Design & Style, Business

Eyes and Brows

Bobbi Brown

Lesson time 26:57 min

Bobbi demonstrates how to play up your eyes and correctly fill in your brows. You’ll learn Bobbi’s tips and tricks for the eye and brow area, including which mascara color is the only one you should use.

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Topics include: Applying Eye Shadow · Applying Eyeliner · Gel Versus Liquid Eyeliner · Applying Mascara · Filling in Your Eyebrows


[UPBEAT MUSIC] BOBBI: The number one question I get is how to play up your eyes. I'm going to teach you how simple it is to fill in your brows that not only frames your face, it actually can do anything from kind of lift your eyes, to just gives you more strength in your makeup. I'm going to show you how either with powder, pencil, gel, a wand-- you can use any of those, depending what's easiest for you. And I'm also going to show you the different tools you need and certainly the color that you need that will look the most natural and not overdone. [UPBEAT MUSIC] I'm going to make it really simple. Eyes, you need three things. You need a light color, a medium color, and the darkest color. The light color goes all over the lid. The medium color goes from the lash line 3/4 of the way up. The darkest color is liner only. Even when we do smoky eye, there's a fourth color that comes into practice. But start with the lightest color and that goes all over the lid. And it's different depending on your skin tone. So fair skin might go for like a white, or a bone, or an ivory tone. Where a medium skin will go warmer tones. And then the darker skins will go even a little bit deeper. It doesn't matter if it's powder, if it's cream, if it's shimmer. There's so many different forms, pencil. But I'm going to show you how you start with a light color. And, depending on your skin color, that's where it changes. So I'm starting with the color that basically will lighten a little bit the eyelid. And it just takes all the oil out of the eyelid. It should blend in. It shouldn't be a color that's going to turn pink. It should literally just lighten up the eyelid. A medium tone would go on the eyelid. And the darkest one is used as liner, and sometimes it's used as smokey eye, when blended together. But I'm going to lighten the eye. And then I'm going to show you different ways that you can do your eyes. But this is really basic. So that's the lightest. So here is a fluffy brush that just literally takes away any kind of discoloration, gets rid of any excess oil. And that's on the eyelid. Next, something that's really easy-- now, it's up to you if you want to use a shimmer, a flat, or you want to use something fun. It doesn't matter as long as it is medium. So I'm going to start with a flat color that is just going to be applied close to the lash line. And the trick, honestly, here, guys, because it's not complicated, it's a color and a formula that's easy to blend. The difference between the textures in eyeshadow-- these are flat. They have no shimmer. These are flat. These are shimmery or metallic. Some have somewhere in between. But I'm going to start with flat. I can always add shimmer later. Flat eyeshadow is also known as matte eyeshadow, though some matte eyeshadows on the market are very dry, and they don't blend very easily, and they're not that flattering. So whatever matte or flat you choose, make sure it blends easily. ...

About the Instructor

Bobbi Brown’s philosophy is that makeup should be quick and natural, and it should enhance who you are. A beauty industry icon, Bobbi shares her expertise in step-by-step tutorials, using models with a range of skin tones. You’ll learn how to choose the right foundation, do a smoky eye and a statement lip, and take your look from day to night. But most of all, you’ll learn how to feel confident in your own skin.

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Bobbi Brown teaches you the tips, tricks, and techniques for applying simple, natural makeup that makes you feel beautiful in your own skin.

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