Stand out from behind the lenses

By on March 15, 2017

How to make your eyes stand out from behind the lenses

According to a recent stat, over 50% of adult women select eyeglasses as a form of vision correction. And while eyeglasses can certainly add a touch of elegance and sophistication to a look, they have a way of masking the hard work that goes into eye makeup. So, we’ve listed a few tips to make your eyes reach their full potential even when hidden behind frames!

Navy Eyeliner

Behind glasses lens black eyeliner can look a bit overwhelming, but using a navy shade is a great alternative that tends to bring out a sparkle in everyone. No matter skin tone or hair color, navy is has a warmth and glow that can truly define your eye. Diorshow Pro Liner in Pro Navy is an excellent choice and can be located at Neiman Marcus at the Shops of Willow Bend.

Opt for a Natural Eyeshadow

Similar to black eyeliner, eyeshadows that are too dark or too bright can consume a look entirely, while also making your eyes look slightly swollen, so it’s best to go with natural shades on your lids. Think Tom Ford’s Eyeshadow Quad in Cocoa Mirage, which you can purchase at Nordstrom at Galleria Dallas.

More Volume

Your eyelashes are a detail you won’t want to overlook, but while it’s a significant aspect, your only job is to ensure you’re adding volume! So, before applying mascara, make sure you’re combing and curling to the very best of your ability – we promise, it’ll pay off.

Give Your Brows Some Love

When we think of our eye makeup, we tend to focus on the area beneath our lens, but glasses have a way of honing in on the entire vicinity. That being said, don’t forget to keep up with eyebrow maintenance. Whether you choose to pluck or wax, keep the area clean and polished, and feel free to fill in any areas that may need a touch up.

I am a Hockaday alum and graduate of Saint Mary's College in Notre Dame, IN, where I earned a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications. I am an aspiring writer and journalist, and, as an avid reader, I constantly exercise my imagination and whet my appetite for creativity. I am outgoing and personable, and I look forward to incorporating my innate enthusiasm for creativity into my work!

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