How to apply eye make up in an Egyptian fashion By: Eve Hebert
History According to ancient Egyptians an eye without eye make up was vulnerable to the Evil Eye. The first Egyptian eye make up is from a galena rock. Galena has disinfectant and offers protection from harmful rays of the sun. The make up was applied around the eye, in an almond or feline type of shape. The wearing of eye make up was a necessity, or must have. Both the rich and poor people wore the eye make up. The only difference was that the poor people applied their eye make up with sticks instead of brushes, like the rich people. Eye make up was also used for spiritual and medicinal reasons.
Materials you need Light-colored eye shadow Foundation Mascara Black liquid eyeliner Eyelash comb Wash rag Eye make up primer Eyebrow pencil Gold and blue eye shadow Eye shadow brush Eye lash curler
Step one Wash your face with warm water and a clean wash rag.
Step two Put a little bit of foundation onto your eye lids, and rub it in until the foundation is smooth.
Step three Get an eyebrow pencil, two notches darker than your normal eyebrow color, then shape your eyebrows. (mostly focusing on arches, and fill them in heavily)
Step four Apply the eyeliner on the top and bottom. At the ends of your eyes and extend the lines.
Step five Put eye make up primer onto you eye lids, followed by a cream colored eye shadow. Apply starting from lash line to brow bone.
Step six Next dab on blue or gold eye shadow. Use an eye shadow brush to evenly spread out the eye shadow.
Step seven Finish by applying mascara and curling your eye lashes.