If you tend to relegate your eyeglasses to those frumpy, “I-can’t-even-deal days,” we’re here to challenge you to change your perspective on specs. Worn with makeup that complements (not competes with) your frames, eye glasses can be one of the most flattering—and stylish—accessories at your disposal. Here are a few useful tips to keep in mind when sporting your pair.
1. Focus on the Eyes
You may think that because glasses draw attention to your eyes, you don’t need eye makeup, but the opposite is true. We’d encourage you to play up your eyes even more than normal, to make the most of the eye-framing effect your glasses have. So go for that bold cat eye you’ve been dreaming about, perfect your eye shadow application, and enjoy all the extra attention on your gorgeous peepers.
2. Remember Your Brows
Depending on the style of your frames, glasses can also put your brows on display, so be sure to give them a little extra TLC. If you haven’t already, check out our article on how to fill in your eyebrows and make them look real.
3. Conceal, Conceal, Conceal
Glasses cast a shadow, so it’s even more important than usual to cover under eye circles with a non-creasing concealer. Giorgio Armani Maestro Eraser Concealer and Maybelline Instant AgeRewind Eraser Dark Circles Concealer + Treatment are two of our favorites right now.
4. Ditch the Indents
If your glasses leave you with indents and marks in your foundation, swap out your liquid foundation for a mineral powder option—like L’Oréal True Match Naturale Mineral Foundation or BareMinerals SPF 15 Foundation. The lightweight consistency will limit those pesky dents.
Are you a four-eyed gal with tips of your own? Fill us in below, we love to hear from you!