3 Quick and Easy Eye Lift Makeup Methods

Shonagh Scott
by Shonagh Scott
11 Materials
5 Minutes

Today, I’m going to show you 3 easy ways to create a lifted eye look using makeup.

Follow along and choose your favorite eye lift makeup technique to bring back a youthful appearance.

Tools and materials:

  • Concealer
  • Beauty blender
  • Paper towel
  • Eyeshadow
  • Eyeshadow brush
  • Partial lash curler
  • Mascara
  • False lashes
  • Eyelash glue
  • Tweezers
  • Nail scissors

The concealer method

1. Apply light concealer 

Choose a concealer that’s ½ a shade lighter than your natural coloring.

Place it under your eye, just on the outer ⅓ and outward. Blend it gently with a beauty blender.

The concealer method

As we age, this part of the eye starts to look a bit redder and tends to sink, so the idea is to brighten the area.

After blending, you will see that this method gives an instant, lifted look: 

The concealer method

The eyeshadow method

1. Apply eyeshadow perpendicular to the high point of your mobile lid

Place a paper towel under your eye to create a straight edge, perpendicular to the highest point of your mobile lid.

Apply your eyeshadow with a brush up against the paper towel.

The eyeshadow method

Remove the paper towel to reveal your lifted eye makeup:

The eyeshadow method

The eyelash method:

1. Crimp your outer eyelashes with a partial lash curler

The eyelash method

2. Apply mascara

Apply your favorite mascara, concentrated on the outer edges of the lashes:

The eyelash method

3. Add false lashes to the outer corners

You can even apply false lashes. Cut the 1st half of the false lashes to create a smaller piece.

The eyelash method

Apply a thin layer of lash glue on the band and lay them in place with the help of tweezers at the outer edges of your lashes.

The eyelash method

All this attention to just the outer lashes is what creates this beautiful, lifted look: 

The eyelash method

Eye lift makeup: 3 ways

Let me know in the comments which one of these 3 eye lift makeup methods works best for you.

You might also like to learn my top false eyelash hacks for beginners.

Suggested materials:
  • Concealer
  • Beauty blender
  • Paper towel
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