This Is How Ridiculously Easy It Is to Achieve the Glossy Eyelid Look

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With protective face masks (still) covering most of our faces, all our makeup experiments are now limited to the tiniest canvas – our eyes. It is no surprise then that eye makeup sales are through the roof, and Google searches for eye makeup trends, tips, and tricks are tremendously high. If you too have been on the hunt for new ways to dress up your eyes, then this new trend will have you reaching for your eye palettes, well, immediately. Of all the eye makeup trends that have been popping up on our Instagram feeds, there’s one that is (quite literally) shining.

We know you’ve seen them, paused, double-tapped, and then scrolled right past them, convinced that you’re too much of a rookie to pull it off. Truth be told, glossy eyelids are ridiculously easy to achieve. All you need is your favorite eyeshadow palette and clear lip gloss. 

So, how do exactly do you get the shiny look? After applying your base makeup, gently brush the eyeshadow shade of your preference onto your eyelids. Next, pat a thin layer of clear lip gloss, et voila. Achieving the glossy eyelids look is actually that easy. While you’re at it, don’t forget to experiment with different shades. For the daring ones, you can add extra spice to your glossed up eyelids by opting for glitter eyeshadow. 

For the unconvinced, scroll down to watch just how effortless it is to get the look at home. 

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