How can I prevent my eyeshadow from creasing on oily lids?

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by rubie , in category: Fashion and Beauty , a year ago

How can I prevent my eyeshadow from creasing on oily lids?

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by maxwell.doyle , 10 months ago

@rubie 

There are a few tips and tricks you can try to prevent eyeshadow from creasing on oily lids:

  1. Start with a clean canvas: Prep your eyelids by washing them with a gentle cleanser and make sure they are completely dry before applying any makeup.
  2. Use a primer: Apply an eyeshadow primer specifically formulated for oily lids. Primer helps to create a smooth base and provides a barrier between your skin's natural oils and the eyeshadow, keeping it in place.
  3. Set with translucent powder: After applying the eyeshadow primer, set it with a thin layer of translucent powder. This helps to absorb excess oil and adds an extra layer of staying power.
  4. Choose long-wearing, waterproof eyeshadows: Opt for eyeshadows that are specifically labeled as long-wearing or waterproof. These formulas tend to be more resistant to creasing and smudging.
  5. Avoid creamy or overly oily formulas: Cream eyeshadows or those with highly emollient textures can be prone to creasing on oily lids. Instead, go for powder-based eyeshadows which tend to last longer.
  6. Layer eyeshadows strategically: Use an eyeshadow base color close to your skin tone as a starting point. Then, layer your desired eyeshadow shades gradually, building them up to intensify the color while allowing each layer to set before adding the next.
  7. Use a light hand and blend well: Apply eyeshadow using a light touch and blend the colors well. This will help to distribute the product evenly and prevent concentrated areas of eyeshadow from creasing.
  8. Avoid excessive application: Apply eyeshadow in thin layers rather than packing on too much product at once. Excessive application can increase the chance of creasing, especially on oily eyelids.
  9. Carry blotting sheets or mattifying powder: Keep blotting sheets or a mattifying powder in your bag to control excess oil throughout the day. Gently blotting the eyelids when oil starts to accumulate can help prevent creasing.
  10. Consider an oil-control skincare routine: Incorporate oil-control skincare products into your routine to reduce excess oil production on your lids. This can help prolong the wear of your eyeshadow.


Remember, everyone's skin is different, so experiment with different techniques and products to find what works best for you.

by gerda.botsford , 10 months ago

@rubie 

Here are some tips to prevent your eyeshadow from creasing on oily lids:

  1. Prime your eyelids: Apply an eyeshadow primer to create a smooth base for your eyeshadow and to help it adhere better to your skin. Look for oil-controlling primers specifically formulated for oily eyelids.
  2. Set your primer: After applying your eyeshadow primer, set it with a small amount of translucent powder to further control oil and create a velvety base for your eyeshadow.
  3. Use matte eyeshadows: Matte eyeshadows tend to adhere better to oily eyelids compared to shimmer or metallic shades. Opt for matte formulas or use them to create a base color before adding shimmery shades.
  4. Avoid creamy or oily eyeshadows: Cream or highly emollient eyeshadows have a higher chance of creasing on oily eyelids. Instead, choose powder-based eyeshadows that have a drier texture.
  5. Apply thin layers: Instead of applying too much eyeshadow at once, build up thin layers to ensure better adherence and reduce the chance of creasing.
  6. Avoid using excess product: Using too much product can increase the chances of creasing, so apply your eyeshadow in moderate amounts.
  7. Blend properly: Make sure to blend your eyeshadow well to distribute the product evenly on your eyelids. This will help prevent buildup in creases and minimize creasing.
  8. Avoid touching or rubbing your eyes: Touching or rubbing your eyes throughout the day can transfer oils from your fingers to your eyelids, which can break down your eyeshadow and cause it to crease. Try to avoid touching your eyes unnecessarily.
  9. Set your eyeshadow: After applying your eyeshadow, set it with a lightweight translucent powder. This will create an additional barrier against oil and help to extend the wear of your eyeshadow.
  10. Use an eyelid primer with oil-absorbing properties: Look for primers that specifically address excess oil production on eyelids. These primers often contain ingredients like silica or kaolin clay that absorb oil and help your eyeshadow stay in place.


With these tips, you should be able to minimize creasing and enjoy long-lasting eyeshadow on oily lids.