Korean eye makeup is known for being subtle yet striking. It's the most flattering style to try when you're working with the common Asian eye shape, hooded lids. The technique involves a sheer layer of eyeshadow and sometimes, a hint of shimmer. Everything has to look natural and effortless.
If you want to score youthful, fresh-looking, dreamy eyes, check out our second installment of Makeup For Newbies: Korean Eye Makeup Edition, below:
Korean Eye Makeup: Natural
One major characteristic of Korean eye makeup is that most of the eyeshadows used are mostly muted neutrals or pastels. The eyeliner is minimal, too.
Korean Eye Makeup: Subtle Shimmer
There are times when a bit of shimmer is incorporated to create a dreamy, doll-like effect.
Korean Eye Makeup: Puppy Eyeliner
Unlike the winged eyeliner that is flicked upward, Koreans prefer to follow the direction of their eye shape, which typically droops down. This technique is called the puppy eyeliner, and the result is a cute, youthful look.
Korean Eye Makeup: K-Pop Idol
K-pop idols are experimental when it comes to makeup. One particular EOTD we're totally into involves glitter and bright hues.
Korean Eye Makeup: Best Products
Ideally, you should opt for Korean eye makeup products to score the looks shown above. But, makeup really has no rules so use anything you currently have at home. Here are some recommendations in case you're looking into beefing up your K-beauty cosmetics collection.
This palette has matte eyeshadows in shades that will help you create the most lovely eye makeup looks.Continue reading below ↓
I'm Meme Color Pattern Palette, P856, I'm Meme Official Shopee Store
If you want subtle shimmery shadows, you'll love this palette from 3CE! It features lovely pearly shades that will grant your eye makeup a dreamy, doll-like effect.
3CE Multi Eye Color Palette in All-Nighter, P2,020, 3CE Shopee Official StoreContinue reading below ↓
The key item in Korean eye makeup is the eyeliner. Grab one in a pen form so it will be super easy for you to draw the puppy eyeliner.
Innisfree Powerproof Pen Eyeliner, P590, Innisfree Shopee Official Store
Create over-the-top, dazzling feline flicks with a glitter liner.Continue reading below ↓
VT Cosmetics Super Tempting Glitter Eyeliner, P1,050, BeautyMNL
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