Eye Makeup Tips And Tricks For Black Eyes

Eye Makeup For Black Eyes

The beauty of the face of a woman mainly depends on the beauty of her eyes. Without the right makeup, even the perfect black eyes remain concealed. You can use the right eye makeup to accentuate the look of your dark or black eyes.

You can use the eyeliners, mascara and eye shadows that will compliment your eye color to get the best look. When it comes to makeup for dark eyes you will have plenty of styles and options.

Black Eye Makeup Step by Step

You cannot do justice to your eye makeup if you do not have the right complexion. So you need to get the right complexion before you apply makeup for your eyes here are the steps.

1. Apply Eye Primer

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Applying the eye primer that matches with your complexion is the first step in applying the eye makeup. This will give the right glow to the skin and helps the makeup to last longer without smudging.

[ Read: Eye Makeup for Hazel Eyes ]

2. Apply Foundation

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This can cover up minor flaws of the skin and provide the right surface for you to work on. Use brush or sponge to apply the foundation and blend it properly.

3. Use Concealer to Cover Dark Circles

Use Concealer to Cover Dark Circles
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If you have dark circles under your eye it is important that you use concealer to cover the flaw. Using a super blendable concealer which is one or two shades lighter to your skin color for the perfect look.

[ Read: How to Apply Concealer The Right Way ]

4. Define Your Brows

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It is necessary to ensure that your eyebrows are well defined to accentuate the look of your eyes. Use eyebrow pencils to fill the natural shape of the brows and blend nicely.

5. Apply Eye Shadow

Apply Eye Shadow
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Apply light shaded eye shadow on the upper eyelid followed by a darker shadow on the creases of the eyelid. Create a seamless look by blending the light and dark eye shadows. Use warm shadows to highlight the dark eye color.

[ Read: How To Apply Eyeshadow Like A Pro ]

6. Highlight the Brow Bone

Highlight the Brow Bone
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Use bright and sparkly eye shadow to highlight the area under the eyebrow and near the tear duct. This will add glow to your eyes and will give a brightened look to your face.

7. Apply Eyeliner

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Use dark waterproof eyeliner to pop the eyes. Apply eyeliner either gel or liquid form on the lash line of the upper eyelid.

[ Read: How to Apply Liquid Eyeliner for Beginners ]

8. Curl with Mascara

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Apply mascara after you curl the lashes using a curler. Apply mascara starting from the base of the lashes to the tip. Repeat applying two or three times to get a thicker look.

[ Read: How to Apply Mascara ]

Black Eye Makeup Looks (Ideas)

Some f the looks that women with black eyes can adopt are.

1. Black Eye Makeup Look

Black Eye Makeup Look
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  • To get the perfect cat eye look for dark eyes, use a light or nude shade on the eyelid and a slightly darker color on the outer corner of the eye.
  • Create a thin stroke on the top lash line using the eyeliner starting from the inner corner towards the outer.
  • Create the wing tip by drawing a thin line from bottom lash line past the outer corner of the lids.
  • Extend the line on the top lash line towards the former line and increase the thickness of the line as it meets the bottom line.

[ Read: How To Do Smokey Eye Makeup ]

2. Cat Eye Makeup

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  • To get the perfect cat eye look for dark eyes, use a light or nude shade on the eyelid and a slightly darker color on the outer corner of the eye.
  • Create a thin stroke on the top lash line using the eyeliner starting from the inner corner towards the outer.
  • Create the wing tip by drawing a thin line from bottom lash line past the outer corner of the lids.
  • Extend the line on the top lash line towards the former line and increase the thickness of the line as it meets the bottom line.

[ Read: How To Do Cat Eye Makeup ]

3. Pink Smokey Makeup

To create this perfect look for day time use black eye shadow on the center of the top eyelid and create a faded look towards the outer corner of the eye. Now apply dark pink or shades of pink on the crease of the eye.

Use lighter shade just above the crease avoiding the brow bone line. Use the silver-colored shadow on the brow bone and the inner corner of the eye.

[ Read: Eye Makeup For Deep Set Eyes ]

Eye Makeup Tips for Black Eyes

  • It is must for you to use the eye primer before applying eye makeup.
  • When using heavy eye makeup for dark eyes make sure that you use nude or light makeup on your face.
  • Use bronzer or blush on your face or cheeks to avoid the contrast look of your skin after doing black eye makeup.
  • Always use bold eye shadow colors for dark eyes.
  • Highlighting the brow bone will give you a naturally beautiful look.

[ Read: Eye Makeup For Small Eyes ]

How Long does a Black Eye Last

  • The issues with eye makeup are that it can get smudged and the eye shadow forms a line in the crease of the eye.
  • You need to use eye makeup products in the right way to avoid these flaws. If you want to avoid smudges use waterproof eyeliners and mascara is the way to avoid.
  • Using a good eye primer will reduce the chance of creasy lines. The longevity of your makeup depends on factors such as the hydration level of the skin and sebum production.
  • However, waterproof makeup can last for at least 12 hours. Using long-wear makeup is the solution to make your makeup last longer.
  • You can also use a makeup setting sprays to keep the makeup intact from morning till night.

There is no limit for styles when applying makeup for black eyes. You need to find the right makeup products to use according to your skin type and the eye shadows that match with the color of your eyes to make your eyes stand out.

Choosing the right product and applying it the right way is the key to have a flattering eye makeup. Try different styles and products that go well with your face. Select the specific style that gives the best look for the whole day.

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