8 tricks for perfect eyeshadow, every time
Along with looking fabulous in your make-up drawer, eyeshadow palettes are versatile, and can be used to create a whole bunch of stunning eye looks. The tough part is nailing the application. So if you find your colours never look quite right or your smoky eye generally ends up as a smudged mess, here are a few tricks that will seriously help you out. You’re welcome!
#1 To make your eyeshadow colour more vibrant, apply a white liner over your entire eyelid first.
bh recommends: NYX Jumbo Eye Pencil in Milk
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#2 Use sticky tape for a defined edge (and leave it on to apply eyeliner, too).
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#3 Choose darker colours for the outside of your eye and lighter colours on the inside to make your peepers look bigger.
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#4 Make your eye colour really pop by opting for complementary shades.
#5 Apply highlighter (or a white eyeshadow) on the inner corner of the eyes to make them look brighter and more awake.
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#6 Use more grey/silver shadow than black for a less hazardous smoky eye.
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#7 Blending your colours is key. Use a blending brush to sweep between your coloured shadows for a seamless transition.
bh recommends: Mineralogie Blending Brush
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#8 Don’t extend colour beyond the eye crease. Rest your brush on the top of your eyelid and don’t take it any higher.
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