Enhancing Down Turned Eyes

It can be confusing to know how to work with your unique traits, when all the beauty magazines offer cookie-cutter advice to a world of different people. Who hasn’t tried to recreate a look in a magazine only to find that your eyes now look itty-bitty or bulging and buggy? That’s because certain makeup techniques work better than others at enhancing your unique characteristics. For instance, there are seven different eye settings: close-set, wide-set, deep-set, prominent, down-turned, hooded and monolid. You can have any one or combination of these settings, but all of them are beautiful — it’s just a matter of knowing how to enhance your unique eye-setting. Today, we’re focusing on how to enhance down-turned eyes.

Down-turned eyes are, quite simply, turned down on the outer corners. If the outer corners of your eyes are lower than the inner corners of your eyes, you have down turned eyes. Also known as “puppy dog eyes,” Katie Holmes, Julianne Moore, Diane Keaton, Shanae Grimes, Camilla Belle and Marilyn Monroe are among the many celebrities who have down-turned eyes. Here are the dos and don’ts for down-turned eyes:

  • Do the cat-eye — it’s an ideal look for down-turned eyes.
  • Do use neutral shades, like taupe, on your lids with a warm brown in the creases and outer corners.
  • Do line your waterline on your upper lids.
  • Don’t use dark eye shadows, because it can make your eyes appear heavy.

Have you heard of the Ancient Chinese face reading principles? The main idea behind it is that certain facial characteristics are linked to certain personality traits. The positions of our eyes are supposed to represent a person’s perspective of the world. Those with down-turned eyes are said to have a discouraging and pessimistic viewpoint. They are sympathetic individuals, who are good at dealing with other people’s problems and will do extremely well in jobs that value the consideration of others.

There’s something very sensual and alluring about down-turned eyes. There’s no reason not to be proud of them. These are only a few tips we have to help you enhance your beautiful down-turned eyes. If you’d like to learn more about how to enhance your unique features, contact us and set up an appointment today.