Applying eye shadow is probably the most intimidating and technical part of makeup. The good news is that there are plenty of great tutorials on YouTube to watch to improve your eyeshadow skills. From the type of brushes to use, to the placement of different shadows, to the method of blending, all aspects of eyeshadow application can be learned online. If you want to practice, we recommend that you take a look at the following tutorials as a guide.
1. Hung Vanngo’s’ 90s supermodel Matt Eye look is flawless
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Before delving into cut-crease, glitter, and graphic smokey eye looks, it’s important to master a basic technique for applying matte eye shadow. The ways in which you should layer colors and line your eyes with shadows is explained here. Not only does this makeup video show you how to do it, it also gives you a tutorial on the complete makeup look that you should go for with such eye details.
2.For a smoothly sculpted crease, look like Jamie Paige
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For a simple eyeshadow look, you need to model the eyelid using certain techniques, such as: B. deepen the crease of the eyelid, define the outer corner of the eye and let the middle of the eyelid stand out. But how do you place your eyeshadow to do this? Jamie explains it perfectly here, all the way down to the angle at which to hold your brush and how much pressure to apply while mixing.
3. Hindash’s winged and glowing shadow look is perfect for parties
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If you want to create a slightly special and different eyeshadow look, there is nothing like Hindash’s signature winged eyeshadow. Using this technique, he carves a different eye shape by applying a wrinkle color over the natural crease of the eyelid and giving the eye a wing-like shape. Then he highlights the eyes and makes them look longer too. Perfect for special occasions, this video tutorial is something worth copying for for parties.
4th Eyeshadow mixing video by Alexandra Anele
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Alexandra isn’t just into blending, it deals with everything you need to know about how to apply eyeshadow. Their step-by-step guide is really foolproof and will come in handy when you have absolutely no idea how to apply the basics of eyeshadow application. From the base of the eyeshadow to more advanced steps like blending layers of different colored shadows, she breaks it down in the easiest and most straightforward way possible.
5. Andreea Ali’s flawless tutorial on how to blend eyeshadow
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If you want to create a classic gradient eye look that is light in the inside corners and dark on the outside, this tutorial is the perfect guide. It explains how to match the colors used and how to apply these colors seamlessly. Ideal for making the eyes appear wider, it helps to open and define the eye area at the same time. It takes practice to make the mixing look as perfect as Andreaa’s, but this video definitely helps you learn the basics.
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