How To Apply Eye Shadow For Different Eye Shapes


Women love to have eyes that stand out and which will be noticed by everyone. There are many companies that sell eye shadow in shades that will emphasize your eye color. It is harder to find out how to apply the eye shadow properly. Since your eyes are unique, it is important to know how to put on makeup to play up your assets. These easy beauty tips will help you apply eye shadow to all kinds of eye shapes successfully.

ALMOND EYES
How To Apply Eye Shadow For Different Eye Shapes

Almond eyes are considered to have “perfect” proportions. Any eye technique will work.

CLOSE SET EYES
How To Apply Eye Shadow For Different Eye Shapes

Eyes narrower than one eye width are regarded as close set. Use light colors on the inner corners, and extend the outer corners using dark colors. Line outer corners, use mascara on outer corners.

DOWN TURNED EYES
How To Apply Eye Shadow For Different Eye Shapes

The focus for this eye shape is to shade “up and out”. Apply liner close to the upper lash line and blend shadow along the socket line in the outer 2/3 of the eyes. Curling lashes and applying mascara can also help to “lift” the eyes.

DEEP SET EYES
How To Apply Eye Shadow For Different Eye Shapes

The eye is deep into the socket, with a small mobile lid. Apply light colors on the mobile lid, with a deeper color on and just above the socket line, blending up and out.

PROTRUDING EYES
How To Apply Eye Shadow For Different Eye Shapes

This eye shape has a bulge from the sock to the lash and can be difficult to work with. They best way to shade this eye is use medium to dark matte colors as illustrated above.

HOODED EYES
How To Apply Eye Shadow For Different Eye Shapes

A fold of skin hangs over the socket line. This happens with age. Use matte colors in medium to dark and keep eye makeup simple.

1 comment
  1. pinayrn September 15, 201210:34 am

    Great post! Very helpful! 🙂

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