Eyeshadows make our eyes stand out and look attractive. However, care must be taken when applying the cosmetic. If you apply it incorrectly, it can have a devastating effect on our overall picture. To avoid a nightmarish eye shadow application, we have developed basic rules which eyeshadows should be used based on your eye shapes.
If you have never thought about your eyes in terms of eye shadow placement, it’s worth starting now. Proper eye makeup techniques can make you look more alert and improve your overall functions. Of all the steps in our makeup routine, eye shadow can be the hardest. From choosing the perfect color scheme to cladding, no one style fits all. Just like with eyeliner, knowing the different eye shapes can take your look to the next level. While no shape and style of eyeshadow necessarily looks bad for you, adapting to what you have is sometimes the best way to enhance the natural shape of your eyes.
There are two things you need to learn when to comes to wearing eyeshadows. One, how to choose eyeshadow colors, and how to apply eyeshadow.
How to Choose Eyeshadow Colours for Your Skin Colour | Eyeshadow texture guide
Regardless of whether your skin is light, medium or dark, it has a specific glow or shade of yellow, ash or pink. This tone is known as an undertone. If your skin looks blue or pink, your background tone is “cold”. On the other hand, if your skin has yellow, peach or gold tones, your skin tone is “warm”. People who do not have cold or warm tones should have neutral tones. When it comes to choosing an eyeshadow based on skin tones, you can use palettes that accentuate your undertone. Warm skin tones can opt for warm shades of gold, orange and red to accentuate the warmth of your skin. Cool skin tones can be combined with blue, green and purple to match your skin’s blue, purple and pink tones. Neutral colors have the unique privilege of experimenting with warm and cool tones. When it comes to choosing nude palettes, your skin color determines the best palette for you. Once you’ve added the right color palettes for eye shadows, we’ll move on to the next crucial stage of eye makeup: how to apply eyeshadow correctly. The key to using eyeshadow is to mix colors well. Now that you’ve covered the basics, you can experiment with smoky eyes, glitter halos, cut wrinkles and other eye shadow styles.
The best eyeshadow for dark skin
The bolder, the better is our motto when choosing an eye shadow for dark skin. We love to see intense tones like vibrant blues and pinks that burst, especially when they shine. For an eye-catching look, try our metallic shade change formulas. They create an effective multi-coloured effect in seconds. Our Tulum Editor Palette is the ultimate eyeshadow palette for dark skin. Filled with rich pigments, buttery, soft mattes and shiny metallic colors, it’s perfect for creating a whole range of styles, from desk elegance to nightclub glamour. Try warm burgundy and gold tones during the day; they’re a great neutral option for your skin tone. At dusk, champagne and rose gold are a must. We love seeing glitter eyeshadows on dark skin, especially when applied wet for a more intense finish, and these colors flatter your complexion beautifully.
Best Eye Shadow for Olive Skin
Thanks to their naturally tanned complexion, olive skin tones are versatile to look bold and radiant or be confident with a neutral eyeshadow palette. It’s easy to improve an olive skin tone, so enjoy changing and experimenting with new shades. Enhance your natural skin color with golden browns or let your eyes shine with bright shades such as royal blue, emerald green, deep plum and burnt orange. Our five-star lustre shade is perfect for a bright, long-lasting eye look. Liquid Shimmer and Metallic Shadow can be applied for a completely opaque shine, blended for a pure shine or as an ornament over any eyeshadow. It is also available in four dazzling colors: Cupid, a beautiful rose gold, ice, our glittering frosty diamond, eclectic, a warm copper and our charming ultraviolet violet.
Best eye shadow for light brown skin
Warm shiny shades and highly pigmented metallic surfaces complement light brown skin. If your skin has warm tones, consider adding a deep shade of blue to your eyelids, as they really stand out. For cool tones, we recommend you try gray or lavender eye shadows, as they not only brighten your skin, but also brighten you from day to night. The best eyeshadow palette for all warm skin tones? Our palette of St. Tropez. With the coveted burnt peaches and fiery rusty tones reminiscent of the city’s golden sands and terracotta roofs, it’s a must for creating smoky and sensual eye looks. Our tip: Press the shade you have chosen directly onto the eyelid with your ring finger. Then use a fluffy brush (like our multi-brush) to polish the edges and gently focus the eye. Add a few layers of Wonderwand mask and you’re done!
