Makeup is an inevitable part of life. Doing it right accentuates the appearance. Everyone has their own style and preference when it comes to choosing the makeup products and procedures. Are you doing your eye makeup right? Whether you wear makeup regularly, or occasionally, get some knowledge about the eye makeup. Here, let us move in question and answer format! Check yourself how many questions you answer right. Well, you will learn some lesser known facts about choosing the right eye makeup!
Which is the perfect eyeliner for the day makeup? Should you go with waterproof mascara or non-waterproof mascara?
Your preference should be non-waterproof mascara! Waterproof mascara is recommended only during the weddings. In fact, waterproof mascara is a part of bridal makeup. Regular use of waterproof mascara to enhance your day makeup ruins your lashes. It makes it very difficult to remove and gradually leads to loss of lashes. Until and unless you are likely -to cry in any event, stay with non-waterproof mascara.
When you apply temporary or semi-permanent eyelash extensions, which part of the strip you should apply first?
- The outer edge of the eyes
- The inner edge of the eyes
- The centre of the eyes
If your answer is other than the centre of the eyelash extensions, you are wrong! Always apply the strip of the extension at the centre. You may use the tweezers to stick the eyelash extension strips in the centre, following by blending the strip towards the contour of the eyes. Then gently press and attach the strip to the inner and outer corner.
Is it GOOD to go with the fake eyelash extensions for everyday wear?
NO! It is not good to rely on fake lashes. You would have already understood the fact eye makeup is very delicate. Fake lashes aren’t a necessary for daily wear. Make sure to remove the eyelash extensions at night even you wear at any special event.
Glittering as well as metallic eye makeup is a lovely choice to get the sparkling eyes. However, not everyone can wear it. When should you avoid wearing the glittering and metallic makeup?
- When you wear permanent eyeliner, permanent eyebrows, permanent eyelash extensions
- When you are aged above 40 years
- When you have dry eyes
You should avoid wearing the metallic eye makeup or glittering cosmetics when you have dry eyes. The flakes from these makeup products may further dry out your eyes, which lead towards inflammation of cornea. In addition, it irritates the eyes, make you suffer.
How long you can use the eye makeup products, irrespective of the expiry?
- 1 to 3 months
- 3 to 6 months
- 1 year
You should not use any makeup product soon after it is opened for more than three months. Germs may easily grow over the greasy and liquid eye makeup products. Whether it is an eyeliner, or eye shadow or mascara, don’t use it for more than 3 months. It is recommended by dermatologists to toss the all makeup products, regardless it is eye makeup or lipstick.
Can you go for smokey eyes when you have sensitive eyes?
NO! Let’s go for the smokey eyes next. When you have sensitive eyes you should be very cautious in choosing the eye makeup cosmetics. You should avoid wearing any eye cosmetic inside the lash line. Stay with minimal eye makeup that is not so dusty, not to shimmering and not so glittery! Creamy, gel based and fragrance free products are safe to use on sensitive eyes. You may go for glossy eye gel to get that shining eyes. Check the ingredients of the product you use and make sure to buy the organic makeup products.
What kind of eye makeup you should pair with bold and dark lips?
- Nude eyes
- Dark and glowing
- Light shades
Your choice should be nude eyes! This is an inverse proportion to the accentuating the eyes and lips. When the eyes are dramatic, minimize the lip makeup and vice versa. When you have dark lipstick to make a bold statement, minimize the eye makeup. Go for the nude eyes. However, you can still accentuate the eyebrows and eyelashes. Apply the mascara and curl on the lashes. Eyebrow threading and adding fake eyelash extensions defines your look.
Is Permanent eyeliner safe?
It is not safe! Permanent makeup is nothing but tattooing the makeup! While there are benefits to choosing permanent eye makeup, there are some disadvantages too! The major disadvantage is it is permanent and you cannot change your style or flaunt new style statement very often.
Can you heat the eyelash curler or lash comb to get the curly eyelashes?
It is a common belief that heating the eyelash curler or comb with hair dryer gives better results. You are exposed to the risk of burning your lashes if you try to apply hot lash curler. When you feel that your lash comb or curler is not working, buy a better one.
You may have heard about the prescribed liquid for your eyelashes, called Latisse. Can you use it regularly without any side effects?
Yes, of course, and NO. Latisse is an FDA approved prescription liquids. It is a blissful makeup product for those who suffer from thin lashes. Over regular usage of Latisse, the eyelashes grow thick and long. It is one of the most sought after products and a better one than fake eyelash extensions.
However, there is a risk of using Latisse. Latisse may change the color of the eyeballs or develop brown spots. People with green, blue and hazel eyes are prone to risk of getting brown spots. Also, the risk is too low in people with brown or black eyes.
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