Seriously: These Eye Makeup Tips Are a Must for Hooded Eyes

Adrianna Barrionuevo


If you've endured the frustration of watching your meticulously-placed eyeshadow magically disappear as soon as you look straight into the mirror post application, then you know what life with hooded lids can mean for your makeup game. Call them bedroom eyes or hooded eyes, the unique shape just means you have a bit of excess skin that folds over eyelids, making the crease barely visible. So while a graphic crease cut isn't the most flattering of makeup looks, it doesn't mean you should give up on eye makeup altogether. In fact, we spoke to a few makeup pros who agree that accentuating your eye shape can be the key to gorgeous eye makeup for hooded lids. It's all about creating the illusion of space with a little makeup magic and paying attention to a few extra steps like applying eyeshadow primer and investing in lash-boosting products. 

Read on to learn about the makeup artist-approved tips for accentuating hooded eyes.

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