The best eye shadow for pale skin
Taupe, rose gold and champagne shades always look great on pale skin tones, as do warm, earthy tones such as gold and bronze. The best of both worlds comes together in our Mykonos Editors’ Palette, the ultimate eyeshadow palette for cool skin tones. Whether you’re looking for a soft daytime look or serious glamour, you’ll find all the shade you need inside. Muted plum and green tones can also be used on glossy surfaces, since they still illuminate the eye area. If we were to choose the best eyeshadow for light skin, it would have to be our metallic Eye Lustre shadow. Glitter wash looks stunning, brightens the eyes and softens the effect of shadows that cover the entire eyelid. If you’re wearing a matte eyeshadow, consider applying a small dot of highlighter, such as our Dewy Stix or Glow-To formulas, to the inner corners of your eyes. This little trick adds dimension to your eyelids, as the reflective properties of the highlighter make the entire eye area look brighter.
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Eyeshadow Types and how to apply them
If you use eyeshadow regularly, you’ve probably used this popular texture. “It’s the top floor of the eyeshadow world! says Patterson. “Powder eyeshadow can range from transparent to opaque and from completely matte to frosty.” With powder shadow available in so many styles, you can achieve a variety of styles, from a neutral everyday makeup to spectacular smoky eyes. There are several ways to apply powder eyeshadow, but the most important thing to remember is to apply foundation (be it eyeshadow foundation, concealer or cream eyeshadow) beforehand so that your final look stays in place and doesn’t wrinkle during the day.
Cream is the king of the eyeshadow world. The versatility of this texture makes it suitable for any makeup situation. It’s able to cross the line to use it as a base. It can create a quick office eye or a totally glamorous look and can even be used as a makeshift eyeliner. In addition to its versatility, this texture is also extremely consumer-friendly, as it is easy to control, making it an excellent choice for beginners and makeup professionals. If you don’t have an eyeshadow base on hand, cream shades are a great alternative.
There is no single shadow structure that can compete with the long-lasting liquid eyeshadow, but this texture may require some practice to achieve the desired effect. Liquid shadows are found on almost every surface, from matte to glossy. They can also be used as a base for a splash of pure color, or as an added glamorous accent that adds a touch of liquid glitter to the lid. The first thing you need to know about liquid eye shadow is that a little bit means a lot. When using liquid eyeshadow you must start with a tiny dot and then adding color as needed. Most formulas come with a milano foot applicator. So just touch the back of your hand before wetting it with a brush for more control. Liquids usually spread very easily. So mix them quickly with small amounts of product to achieve the desired intensity and placement before they dry out. Although liquid eye shadows are known to be used for a long time, it is best to avoid this texture if you have oily skin or are prone to wrinkling.
Stick Eye Shadow
Most stick shadows have a formula similar to cream eye shadow, but one big difference is that sticks are easier to travel with. This is the ultimate formula for people who travel a lot. It’s so easy to assemble that anyone can take a quick look at the train or the car (but not while driving, of course!). Because these eye shadows are housed in a stick, you have optimal placement and control of pigment release. If you are looking for a quick, unique and durable look, get a stick curtain. Professionals preferred way to apply Stick Shadow is to outline the upper lash line and then gently blend the pigment with my finger by gently pressing and pulling up. The color starts to fade smoothly in the center of the eye, where it disappears into the skin for a quick, easy and effective look.
Shimmer Eye Shadow
Don’t expect shimmering eyeshadow to last, this lack of longevity makes eye shine one of the hardest textures to create. It will move and twist, but your eyes will attract all eyes. If you want to wear a bright and fashionable eye look, there are a few steps you need to follow. First, make sure that your eyes are prepared and that the eyeshadow is perfectly placed on the desired area before applying the gloss. The gloss should be applied at the end of the makeup, just before you walk out the door. When it’s time to add it to your look, gently apply the glitter to your eyes with a small, flat brush. Try not to clean or pull off the shine, as this could move paint that has already been placed. Remember that shine changes and moves with wear and tear. So keep that in mind when placing it. Oh, and you’ll want that selfie at the beginning of the night towards the end.
How to do your eyeshadow according to eye shapes
Like the background tone of the skin, eye shape gets the most out of eye shadow.
The distance between your eyes is generally closer to your nose compared to the outside edges of your hair line.
The best way to make your eyes broaden out is to pull a darker shade of eye shadow to the outer edges of your eyes. Starting from the inner corner of your eye, gradually increase the density of color into a darker shade and smudge it away from the center of your eye. You can use this in combination with the eyeliner trick for close-set eyes featured in my video tutorial “Eyeliner for Different Shaped Eyes”. Because this is a gradual melding of colors, you can use 2-4 colors on your eyes to give a really professional look.
