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Make-up Tutorials | Everything You Need to Know About Cut Crease Makeup

If you’ re one to follow beauty vloggers then you must know about cut crease makeup, but what is it about and how do you create one?

Makeup artistry goes way back and the cut crease makeup trend is not a new thing, it’ s mainly a resurgence coming from the 1960’ s era. Times when Twiggy was iconic and Brigitte Bardot was a bombshell if you have no idea who these beauties are, it’ s time you look them up and find out about the awesome retro fashion some of us are too young to live out.

One of the things we took out of the swinging 60’ s, aside from the big eyeliner , is the cut crease eye makeup trend and why not? It’ s a dramatic play on an otherwise simple play on colors and today I’ m going to show you how to make one. Maybe it’s challenging but the look is really fun and dramatic it’ s worth all the effort.

So if you haven’ t yet discovered what the 60’ s cut crease makeup trend looked like, let me first show you how it was done in that time before I go ahead and demonstrate how most beauty influencers do it now.

1960’ s Cut Crease Makeup

1960’ s Cut Crease | Makeup Tutorials | Everything You Need to Know About Cut Crease Makeup

1960’ s Cut Crease | Makeup Tutorials | All you need to Know About Cut Crease Makeup

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Meant mostly as a play on the smokey-eye look, it has slowly considered graphic lines and depth on the eyelid area to create a deep-set look that is obvious and quite intimidating, however , iconic it has become.

2016 Cut Crease | Makeup Tutorials | Everything You Need to Know About Cut Crease Makeup

2016 Cut Crease | Makeup Tutorials | Everything You Need to Know About Cut Crease Makeup

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In these days, we see a big comeback of the cut crease makeup from the 1960’ s but no longer as the graphic eye look but more as a variety of the particular smokey-eye look except for when it is used in editorials and style runways.

Creating a Cut Crease Makeup

Creating a Cut Crease | Makeup Tutorials | All you need to Know About Cut Crease Makeup

Creating a Reduce Crease | Makeup Tutorials | Everything You Need to Know About Reduce Crease Makeup

Knowing how to produce a cut crease makeup look takes mastery of your vision shape because creating the wrong curve on your cut -wrinkle might ruin the look of the eye makeup. So be sure that when making a cut crease you already have a “ goal” in mind, how do you want your eye to look? Will making a deeper curve towards the inner corner of the eye much better for your eye shape? Or would a more neutral reduce crease be of better use for a neutral eye form? Once you’ ve figured out what your eye form is then you are ready to play with the cut crease appearance.

Here is a basic tutorial of the cut -wrinkle makeup look for 2016 as shown by beauty vlogger Chrisspy:

Step 1 : Apply Transition Shade Over Crease

Step 1: Apply Transition Shade Above -wrinkle | Makeup Tutorials | Everything You Need to Know About Cut -wrinkle Makeup

Step 1: Apply Transition Shade Over Crease | Makeup Tutorials | Everything You Need to Know About Reduce Crease Makeup

Choose a changeover color and apply above your crease but not heading all the way to your eyebrow.

Step 2: Draw Reduce Crease and Blend

Step 2: Draw Cut -wrinkle and Blend | Makeup Tutorials | Everything You Need to understand Cut Crease Makeup

Step 2: Draw Reduce Crease and Blend | Makeup Tutorials | All you need to Know About Cut Crease Makeup

Using a darker shadow, create a line that will act as the particular cut crease line separating the inner lid towards the transition shade.

Step 3: Lid

Step 3: Lid | Makeup Tutorials | Everything You Need to Know About Cut Crease Makeup

Step 3: Lid | Makeup Tutorials | Everything You Need to Know About Cut Crease Makeup

Apply a highlighter color right on the lid for contrast, this trick also creates a more open eye look.

Step 4: Define the Line

Step 4: Define the Line | Makeup Tutorials | Everything You Need to Know About Cut Crease Makeup

Step 4: Define the Line | Makeup Tutorials | Everything You Need to Know About Cut Crease Makeup

Continue once again with a darker color and a much smaller clean head to define the cut crease. Add a wing lining for added effect or if you don’ t love to it should work as well.

Watch the entire video tutorial by Chrisspy below:

The cut crease technique instantly creates a more deep set looking eye and a spectacular spin on a smokey eye look. Wear it to activities and parties or you can also use bright colors intended for festivals or if you just want to have fun with makeup on an or else mundane day, you can definitely add some excitement to your appearance with a cut crease eyeshadow.

Are you experiencing a simple cut crease makeup trick you’ d prefer to share, go ahead and tell me about it in  the comments section beneath; if you liked this  era inspired look, get more inspired with this vintage tutorial.

As for me, I can’ big t wait till it’ s summer again so I may pair my killer cut crease with this laid-back jumpsuit :

MASON & IVY SUMMER ROMANCE JUMPSUIT

MASON & IVY SUMMER ROMANCE JUMPSUIT

I want to see how your reduce crease went, share your looks on my Facebook , Instagram and Twitter feed.  

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Karen Lang