Good eye makeup makes you stand out in a crowd and will also help with taking some good photos. If you love eye makeup and do not know how to get started, then check out a few of the tips below.
Eyes are called the “windows to the soul”. A little care, good sleep habits and some definition with makeup is all it takes to make you really pop with an eye-catching gaze. Good eye makeup makes you stand out in a crowd and will also help with taking some good photos. If you love eye makeup and do not know how to get started, then check out a few of the tips below.
Before we start with the eye-makeup looks, make sure you check the 5 points immediately below.
Prime your eyes before you start doing your eye makeup. Priming eye is as important as priming your face before the application of foundation. Eye primer would help in smooth application of eyeshadow and helps with the blending.
Before you start applying your favorite eyeshadow, use a base color and apply it all over your lids. This makes the eyeshadow to last longer and intensify the color.
Know your Eye shape
Every eye shape is different, so know your eye shape before applying foundation because some eye makeup looks will not suit – for example – hooded eyes or round shaped eyes and so on.
Groomed and well-shaped eyebrows also help in defining the eyes, so never forget to do the brows.
Invest in a nice set of eyeshadow and eyebrow brushes. Gone are the days when these items were beyond reach in terms of price and availability. Basic 3-piece or 6-piece sets of fairly good quality are available everywhere.
Back to the topic, here are 10 simple eye s makeup looks that everyone can do.
1. Just Mascara
This is one of the easiest simple eye-makeup looks and a great time hack too. For this looks you just need mascara. Yes, you read it right a mascara only. Curl your eyelashes with an eyelash curler and then hold it for 30 seconds. Now apply your favorite mascara on your eyelashes and make them pop. Make sure to get to the base of your eyelashes – creating the illusion of eyeliner. Your eyes would look naturally gorgeous. This is a great get-around for those have naturally large eyes.
2. Winged Eyeliner
You will probably argue with us about how winged eyeliner is in the “Easy Eye Makeup Looks” list. We have added it because with the help of our trick, it is quite easy to do and won’t take more than 3 minutes. At first, apply base eyeshadow generously on your eyelids and blend it well. Now take a scotch tape and put it on the outer corner of the eye in titled direction on both eyes. Make dots on the eyelids, starting from the middle lid to the outer lid. Trace these dots making a triangle in the end. Now fill in little bit and you will have a perfect winged eyeliner.
3. Easy Daytime Dramatic Eye
Are you fan of dramatic eye makeup but haven’t the faintest idea where to start? Well, here you go – Take the lightest brown eyeshadow you have and apply it all over your eyelids, then take a darker brown eyeshadow and apply it over crease area and outer corner of the eyes. Now blend the darker eyeshadow with a blending brush until there are no harsh lines. Apply shimmery eyeshadow on inner corner of the eye and you are good to go anywhere. Do not forget to use eyeliner and mascara because that would truly define your eyes.
4. Orange-Pink Drama
Need some makeup inspiration? Get this from Kylie Jenner, after all she is the queen of makeup. This quick and simple eye makeup is easy to do. You just need an orange-pink eyeshadow and apply it all over your lids. Blend it for at least 5 minutes to smooth all the harsh lines. Now apply the same eyeshadow to your lower lash line and blend it with a fluffy blending brush. Take a black eyeshadow and apply it on the outer corner of eye. Finish up with mascara to make your eyelashes fuller and your eye makeup look is complete.
5. Pink Inner Corner
Don’t know when to use bright pink eyeshadow? Don’t worry because you are not alone. But you could try this look anywhere. For this, you need a bright pink eyeshadow and apply it only on the inner corners of the eye. Now curl your eyelashes with an eyelash curler and apply heavy mascara. Varying the eyeshadow color from light to dark to bright pinks will allow you to fit the look to the event, and for sure pull all eyes towards you.
6. Glossy Eyelids
This eye makeup must be on the list of easy eye makeup looks because it just takes a minute to do this eye makeup. The glossy-lids look is a simple eye-makeup that is loved by almost everyone and has been tried by most of us – especially when we were just starting to experiment with makeup. However, that does not mean it should be left back behind you. It works delightfully in a time-crunch!
You just need a colorful gloss for this makeup look. Take your preferred colored lip-gloss and dab it over your eyelid. Blend it with your fingers and you are good to go! Use a high-glitter or holo-glitter based lip-gloss for the night look and this easy eye makeup look is for both day and night events.
7. Glitter Eyeshadow
Another easy way to have eye-makeup that makes you stand out from the rest of the crowd is “Glitter Eyeshadow”. It is one of the easiest and simple eye-makeup looks and can be done in 2 minutes. For this you need a glittery eyeshadow or a shimmery one (or even a high glitter lip-gloss). Take some of the eyeshadow on your fingers and dab it on the eyelids. Make sure to cover whole eyelid with the same glitter and your eyes will sparkle. Finish the looks by applying mascara and there is a real easy glamour look for you!
8. Yellow Eye liner
This look is dramatically simple! Take a yellow eyeliner and apply it over the upper eyelid like you usually do with a black eyeliner. Finish off with a heavy coat of mascara. This makeup look does not take more than 3 minutes and makes your eyes look dramatically different!
9. Wash of Orange
Here is another easy eye makeup look for you. For this you need a bright orange eyeshadow and an angled eyeshadow brush. With this brush apply the eyeshadow on your eyes in a winged eyeliner shape. Now also use the same color to apply it over water line and lower lash line. This technique makes your eyes look dramatic. Vary the orange tone from cool for a modest daytime look to warm with a dash of glitter for a standout night look.
10. Lower Lash Line
Less is more and this easy eye makeup look will prove it. For this minimalist looks, take any color of eyeshadow of your choice. For a change, use bright colors for this look. Now, take an eyeshadow brush and apply the eyeshadow only at the lower lash line. Finish the looks by just applying heavy coat of mascara. This is a handy trick for those days when you are feeling down and out and creates an easy boost for your tired eyes.
These are all 10 easy eye makeup looks. Comment down below and tell us which one you liked the most.