We all have different eye shapes, so perhaps a uniform approach to applying eye shadow is not always best. We have gathered together some useful tips on how to apply eye shadow to help you enhance your natural beauty and highlight your best bits.
Deep-set eyes
People will deep-set eyes have a deep, well-defined crease around their eyes.
Using a light colour all over the lid may bring attention to your eyes. Also, using a complimentary lighter colour under your brows can make your eyes appear to have larger lids.
Close-set eyes
People with close-set eyes have a space between their eyes that is less than the length of one eye.
It is possible to create the illusion that your eyes are wider apart than they are by using darker colours on the outside of your eyes and light colours in the inner corner. Extending the darker eye shadow slightly past your eyes, and lining the outer two-thirds of each eye with eyeliner will make the eyes appear wider apart.
Hooded eyes
When we get older, our eyelids may drop down over the eye socket line. If this happens, keeping makeup simple with dark, matte colours can create a more youthful look. Shimmery or light colours should be avoided as they can draw attention to the wrong places.
Small eyes
If you have small eyes, using a light pastel or a shimmery shade all over your lid can make them appear bigger. Apply a darker colour to the crease of your eye and add a highlight under your brow line. All these little tips should make the eyes appear larger.
Almond eyes
These are the most wanted eye shape. To get an even more perfect eye shape, use a medium shade all over and a darker shade on the outer lid. Use a lighter colour under your brow line to highlight this area.
There are many different affects you can get by using eye shadow in the way that is right for your eye shape. Playing around with these techniques and experimenting with different shades and colours to get the best look for your skin tone and eye shape can be fun.


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