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At least 3 eye shadows (lid, crease/outer corner, brow bone) applied on a primer, eyeliner (I often use a dark eyeshadow) including on the waterlines, mascara, brow powder or tinted gel, concealer.

At bare minimum? Brows on fleek, primer, MAC Orb or Vapour on browbone, a transition shade in the crease (usually Soft Brown or Kid for me), tightlining eye pencil, regular gel liner (lurrrve my cat-eye!), mascara. But for me that’s Dulls-ville; so I’ll need a lid shade, an outer v/crease/ lower lashline shade and an inner corner shade, too, at least!

I totally agree with the groomed brows, eyeliner and mascara. I don’t have a specific number of e/s, but they have to be well blended. Even just one shadow blended out can look great.

Agreed! I often end up thinking I don’t have enough time for eyeshadow, but then I’ll throw just one on, like a paint pot or Maybelline color tattoo with the edges blended with a finger, and it ends up looking better than many far more complicated looks (possibly b/c I can never seem to blend right, but hey, w/e :))

To me , it kinda depends on the occasion. Always brows and mascara. Mostly, I like eyeliner. But, sometime I will skip it or just do the top or waterline/tightline. Eye shadow is usually 3. But, sometime, I’ll do a wash of one with a crease for a quick day look.

This can vary…a LOT…but for me it would ALWAYS include, at minimum: brow pencil and/or powder w/brow gel (I have no brows…I only skip this step if I’ve got a fever of at LEAST 102), and either liner or a dark shadow used as liner. As for shadow…a complete eye look for me could include anything form just a “skin” colored primer (for me it’s Painterly) with a bronzer or contour shade in the crease, to a colored cream shadow on the lid only, to 3-6 shades of powder shadow (or more!). Another look I love is just using the same highlight and contour as I’ve used on my face to define the eyes (highlight in inner corner, peak of brow bone, and center of lid, & darker shade in crease).

• A well, methodically shaped brow using pencil, powder, gel, etc., followed by an arch highlight
• Eyelid prep that consists of primer, concealer, and/or colored cream bases
• 5 or more eyeshadows
• Eyeliner: on the lid, tight-lined, and/or lined beyond your inner and/or outer eye area
• Mascara followed by false lashes for the upper and/or lower lash line, and then more mascara

Brows, with two or more products. Concealer below the brow, and a matte highlighter applied. Use of three or mode shades of eyeshadow. Use of eyelash curler and mascara applied with attention. But whereas I used to feel that eyeliner was essential, I now only rarely use it.

Well, I wear from 2 to 5 shadows or the double if I did a duo tone look, sometimes eyeliner sometimes not, mascara is a must but I don’t use false lashes a lot. But I guess mascara can be a complete eye look as well!

A coordinated eyeshadow + liner combo (one or more shades of both!) and mascara. In a pinch eyeliner and mascara will do over a skin-tone eyeshadow but it’s rare I even bother with that lol!

Eye liner and mascara. I always have concealer on, and at least one eyeshadow – often a wash of a cream shadow like LM’s Caviar Sticks. But I don’t consider it a fully ‘done up’ eye look unless there is liner and mascara.

Primer, 3-5 eye shadows (lid, transition, crease, outer v, highlight), and groomed brows. BUT, I have been getting the same complete, polished look with 1 cream shadow, eyeliner, mascara and groomed brows. I’m on a cream shadow kick right now.

Really, whatever eye look, no matter how simple, is “complete” to me as long as it’s what I wanted to achieve for my total look. Sometimes, it’s primer, one shimmery nude eye color, a coat of mascara, and brows brushed with a spoolie. Another time, it might be primer, 5-6 eyeshadows, two different eyeliner colors, 2-3 different mascaras, filled-in brows, and some glitter.

Eyeliner! I can’t go out w/o eyebrows. Whn I’m just hangin out I’m not about to do a whole eye look w/eyeliner. Work, dates, or goin out, I always have a complete face.

A complete eye look to me personally means: 2-3 eyeshadows, brow bone highlighter, eyeliner, mascara, and undereye concealer. I guess that’s actually face makeup, but I sort of consider it part of my eye makeup. I’m starting to find that most brow products bother me, so I’m on the verge of giving up on them. Luckily, I have dark, pretty decent eyebrows!

It depends on the look I’m going for.
— Under-eye primer
— Concealer
— Shadow primer
— Brow highlight
— Inner/outer corner highlight
— 3 to 7 shadows
— 2 to 4 liners
— Curled lashes
— 1 or 2 mascaras
— 1 to 3 brow products

Maybe that’s why doing my eyes takes more time than the rest of my makeup put together!

Usually priming with MAC’s Painterly paint pot, minimum of 3 colors (base, crease, outer V) sometimes with a pop of a more glittery/shimmery color over the lid. Oh! and a highlight color for the brow bone. Liner, mascara, and of course well shaped brows (mine are quite full so I don’t need to fill them in).

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