Remember: Don’t blend a dark shade of shadow near the inner corner, and only apply eyeliner from the center of your eyes out, on both the top and bottom lids.
The distance between your eyes is quite separated from one another, and often the outer corner of your eye is closer to your hairline than the distance between your eyes.
Do the opposite of the “close-set eye” technique. You want to use a darker shade of eye shadow closer to the first 1/3 of your inner eye, and blending it with a lighter shade of shadow that gradually lightens to your outer edge of your eye. Don’t go past your eyelid very far. Because you are gradually blending from dark to light, you can use more than two colors, but they should be subtle in color range- based on whatever is the darkest color. This works well with lining your eyes. Check out my video for “Eyeliner for Different Shaped Eyes” to see what works best with wide-set eyes.
Remember: It’s better to use a matte shade of shadow on inner corners of your eye, as a shimmer will open up that area-making them look wider. Avoid any sort of technique that extends your eyes outward, such as a long cat eye, or wing.
It happens to the best of us, but with age the skin on your eyes looses some of its elasticity and may have a “creasy” look on the lid. The best thing to do to keep a youthful look, is to avoid any thick or dark liner on your top lid (no 60’s liquid liner), and avoid shimmery shadows. The thick liner will make you have a heavy look, which might have been good back then, but now it will give you a weighted-down look, which will unfortunately make you look older (it will take any “aging with grace” out of the picture). You can however, add thin eyeliner close to your lids if you would like to apply it, but shoot for a smooth look, not chiseled.
Use lighter tones on your lid area which are not shimmery shadows. You want to avoid shimmer shadow on your top lid because the light will catch every crevice and crease (and you want to give the appearance that there are less of those). You can apply a shimmery highlighter under your brows and close to your waterline, this will make your beautiful eyes pop. For the lid, it’s best to use lighter matte shades that are close to neutrals. But don’t be afraid to use blue, purple, pink or green. You don’t have to give up your love for color, simply apply in moderation (and of course based on your eye shape). If you use light colors all round, such as peach, it will give you a wide-awake open look. And that is always youthful.
Remember: Avoid shimmery shadow on the lid and avoid all cream based shadows (unless using a GOOD primer) as they tend to crease. Use lighter shades to create a more youthful look.
Asian Eyes or Crease-Less Eyes
Gel Liner is a must!
All Asian women have their own unique eyes, and so do you. You might have a barely visible crease, no crease, or a bold crease. This technique is for you exotic beauties who don’t have that visible lid separation.
You have two options for creating a great look for your eyes. You can use a dark color on the lid that graduates to a lighter shade up to your brows, in other words- from bottom up. Or you can start left to right and use a lighter color from the inner corner of your eyes to the outer edge, adding density of color on the outer edges (this looks great for almond shaped eyes, too). In the video tutorial I am demonstrating the first technique.
Remember: If you want to open up your eye, go for the second eye shadow look and line your water line with a white liner. Don’t draw a crease on your lid- you aren’t fooling anyone.
Hooded, Down-Cast Eyes
You have an almost “bedroom-eye” look that is alluring enough, but sometimes you want to look less… sleepy.
This is the case when the skin of the fold falls on the eyelid and covers most of it. It seems to me that most people try to minimize the “hood” by applying a dark color to the crease, BUT that doesn’t really work, since hooded eyes don’t have a pronounced crease. Balancing the eyes and face is best seen when you apply a darker neutral color to the eyelid that reaches half an inch to the forehead and swipe up. Then apply the highlight to the frontal bone. Adding a small highlight to the inner corner will open the eye. A lot of mascara then! It’s also a good idea to keep your eyebrows well-groomed all the time so you have enough space to work on. You want to create an horizontal to slight up-curved look at the outer corners of your eye. It’s best to smoke out the edge on an upward angle. You want to make any dark shadow on your lid to blend out and up. You can easily use 2 colors on your lid (excluding a highlighter), but this look might be hard to achieve using 3 or more different shades.
Remember: If you want to line your eyes, only line the top lid and create a thicker smudged line on the outer edge. If you want a more open-eyed look line your water line with white eyeliner and/or use a light shadow and line just under your bottom lashes.
