A mask has become a vital part of everyone’s ensemble in the past year. While wearing a mask may hide some of your face makeup, it surely accentuates those beautiful eyes. It is time to unleash the artist within you and experiment with your eye makeup and create new looks. So bring out those eyeshadow palettes and brushes, we are going to help you with a few eye makeup tips and tricks that will help you elevate your makeup game.
Prep your skin
Before you begin working on your eye makeup look, it is important to get your base makeup done. Even though your mask is going to be covering half your face, doing a very light base makeup elevates your eye look! Apply a very thin layer of foundation and concealer and blend it all in. Use the Fit Me Finder tool to choose the perfect shade of foundation and concealer from the comfort of your home. The next step would be to use a cream contour and highlight to add a slight and natural looking definition to your face. Setting it all in with a powder is very important so that your makeup doesn’t crease or transfer onto your mask. Add a bit of rosiness to your cheeks with a splash of blush and set your base makeup in place using a setting spray. Now that your base makeup is done, let’s move on to your eye makeup.
Fill in your eyebrows
Well done eyebrows add great definition and structure to your eye makeup look while also framing your face. So when only the upper half of your face is visible, it becomes even more important to make sure your eyebrows are in good shape. If you want to opt for a no makeup look, simply doing your eyebrows will make you look presentable. Use an eyebrow pencil for hair like strokes and a very natural finish!
Get those fluttery lashes
Adding length and volume to your lashes will make your eye makeup look dramatic. Just adding a few coats of mascara will add length to your lashes and make your eye look more open. Putting on false lashes every day can be quite a hassle, which is why adding mascara will give you the doll-like lash effect. You can choose a mascara as per the effect of your choice - volumizing, lengthening or curling. Don’t forget to add mascara to your lower lashes as well to make your eyes look more defined.
Line that waterline
A hint of kajal truly adds depth and definition to your eyes and eye makeup look. It enhances the beauty of your eye makeup and helps you accentuate the shape of your eyes. For a more statement look, you can slightly smudge out your kajal to create a smokey look. You can also use a kajal to tight line your eyes and make your eyes pop even more!
Experiment with your eyeliner
A sharp eyeliner is the best way to define your eye makeup. It can be a simple line across your lids, a dramatic cat eye or even an experimental graphic eyeliner, the options are limitless. If you don’t want to spend hours on an elaborate eye makeup look, eyeliner makes it look like you’ve put in more effort than you actually have.
Play around with eyeshadow colours
If you want to go all out and create an impactful eye makeup look you can add colour to your eyes using eyeshadow. You can opt for a simple and natural looking eye makeup or a colourful eyeshadow look, the eye makeup ideas are endless. You can create a simple eye look using just a couple of eyeshadow shades, a smokey eye look, halo eyes or an elaborate cut crease look and add drama to your eyes. Use a primer to prime your eyelids first for a smooth eye shadow application. Apply your eyeshadow after and blend it well. As a finishing touch, you can use a highlighter to add some dimension and shine to your eye look.
You can use the Maybelline Virtual Try On tool to try out different categories of makeup products, from the comfort of your home before you buy them.