Eye makeup is worn to draw attention to your eyes for a dramatic appearance, and can be as simple, or as elaborate as you want it to be. Learning how to apply eye makeup is important for those who want to look professional and stylish on a budget. What’s nice is that you can manipulate eye makeup to match your overall style of dress because it’s very versatile in color, textures and formulas.

For basic eye makeup application, you’ll need a few products, including 2-3 eye shadow tones or colors, eye liner, concealer, eye shadow primer and mascara. You can also jump to read about applying false lashes.

All of the products mentioned above are manufactured and sold at drug stores, department stores, super markets and on the internet. For those who have little experience with eye makeup application, it is best to begin with less expensive products so you can discover what colors and textures you appreciate more. Because women have different eye shapes, you should keep the following points in mind.

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