Rainbow cut crease 2.0 | Tutorial

colorful makeup tutorial with pics

rainow makeup hooded eyes tutorial

Do you remember my rainbow cut crease makeup from last year?

 Last year I hid the rainbow in my eyes – having deep set & hooded eyes can be beneficial for hiding secret messages on your lids. But this time I wanted it to show more, so I did another version of it. I even made a little tutorial, so rainbow cut crease 2.0, here it is.

What comes to the pride week and pride, I’ll just say one thing, that is a no-brainer for me: love is for everyone. It’s your personal business, but also it’s something that connects us and so it’s really everyone’s business. Right? There can never be too much love in this world.

rainbow cut crease with glitter tutorial

raimbow cut crease tutorial for hooded deep set eyes

Again, I wanted to show you the steps eyes closed and open, because with my eye shape it’s how I work. I always check out the color placement eyes open, so I see how the makeup actually looks, when I’m talking to people.

  1. Prime your eyes the way you like. I used Urban Decay’s primer potion and I set it with light eye shadow.
  2. Create the rainbow shape on your eye, so that it shows when your eye is open, but still so that the brightest color is still a bit hidden.
  3. Blend the white pencil carefully.
  4. Start applying colors to the white base. I used three different shades of blue, green, yellow, orange, pink and a touch of red. Use any colors you like. Pack the colors on to make them as bright as possible.
  5. Blend the colors carefully so that they ‘blend in’ towards your brow.
  6. Cut the crease using a glitter liner. Apply the glitter liner also in your inner color to make it super bright. (There’s a treasure at the end of the rainbow right? Here it’s glitter.) I applied a loose glitter on top of the glitter liner to make it, you know, even more glittery.
  7. Tighline your upper lashline and create a wing. Make sure the wing meets the other end of your rainbow.
  8. Apply mascara and lashes. All done!

raimbow cut crease for deep set hooded eyes

rainbow cut crease with glitter tutorial

 

rainbow cut crease hooded eyes tutorial

What do you think? Which version do you prefer, last year’s or this?

I used the NYX Beauty School Palette again for my eyes and face (blush). It’s perfect for creating colorful looks – there’s so much to choose from. And I just had to use the same lipstick than the last year, it’s such a stunning pink color. I should wear it more often. Anyway, here is the full product list:

PRODUCTS
Pandhy’s Loose Mineral Makeup, Sandra (review post)
Lumene Nordic Chic Under Eye Concealer
Everyday Minerals Multitasking Concealer
Zuii Organic Eyebrow Definer in Taupe

Urban Decay Primer Potion
NYX Jumbo Eye Pencil, Milk
NYX Professional Makeup Beauty School Dropout Freshman Palette (tutorials with the palette)
Urban Decay Heavy Metal Liner in Distortion
Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Glitter, Spark
alima PURE Natural Definition Eye Pencil, Ink
Ardell Wispies lashes

IsaDora Twist-Up Gloss Stick, Tropical Fuchsia

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How to: makeup for deep set & hooded eyes

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Applying eyeshadow can be tricky because we all have different eye shapes.  My eye shape is a mixture of hooded eyes and deep set eyes. On this post I will share my makeup tips on how to apply eyeshadow to them and how to balance them out and make them look brighter.

hooded eye

Here you can see my eye shape. My eyes are a bit hooded, which you can see when I look straight and don’t lift my eyebrow at all. With hooded eyes the skin droops over the crease causing the lid to appear smaller.   They’re also deep set, which means my eyes are deeper into my skull making the brow bone more prominent.

Hooded eye contour

An open contour. With my eye shape this is where I should contour. It’s definitely above the crease. A neutral matte shade balances the eye when it’s brought here.

Whenever I’m doing my makeup I always open my eyes and see how it looks this way – I even apply the shadow eyes open to get it just right.

Hooded eye contour

A banana contour. This is exactly the same as above except the color is brought in the outer corner as well. This makes the eye appear wider and if you bring it even further you can do a cat eye. A very good look that compliments my eye shape.

hooded deep set eyes contour

Because I contour above the crease I always bring the lid color quite high. Here you can see my real crease and how I’ve applied the shimmery lid color on top of it. The dots show where my contour shade goes. I think of that as my “contour area”.

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This photo is a good example of how I take my makeup photos so that the eyeshadow is visible. Another favourite of mine is eyes closed.

On to the tutorial!
This is a simple eye shadow tutorial using the Naked3 palette. I think these blushed nudes suit any occasion and this kind of a neutral look is beautiful without it being too fancy.  This is a great look for work, upcoming valentine’s day or even to a party. This is a very simple, beginner friendly look.

valentines day makeup

naked3 tutorial

1.Prime your lids and set the primer with a light matte shade. I used ‘Strange’. Apply a light shimmery shade to the lid. I used ‘Burnout’ and ‘Buzz’ together.
2. Contour the eye with a darker matte shade in the crease (or above it) and on the lower lashline. Blend it well using circular and windshield movements. I used ‘Limit’ and a bit of ‘Nooner’. Line your eyes. I used a black pencil.
3. Add mascara (and lashes). All done!

Naked3 shades

Here you can see the brushes and shades used. I forgot to take a photo of my blending brush, but it’s a bigger and fluffier version of that brush in the last picture.

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I hope you liked this tutorial and learned something new! I’m currently working on a beginner’s beauty guide which contains both skincare and makeup tutorials. It’s soon available and I’ll tell you more about it on my blog.

Here you can browse my previous tutorials.

PRODUCTS (contains adlinks)

Urban Decay Primer Potion
Naked 3
Zuii Organic Eye Pencil in Black
Ardell Demi Wispies Lashes
Kjaer Weis Mascara
NYX Tame&Frame Brow Pomade in Blonde

NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer, Vanilla
Clarins Everlasting Foundation in Sand
Make Up For Ever Pro Sculpting Palette in 30

Rimmel Provocalips in I’ll Call You