Learn How To Embrace All Eye Shapes With These Easy Tricks
We all know that our eye shapes are different. Yet, very often it comes to us as a surprise that the makeup we have seen in a magazine does not look that great on us. The thing is, that different eye shapes require different ways of definition. That is why, to save you from another mistake, we have gathered here all types of eye shapes, and the best ways to enhance them. Find your shape and take your eye makeup to the next level!
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Makeup Ideas For Round Eyes
Playing around with eye makeup for round eyes is easier than easy. The thing is, that this shape is already advantageous since your eyes are big and charming. Yet, in case this fact bothers you – you can always make them look smaller, the hack is to use a black liner. You can apply black liner to top and bottom of your eye, as well as to your inner eye top and bottom, and that will grant you that desired smaller-eye look. As you may have already guessed, to make your eyes look even bigger, you should add some white or beige liner to your waterline.
When you decide that you want to play around with some eyeshadow, you should keep in mind that placing the shadow over your lid and close to your lash line is all that you need, let the lower lash line be more neutral, so that you do not take your makeup over the edge.
One more thing, the smokey eye is classy, but spice it up with a few dark shades and you will get that perfectly sassy, wide-eyed look, many dream of!
If You Have Almond Eyes
It is very easy to get confused whether round or almond eyes are the ones you have. Well, it is easier than easy to determine – all you need is to have a look in your mirror. In case you can see the whole iris of your eye – round they are, but if some of the iris is hidden under your upper lid – almond shape it is.
Many people say, that those with almond eye shape are blessed since there is barely anything you won’t be able to pull off. What is more, classy smokey or dramatic one – you can do any, with not the slightest hint of fear, because you will look gorgeous.
What is more, if almond is your shape, you are the lucky one to pull off winged eye perfectly. Is there anything else you need? We doubt that!
What To Opt For If You Have Downturned Eyes?
Many people, when they hear that they have downturned eyes, start to panic. The reason is that this eye shape is considered to be the ‘sad’ one. Well, we are going to tell you something quite on the contrary – it is not only beautiful, but lots of famous ladies had it. How do you feel about Marilyn Monroe? Yes, she had downturn eye shape and became an icon for many.
The thing is, that with this shape you are bound to learn to wear cat eye makeup since it suits your shape perfectly. What is more, no matter eyeliner or eyeshadow, you need to create the illusion of your eye going upwards, once you master this simple transformation, your eyes will look their best no matter where you are headed!
Ways To Enhance Upturned Eyes
When it comes to upturned eyes it is very easy to mistake them with almond ones. Yet, if you see the outer corner of your eye going up – it is definitely upturned shape. One peculiar thing about this shape is that your lower lash line appears to be longer than your upper one, thus your task here is to make them look even, and makeup comes in more than handy. All possible liners are your best friends here since you do need those lines to make your eyes look symmetrical.
It is also important to make sure that you do not go over the edge with the thickness of your lines, because, the thicker is the line the smaller your eyes will look.
What is more, you should always play the card of bigger-eye look, for that you need to add some white liner to your waterline. Keep these little tricks in mind and your eye makeup will always look flawless!
Useful Tips For Those Who Have Close Set Eyes, Wide – Set Eyes Or Deep Set Eyes
Close Set Eyes
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Among all the eye shapes, ladies with close-set eyes desire same – to make the distance seem bigger. To tell you the truth, we happen to know how you can achieve that. The core of your makeup lies in keeping the distance, that is why you should pay special attention to your inner corners, they should be light-shadowed, but no one says that you should avoid shimmer, it is even a better choice. After that, you should pay attention to the way you blend your shadows, they should evenly transform from darker to lighter shades as you proceed from your inner eye corner to the outer one.
While you can use liner over your upper lid, try to stay clear of dark liners when it comes to the lower lash line. Instead, we would suggest you to add some neutral or light, shimmery shades to the bottom. Mascara is also very important here, sometimes even a few falsies added to your outer corner would be a more than nice move.
Wide – Set Eyes
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When playing around with eye shapes such as wide-set eyes you would definitely like to use all that distance to your advantage but without unnecessary emphasis. Stay clear of shimmery shaded added to your inner eye corners, but you can introduce some darker shades to shorten the distance.
Also, with this shape it is very important to pay special attention to your nose, nose contorting is a must. As for the cat eye makeup, make sure that you do not go too far, shorter and more vertical cat eye is what goes best with your shape.
Deep Set Eyes
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The trick with deep-set eyes is to apply your makeup so that it brings them forward. Applying light color to your lid and a warm color under your brow bone is the best way to create that necessary dimension. What is more, it would be a nice suggestion to divide your lid into three sections, the one with the light shade, the one with the dark and the one the blends the two.
As you may have guessed closer to your inner corner the light shades should be applied, closer to your outer corner – dark ones, and right in the middle, you should blend them well. The trick with your liner is that you should make it the thickest at the outer corner. Besides, you should never underestimate the power of mascara, but only when it comes to your upper lid, do not attract unnecessary attention to your lower lash line.
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