide the color you want to use. Almond color is considered best for eye but using three to four color will look good only if they are mixed well. Eye Shadow Applying Tip 2: To give a smoky look to your eyes, prefer using dark colors, like blue, grey or black. Brush them at the outer corners and blend them well. Don’t move further more than quarter inch away from your eye. Eye Shadow Applying Tip 3: If you have a thin eye shadow brush you might want to try darkening the crease area with a little more dark shadow, just along the crease though……gives a different type of effect. Eye Shadow Applying Tip 4: Use two shades of the same color for that exotic look. The inner corner of the eye area is lighter in shade and the shadow deepens in color towards the outer eye. Eye Shadow Applying Tip 5: The shadow is applied only on the upper eyelid, leaving the space beneath the brows. If you wish, you may apply some shadow on the lower lash line to add color. Eye Shadow Applying Tip 6: Apply the dark shade to the eye lid area. It is best to start in the middle of the eye lid and work out towards the outside, cover the entire lid. Blend the crease area in well. If you have a thin eye shadow brush you might want to try darkening the crease area with a little more dark shadow, just along the crease though……gives a different type of effect. Here are some of the choices for shading and highlighting that you can try: Highlight the eyelid, round the shading: Best suited for hooded eyes and older deep set eyes. Highlight the eyelid, wing the shading: Best suited for younger deep set eyes. Shade the eyelid and round the shading: Best suited for prominent lids and younger deep set eyes. Shade the eyelid and wing the shading: Best suited for younger deep set eyes. Eye shadows come in in several textures, powders (compacts), pencils, and creams: Powder can be used either dry or wet and it’s really easy to control. Make sure you look for a powder that feels moist. Pencils are fairly easy to use, but you need to remember to smear the line as you go or you’ll have lines all over your face. Creams tend to be hard to control. They can look beautiful and stay that way if you use a good quality eye foundation (eye primer), otherwise they can slip and slide into the creases on your eyes and eyelids.


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