Almost everyone is familiar with the cultural heritage of the ancient Egyptian civilization, where the pharaohs were easily recognized thanks to their eye-catching, dramatic and expressive eye makeup, often characterized with the precisely drawn arrows, which have acquired extraordinary popularity worldwide taking the name cat eye makeup. The fact that cat eye makeup is the favorite style of almost every second woman isn’t actually surprising, since the independent character grace and strength of the feline have always attracted people, including the ancient Egyptians. This is one of the reasons why we have decided to present a new bold cat eye makeup tutorial, with the help of which you will instantly highlight your feline personality and inject a touch of seductiveness and mystery to your special occasion looks!
How to Do Bold Cat Eye Makeup
The distinctive feature of a cat eye makeup style is the elongated shape of the eyes, usually drawn in the jet-black color to attract more attention to the peepers. This sassy pattern easily accentuates the beautiful eyes and the Egyptian personality of the wearer. Furthermore, this technique also allows a woman to change the shape and the expression of the eyes.
To be able to do a flawless cat eye makeup, not much is required from you, but some makeup application skills and the following tools and products!
• Makeup base, foundation and concealer
• Blush and bronzer
• Eyebrow kit
• Eye primer
• Eyeshadows in brown, champagne and black
• Glitter and a glitter glue
• Black eyeliner
• Black mascara
• False eyelashes
• Dark red lipstick
• Makeup brushes
Usually there is no rule about the choice of the eyeshadow colors for the cat eye makeup style. You just need to select shades in accordance with your preferences and features, like the eye or skin tone. The most optimal set of eyeshadows will be the one features various hues of the same color. Black eyeliner and mascara are the must-have tools for this makeup style, and if you also pick falsies the result is definitely going to be more dramatic and memorable.
In the case of our bold cat eye makeup tutorial, we have adhered to more natural eyeshadow tones, which will create a harmonious balance between the bold lip color and the expressive black arrows drawn. And the steps go as follows!
Step 1: Like always, start from the base, applying makeup primer and then a foundation on your freshly washed face. Sculpt your face with a bronzer and a blush and the ideal basis for a luxurious makeup style is ready!
Step 2: Shape your eyebrows using a brow kit (Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow Pomade in Ebony).
Step 3: Prep your lids for the eye makeup by applying an eye primer (Too Faced Shadow Insurance). Apply a medium brown tone in the central part of the lid (Truffle from ABH Lavish Palette).
Step 4: Apply a shimmery champagne eyeshadow all over the mobile lid (The Balm Mary Lou Manizer). Next, apply a glitter glue (Too Faced Glitter Glue) and some glitter to the center part of the lid (Wimpernwelle glitter).
Step 5: Starting from the end of the eye, trace a thin wing (Inglot AMC gel eyeliner). Next, apply black eyeliner close to the lash line. Blend the outer edge of the wing with a black eyeshadow.
Step 6: Apply the same eyeliner to your waterline. Highlight the inner corner of the eye.
Step 7: Blend the black and the brown eyeshadows to the lower lids.
Step 8: Apply black mascara. Go for falsies for a more glamorous look (Iconic from House of Lashes).
Step 9: Finish off your glam cat eye makeup applying a dark red lipstick (Sleek True Color Lipstick in Cherry).
This bold cat eye makeup style is for bold and self-confident girls, who always look for ways of landing in the spotlight and alluring everyone around with their chic looks! Are you one of them?
Makeup by Evelina Paunescu for Fashionisers.com