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Most ladies that wear glasses feel left out of the make up industry because their eye makeup goes unnoticed thus, they feel no need to try.

Glasses should not be a reason not to look your best, and we have just the tips for you.

Learn how to be geek chic with the following;

  1. EYELINER- An eye liner should be your best friend as it makes your eyes standout even beneath the glasses. It can instantly make your eyes look more defined and sexy. The most important makeup tip for glasses wearers is the thicker your frames the thicker your eyeliner and the thinner your frames the thinner your eyeliner; this beauty trick will add balance and harmony to your look. Shape your eyes by making the outer upper liner thicker than the inner eye. This will create an illusion of a lifted, more youthful lid.  Another trick to draw attention to your eyes is wearing a strong, thick line of under-eye Kohl. Try to play with smudged eyeliner if a precise line looks too harsh on your eyes. Apply soft eyeliner pencil on your upper/lower lid and gently smudge using a smudging brush. The 1960s style winged eyeliner is quite the rage on the runway and also works well for women who wear glasses. Note that winged eyeliner only works well if the width of your frames extends well beyond the sides of your eyes. If your frames are quite narrow, wings have to be clipped.

  2. EYESHADOW- You have to be careful when selecting a shadow for your framed eyes. The colors you wear should complement the color of your frames as well as the color of your eyes. Your best bet is to go with warmer, neutral tones. Don’t apply eyeshadow beyond the frame line, it can create a messy and inharmonious look. Instead of opting for different eyeshadows on your lids, you can choose to brighten up the under-eye with brighter shades.

  3. SAY NO TO SMOKEY EYES- Smudging the eye makeup for those smoky eyes may not suit those wearing spectacles. As your eyes get magnified a little by the glasses, the smoky eyes may just end up looking messy and a tad bit scary.

  4. MASCARA- Mascara is a makeup essential and works just as well for those who wear glasses. Use a waterproof variety that will not stick to your glasses and still enhance their beauty.

  5. EYEBROWS- When you wear glasses brows become of great importance. Eyebrows help to frame your face, so create a great shape and groom them regularly, whether you wax, thread, tweeze or trim. For any sparse spots, fill them in with an eyebrow pencil or shadow.

  6. BOLD LIPS- It’s easy for a girl with glasses to get away with a bright red or aubergine pout. A bright or bold lip color can add interest to a face that has been seen wearing mostly the same frames. Change it up a little! It’s the easiest way to transform a face. 

  7. BLUSH- This is a great way to draw attention to your face. Add a bit of color to your face and get that warm summer glow along the apples of your cheeks.

  8. GREAT FOUNDATION- When you have glasses, it can be difficult for you to really make your eyes stand out, but your complexion will! Invest in a great foundation and really highlight your complexion and how flawless your skin looks!

  9. CONTOUR AND HIGHLIGHT- This is especially important for the glass wearing lady. Use highlighter to highlight your cheekbones, contour and bronzer to define your face.

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