Wearing a face mask every time you step out of the house is the new normal. But don’t let that discourage you from wearing makeup. While you can’t wear a bold, bright lipstick to seize the day, you can definitely amp up your eye makeup by adding a pop of colour to accentuate your eyes. And what’s the latest eye makeup trend mermaid tears is all about — making your peepers pop by highlight the inner corner of your eyes using a bright coloured eyeshadow. The best part? It doesn’t require advanced skills and can be mastered by a makeup noob too. Excited? Read on for a quick and easy tutorial on how to ace the mermaid tears eye makeup trend…

Mermaid tears eye trend - Blue

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Step 01: Start by applying the Lakme Absolute Blur Perfect Makeup Primer all over your lids

Step 02: Apply a neutral eyeshadow (something that is closest to your natural skin colour) all over your lids and gently blend it in. This will hide any discolouration.

Step 03: Define your crease using a darker eyeshadow to add more depth.

Mermaid tears eye trends - Purple

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Step 04: Take any bright colour from the Lakmé Absolute Infinity Eye shadow Palette – Coral Sunset on a tiny eyeshadow brush and apply it in the inner corner of your eyes. You can keep it subtle or amp up the intensity, depending on your preference.

Step 05: Draw a thin flick of winged eyeliner using the Lakmé Eyeconic Liner Pen Fine Tip and finish off this look by applying two generous coats of the Lakmé Absolute Flutter Secrets Volumizing Mascara on the upper and lower eyelid and voila, you’ve got yourself a stunning eye makeup look with minimum efforts.

Main image courtesy: @makeupbyradhikabhagi and @lucidol_makeup