HOW TO: Make Your Eyeliner last with the Eyeliner-Eyeshadow Sealing Technique
Hi guys! If you've been dealing with eyeliner smears and stains for as long as you can remember, then you're reading the right article! Sometimes, eye primers and waterproof eyeliners are not sufficient, especially if you have extremely oily lids like mine. What you need is a special technique to help you deal with this common makeup problem.
I've developed this special technique way back in college out of frustration on having raccoon eyes after each crying scene. It's tried and tested, and I've been doing this technique when I was still performing in the theatre up until today.
I've called it the EYELINER-EYESHADOW SEALING TECHNIQUE. It's pretty easy, and it makes use of everything you have available. No need to shell out money for this technique!
WHAT YOU'LL NEED:
1. Matte black eyeshadow
2. Translucent loose setting powder
3. Waterproof Gel/Creme Eyeliner
4. Long- wearing Eye Primer
5. Water (in a small pot or atomizer)
Optional: Makeup setting spray
6. Powder Brush
7. Eyeliner Brush
8. Eyeliner Sealant (Optional)
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STEP 1: Start with a clean canvas and clean fingertips. Apply eye primer liberally onto your lids. Let it settle for a minute before setting with loose powder.
STEP 2: Dab loose powder onto the eye primer to seal it. Don't drag the brush on your lids because if you do, you'll just wipe off the eye primer!
STEP 3: Apply gel liner onto your lids. Why did I choose gel/creme liner? I've proven through years of personal research (Naks!) that the consistency of gel liners adhere better to powder products. When both products have settled completely, they create a harder texture.
STEP 4: Dip your eyeliner brush in a pot of clean water, then tap to remove excess water from the bristles. If you have an atomizer, fill it up with water and lightly mist the brush. You can also use a makeup setting spray to mist the brush for mega staying power.
STEP 5: Dab the brush onto the matte black eyeshadow.
STEP 6: Line the previous line you've created with the wet black eyeshadow, ensuring that everything is covered. Let the first layer dry up before applying another one.
Voila! Your eyeliner is not a party pooper anymore!
TIP FOR LADIES WITH HOODED AND LIDS AND CHINKY EYES: Make a thinner line to prevent your eyeliner from smearing on your eye folds.
LAST TIP: If this technique still doesn't work on your oily lids, do all the steps and end your application with an eyeliner sealant. If it still doesn't work on you, I don't know what will! :p
There you have it! I have more tricks up my sleeve, so keep on visiting my blog! :D
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