Tricks - Casual Makeup
Eye Lining Tricks
Lining your eyes can either make your
eyes look gorgeous or tell the world that you haven't quite got the hang
of it yet. Here are some quick little tricks to make you look like a
pro! Applying Color Below the Lashes
The best tool I have found for applying
shadow beneath the lashes is with a sponge applicator. The color sticks
to the sponge until it is softly deposited exactly where you want it to
be. A brush is about the worst tool you can use for this purpose. No
control at all.
How Much To Line
Although some models can line their
entire eye, this look is not for everyone. But that doesn't mean that
you can't create a look that is close to what you see here. Play around
with your liner. Line the upper lid and just the corner of your lower
lid. Line the upper lid and leave the lower lid bare. Get into the habit
of playing with your makeup. You never know when you will happen upon
something absolutely amazing.
Using an Eye Lining Pencil
Don't draw the pencil across your
eyelid as this could cause stretching of the skin. Instead, apply the
color to the palm of your hand, pick up some of the color with your
pinky and apply gently to eyelid.
One Continuous Line?
I would suggest a series of dashes or
dots worked into the lash line. It's easier to control and no mistakes
to be carefully fixed.
But My Lids are Oily
This is a common problem that causes
liner to migrate up into the crease area. To prevent this from
happening, choose a product to prep your lid. Not only will this prevent
the liner from moving, it will keep your shadow in place at the same