Last Eid, we had Dewy Make-up guidelines, which gives you a nice fresh look – but shimmery makeup is ever so popular now because it gives you instant glamour with a light-reflecting look.

Shimmer is made of light-reflecting crystals called mica, and nowadays, shimmer can be found in foundations, powders (loose and transparent), eye shadows, blushes, pencils and even lipsticks.

The shimmer look works beautifully as a day look, and greatly enhances an evening look too.

Shimmer Make-Up Tips | The Striving Muslimah Blog


Be careful with Shimmers!

Shimmers suit all skin colors – but always use a small amount. Be careful not to use too much, because you don’t want your whole look to be super shiny. Shimmery skin looks fine in fashion and beauty photos – but in real life you must be much more light-handed.

Where should I use Shimmer?

Use shimmer products anywhere the light would reflect naturally; cheekbones, forehead, chin, bridge of the nose, eyelids and lips.

How to create Light-Reflecting Eye Effect?

For a natural light-reflecting eye effect, apply light brown matte eye shadow in the corners of the eyes with a small eye shadow brush and follow the natural line of the crease.

Apply a white shimmer eye shadow on the middle of the lids using a small brush while blending it to the inner corners.

What also would add an extra touch to your eyes is white inside liner – its creates that