If we are not writing about makeup, you will definitely catch us spending hours on the Gram getting gobsmacked by some amazing looks created by our favourite makeup artists and influencers. Watching those videos is truly therapeutic, but ask us to recreate them, and poof! We break into a sweat.

One such makeup technique that we thought was awfully complicated was the cut crease eye technique. But we don’t shy away from a challenge. So we tried our hand at it, and we have to say, it’s not as complicated as we thought. Sure it looks like a piece of art, but when you break it down, it’s really quite simple. So here the easiest cut crease guide to help you ace the look if you give it a shot.

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First off, what exactly is cut crease?

First off, what exactly is cut crease?

Cut crease is a technique that defines the crease of your eye using a contrasting eyeshadow colour with almost zero blending. It clearly differentiates between the brow bone and the eyelid as well as gives your eyes a lot of depth and definition. Considered as one of the most dramatic eye makeup looks, the cut crease may not be for everyone. But in the end, you will how defined and large your eyes end up looking.  

Step 1

We know you’ve heard this a thousand times before from us, but if you are still tempted to skip the primer before applying makeup, then we need to remind you once more. Prep your eyes with the Lakmé Absolute Blur Perfect Makeup Primer to help your makeup last longer and look flawless.

 

Step 2

Step 2

Next, using the brown shade from the Lakmé Absolute Illuminating Eye Shadow Palette – French Rose, apply it all over your lid and closer to the brow bone to create a transition. For a transition shade, always use something slightly darker than your skin tone as it helps the eyeshadow colours look more blended and natural.

 

Step 3

Step 3

Next, apply a concealer such as the Lakmé Absolute White Intense Liquid Concealer across lid to help clean the edges and the clear definition of your cut crease. For this purpose, we recommend that you use an angled brush only as it will drawing this definition a lot easier. Take a little bit of the concealer on the angled brush and apply it in an outward motion towards the tail of the eyebrow.

Step 4

Next up, it is time to apply the beautiful peach colour from the same Lakmé Absolute Illuminating Eye Shadow Palette – French Rose. This will act as a base pigment to cover the concealer on your eyes. Also, this is the dramatic edge of your cut crease. 

 

Step 5

Step 5

To finish the stunning makeup look, simply line your eyes using the Lakmé Absolute Shine Liquid Eye Liner – Black. Create a slight wing to give it that edge. Apply two coats of your favourite mascara and voila! Your cut crease is ready.

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