Makeup Techniques

FAQ About Makeup Techniques

Makeup Techniques
one year ago | gizem

How do I make my eyes appear bigger with makeup?

Making your eyes appear bigger with makeup involves using specific techniques to enhance their size and create the illusion of larger, more open eyes. Here's a step-by-step guide to achieve this look:

1. Eyebrows:

  • Groom and shape your eyebrows to frame your eyes nicely. A well-defined arch can help lift the eyes and make them appear larger.

2. Eyeshadow:

  • Use a light, neutral eyeshadow shade on your eyelids to brighten and open up the eyes. Apply the eyeshadow from the lash line up to the brow bone.

3. Transition Shade:

  • Apply a medium-toned eyeshadow shade slightly above your natural crease to add depth and dimension to your eyes. Blend the color well to create a seamless transition.

4. Highlight the Inner Corners:

  • Use a shimmery or light eyeshadow shade to highlight the inner corners of your eyes. This brightens and opens up the eyes, making them appear larger and more awake.

5. Tightline:

  • Apply eyeliner to your upper waterline (tightline) using a waterproof pencil or gel liner. This will make your lash line look fuller and add depth to your eyes without making them look smaller.

6. Eyeliner on Upper Lash Line:

  • Line your upper lash line with a thin line of eyeliner. Start from the inner corner and gradually thicken the line as you move towards the outer corner. Avoid extending the line too far downward, as this can make your eyes look smaller.

7. Avoid Lower Lash Line Eyeliner:

  • Avoid applying eyeliner to your lower lash line, as it can make your eyes look smaller. Instead, opt for a brightening or flesh-toned eyeliner on the waterline to make your eyes appear larger.

8. Mascara:

  • Apply mascara to both your upper and lower lashes to add length and volume. This will help open up your eyes and make them look bigger.

9. False Lashes (Optional):

  • If you want to enhance the appearance of your eyes further, consider applying natural-looking false lashes to your upper lash line. Lashes with a slight curl can lift your eyes and make them look more open.

10. Highlight the Brow Bone:

  • Apply a light, shimmery eyeshadow or highlighter just beneath your eyebrow arch to lift and accentuate your eyes.

11. Blend Well:

  • Blend your eyeshadows and eyeliner carefully to avoid harsh lines and create a soft, seamless look.