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Academy for Little Ladies- Session 1 Lesson 2

Welcome back! We're so glad you could rejoin us. Remember that last time we learned that eyeliner was the most important makeup item a lady can wear. Using the 2/3 method we found applying eyeliner to be much easier... and much more flattering. Today our instructors (below) will be talking about eyeshadow.

But before we begin, let's learn a little more about those ladies.

Cannwin is the fourth of five children. She grew up in Idaho and considers herself to be a true blue Rocky Mountain Girl. Her favorite color is green and her favorite season is Autumn.

Vicbowin is the oldest of four children. She likes to go camping in the mountains. Her favorite color is gray and her favorite season is Autumn as well. Her favorite food is Taco Soup.

After you have applied your eyeliner the next item is eyeshadow.

Tip #1: Makeup is meant to accentuate that which is already there. For most people finding colors that compliment is a better approach than using colors to wow. Leave the wow for the clothes.

Step 1: Imagine your eyelids as having three parts. Upper, middle, bottom. Choose three colors... one dark, like a deep brown or blue, one the color of your eyes or what ever other color you feel like putting on that day... this is your color, the third tone will be a light neutral like glittery white.

Now we are going to start in the middle. With the darkest color run a arc across your eyelid just above where you eyeball is. This will look strange, but it deepens your eyelids and helps accentuate your eyes.

Step 2: After you have applied the dark arc fill in the lower space lightly with the mid-tone fun color. Then  use the light color to fill the space near the upper outside edge of each eyelid. The space near your nose should remain empty of eye color.

After eyeshadow.

Good. Things may not look as if they are coming along, but they are!

Next time we'll discuss mascara and blush. Sounds intimidating, but really it's not.


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