All posts tagged: Asian Makeup

K-Pop Beauty Icons: Blackpink

Light Up the Sky, the eye-opening documentary on the K-pop sensation Blackpink has debuted on Netflix. We take a closer look at the trend-setting beauty and makeup styles of the four starlets. Their makeup is the quintessential K-Beauty look: not over the top but accentuating the natural contours of softer Asian features. #1 – Subtle smokey Their lightly-lined and faintly smudged eyes keep the faces looking youthful while sultry and pretty. Thin eyeliner to define the upper lashline, and lightly smudged neutral shadow just below the lower lashline. #2 – Skin-glow-up pastel makeup Flattering pastel rainbow shades on the hair, eyes, cheeks and lips. #3 – The Ingenue makeup Bright eyes with a flick and perfectly-lined bright red/ pink lips. Simple, but so glamourous. #4 – Glowing skin The makeup look of a Korean celebrity is not complete without beautifully luminescent skin. Photos taken off the Instagram accounts of @jennierubyjane, @lalalalisa_m, @sooyaa__ @roses_are_rosie

Makeup for Asian Faces: 2018

Cut-crease? Winged-tip? Cupid’s bow? What’s that? To better reflect the contents of this article, the title should probably be changed to Makeup for East Asian women – the Chinese, Mongolians, Japanese and Koreans – with smaller eyes, single eyelids (or very shallow double eye lids), finer browbones and thinner lips. There is so much online content and makeup tutorials dedicated to women with large, deepset eyes, and poutier lips (injected or not); and barely any for women with different facial features. Although South Korea’s Allure does a pretty good job breaking down the makeup tips for women with smaller eyes and lips. And steal a few tips from these women with delicate features and an A+ makeup game. Single, hooded lids Eye makeup (liner and shadow) pretty much disappears when these women open their eyes fully. The space between their peepers and brows are also narrower. So just keep the makeup simple with subtle eye-widening contouring of the socket in neutral hues, a lash of mascara and liner. Clear complexion is key. Brows kept full. …