Eye shadow is fun to play with. There are so many different colors to choose from. You can use dark shadows for a sexy, smoky look or you can brighten up your eyes with some fun colors. There are even glitter eyeshadows for a fun party look.
Just because you have some eye shadow, and an application brush does not mean that you can just slap on the eye shadow and head out the door. It takes careful application to make sure that your eye shadow is on correctly and is creating the look that you are striving for.
Not everyone knows how to apply eye shadow properly. It may take some practice to get it right. One of the most common problems that women face when they apply eye shadow is that they do not apply it evenly. As a result, the eye shadow and your eye wind up looking crooked. You may not have added enough eye shadow in the corner of your eye or it could be too heavy on the outside of your eyelid.
Applying eye shadow is an art. Every artist has a unique technique. Here are some techniques that we found that will help you apply your eye shadow properly and accomplish the results that you are going after. Just follow these steps to get the perfect eye.
One thing that you need to learn how to do is blend your eye shadow properly. The best way to blend eye shadow is to combine three different colors of eye shadow. The three colors should consist of a base color, a color to use as a highlighter and the main color that you plan to wear on your eyelid. The proper way to blend is to begin with the lightest color first and then blend your way to the third, darkest eye shadow.
2. Take it easy
The trend right now for eye shadows is to go light. Women are no longer wearing heavy, dark eye shadow. When you apply the eye shadow, keep it on your eyelid. Don’t extend it to reach your eyebrows.
3. Match the color
You should pick a main color that matches your eye color. Or, you can use a contrasting color. For example, if you have blue eyes you can either wear a blue eye shadow or a brown eye shadow for contrast.
4. Learn how to add shimmer
Shimmery eye shadows are fun to work with, but you have to know what you are doing. If the shimmer is not applied properly, it can make your eyelids appear wrinkled. Shimmer is best used under the eye brow.