7 Eye Shadow Tips For Your Eye Shape

Are there different eye shadow tips for different eye shapes? Yes. Eyes come in all different shapes and the way we apply shadow to our eyes differ from shape to shape. Let us give you some good makeup advice in the form of 7 eye shadow tips for different eye shapes.


1. Close Set Eyes

Close Set Eyes

Eyes narrower than one eye width are regarded as close set. However it is not hard to make close set eyes look wider. The trick is to use a light color on the inner corners of your eyes and extend the outer corners using dark colors. You can also widen your eyes by lining only the outer corners with eyeliner or mascara.

2. Deep Set Eyes

Deep Set Eyes

With deep set eyes only a small portion of the eyelid is visible because the eyes sit deeper into the eye socket. To off-set deep eyes try using a lighter shade of color on the visible, mobile eyelid and a darker shade on and just above the socket line and crease. Blend it up and out.

3. Down Turned Eyes

Down Turned Eyes

With this eye shape the outer corners of your eyes turn down. The focus should be to shade up and out. Apply liner close to the upper lash line and blend shadow along the socket line in the outer twothird of the eyes. You can also help lift your eyes by using liner close to the upper lash line and curling lashes before applying mascara.

4. Hooded Eyes

Hooded Eyes

If a fold of skin hangs over the socket line then you have hooded eyes. This tends to happen with age. Try to use matte shades in medium to dark and keep your eye makeup simple. Avoid shimmery colors.

5. Protruding Eyes

Protruding Eyes

This eye shape has a buldge from the sock to the lash and can be hard to work with. The best way to shade this eye and conceal the budging eye shape is to use medium to dark matte colors on the lids. Lighter colors will draw more attention the lid.

6. Round Eyes

Round eyes tend to be large and open. You might want to elongate your eyes. Apply a medium eye shadow color on the lid to the crease. Allow the eye shadow to come up towards the brow in the outer corner of the eye and then down to the lower eye lid.

7. Almond Eyes

Almond Eyes

Any eye technique will work on almond eyes. It is considered to have the perfect proportions. Use any of the above eye shadow tips.

Let us know how these tips helped your look and if you have any tips of your own please share them. Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

Source & pic: Melissa Diem on allwomenstalk.com


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