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How to Make your Eyes Look Wider
Mascara for Eye Lashes
How to Make your Eyes Look Wider
There are many ways you can enhance your looks using eye makeup. It will open up your eyes, which is really nice for someone with smaller eyes. Accenting your eye color can make a big difference, and you will be surprised at how much better you will look in pictures.
Some common mistakes women make is to pluck their eyebrows too thin; then, fill them in with a pencil, which will gives you a harsher look. When the eyebrows are not to close together it makes your eyes look wider.
Another mistake is women will choose mascara that is too dark, and they often allow it to clump. Use your eyeliner and mascara that is a little thicker near the outer most part of your eyes.
Eyeliner is meant to add definition and dimension to the eyes, but if you use just a dark black line that will also give a harsh impression. Choose a color that enhances your eyes, and eye shadow as well. Choose the best color that accents your eyes.
Eyebrows Spaced Perfectly
The Perfect Eyebrows
When you are preparing to tweeze your eyebrows, fist use a beige pencil or eyeliner to cover the hairs you plan to remove. This makes completing the task faster and will not over pluck. Keep your eyebrows thick,arched and full for a wide-eyed look. An eyebrow pencil will fill in any bare spots.
Step by Step Makeup Application
Eye Liner and Shadow Suggestions
Use cream eyeliner and a slanted brush when applying eye makeup, because this will give you more control then powders.
Try using two different shades of eye shadow from the same color family to achieve instant dimension. Apply the lighter color along the base of your eyelid and a darker color at the crease to add facial dimension. If you are using liquid eye liner, dap between the lashes to fill in any sparse spots.
If you want to emphasize the widest part of the eye, apply a thicker line on top of the lashes, and then fade the color toward the sides. Keeping the color more focused on the higher and lowest point of the eye to emphasize the widest eye section.
To emphasize the contour of the eye, only apply the eyeliner to the end of the natural eye crease. Concentrate the eye shadow in the middle of the lash line to achieve a more doe-eyed look.
Do not put eyeliner under the eye, but place it on the waterline; then, follow-up with a blending blush to add the eye shadow to achieve that smoky look.
If you have droopy eye lids, double up the mascara on the upper lashes. An angled brush will make this task easier.
A Q-tip is a good way to blend colors and feather the pigments toward the eyelid crease. If you happen to wear glasses, it is a good idea to use light eye shadow so attention will be drawn to the shape of your eyes.
Try a dab of beige-colored pearl-colored eyeliner at the inner corner of your eyes, which will illuminate the area around the nose.
Using a shade of blue eyeliner will be to make the whites look brighter
During the cold seasons it is smart to use creams eye shadow rather than powder to avoid flaky eyelids.
Attractive Eye Lashes
Some women use Vaseline on their eye lashes before bed at night.
Curling your eyelashes will open your eyes up so they will stand out. Start at the root of your lash; then, gently close the curler shut three times. Strive for a natural curl as a crimped lash is not attractive. It is worthwhile to invest in a better quality eyelash curler for the gentle hinge and extra padding.
Begin putting mascara on the tips of the eyelashes in an upward direction. Wait for a few seconds, and then continue to apply the mascara to the base of the lashes by using quick right to left strokes. This will cause your lasted to look thicker.
A top coat of shiny and black mascara will give your lashes look shiny.
Makeup 101: How to apply Eye Makeup
Use a little highlighter and place it down the center of your nose or sides, as this will light up the middle of the face.
Dark circle can be camouflaged more easily by using peachy colored concealers under the eyes rather than yellow-based ones.
Use powder two to three shades darker than your natural skin as this will make your eyes look larger, and it will also look better in pictures.
False eyelashes are always an option, particularly if your lashes are thin.
What are the Best Colors to use?
Typically women with green eyes should use warm sandy colored shades. Pinks and golds work well for brown eyed women. Most shades of blue work well for anyone.
There are many soft gel eyeliner colors in purple, navy, green or violet that can be easily smudged up to the crease that will draw attention to your eyes.
Use lighter shades of eye makeup for days and the darker hues work well in the evenings.
Just a bright color of lipstick can make your eyes look bigger.
Makeup Techniques for Aging Eyes
Most women like to look attractive, and using some makeup achieves this goal. Sometimes just keeping nice thick eyebrows groomed and a little light mascara is enough makeup for you. If you choose to use eye shadows, learning how to apply them correctly, and use colors that enhance your looks is worth the effort.
I hope some of these various tips are helpful to you.
How much eye makeup do you use?
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