Stop Your Eyeshadow from Creasing with These Super Easy Tricks

These tips will make your eye makeup go the distance (and then some) during party season

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It takes time and effort to master perfect makeup for holiday parties, so it’s super disappointing when your look starts to fade after only a few hours and you get that dreaded creased eyeshadow. We enlisted Toronto-based makeup artist Cia Mandarello to share a few tips for how to keep your eye makeup in place for hours on end.

To give your shadow ultimate staying power, Mandarello relies on a couple of tried-and-true products. “Primers are fantastic for preventing creasing,” she says. Mandarello also likes using cream eyeshadows as primers, because they add colour and let you skip a step.

To apply, use a brush—or just your fingers— and dab the cream shadow onto your lids, then blend. If you have deeper-set eyes and are concerned that the shadow might migrate, Mandarello suggests avoiding colour above the crease. “As soon as you start putting product in the crease of a deeper-set eye, that’s when it will start to move.”

Check out the three products below, and you’ll be on your way to a holiday party-proof eye look:

This primer will help with How to Avoid Creases in Eyeshadow
Nars Pro-Prime Smudge Proof Eyeshadow Base, $33, sephora.com

 

Chanel Ombre Première Longwear Cream Eyeshadow, $40, holtrenfrew.com

 

M.A.C 242 Shader Brush, $30, maccosmetics.ca

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