There is something our lips and eyes have in common?
They can both take on bold multi-coloured makeup.
And today we deemed it fit to share some of our favourite looks with you all, particularly because all of us can easily pull off luscious plump lips and smokey intense eyes.
For the lips, we are all aware of the two-tone and ombre lip styles and this kissable trend is really the best way to brighten a naked makeup look.
And, equally the peacock eye look, using compensate colours such as golds and blues are perfect for brown eyes.
But we are keen to share some other great tips with you all.
1. Choose simple natural shades and buy colours that blend well together.
2. Keep in mind that dark colours will minimise your eyes, while light shades will make them stand out and look bigger.
3. Shadows can look a lot darker in a palette, so don’t let colour intensity keep you from trying a shade you like.
Now lets dig a little deeper and explore what you can do to achieve that perfect eye colour and shadow blend.
First some makeup artists secrets to follow.
1. Include a neutral colour in any eyeshadow mix you create, not only will it make it more wearable but it will help tone down the overall look.
2. Mix your finishes, combining shimmer and matte will add depth and a touch of detail to your look.
3. Use light, medium and dark colours to achieve a rounded colour scheme.
Now to the palette.
The key here is considering your eye colour as you need your eyes to pop and the best way to do this is to use a contrasting colour palette on your lids.
Blue eyes look great with golds and browns.
Green eyes are wonderful with pinks and browns.
Brown eyes look wonderful with blues, greens or even deep, jewel colors.
And taupe and lavender look great on all eye colours.
And now to blending.
What’s important to remember here is that no matter what, you should always use more than one colour, even up to five shades.
And a note to remember here is that whatever colour you choose gold, silver, brown, blue, pink, and black can always be used to blend it!
Now to add the final touch to perfect your makeup, luscious lips.
1. Number one rule is to prime your lips first. You need to create a primed, hydrated lip before trying to mix lipsticks in the same colour family.
2. Be adventurous. Mixing an orange with a pink to create a beautiful coral lip or will really make them pop and if the hues are of the same tone they will blend well.
3. Settle any fears with a test. Invest in buying a lip palette with several shades to choose from and remember you can always mix colour on your hand first before applying with a lip brush.
4. Don’t be scared of using liner, even eyeliner. Depending on your lip colour, you can mix a red lipstick with a small amount of brown liner on the back of your hand using a lip brush to create a creamy velvet texture.
5. Try long-lasting formulas because you will never look back.
So go out and rock those features!