Eyes are one of the most striking features on Asian women and highlighting them with a sexy, smoky eye can only enhance them more. Christopher Drummond, a licensed esthetician and founder of Christopher Drummond Beauty, offers these tips for making your eye makeup sizzle while complementing your unique Asian heritage.
Shadow tips: Stay away from very dark colors. Instead, use light to medium colors, like a light beige for your base, on the eyelid, and a mauve or brown for the color closer to your lash line. "A light, shimmery color on the lid helps to open the eye," says Drummond.
To add an additional pop to your smoky-eye look, choose a shade that complements your eye color. For example, green eye shadows go well with brown eyes and vice versa.
To create a smoky-eye:
- Apply a light, shimmery beige shadow to the entire eyelid.
- Apply a matte brown or mid-tone shade along your lash line and the outer corner of the lid.
- Blend the shadow upward toward the brow bone. Because