12 Gorgeous Asian Eye Makeup Looks
Ditch your frustration about applying eye makeup by embracing these looks that'll play up your specific eye shape
The modified runway lookWhy it works: Zhang Ziyi's "flawless skin creates a great backdrop for edgier makeup, and the pink lips make the stronger eyes prettier," says Babaian. "The black is not so harsh, and I love the little liner. With lots of lash, it's a very pretty look with some funk in it."
Who should do it: Babaian says this look works for all skin tones and is "great for women with close-set eyes to make them appear further apart." However, it's not for someone with eyes that are small and narrow, because it'll make the them look even thinner.
How to get it:
Step 1: Prep eyelids with foundation.
Step 2: Apply a shimmery taupe shadow on your lids, extending it just above your creases.
Step 3: Apply the same shadow along lower lashlines, emphasizing the inner corners.
Step 4: Apply an espresso brown shadow from top lashlines to creases then dab a bit on the lower outer corners of your eyes.
Step 5: Apply black liquid or cream eyeliner to top lashlines with a very thin brush. Extend the line out and upward a bit following the shape of your eye. Connect the line to the shadow on the outer corners of your lower lashes.
Step 6: Line your bottom inner rims with black pencil.
Step 7: Apply a strip of false lashes on top. Click here for a video tutorial on applying false lashes.
Step 8: Pair it with bubblegum pink, matte lipstick -- "don't use gloss otherwise you'll look like Barbie," says Babaian. Finish with a matching blush.
Bonus tip: Use a Q-tip and some eye makeup remover to reshape or balance your liner. Depending on how fresh the liner application is you can also use concealer.
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