This shape is not like the eyes of prominent shapes, with this shape you have a deep cavity with a balanced lid, but the principle of application is the same. You should avoid using dark colors in the crease, as this will only increase the depth of your pedestal. Instead, add midtones from the eyelid to the crease of the eyelid.
Your brow bone protrudes heavily over your eye, or your eyes are very sunken, and you have a natural shadowed eye. To brighten up your eyes, stay away from deep dark shadows. It’s better to use light bright colors that catch the natural light and open up your eye area. You can line your eyes top and bottom, but do not close the inner and outer corners of your eye.
Remember: Don’t use heavy shadow on your eyes, stick to colors that make your eyes pop and conceal your natural shadowing. If you do want to line your eyes, don’t line your water line and avoid connecting the bottom lid to the top lid.
Round or Prominent/Large Eyes
You have big and beautiful eyes, but sometimes you want to tone down the big whites. You can easily decrease the size of your lids by using a dark shadow on the lid (and liner- even bold thick liner- if you like), close to the lash line. Then gradually blend a lighter shade into it and bring the lighter shadow up to your crease. You don’t want to apply a dark color to your crease if you are trying to minimize your lid.
Remember: You can line all the way around your eyes, as long as you don’t have close-set eyes (or down-cast eyes). When using a lighter color on or near the crease, minimize the use of shimmery shadow, as it will catch the light and magnify your eyelids. You can however, highlight your inner corner of the eye and under the brow bone.
An important thing to remember, always, is that each and every single one of us is unique. Sometimes we don’t fit into boxes. One of my favorite things about makeup is the fact that you can go outside the lines, jump out of the boxes, and test your creativity… and if anything bad happens-or if you just plain look bad- well, you can always wash it off.
Hope this helps you lovely ladies out there!
This shape tends to look “droopy” all the way; to lift the eye, make sure that any eyeliner or colour you use is lifted from the outer corner of the eye. You can do this with the tip of a triangular sponge: after applying it, take the sponge and just jump up from the outer corner and you will immediately see a lift of the eye. Avoided eye makeup tends to be suitable for heavier makeup applications. Start by applying a shade of brown eyeshadow to the outer corner of the eye and blend outwards for a cat eye effect. Another option is to follow a V-shape in the outer corner. Use a darker, bolder eyeshadow that goes outward toward the hairline and use a softer shade in the inner corner.
This shape is obviously the opposite of that of the downward facing eye. Therefore, avoid an upward lining with this shape, as this will exaggerate the rise. By rounding and blending the outer corner, a more balanced look is achieved. Use a dark eye shadow on the lower outer corner of the eye. This lowers the eyes instantly and helps to even out the shape. Use a medium sized eyeshadow on your eyelids. You can use the same eyeshadow along the lower lash line. Don’t forget to highlight the eyebrow bone.
Almond-shaped eyes are considered as the most balanced eye shape, which means that the eyelid, pot and eyebrow bone are provided. With this shape, you can wear any style and play with the placement of colors.
Almond-shaped eyes mean that your eyes are almost symmetrical and slightly raised. This is the most desired eye shape, as you can play with a variety of different styles. Almond eye makeup focuses on a darker eye shadow at the outer corners of the eye and blurs the eyeshadow outwards towards the hairline. Then, blend lighter shades into the inner corner of the eye to bring the look together. Eye makeup for almond eyes is incredibly versatile, which means that you can try any of the methods described in this article.
How to Apply Eyeshadow
Start with some great makeup brushes: Use at least two, if not more makeup brushes!
There is a reason that famous artists do not paint their fingers: it’s much more difficult to create a masterpiece without the right tools. The same goes for applying makeup. Invest in a few good cosmetic brushes for a uniform, precise and hygienic makeup application. Fortunately, you can get great ones without missing a full paycheck. We have found that synthetic brushes are almost always preferable to their natural fiber counterparts and are cheaper, easier to clean and suitable for allergy sufferers.
Apply a base eye shadow to the eyelid.
Grab your favorite eyeshadow palette with your eyeshadow brush and apply your favorite base shade to the eyelid. Depending on the look you are looking for, you can wear this base color down to the brow bone to prepare for more dramatic smoky eyes, or you can stop at the crease of the eye for a simple, everyday look .
If you only use one eye makeup brush to achieve an eye shadow look, you’ll need to wash it between each color and choose between precision and perfect blending. Professionals recommend the following for eye shadow: Synthetic brush for short hair: to apply color to the eyelids as it absorbs the maximum product. Fluffy Curved Brush: Blend rounded brush with thick bristles: line under the eyes for a defined look .
