Keep it clean Your eye makeup should look uncluttered. People should notice your eyes, not your eye makeup. Lighten Up Use light colors to bring an area forward and make it look bigger; use darker shades to create depth. Shimmer Up Light-reflective colors can enhance and brighten up. Do Some Testing Figure out which style… Continue reading Do’s & Don’ts for Big, Beautiful Eyes!!! (No Matter Your Eye Shape)
Highlighters / Enhancers These shades will really open up your eyes. You won't always find this written on the package but basically they are colors that highlight or reflect your own natural color. Intensifiers / Poppers These colors, on an artist's color wheel, are made of predominantly the opposite pigments to your own eyes, and… Continue reading Eye Color Vs. Eyeshadow Color
Put A Lid On It: Eyeshadow Basics No matter what challenges you've had with eyeshadows, whether it's sensitivity, creasing, or smudging, there is an eyeshadow out there for you! Technology has changed makeup greatly eyeshadow included. Many eyeshadows now even contain antioxidants - such as the anti-aging vitamins A, C, and E - and calming… Continue reading Eye Shadow Techniques & Tips for Every Eye Shape & Color!!!
This is a really fun look to try out and is easier than you might think! Let's get this started!!! Prep and prime the eyelids. Brush a small amount of Bobbi Brown eyeshadow in Steel on the outer crease. Create a wing using Tarte Clay Pot Waterproof Liner in Black. Draw another wing above… Continue reading How-To Achieve the Graphic Liner Eye Makeup Look!!!
This makeup looks great teamed with false eyelashes and will earn you a ton of compliments. Let's get started, and remember you can use any colors just follow the same technique. Prep and prime the eyelids. Use Anastasia Beverly Hills in Morocco as the transition shade, sweeping on with a soft fluffy brush… Continue reading How-To Achieve the Halo Eye Makeup Look!!!
Prep and prime the eyelids. Pack Mulac Cosmetics eyeshadow in Titanic all over the lid, blending out at the crease with a small blending brush. Keep adding and blending until you have the desired effect. Apply MAC eyeshadow in Contrast to the crease and blend out. Create a wing using Barry M Liquid Eyeliner in… Continue reading How to Wear Blue Eye Makeup!!!
Prep and prime the eyelids. Apply NYX Jumbo Pencil in Milk all over the eyelid. With a flat eyeshadow brush, pack on Mulac Cosmetics eyeshadow in Game (bright purple shade), blending out at the crease. With your index finger, pat on Kat Von D Metal Crush eyeshadow in Danzig over the lid, blending away… Continue reading How to Achieve the Purple Smokey Eye Makeup Look!!!
A great way to make your eyes appear bigger and brighter. Prep and prime the eyelids. Start off by choosing the transition color. A transition color is applied if you're creating a look that has a dark to a light color gradient - the transition color bridges the gap between the two shades. My favorite… Continue reading How-To Cut Crease Makeup Look!!!
Having large eyes and large lid space is a great perk, but be careful that your eyes don't overpower your whole face. To provide balance, keep dark shadows closer to the lashline and avoid going too far up to the brow. Let's Get Started Apply foundation to the eyelid and undereye. Apply a concealer a… Continue reading Makeup For Large Eyes!!!!
The smokey eye has gotten a bad wrap. A smokey eye should be sultry, nicely blended - a stronger look but still clean and sexy. Darker shadows should be used, but avoid the dreaded "raccoon eyes" - this color palette is not limited to blue or gray shadows. I actually prefer to create smokey eyes… Continue reading Step By Step: Smokey Eye Makeup!!!