Nothing is more frustrating than carefully applying a beautiful eyeshadow look, only to have it smudge, fade, or crease within a few hours. If you've experienced this makeup mishap, don't worry! We have some effective tips and tricks to ensure your eyeshadow stays vibrant and flawless all day. Start by using our QUIKK Tutorial Palette and follow these steps so your eyeshadow stays put all day!
1. Prep Your Eyes
The key to long-lasting eyeshadow is to start with a smooth canvas. Begin by cleansing your eyelids to remove any excess oil or residue. Afterward, apply a thin layer of eye cream if your eyes are dry. It's difficult for eyeshadow to stick to the skin if your eyelids are not balanced.
2. Choose Quality Eyeshadow Formulas
Investing in high-quality eyeshadows with long-wearing formulas can make a significant difference in their longevity. FLEKK's shadows have been tested to ensure they have longevity and wear well throughout the day. Matte eyeshadows often tend to stay extremely well, so if you need to, begin with the number 1 all over.
3. Use a Layering Technique
If you want eyeshadow that stays on, it's crucial to use a layering technique. Begin with a light application of a neutral base color that matches your skin tone or a matte powder shadow (aka - the number one color of the QUIKK eyeshadow palette) This creates a solid foundation for other shades to adhere to and helps blend everything seamlessly.
4. Utilize Eye Primers If Necessary
If necessary, you can use an eye primer to enhance longevity of eyeshadows. These can be particularly beneficial if you have oily and/or hooded eyelids. Eye primers can also help intensify the pigmentation of the colors in the eyeshadow if you want a more vivid look.
5. Pack and Press for Intensity
For maximum color payoff and longevity, use a flat, densely packed brush to press your eyeshadow onto the lid. This is what the #2 brush in our brush set is designed to do. Swirling the brush back and forth can cause the color to become sheer and less adherent. By packing and pressing the eyeshadow onto the lid, you ensure it stays vibrant and resists fading.
6. Avoid Touching or Rubbing Your Eyes
Throughout the day, try to resist touching or rubbing your eyes as much as possible. This habit not only smudges your eyeshadow but also transfers oils and dirt onto your lids, compromising its longevity.
With these tips and tricks, you can say goodbye to eyeshadow that fades away too quickly. You won't complain that your eyeshadow is not sticking to your eyelids. Get your FLEKK palette today. And, remember, a little extra effort during the application process goes a long way in achieving a long-lasting eyeshadow look that turns heads and withstands the test of time.