Concentrate the darkest shadows on the eye crease
Dark colors attract light. Therefore, placing a darker shadow on the crease of the eye will make the eyes shine by adding depth and dimension in the right place. To maintain the appearance, dip a domed brush, such as the E.L.F. Blending Brush, into a dark shade and run it directly along the eye socket, following the shape of the eye between the brow bone and the eyelid. A dark brown eye shadow like Urban Decay in Thunderbird is a universally flattering option, regardless of the color of your eyes. If you have hooded eyes, the upper eyelid covers most of the mobile eyelid when your eyes are open. This means that you have to play with different higher locations for the wrinkle shadow, because if you simply apply it along the eye socket, the color disappears when you open your eyes. Instead, start with your eyes open and use the brush to mark where you want that dark color to start so that it’s visible. Then close your eyes and blur, soften the hard lines and focus the pigment on the far corner of the eye in a “V” shape.
Apply a super dark color to your lash lines.
Properly applied eyeliner can make your eyelashes look thicker. If you’re not a big fan of eyeliner, you can achieve an equally striking look (it’s easier to remove!) with a super dark eyeshadow. Use a flat brush with short bristles to apply the dark color along the edges of the upper eyelid where the eyelashes begin and down the lower lash line. If you want to wear eyeliner at the waterline (the innermost edge of the eye), the bristles can irritate your eye, so you can trace that line with one of our favorite waterproof eyeliners.
It stands out with a nice bright shade.
Using a lighter shade under the eyebrow and at the inner corners of the eyebrow bone, the area just below the eyebrow, is the ideal place for a lighter shade of paint or highlighter. This will help add even more dimension to your look and give your eyes a touch of radiance. We also love a little sparkle in the inner corner of the eye to make them stand out. The finger is the ideal tool for this step. Just apply a little eyeshadow with your index finger and tap lightly near the corner of the eye.
A lot of these shadow techniques go in great combination with my video tutorial on applying eyeliner, based on eye shapes.
How to choose an eye shadow to complement your eye color
It’s one thing to perfect a glossy base or contour modeling, but mastering a moment can be particularly difficult. In particular, you should understand how to choose eye shadow colors that highlight your eyes and complement your overall complexion. “Whatever color you wear in your eyes, whether it’s eyeliner, mascara or eye shadow, it can really make your eye color stand out by using a specific color that complements it,” says makeup artist Melissa Hurkman, who says this philosophy also applies to outfits, since it’s based on color theory. “A color wheel allows you to find your specific eye color and right in front of that color is the complementary shade for your own eye color.” Because of this, some colors better enhance the natural color of your eyes, resulting in a brighter and more vibrant look. Although Hurkman, who has worked with brands from Savage X Fenty to Nudestix, thinks that color itself is what matters most, don’t be afraid to play with shadow textures. “Texturally wise, using glitter, metallic or glitter will refine the look and do more to improve the shape of the eyes.” Below are the eye shadow colors you should use based on your eye color and the makeup products you should buy.
Brown is a neutral color and is therefore not on the color wheel, which means that brown eyes can be matched with virtually any eye shadow color on the market. However, some colors, such as purple, gray and gold, make brown eyes stand out. Brown Eyes by Hurkman, warm shades of brown, gold, purple and blue will suit your brown eyes. Therefore, the Brown Obsessions Toffee eyeshadow palette by Huda Beauty is a solid choice for its range of golden candies and honey pigmented tones. Otherwise, she loves a burgundy mascara, like L’Oréal’s voluminous formula in deep burgundy to make the eyes stand out.
Orange and other warm shades complement blue eyes well. For a look, Hurkman chooses the Dior eyeshadow palette in neutral amber tones for its range of blendable copper shades. If you stick to the liner, she recommends the Makeup By Mario pencil in soft brown or any other warm brown to be applied to your waterline.
According to Hurkman, people with hazel eyes should use purple, brown, gold and green in their makeup. She would recommend Charlotte Tilbury’s luxury eyeshadow palette in The Vintage Vamp, a buildable quadruple of shades consisting of warm shades of purple and red. As an eyeliner, try Chanel’s Stylo Yeux in intense plum to bring out the color of your eyes.
