Mascara and eye liner are two tools every woman should have in her makeup arsenal. Apply mascara and eye liner for oval eyes with help from a makeup artist in the entertainment industry in this free video clip.
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Hi, my name is Kathryn Fernandez, and I'm a makeup artist in Los Angeles. Today, I'm going to show you how to apply eyeliner and mascara to oval eyes. The tools you'll need are the following: mascara, and eyeliner. Just a little note: when you're talking about eyeliner the legal eyeliner that you can have in your eye is actually called Kohl, so make sure that the product that you're using on the inside of your eye is Kohl. One of the effects that's really simple. Can do it, you know, five seconds, is to line your eye in black eyeliner all the way around. So, you're going to use your basic Kohl eyeliner. Just kind of line the entire inside of your eye. For the newbies, this is kind of a learned behavior, so be patient with it, and if you need to, you know go around twice, that's totally allowed. There are no rules to this game. Just line the inside. So notice that that simple effect really not only defines the shape of my eye, but really help the color of my eyes actually pop a little bit more. OK so now that the eyeliner is on, you're going to apply the mascara. Some tips about mascara. One thing you want to do is first of all I've always seen a lot of girls it's called pumping, pumping the mascara, don't do that. The reason is is because it pumps a lot of air into the mascara, and air is what makes the mascara dry. So you're actually helping your mascara to expire, because it's kind of, that's why you get clumpy mascara. It's because of the fact that there's too much air in the actual component. So if you want to replenish your mascara, swirl, and then take it out. Does that make sense? OK. Once you have mascara on the applicator, what you're going to do is start from the outside at the root, kind of give it a wiggle, and brush up. Kind of get that meat of the brush it up. What I'm doing is actually kind of effect like this, to get the maximum amount of product with the least amount of applications. So you're going to get up in there. And then turn your brush a little bit to get the product that we don't have to replenish so often. Go to the tips and then as you're actually going towards your nose, you can use the tip to get the small eyelashes and really define them. And don't forget that one coat or two from the root on the top of them, will actually help the overall effect as well. So when you're actually brushing up on your mascara, it actually is helping your lashes to curl. I personally curl my lashes before I started, but you don't necessarily have to if you're using a good amount of mascara. So for the underneath lashes, you take that same tip, and kind of do the squibble effect to get every single lash. Not only that, but by starting from the inside out, you get a nice fan effect with your mascara. That's how you apply eyeliner and mascara. Thanks for watching.