The ‘90s are back in a big, big way. From the return of Mom jeans, to tattoo chokers, platform sneakers, brown lipstick and now, the glossy eyelid—we’re reveling in this retrospective.
And because the glossy eyelid trend is making its way from runway to everyday, we asked pro makeup artist Diana Alba to recreate this look so you can get glossy, too. Grab some lid lacquer and step into our time machine …
For long-lasting wear, apply an eye makeup primer to your eyelids.
Using a black, felt-tip liquid liner, thinly line the upper eyelids.
Apply the mixture by pressing—or dabbing—it onto your eyelids with your fingers.
Line the bottom lash line with an aubergine metallic eyeliner pencil or pressed eye shadow. For more impact, fill in the waterline with a darker metallic eye pencil. We recommend Lancôme Artliner in Aubergine, Urban Decay Liquid Moondust in Magnetic
To brighten the eye area, highlight the inner corners of the eyes using a liquid illuminating pen. Then brush away any fallout from the shadow and apply concealer to the lower eye area.
To complete the look, apply a thin coat of mascara to both your top and bottom lashes.
Continue scrolling to see the final look on our model Yilin!
Are you planning to recreate the glossy eyelid look at home? Share your thoughts below, and tell us about the other trends you’re excited to try this fall!
Makeup Artist: Diana Alba
Model: Yilin Wang
Photos: Jessica Schramm
About the Author:Diana creates on-trend beauty content for Makeup.com readers. She stays up-to-date on the latest beauty news and product launches and tests every makeup item that comes through the door. As an employee of L’Oréal, Diana writes stories about beauty products across the entire brand portfolio.