Applying Eyeshadow Tips - How to Apply Eye Shadow
The eyeshadow you choose should flatter and
enhance your eye colour and the shape of your eyes, as well as your
whole appearance. The skin colour, the eye colour, and your life
styleneed to be considered when choosingand using eyeshadow.
Although there .are no hard and fast rules for choosing the colour
of your eyeshadow it is best to find out by experiment-ing with
colours. But always hannonise the colour of the eyeshadow with that
of your skin and your eyes. Whatever the colour, it should be
blended in well, so that there are no harsh lines. Aim always for a
natural look.How to Apply Eyeshadow
Put the very light medium toned shade on the
space beneath the brows up to the crease of the eye lid.
Contour the crease of your eyelid with a dark
shade, using a smaller eye shadow brush. This color can also work as
Only use cream eye shadows that do not cause
creasing upon application and should be coordinated with powder
shadows that are to be used on top of them. They should be applied
Blend shadow by stroking the lid gently with an
eye shadow brush. Don't use your finger 'you could wipe off the
Apply a little shadow beneath the eyes, along the
lower lash line. Smudge it lightly to give your eyes a subtle,
Unless you're using just one eye shadow color,
use at least two eye shadow brushes for application.
Pearly shades are great for highlighting the brow
bone and opening up the eye area.
Tap off any excess eye shadow from your brush
before applying-this will prevent over application as well as
flaking eye shadow.
Different Forms of Eye Shadows
Eye Shadow Applying Tips and Tricks
Your eye shadow kit may contain 3 shadows-a very
light shade(vanilla, very pale pink, beige, silver grey etc) which
is the high lighter and which gives a light shimmer on the brow bone
and highlights it. The box has two more shades of the same color.
1. Put the very light shade (high lighter) on the
space beneath the brows up to the crease of the eye lid (leaving the
2. Apply the medium shade on the upper eyelid
3. And the darkest shade on the crease of the
eyelid that is the place almost in the middle of the total eye
area-above the lashes and beneath the brows. Blend both the colors
4. With the tip of a fine brush, apply a little
shadow beneath the eyes, along the lower lash line. Smudge it
lightly to give your eyes a subtle, glamorous look.