Nailing your look every time comes down to one thing: knowing how to play up your exact eye shape. Here, how to identify yours, what to use, and exactly where everything should go. 

By Jenny Jin
Updated October 14, 2015

It’s always difficult to tailor your makeup to your face shape or eye shape when you’re not exactly sure what that shape is. To make your life easier, we came up with four visuals to help you determine your match. Each three-step tutorial features a basic look, but you can swap in darker shadows, add fake lashes, or layer on mascara for a more dramatic and party-ready style. Once you master these, you’ll be set for the holidays—and every day.