Correct Makeup on Different Eye Shapes

By on November 10, 2011

eyes Correct Makeup on Different Eye Shapes

Eyes that are close to each other
The goal is to make the eyes appear more apart from each other.

Corrective Steps:
1. Apply a white, beige or golden eye shadow colour onto the eyelid and also under
your eyebrows.
2. Apply any other natural eye shadow colour in the fold of your eye, but
concentrate on the outer corners of your eye. The eye shadow colour must
become gradually darker to the outside corners of your eyes.
3. Apply a highlighting colour in the inside corner of your eye.
4. Eyeliner must only be applied from the middle of your eye to the outside corner
of your eye.
Eyes that are far apart from each other
The goal is to make the eyes appear closer to each other.

Corrective Steps:
1. Apply highlighter as normal.
2. Apply your eye shadow colour in the fold of your eye, but make sure that you
apply the colour darker on the inside corner of your eyes and going slightly
lighter to the outside corner of your eyes.
3. Eyeliner can be applied all around your eyes.

Small eyes
The goal is to make these eyes look bigger.

Corrective Steps:
1. Apply highlighter onto your eyelid.
2. Apply a light eye shadow colour in the fold of your eyes and work it upwards.
3. Eyeliner must only be applied at your bottom eyelashes.
Eyes that appear as if they are flat
The goal with these eyes is to make them appear rounder.

Corrective Steps:
1. Apply highlighter on your eyelid and keep it as light as possible.
2. Apply a darker eye shadow colour in the fold of your eyes and work upwards by
creating a more rounded effect.
3. Eyeliner must be applied only on the inside corner of your eyelid and then on the
outside corner of your eyelid. This will create a broken line and the eyes will
appear more rounded.
Almond shaped eyes
These are very big eyes. The goal is to make it proportional to the rest of the face.

Corrective Steps:
1. Apply highlighter just underneath your eyebrows.
2. Dark or light colours can be used on your eyelid creating a half moon effect.
3. Any eyeliner colour can be applied all around your eyes.
Deep sunken eyes
These eyes can be big or small. The goal is to bring it forward.

Corrective Steps:
1. Highlight underneath your eyebrows and also on your eyelid.
2. Apply light eye shadow on the fold of your eye.
3. A good tip is to avoid any eyeliner.
Droopy eyes
The goal is to lift the eye area.

Corrective Steps:
1. Apply highlighter onto your eyelid.
2. Use a dark eye shadow in the fold of your eye and concentrate to lift the area that
hangs.
3. No eyeliner must be applied.

Protrude eyes
The goal with your make up is to push back the area that stands out.

Corrective Steps:
1. Use a highlighter underneath your eyebrows and in the fold of your eyes.
2. Apply a darker eye shadow on your eyelid and go slightly lighter to the fold of
your eye.