5 Updated Evening Makeup Looks
These easy how-tos prove that trying new looks needn’t be daunting.
Try Metallic Eyeliner
What You Want
Dazzling golden liner that sparkles subtly.
How to Get the Look
- Start with a neutral shadow that's one or two shades lighter than your skin. Dust on the lids up to the brows.
- Line the upper lashes with a brown eye pencil. This gives you a guide to follow when you apply the gold liner on top. The brown liner will also soften the metallic effect.
- Apply gold pencil liner. Choose a shimmery yellow gold; it will flatter most skin tones. "Stay away from formulations with chunky glitter particles, which often appear too sparkly," says New York City makeup artist Carlo Longo.
- When the emphasis is on the eyes, wear neutral makeup on the rest of the face. "Less is more with this look," says Longo.
Make Up For Ever Aqua Eyes Waterproof Eyeliner Pencil in#2L and #9L, $19 each, sephora.com.
So maybe you can’t change your health overnight. But you can get a head start.