Just like the rest of your body, eyes also come in all shapes and sizes among it one of these variations is a hooded eye.
They say eyes are the window to the soul and these very eyes come in all shapes and sizes. Here, we tell you all you need to know about hooded eyes and then you will look at some makeup tricks you can apply to make the most out of them.
Having hooded eyelids means your eyelids either are covered, by skin or bone which provide an appearance of heaviness. They are also commonly called “bedroom eyes”. Just like the rest of your body, eyes also come in all shapes and sizes among it one of these variations is a hooded eye.
The hooded eyes have excess skin folding down from brow bone to lash line that unclear your creases, shrinks your lids and make them look drowsy. This can make wearing eye makeup particularly tricky because it make it difficult to bring out the beauty of look.
Here are a few tricks to work with your hooded and get the best out of your glam!
Apply eye makeup with open eyes
It is better to apply eye makeup with your eyes open because it can be difficult to find out the natural crease with closed eyes.
Apply eyeshadow above the crease
For hooded eyes makeup, you need to apply the eye shadow just above where you have marked your crease as contrasting in the natural fold of your lid.
Apply eyeshadow as a straight line
If you’re a beginner at applying eyeshadow then try this foolproof straight-line technique.
Take a handkerchief and place it on the outer corner of your nose to your eyebrow. Now apply eyeshadow from the centre of your eye straight out to the handkerchief.
It will give hooded lids the illusion of lifted eyes.
Invest in waterproof mascara
With hooded eyes, lashes often touch in the brow bone, so don’t use a mascara that will smudge. Moreover, long eyelashes open up hooded eyes in instant.
Try cutting the crease
Cutting the crease with eyeshadow can transform the hooded lid into a makeup masterpiece
Apply white eyeshadow
We all know that white eyeshadow does magic. But when it is combined with brown crease color then it provides a perfect combination for faking bigger eyes.
Apply brown eyeshadow and false lashes
This is the best and easiest trick to do for hooded eyes. Apply the matte brown eyeshadow on your lid and above your crease, and get false lashes and place them on outer corners of your eyes. The whole effect will open up the eye and give you a sultry, soft glam.