With a tube of clear lip gloss in hand—one you've double-checked is safe for your eyes—you can easily get a glossy eyeshadow look without needing to make any new beauty purchases. Use a dense eye shadow brush to apply the lip gloss over top of your eye shadow to bring a wet eyeshadow look to life.
What makes eyeshadow shiny?
One of the main fillers, and also the main shimmery ingredients in eyeshadows and other shimmery products like highlighters, is mica. Mica comes from sheet rock called silicate and covers around 37 different minerals with similar properties, coming in various colours and has a pearlescent finish.
How can I make my eyelids shine?
Glossier Lip Gloss In case it's not clear, lip gloss can work to create glossy eyes—just keep the formula in mind. You wouldn't want something too sticky (imagine how hard it might become to blink) or harsh on delicate skin along your eyelid.
How to make glossy makeup?
Explore this glossy makeup step-by-step routine for a versatile look that can be worn anywhere.
- #1 Start with Skincare—Bring Out Your Natural Glow.
- #2 Primer Time—for an Even, Long-Lasting Finish.
- #3 Choose Creamy Products—to Achieve a Blended Look.
- #4 Choose a Dewy Base—Get a Luminous Complexion.
What makes makeup look shiny?
As a final step, you can opt to apply a face gloss to really make your makeup pop. You can use a few different products to create a glossy sheen on your skin, from top picks at Sephora to good ol' trusted Aquaphor and Vaseline.
Why does my eyeshadow look dull?
Lack of eyeshadow primer Makeup artist applying primer to model's eyesIf your eyeshadow fades away quickly, settles into creases, or looks dull, chances are you're forgetting to use primer. Powder eyeshadows don't like to stick to bare skin — they need a bit of help to look vibrant and to stay in place.