Quest for Sexy Eye Look
eyes are about creating the perfect almond shaped eye. None
of us would like to end up looking like a Halloween character.
How to Apply Sexy Eye Makeup
According to Shalini Vadhera,
Celebrity makeup artist "When doing a smokey eye, start with
makeup first before applying
foundation. It's easier to clean up any fallen shadow without messing up
your entire makeup. This also avoids the dark raccoon look under the eye".
You can even use "primer" to begin with.
Start with nude colors when applying sexy eye makeup. Choose pallets in
brown, charcoal, black, plum or gray. Bright colors may make the eyes
appear smaller. Choose a vanilla tone to highlight. Vanilla works well
on most women.
Next comes the
Eyeliner, to create the illusion of bigger, more seductive eyes.
Eyeliner can can go a long way to give eyes the desired almond shape which
is characteristic of sexy eyes. Begin by lining the top lash line from the
inner corner and extending the line slightly past the edge. Use a soft
pencil so that the line is not harsh.
Go from lid to brow, when applying eyeshadow. "Since the look is sexy &
smokey, use creme shadows and apply them with either fingers or a synthetic
makeup brush" according to
Vadhera. Begin with dark shadow. If you line the eyes with brown, choose
chocolate shadow. Apply color to the mobile eye making sure that the color
intensity is darkest close to the lashes and outer third of the eye to
create the desired almond shape of a sexy eye. The intensity should decrease
as you move towards the crease. Apply shadow to the lower lid sweeping it
towards the outer corner. Be sure to keep the intensity light or you may
Line the bottom outer third of the lower lid keeping close to the lash
line and extend slightly past the edge.
Check for the desired shape and that the color intensity is equal
on both eyes.
Fill in the inner corner of the eye and above the brow bone using
vanilla to highlight and open the eyes. This will make the eyes appear even
larger and finish the sexy
Follow with two-three coats of black mascara. Shalini recommends,
curling the lashes first to really open up the eye. Fan the
lashes when applying the mascara to make the eyes appear sexy
and large. Concentrate more mascara on the outer third of the
Use a concealer brush and "clean up" the eye area with a dab of
Nothing is sexier than a woman with sultry, seductive, inviting eyes.
- Remember to keep
lips nude. When applying strong makeup (like smokey eyes or red lips)
put the focus on either eyes or lips, never both.
- For a bit of fun, you can try a blue or purple mascara.
Dated 02 November 2011