How to apply eyeshadow

Did you know that you can actually help make your eyes stand out? In this article you will get to learn the basic steps on how to apply eyeshadow. You don’t have to go to the salon just to pay for an expensive make over. These steps will surely make you a pro in an instant.

Here are the basic steps on how to apply eyeshadow:

Things you will need:

2 Eye shadow brushes. One angled and one sponge tip.
Eye color pallet, neutral colors.
Mirror and good lighting

How to apply eyeshadow basic steps:

1. Choose a color pallet.
Your color pallet should have all the neutral colors such as tan, browns, taupe and beige. These shades go well with any shades of eyes. Whether you are brown or blue eyes, these shades will help make your eyes stand out. These colors should also be your base shades. This will either open up your eyes or make your eyes appear smaller.

2. Get two kinds of eyeshadow brushes such as one angled and one sponge tip brushes. You can use your ring finger to help blend all the colors. Your ring finger is the weakest of all fingers, if you will use this one to blend the colors, you will get the nice results as it will not pull the skin on your eyelids.

3. Find good lightning. It is important to find the right shade of eyeshadow that will help stand out your eyes. Using a soft eyeshdaow brush, apply the first and lightest eyeshadow on your lids up to the brow bone. Next, apply the second to the lightest shade of eyeshdaow on your lids and under your browbone. Using your ring finger again, blend the two shades of eyeshadow together. This will surely create a dramatic light in your eyes.

4. Next apply the medium shade of eyeshadow. But do you know how to apply this shade of eyeshadow? You simply close your eyes and using a soft or sponge eyeshadow brush, apply the medium shade of eyeshadow on the shape of the eyes and on the crease line of the eyes. Blend the three shades together. Then apply the darkest shade of eyeshadow on the crease line of your eyes. Apply this one on the socket of your eyes making a rainbow like shape. Now again using your ring finger, blend all the colors together until you get the result you want.

5. To finish the look and to make your eyes stand out even more, you need to apply two coats of mascara. This will surely add more drama on your eyes which people will surely take notice of!

If you are new in this kind of beauty technique, you can always buy and study some magazines with make up lessons or you can even go to the net and browse for some free make up tutorials. Learning how to apply eyeshadow should not be that hard and tricky. It should be fun and exciting!

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