Matte is so 2015 – dewy and glossy is the new cool. All you beauty fanatics have tried that matte finish look eyeshadow palettes, whether you had your most recent travel out of the country or the last time you went to a party, but it’s time for you to switch up the glam into this lustrous makeup trick. We believe it’s time for you to try this season’s hottest trend: Glossy lids. This striking makeup beauty trend is not new in making a scene, and we’ve seen beauty goddesses like Beyoncé, Rihanna and Kylie Jenner don this chic and daring look. But – we know – glossy lids look like a lot of work. But really, all it takes are three simple steps.
Scroll through to achieve this look. Just make sure to keep the rest of your makeup matte to avoid looking like a hot mess, literally.
Step 1: Primer
Of course, the first rule is to prep your skin with your favorite primer to make it look flawless and lasting. If you’re rocking glossy lids, then you better be rocking it the whole day (or night) through.
Step 2: Eyeshadow
The next step is to put your desired eyeshadow. Whether you want a sheer wash of color or a slight shimmer, you may apply using your finger or a brush.
Step 3: Lip Gloss
Now, it’s time to get glossed up. Lightly dab some lip gloss, lip balm, or even petroleum jelly over your lids with your finger. The secret to that non-sticky feeling is to leave your crease clean. And voila! Your beauty look has just been leveled up to cool girl status.