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Some Simple Eye Makeup Tips

Achieving a glowing and expressive pair of eyes on makeup is a must-do for every woman in town. Throwing a bright and warm gaze at anyone is essential in establishing an impression. Eye makeup can help you but it can sometimes be tricky especially if you don’t know how to blend the right colors for a particular look. Eye makeup tips should serve useful especially for beginners and for those who keep on doing the wrong makeup application technique. Here are some easy and simple tips that you can apply if a professional makeup artist is not around. Most eye makeup tips suggest that one should first focus on the lids, which require the use of eye shadows. With the wide variety of colors available in eye shadow, just remember to choose three basic shades namely light, medium, and dark. The light shade is first gently applied specifically in the upper portion of your eyes near the brow bone. The medium shade comes next and applied to color the eye lids. The stroke of your brush should start at the inner corner to the outer edge of the eye lid. When the shades meet near the crease lightly blend it using your fingertip. Finally, the dark shade will be applied to put some contouring and depth on your eyes. From the inner corner, follow the crease to the outer edge of your eyes and gently use your fingertip again to blend and soften the lines. Second, work on your eyeliner at the base...

Applying liquid eyeliner

One stunning effect that can be achieved easily and a favorite of such well-known actresses from Marlene Dietrich and Marilyn Monroe to Gwyneth Paltrow, is rimming the eyes with either a white or beige eye pencil. This has the effect of enlarging the white of the eye to create a seductive, alluring look. To apply the eye pencil, pull your lid away from the eye very gently using one or two fingers and draw a line along the inner eye rims. Do the same with both the upper and lower lids. To make a sharpened pencil softer and easier to apply, you can draw a few lines first on the back of your hand. This will soften the tip and get the color flowing. Kohl can be applied in the same way with sensational effect. The use of kohl goes back to ancient Egyptian times and is characteristic of eye makeup in the Middle and Far East. Apply your kohl pencil as described above to both the upper and lower rims, from corner to corner. Then, using either a sponge-tipped applicator, eyeshadow brush, or even your fingertip, blend the color by smudging it to create a smoky effect. Once you are satisfied with the appearance, you will need to set it by using a light application of loose powder. For an even stronger, more intense effect, apply your preferred color around the eyes in either cream, liquid or powder form. If you want to use liquid eyeliner, once you’ve mastered the technique of applying...