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6/1/13

Makeup Trick Using Eyelash Curler ~ Tutorial

IVC Tutorial Month ~ Tutorial #1
I was watching DDLJ (Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge- the greatest Bollywood movie of all time) on a Saturday night sometime in February, and during the following scene....
Raj: "Suno, jisse tumhare shaadi hone wali hain...uska naam kya hai?" (Listen, The one you're marrying....what's his name?)
Simran: "Kuljit Singh."
.....this idea occurred to me. I paused the movie, went to make tea, then I went upstairs try it out. I worked!
Nowadays I use it almost every time. It makes it super easy for me to achieve that precise Cut Crease look, especially since I don't have a deep & defined crease line.
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  1. Place eyelash curler on the outer corner of your eye, aligning it from the bottom lash line straight towards the end of your eyebrow. Place the tip of curler till your crease, or where you want to wing of the eyeshadow to end.
  2. Press curler a little, and apply your eyeshadow using the edge like a ruler.
  3. Now place the top of curler over your lid. The curve is almost the same as a crease. Apply eyeshadow right on top of it.
  4. Move the curler around your lid to adjust it to the curve of your eye, until you reach the inner corners.
  5. Fill in the center with the same brown  eyeshadow. You can apply all over, but I chose to leave a half moon shape bare.
  6. If you want a sharp cut-crease look, you don't need to blend the edges. But if you want a blended look, apply a lighter eyeshadow (beige or taupe) by placing the curler right on the previous brown line, and running the brush right on the top of the curler. The curler will help you stay only on the line that needs blending.
  7. Since I have hooded lids, I decided to apply a shimmery e/s (Urban Decay YDK) on the bare part of my lid.
  8. You can apply eyeliner on the top lash line, but here I just tightlined the roots of my lashes with a black kohl and applied some on my waterline (bottom lash line)
  9. Applied mascara in bottom lash line.
  10. DONE!

Remember, you can use any other eyeshadow colors- black, purple, teal, etc. I used brown, because it's more everyday-wearable.

This is a suitable look for all eye shapes:
  • If you have a crease socket ~ you can use the eyelash curler just for the outer V. If you want a softer look, fill in your lid space with a light eyeshadow color. If you want an intense smoky look, you can go all out with a black eyeshadow. 
  • If you have monolids ~ Don't leave any space in your lid area, fill up the entire lid area with the brown eyeshadow.
  • If you have hooded lids, like I do, you can apply eyeliner on your top lash line, but it's better to make it very thin.
Products Used:
  • Matte Brown e/s- Urban Decay Faint from Naked Basics Palette
  • Matte Taupe e/s- Urban Decay Tease from Naked 2 Palette 
  • Lakme Kohl Ultimate pencil
  • Max Factor 2000 Calorie Curved Brush Mascara. Shown here
  • Brushes ~ Too Faced Smoker Brush, Inglot  10S, Sigma Pencil Brush.
  • Eyelash Curler ~ QVS.

I wasn't going to put a full face look, coz my hair was dirty & I had a tired face, but I wanted to show you that this look makes eyes look smiley....
Lipstick is Deborah Milano Rosetto Red #2. Shown here


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Hope you liked this tutorial. Idea occurred in February, tutorial done in June. I don't really remember what happened in between.
Enjoy your weekend! I will make aloo gobi (potato + cauliflower), and watch Breaking Bad Season 2 all night.

P.S. If you enjoy reading this blog, and like my tutorials, hope you have VOTED for Indian Vanity Case in Cosmopolitan Blog Awards 2013 HERE. It would help a lot. Thanks!



35 comments:

  1. Loved the tute. Cant wait to try myself.

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  2. Bravo! Where do u get such ideas? Awesome method <3

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    1. Thanks Erica. I guess I'm always thinking :D

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  3. Thats great! Thanks also for the hooded eyes trick. Have a good weekend!

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  4. i wiah you could a video tutorial of this. possible?

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    1. Might be possible. Will do it in one sometime :)

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    1. Aww...too nice of you to Dollie! Thank you...my head is swelling :D

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  6. I never could have never imagined if this was possible!! This is brilliant..m so gonna try this..and yes I have voted ;)

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  7. Amazingg.. :bows down: U R fab !! Obv voted :D :))

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    1. Too sweet Bhumi! Thank You! :D

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  8. CZ Mam Britains Best magzine Is sO tRUE ...! Yor makeup Application Is Flawless... They Know That ... The Fotd Looks So Effortlessly Pretty.. I hav Nvr Been So much Inspired Ever You Rockk .......:D :) ;) <3 Shrutika

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    1. Happy ur inspired Shrutika...thanks a bunch! :)

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  9. My lids are kinda hooded too, especially on the one eye.
    Nice look!Voted for you =))

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  10. Will try this soon :) Thanks for the tutorial! Voted for you too :)

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  11. wahhh!! amazing! thanks for the tutorial <333

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  12. I love the idea! awesome :)

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  13. Whaaa! so awesomely simple this sounds! I've always loved your EOTDs, especially the lighter outer half of your upper lid, now I wanna try this method!! Thanks Cynthia! <3

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    1. Thanks Keerthi...glad u liked my eotd's :)

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  14. Thats so smart!!
    I'll definitely try it :D

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  15. What an innovative way of using eyelash curlers! I don't own any as I threw my ones away ( I hate curling my lashes lol)

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    1. Time to get a new one then :D

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  16. you are soooooooo beautiful CZ

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  17. Multi functional item :) Love how you used it!

    http://makeupdemon.blogspot.com/

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  18. Awesome...I will try this definitely :)

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  19. Amazing Idea, would love to see a video tutorial of the same

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