Millions of women put on eye makeup every day. It inspires makeup artists to create stunning techniques and amazing new looks that can be used by women all over the world. It is both fun, interesting and serves a bigger purpose of making women more confident about themselves, maybe to a point when the main eye makeup trend will be no makeup at all! But until then we can play with eye makeup as much as we like. Here are 10 unbelievable eye makeup trends you’ll want to try yourself.
If you ever feel the need to create a fairytale-like look, this is the very technique you should use. Ellie Costello, a young makeup artist from London, calls her makeup style ‘terrarium eye’, which incorporates a mix of blooms and various 3D appliqués with a hint of paint here and there. It looks truly whimsical!
Color-blocking is not a new trend and has been used in fashion for more than a few years now. Still, makeup artists are only discovering this technique and make first steps in creating usable eye makeup tricks. It reads more ‘high fashion’ than ‘everyday look’, but if you like experimenting with colors and aren’t afraid to use a collection of brushes, go ahead and try out this spectacular technique.
Eyebrows play an important part in creating a spectacular-looking makeup. Stella Sironen, a professional makeup artist from Finland, stunned thousands of Instagram followers when she posted her new ‘feather eyebrow’ look. She used a glue stick to split the arch’s hairs in the middle to create what she called a ‘feather-brow’. It does look like a quill!
Technically, sunglasses aren’t makeup, but Karen Walker likes to think they are just as important when creating a makeup look. Karen Walker Eyeshadow collection plays with the illusion of wearing makeup. The sunglasses have no rims and the overall color is really soft and natural, with ‘eyeshadow’ that’s almost invisible on the glass.
Instagram makeup craze
A new weird and wonderful makeup trend is taking over the Internet. It seems pop culture has never influenced eye makeup trends in such a fierce and creative way. Right now Instagram is infested with all kinds of crazy eye makeup ideas ranging from a crying Kim Kardashian, to a hollering Meryl Streep meme from the 2015’s SAG Awards. There’s nothing you can’t put onto your eyelids now!
Experimenting with falsies
False eye lashes can’t be considered a new trend, but makeup artists have come up with a really fresh way of using them the other way round. If you want to create a truly dramatic otherworldly look, just flip your eyelashes and glue the tips of your falsies instead of the roots. The result will pleasantly surprise you!
What girl didn’t want to become a princess at least once in her life? Some makeup artists never completely drop that dream and try to make it come true one way or another. For instance, Marissa Melhorn, a 19-year-old makeup artist from Nebraska, created carefully crafted tiaras on her eyelids, finishing the overall princess look with some bling on her forehead. This makeup is truly regal
Terry Barber’s makeup
Terry Barber’s Instagram account has become a source of inspiration for millions of women across the globe. This MAC makeup artist creates masterpieces on a daily basis and often sets new makeup trends all by himself. If you want to create a unique eye makeup look, his Instagram offers more than a few tips and tricks.
Sometimes makeup artists turn into real masters of illusion. They use light and shadow to create spectacular-looking special effects like that of neon. Glowing light-inspired makeups may look impressive, but they aren’t that hard to create. Artists mostly use a black base, which is then outlined by white color. They complete the look with blue, pink or yellow that is blended in to create the neon effect.
There’s one eye makeup look any woman can try right now – no special skills needed! This new trick can get you hundreds of likes on Facebook in the matter of seconds and all you need to do is apply some eyeshadow to the lower lashes. That’s it! Your eyes will look 10 times fiercer with a few simple strokes of brush. Why didn’t this trend appear earlier?