How To Determine Your Eyes Shape And Create Matching Flicks-and-smokey 

Beauty trends rapidly change every season, but thankfully the over-made-up poker face isn't worth being proud of anymore. What’s on the agenda then? An extremely natural look that was christened as the beauty ideal of 2021.

Lots of makeup artists highly recommend accenting your eyes by drawing immortal cat flicks, whizzing matt smokey, or maybe sparkling gradient. The main question is how to do that. Let's find out together!

There are some tips on how to determine and emphasize your unique eye shape.

Monolid Eyes

If the shape of your eyes tends to be flat and the crease isn't visible when your eyes are open, it means you have a monolid shape. Frankly speaking, you might face the problem of that nasty smudge as you reach the outer edges with a liner.

Therefore keep it simple and chic. Use nude eyeliner on the lower waterline and draw a classic thin wing-like-flick with a soft pencil in treasury colors. Emerald green would be a great option to stand out from the crowd. And you also may change the eyeshadows on long-lasting creamy tints in pastel beige and pink hues.  

Next steps:
     • Take any eye pencil and begin applying it from the outer corner inwards of the same thickness
     • Don't extend the line and create instead a small flick upwards
     • Shape the upward flick into an accurate triangle
     • Smudge the eyeliner slightly for a softer look
     • Apply mascara focusing on the inner lashes to finish the look 

Round Eyes

One of the main features of round eyes is that your crease will always be noticeably visible. In order to ease the task look straight into the mirror and capture whether or not you can see white on the top or bottom of the iris. If yes, your eyes have a round shape.

In this case, your main goal is getting rid of the creepy-staring-effect by drawing an extended wing with a long-lasting eye pencil, which is gonna get you closer to almond-shape. Keep the lid color more light and apply a deeper shade to the crease. Matt olive and brown shades are the most desirable.

• Take an eye pencil and begin drawing a thin line on the outer two-thirds of the top lash line
• To create a wing draw a line from the outer corner extending out as opposite to up
• Join the existing line, creating a triangle shape
• Draw a thin line on the outer two-thirds of the bottom lash line, joining up to the wing
• Blend out the top line and the wing for a tender look
• One smash of mascara and you’re ready to go!

Almond Eyes

Almond-shaped eyes turn slightly upward in the outer corners and are the most tolerant to any eye makeup imaginable. You can rock either flamboyant double wings or tame Arabic flicks, pretending to be a modern princess from oriental tales. Replace the ordinary liquid black eyeliner on a soft eye pencil. For example in the dark chocolate shade.

• Take any kind of eye pencil that you like
• Draw a thin line under the lashes on the upper and lower eyelids
• Extend the wing line at the outer corners of the eye
• Sharpen the inner corner of the eye
• Finish off the hypnotizing look with sparkling eyeshadows and volumizing mascara

Wide Set Eyes

 The rules for Monolid, Dropped, or Wide-set eyes makeup are very similar. Basically, all you need is to decrease the spacing measured with your thumb and index finger, and also make the eye cut visually bigger. Thus prepare the dark eyeshadows and soft eye pencil.

• First, apply nude-colored tint instead of eyeshadow primer and rub it on with a finger over your upper eyelid
• Contour the upper and lower eyelids completely, moving the eye pencil from the middle of the eye to the outer corner
• Draw a sharp upward triangle from the corner of the eye towards the temple
• Join the wing with the lower lash line
• When applying mascara to lashes, direct them towards the bridge of the nose with a brush

Close Set Eyes

If the space between your eyes is less than one eye length in size, you have close-set eyes. You can effortlessly tame a panda smudge or a translucent flick blended to a soft smoke.

The most important thing to remember is that during makeup you need to keep blending from light to dark shades at the outer corner of the eye. In order to avoid crooked wings take an eye pencil with a soft lead and easy glide.

• Start drawing a line, stepping back from the inner corner
• Draw the outer contour of the flick outside the eyelid, slightly lifting it
• Thoroughly blend the upper edges of the drawn flicks until the shade is translucent

Hopefully, our tips will help you to embody any eye makeup fantasy. If you want to create perfect flicks with a first trial, use OK Beauty Color Salute Long-Lasting Eye Pencils and surely share your stylish looks with us!

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