9 Makeup Tips For Hooded Eyes + How To Tell If You Have Them
The bold, dramatic cut crease was practically made for hooded eyes: “If you have a hooded eye, you can create the illusion that you have more of a lid and a separate brow bone,” celebrity makeup artist AJ Crimson previously told mbg. That’s because you’re using shadow to create a stark contrast that literally carves your own crease and offers more definition. “It gives [the eye shape] more of a crease where they wouldn’t have it before,” he adds.
You can find our full cut crease tutorial here, but in the simplest terms: After applying a light matte or shimmer shade across the entire lid, “contour with a medium-matte shade in the crease, and blend up toward the brow bone,” says Crimson.