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Since I don’t have much space between brows and crease, I do brow highlight near the end so I can do final blending and take the color down from brow a tad when needed.

Always at the very end. I like to be able to blend it down into the rest of the shadow and add some brightness to areas that the shadow may otherwise leave looking dark or muddied. Yay!

Before! I seem to blend better once I apply my bending color right after, and blend blend blend! I think I do a weird “order” I do highlight, blending color, lid then crease then blend it all with a clean brush.

Huh, I never thought about it. After, I guess. Although, with the look I did today, I did that before my lower lid, and then I did my lashes. So I suppose it’s last step on my upper lids, usually.

After 99.9% rarely after. I find it easier to blend the highlight colour over the base shade especailly if I do an eyewash look.

Definitely last! I like to pick a shade that will look great with the rest of the colors on my lid when I blend…

I like to apply it after applying the rest of my eyeshadow, as I find it helps blend out any harsh lines from the crease or lid colour.

Can I say both haha. I sometime use my matte brow colour and a base all over the lid are and go back to finish the edge again.

Otherwise I put it on last.

I do after I finish my eye.

Quick question…is there an archived tutorial on when you decide to use one colour over the entire lid and another in the crease and outer V versus when you chose 2 or 3 colours on the lid, another in the crease versus when you bring the inner corner eye colour up over the crease colour? Hopefully this makes sense:)

Depends! Generally towards the end…but if I am doing a dark look I put one layer of a skin-colored eyeshadow as a highlight first – in case the dark color goes overboard or I need to blend/fix any dark mitakes…then I still add the final highlight at the end with the desired light/shimmer shade 🙂

Thanks for asking my question 😉 I always apply it afterwards. i feel its that last step of creating an eyeshadow look that really dramatically completes it. The finishing touch.

I do eyeshadow on the lid, then the crease and lower lashline. Then I blend a subtle matte white/cream from where my crease stops up to my brow. Then I apply my highlighter to just below the brow after that, then eyeliner and mascara. Then I do my face makeup.

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