Green eyes are best complemented by warm oranges, red and gold, which makes Natasha Denona’s Bronze eyeshadow palette a good buy, especially before summer. Like brown-eyed or hazelnut-eyed counterparts, people with green eyes should have a burgundy mascara or eyeliner on hand. Hurkman recommends Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk eyeliner for its iconic blend of berries and brown.
Hurkman points out that warm browns, golds, oranges “or even a dark charcoal smoky eye” would highlight gray eyes. For her customers, she is a fan of the Mothership Subliminal Eyeshadow palette by Pat McGrath Labs, which is full of radiant jewels and golden hues. “For blue and gray eye colors, I like to wear a warm brown eyeliner on the waterline,” he says. “You can also brush it to use as a cream eyeshadow all over your eyelid.” For a smoky look, Victoria Beckham’s satin Kajal lining in ash works great, even though Makeup by Mario’s soft brown eyeliner is the ultimate warm brown.
Must try Eyeshadow Palettes
Urban Decay Naked2 Basics Eyeshadow Palette
The Naked2 Basics eyeshadow palette includes a variety of blendable matte shades that are perfect for creating simple, natural eye makeup looks during the day or dramatic smoky eye looks. This nude eyeshadow palette contains velvety neutral and matte eyeshadows in everyday shades ranging from taupe to brown that add a range of complementary skin tones for all eye colors or eye shapes. Pair it with your favorite shimmer, metallic or glitter eyeshadow on days when you want more colorful eyeshadow styles. The Naked2 Basics eyeshadow palette comes in a soft, sleek cover that feels like suede and has a slight sheen. It’s small and compact, so it travels well, but we still include it with six full-size shades. Urban Decay is 100% cruelty free.
Christian Dior 5 Couleurs Couture Colour Eye Shadow Palette
The iconic 5-color eyeshadow palette has been reinvented and turned into 5 couleurs couture. Each eyeshadow palette (Denim, Black Bow, Rouge Trafalgar and Mitzah) is an iconic piece from the Dior wardrobe, offering a nuanced palette of rich tones that are easy to use, mix and match. Depending on the palette, the eyeshadow can be matte, silky, pearlescent, metallic or shiny. The eyes are finished with bright makeup in relief colors. The creamy and pleasant powder does not migrate into the crease of the eyelid. Each colored eyeshadow in the makeup palette provides an instant and long-lasting color intensity.
M.A.C. EYE SHADOW X 9 PALETTE AMBER TIMES NINE
This palette is characterised by a wave of colors of amber tones that offer countless color combinations. It offers a range of textures, from matte to satin and frosty to create a variety of looks for day and night. The saturated, soft and soft tones are packaged in a compact body for easy carrying. The shades, adapted to all different skin tones, display customizable textures for flawless eyes.
ILIA – The Necessary Eyeshadow Palette
This new formula provides high pigmentation and blends easily into a gentle color wash without falling out. Each of our pallets comes with a choice of matte, satin and metallic finishes to create any look from day to night. For a perfect application, we recommend using our eyeshadow brush for precise application and a blending brush for gentle blending.
IT Cosmetics Naturally Pretty Trio, Matte Luxe
Anti-Aging Eyeshadow – Developed by plastic surgeons, Naturally Pretty Eyeshadow Trio creates a more youthful glow and instantly extends the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles to the eyes and eyelids. Ultra-luxurious eye shadows glide pigmented onto your eyelids for a beautiful, naturally beautiful look that won’t wrinkle or last. Choose one of the velvety neutral colors or use them all together. This trio is packed with hydrolyzed collagen, acai, green tea, silk and vitamins A, C and E. Plus, it contains no ingredients that can make the eyes look older, such as talc. It even removes oily eyelids.
Complements the colors
Just like the rule of mixing or matching colors, you should also be careful about the shades you choose in your eyeshadow palette. But before deciding on a shade, you must first consider the color of your eyes. There are certain shades of eyeshadow that look fantastic on a particular eye color. Take this as an example: both gold and bronze accentuate blue and hazel eyes, while purple goes well with green eyes. Chocolate and nude shades work best for dark eye colors.
Additional rule: If you want your eyeshadow to last longer, make sure you have applied the foundation before applying makeup. Like a face primer, eye foundation can help you apply eyeshadow evenly (without wrinkles).
Tutorial to teach you how to apply eyeshadow properly:
In the video here, I am not blending or applying the shadow as thoroughly or as neatly as you should on your own eye. You also don’t need to stick to neutral colors- I did this simply because everyone can wear them, because they are more natural. You can of course use bolder colors, or different colors for each of these looks.
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