Eye makeup- the trick to keep your eyes from looking smaller and keeping dark circles at bay
When I was a makeup artist, I noticed this trick looked great on every woman I did makeup on. Sometimes putting eye makeup under the eye would make a woman’s eyes look much smaller. It also would look bad on women who had dark under eye circles, including myself.
So what I started doing was applying eye makeup under the eye only from the outer corner of the eye until the center of the eye and not applying any eye makeup under the eye close to the tear duct.
It made such a big difference! You’ll start noticing that most makeup artists do this. This video below is a great watch to see how a lot of people wear makeup incorrectly, and the makeup artist also kept that area under the eye, close to the tear duct, eye makeup free:
Where you can get items similar to what I’m using
Have you tried Buxom’s lip cream gloss? They are the best. Just enough tingle.
Best slanted brow brush for using powder to shape your brows.
Better than Sex mascara is my go to if I’m not wearing falsies or eye lash extensions. Most luscious lashes from a tube.
Kat Von D Tattoo liquid liner is the most precise liner I’ve run across.
And if you’re looking for a top that looks good on anyone, I’d recommend this peachy coral one because everyone looks good in peach, v-neck, and 3/4th sleeves.
Want more eye makeup inspiration?
Sometimes less is more. You can see how an actress lines her lower lid all the way to the tear duct and actually makes her eyes look smaller here.
A tutorial on how to put on mascara that stays curled all day long.