9 Eye Makeup Tips According To Your Eye Shape

Eye Makeup Tips According To Your Eye Shape

Eyes are the mirror of our body. It is one of the most beautiful feature in the human body. Eyes give out beauty a boost. Why are eye shapes so important? No two people look the same, and similarly no two eye shapes are the same! Once you have established exactly what your shape is, you may know what technique to use to achieve the look that is best for you.

Eye makeup application techniques for different eye shapes

Some of the most commonly known beautiful eye shapes are hooded, close set eyes, wide set eyes, round eyes, protruding and many more. There are times you can also have a combination of two or three of these eye shapes. So, it is important to know, what technique to adapt to achieve your look. Here, are the 9 eye makeup tips according to your eye shape.

To start with there are three parts of your eye, you need to know which actually define your eye shape. It’s lid, crease and brow bone.

Eye lid

Eye lidLid or mobile lid the area where you actually do your eye shadow application. It is called mobile lid, because as you blink, it is the most visible area.


CreaseWhen your eyes are open, you will see a sight crease above the lid. That is the crease area.

Brow bone

Brow boneThen above the crease is a slightly bony structure, which is known as the brow bone.

How to apply eye makeup for your eye shape

It is very important to know, where all of these three are places so accordingly you can do your shadow application.

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Monolids as the name suggests, doesn’t have a visible crease area; and that’s the reason why you feel that there is just one lid. There is no difference between the crease and the mobile lid. It is very important for a monolid eye to create an illusion of a crease. Which is with a matte brown eye shadow. You draw in a crease and create that illusion, and then you can do the eye shadow application.

2Hooded eyes

Hooded eyes

Case of a hooded eyes, is a very common eye shape if you notice. The skin on your brows or your brow bones starts dropping down and it covers your mobile lid. So, in case of a hooded eye you have to make sure your eye shadow application is done higher than the crease area. In that way, when your eyes are open as well as when you blink eye shadow shows out.

3Wide set eyes

Wide set eyes

The technique that you use for wide set eyes, is an absolute no-no for the close set eyes. For a wide set eyes, you must always use a slightly darker colour for the inside corner of your eye. You can even smoke out or draw in your kohl towards the inside corner of the eye. Now prefer to close the eyes,and it will bring the eyes close.

4Close Set Eyes

Close Set Eyes

In case of the close set eyes, as the name suggests, it is too close to the bridge of your nose. So, you may need to take it away. You can create this illusion by applying a highlighter or a lighter colour on the inside corner of the eye.

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5Round eyes

Round eyes

Again,as the name suggests, your eyes are too round. In this case, you may need to create an illusion of an almond shape by winging out your eye liner, applying your eye shadows and actually using it to contour your eyes.

In case of a round eye please remember, not to tight line too much, and in case you do decide to tight line, wing out your eye liner. It is because if you do tight line on your lower lash line and your upper line then you are going to further emphasize the roundness of your eyes.

6Protruding eyes

Protruding eyes

Protruding eyes are actually the opposite of the deep set eyes. In case of a protruding eyes, please make sure that you never apply a highlighter or shimmer based product right on your lid. It is because if you do so, it can catch more light and make your eyes appear more protruding.

7Deep set eyes

Deep set eyes

Deep set eyes, as the name suggests your eyes are placed deeper into the socket. It is important for an eye shape like this to use lighter colours on your eye lid and not going with very heavy or dark colours. It will make your eye appear deeper.

8Downturned eyes

Downturned eyes

As the name says,in his case the outside corner of the eyes,the skin droops down from your brow bones in such a shape that your eyes looks droopy. It is important in case of a droopy eyes, to give a lift to the eye and give an illusion of a slightly lifted eyes.

9Upturn eyes

Upturn eyes

Upturned eyes are the opposite of the droopy eyes. In this case, the outside corner of the eyes, is already lifted. So you need to make sure that you don’t wing out your eyeliner too much it can make you pull out your eye even more.


So, these are some briefs on the various different eye shapes, to help you guide in achieve an awesome and gorgeous makeup look.

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