Elegant Eye Makeup Tutorial Compilation May 2017
Elegant Eye Makeup Tutorial Compilation May 2017, with eye shadow hues, that is. Gray shades and cool browns will only make your eyes look tired. “Go for warm tones; anything that resembles light or warmth creates the illusion being well-rested.
For lighter skin tones, stick to vanilla or light mocha bases; darker skin benefits from peachy oranges or yellow-golds says celebrity makeup artist Michelle Radow.
Normally, less is more when it comes to the amount of product you put on your eyes—but prepping your lids for color is necessary, even if you don’t plan on wearing shadow or liner. “Primer will smooth and correct the color of your lids, making them look younger in seconds,” says Radow. And if you do want a little extra color on your lids, the primer will prevent creasing. Radow’s a fan of Benefit Air Patrol BB Cream Eyelid Primer.
When you put shimmer on top of skin that’s wrinkled, it can actually age you more by drawing attention to those areas,” says Brandie Hopstein, celebrity makeup artist. A matte shadow will smooth out the eyelid, concealing any fine lines.
As you age, thick, harsh lines are the enemy, so liquid liners are a definite “don’t.” “I usually suggest a gel liner for over 40; you have more control on the depth of the color and application,” says Rivero. But keep it thin. “By keeping your liner line fine and as close to your lashes as possible, you’re creating the illusion of a thicker, darker lash line and a more defined eye.
Black mascara is universally flattering—but the application is key, suggests Rivero. “Take your mascara wand, wipe almost all of the product off on the sides of the tube, and then swipe your lashes,” says Rivero. That way, you get the definition of black mascara without the clumpiness that often comes with it.