80s makeup was very different from the present fashion of makeup. The first thing that one would notice about 80’s makeup is that it was way too much. It was almost like one is paining the face with colors. The accentuated cheek bones and bold eyes were the key features of 80s makeup.
Basically, one required to don a dramatic and bold look with layers of makeup, especially over the eyes with the use of bold blue, purple and shades of green in eye shadows. The makeup was never complete without the metallic powder called mica which is used to add shimmer over the eye lids. If you wish to learn the 80s makeup, then here are some easy steps.
How to do 80’s makeup?
Firstly, wash your face and then apply a mild cleanser. Make sure that when you begin to apply makeup, your face is dry. Then take a lot of concealer and cover the blemishes and marks over face and neck. Then apply foundation over the under- eye circles and whole face. Always make use of make- up sponge and never use fingers to apply makeup. Then for the blending part, take a large make- up brush. Blend the makeup well with it and then move to the next step.
Eighties Eye Makeup
Take eye liner and line the top lid and the skin under the eyes. Now make sure that the amount of it is a lot because after applying it, you have to smear it. Make use of fingers to smear it over eyes. Then, brush some of the black eye shadow over the liner as it protects the face. This happens because of shadow as then the liner would not drip off your face.
Eye lash curler is a must have to sport the 80’s makeup. Curl the lashes till they stand up. Then apply several coats of mascara over it lengthwise. For this, wiggle the wand of mascara up and down over the lashes. For eye shadow, there are no rules. Apply it the way you do in present time. Apply shadow till it touches the brow line at least.
Finally for the lips, apply a good shade of lipstick and then end the process with the application of clear lip gloss.