Sometimes it is good to experiment with different makeup looks so that you can stick to one for your daily routine. If you are a fan of Korean makeup and skincare in general, you can express various looks from girl next door to urban chic with Eglips in Hong Kong. Here are some popular makeup looks you can create with the brand.
Natural everyday look
The subtle makeup look is a very popular trend in Korea as it can be done effortlessly and still looks good without having to put on layers of makeup. First and foremost, it is always good to start with a good moisturized base. If you have extra time to spare, you can make use of Eglips Moisture Focus Mask Pask to prep your skin.
For this look, you can opt out foundation, particularly if are blessed with nice skin. If that is the case, all you need is to apply Eglips Saranghae Zoo Concealer. Always pick a concealer in a shade that matches your skin tone and apply to any troubled areas of your face. The most important aspect of the natural look is the fresh, dewy glow. Thankfully, Eglips has the Glow Powder Pact that serves this purpose. However, if you want even more glow, you can make use of Eglips Multi Unique Highlighter and apply it to cheekbones, Cupid’s bow, and bridge of your nose.
Glam Smokey look
Sultry and seductive, the glam smokey look will blow everyone away! Compared to the western version of this look, the Korean version is less dark and intense. This is also a look that can be worn daily without looking over the top.
A compulsory makeup tool for this look is eyeliner, preferably a black pen liner such as the Eglips Easy Quick Brush Pen Liner. Run the tip of the eyeliner across your lids, keeping it as close as possible to your upper lash line. Keep it modest with a slight tick without going into a full-blown cat eye. For the eyeshadow, it would be advisable to use darker shades such as brown, grey or black. There are a variety of colours available in Eglips Shadow Beauty Series. Apply broadly over the eyelids, keeping it under the brow bone. You may also use the eyeshadow to contour the outer corner of your eyes. If you wish to glam up the look, even more, you can wear fake eyelashes or coloured contact lenses to make your eyes look bigger.
Sweet peach look
Koreans are fond of peach colour as it gives an innocent, youthful look. The best part about this look is that it fits any type of skin tone. It also gives your skin a bright glow and is the perfect spring and summer shade.
The most important aspect to this look is the vibrant peach eyeshadow. To give your eyes a sparkling effect, apply it all over your lids. You can also pair it with another shimmery eyeshadow that will make your eyes “pop”! Apply a similar peach shade blusher such as the Eglips Apple Fit Blusher on the apples of your cheek. Complete the look with a peachy gradient lip by utilizing two different shades of lip colours. Start with a lighter colour on the outer parts of the lips and then going darker at the center.
Edgy grunge look
If you want to look cute yet badass, you should definitely try this look! The main focus of this look is the darker tones of the lips as well as the eyebrows as it helps frames the eyes.
For the eyeshadow, it is best to utilize matte shades as it will suit the look better and create more depth to your eyes. The same goes for the lip colour. You can either use Eglips’s Real Color Lipstick in Scarlet or Dorothy. Intensify the angles on your face such as your nose bridge, jawline, and cheekbones by contouring it with a dark shade of eyeshadow. Now you can match your makeup with a Korean street-style inspired outfit for the complete look.
Other popular looks
This trend is still very much apparent among the Korean locals and it is extremely easy to achieve. It creates such an innocent, youthful look and is part of many K-pop idols go to look. Simply run the eyeliner on the lash line but instead of giving it a flick, follow the curve of your eye and drag down towards your cheek. The Eglips Ultra Gel Eyeliner is perfect for this look.
By now, you should have realized that most of the makeup trends in Korea are aimed towards looking youthful. Another interesting trend is the Aegyo-Sal which means eye smiles or cute skin. This look can be created by swiping a contour stick where you want the eyebags to begin. After that, utilize a matter or shimmery highlighter such as Eglips Multi Unique Highlighter and go over the bottom of your lash line to achieve a puffy eye bags.
If you like what Eglips has to offer, check out other Korean brands such as Innisfree, Laneige, 3CE and many more.