Originally the eye makeup came from Egypt and India. Already at Nefertiti’s time, Egyptians made their eyes religious on the two eyelids with lines precisely drawn with kohl. The lower eyelid is a zone on the face to which the beginners in eye make-up do not pay enough attention and thus do not always manage the result of a perfect look. Some of the main knowledge of how to make up under the eye properly, you get from the make-up tips and ideas described below. Of course, the skill of a professional does not come overnight, so in our post we have put special emphasis on the most common mistakes made when applying make-up under the eyes.
Eye Make Up Tip: Color harmony in the upper and lower eyelids
Depending on the technique used in eye make-up , the eyes look larger, but also look smaller – unfortunately often undesirable. The main rule of the pros is: what is the eyeliner for the upper lid is the kohl for the lower eyelid. He is the appropriate means for beginners, so that the lower eyelid line is drawn perfectly. While the liquid eyeliner always accurate and precise lines can be worked, forgive the make-up techniques with the Kajalstift small irregularities in the lines. These can be easily blurred with your finger and you are not far from the popular Smokey Eyes effect. This can also make up visibly thicker eyelashes.
Eye make up techniques from the pros for the lower eyelid
Which make-up you use on the lower eyelid depends on the basic idea of your make-up, on the specific occasion and not last on your skin type. The shape of the eyes is crucial. To accentuate the eyes and make the eyelashes appear fuller, you can use a narrow make-up brush black or dark brown eyeshadow directly under the lash line.
Make Up Tips for the lower eyelid according to the eye shape
For round eyes, the eyeliner should start narrow and wider from the middle to the outside. For the close-set eyes, it is essential that the eyeliner is not set directly at the corner of the eye, but a few millimeters to the center of the lower eyelid. When the eyes are wide apart, the line should be drawn in such a way that it becomes a little bit stronger in the direction of the corner of the eye.
Preparation of the skin under the eyes for makeup
The successful make-up of the lower eyelid as generally in the sensitive area under the eyes begins with a thorough preparation of the skin. A BB cream or eye shadow base provides optimal primer, so that eye shadows can develop color later and also lägst hold as possible. This base creates an even skin tone and powdery eye shadow textures can be applied more accurately.
The professional make-up tip for swollen eyes and dark circles
Learn the right way of masking the eye shadow with tinted masking products – concealer or corrector pen. The account assignment of the game under each eye is successfully completed, as shown on the left of the picture above. Choose the right consistency of the cover product according to your skin type.
The right choice of eye shadow is essential for the result
The variety of eyeshadows is like sand by the sea. Delicate textures are easy to apply to the lower eyelid and do not settle so quickly in the eyelid lines. Matte tones are very noble, but its dusty consistency requires skill in application. In order to properly draw the lower eyelid line with eyeshadow, it is best to use Mineral Make Up eyeshadow in dark, matte tones – black, gray or brown.
The classic version – emphasize the lower eyelid with kohl pencil
The kohl pencil is an integral part of every make-up bag, which after a little practice can be used with ease for effective make-up. It is applied directly to the lash line to accentuate the eyes and make the eyelashes appear fuller.
A make up tip for a brighter and more alert look
White eye pencil can visually enlarge your eyes and make your eyes look wiser. Draw a line on the waterline with a white, preferably water-resistant eye pencil. This method is particularly suitable for light eye colors. To dark eyes, the white line can rather make an interesting contrast.
An accessory that makes eye make-up easier
The so-called Shadow Shields are self-adhesive signs with specially cut out form, which serve to protect against too much eye shadow powder. Stick one in a desired position under the lash line to draw a precise eyelidstrip.
Eye make up ideas for various looks
Typically, an eyelid line is drawn in the inner lower eyelid with a kohl or eyeliner, depending on the desired look. This emphasizes especially the big and bright eyes. Small, deep-set eyes, however, look even smaller if you only apply kohl on the inside edge. So that in this case the eyes are visually not too much reduced, you make up the area at the lower edge of the eyelashes with kohl or eyeliner.
How to reach the optical unit of the lower and upper eyelids
The optical unit works well if the same make-up technique and matching colors are used on the upper and lower eyelids. The lower eyelid line must generally be thinner than that on the upper eyelid. A slightly blurred kajal stroke in dark tones is particularly wicked and seductive. The tip for those who do not have a steady hand for the eyeliner is to place small points along the eyelashes with the kohl pencil and then connect them to a line.
The color harmony of the eyes and eye make-up
Which eyeshadow fits your eyes is determined by their color. Women with blue eyes may also wear blue – from dark to light eyeshadow shades with greenish tint. But they have an excellent effect when the colored insert also passes through the outer corner of the eye to the lower eyelid.
Eye make up idea in rose
From rosé to violet, everything is allowed for the gray eyes because of their neutral color. In the make-up look presented above, a delicate line of rosé eyeshadow goes over the lower eyelid and this makes the look visually warm.
Make Up Look for brown and round eyes
Women with brown eyes are allowed to use muted shades of brown to light apricot for eye make-up. The eye shadows in warm tones make dark eyes shine and on top of that you can spice up with silver gray, gold or a hint of turquoise. Since the glitter particles additionally accentuate the small lines and wrinkles, they are only suitable for the upper eyelid.
How to make the lower eyelid without smearing
Powder the two eyelids well, so that the kohl does not smudge after application. It softens in the summer due to the warm temperatures and should be refrigerated about 10 minutes before use.
The paint box optics forbidden – in make-up in general as well as on the lower eyelid
Let us remember the good rule: less is more! For a harmonious eye make-up tones are suitable, such as brown, mocha or beige, which discreetly bring out the eye, without overloading it. The black eyeshadow or too dramatic smokey eyes would rather leave you for the disco parties.
Applying mascara really needs to be learned
The accidental eyelashes do nothing to your beauty. So that you avoid the effect of fly-legs and accentuate your eyelashes properly, always shower from the lash line to the lengths. Shake gently back and forth to distribute the mascara ideal.
Art on the eye or right eyeliner?
The best way to claim that it was made with these model eyes art. Do not allow the eyeliner to tip you over if the dramatic effect of your eye make-up or pandas eyes is not achieved.
Fix your make up masterpiece
Finally, you can spray the whole face with thermal water or special fix spray. The fine spray ensures a uniform make-up and its longer hold.