If you wear glasses, you’ll know just how tricky it can be to wear makeup to complement your eyes. With small Asian eyes in mind, we’ve created an ingenious guide to help girls with glasses to transform from geek to chic.
Use a good makeup foundation that doesn’t make your skin look cakey. Good foundation is also key as it can smudge around your glasses when it slides up and down, so you can choose to keep your foundation for a special occasion. Opt for a BB Cream, or blend a small amount BB Cream with your moisturizer for light, natural coverage. Avoid any shimmering products like illuminators as it can look a little messy when you have glasses on. Hygiene is also important, so if you sweat a lot, wash those frames everyday to keep pimples from popping at inconvenient spots!
Blend a shade of blusher to give your cheeks a little pop of color. It’ll also help define your cheekbones naturally with the help of your frames.
The most crucial complicated part of the face are the eye area when applying makeup. The best trick about wearing eye makeup when you wear glasses is to conceal and keep it simple. Avoid opting for something dramatic when you can create some simple. your glasses will be main accessory, so complement your glasses with a pretty cat-eye if you have thick frames. If you have frame-less or thin frames, opt for a think layer of liner to give your eyes definition.
The smokey look can be hard to perfect when you’re wearing glasses, but if you’d like to give it a go here’s a perfectly simple way of doing it without resulting to mad raccoon eyes!
Tip: Start with a layer of eyeshadow base, and apply a matte eyeshadow with a shade that is close to your skin tone and blend it into the crease. Use dark brown kohl and line it around your lash line. Place emphasis on the top lid as it’ll open the eyes a little more. Apply a lengthening mascara in dark brown or black and you’re done!
You can pretty much wear anything you want with your lips. Keep it simple with a creme or matte lipstick in a light shade or bold shade. Just remember the general rule of exfoliating and moisturizing your lips before to keep your lips from looking like a mess.
The best look for girls with glasses starts with some eyeliner, a blusher and a bold lipstick. It’s versatile enough for a daytime and nighttime look, and you’ll look chic as ever!
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