To make your eyes stand out, you can either have perfectly shaped and manicured eyebrows, which will frame your eyes or you can use eye shadow. If eye shadow is applied in the correct way it can complement your eye colour beautifully in either a natural or dramatic way depending on how you put it on. We suggest having at least an eye shadow palette with eyelid, crease, and highlighter colours that are complementary to your eye colour.
  1. Use a primer first, this increases staying power and helps eye shadow colours to stay vibrant.
  2. There will be a range of colours in your palette, sweep your eye shadow brush over the medium one and apply it to your top eyelid.
  3. Using the darkest colour, apply to the eyelid crease by sweeping your brush's end over the colour lightly. Do this to create a line that defines the crease of your eyelid. If you want to soften this look, feather the colour out slightly at the end of your eye.
  4. Apply some of the lightest colour in the palette to your brush and sweep it across your brow bone up to the brow and down to the dark crease line. Push the colour out to the edge of the brow as well.
  5. Lightly and gently blend the colours with the edge of your brush, where they meet so there are no harsh lines. Be careful not to smudge the colours.
  6. Applying eye shadow is all about practice. Getting it right takes time and you will get better at it with the more you do. Stick with neutral or faded tones for a natural makeup look until you get the hang of it, then you can be braver and go for more theatrical looks. 

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