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Eye Makeup Looks That Are Perfect For Monolids

Enhance what you have with these makeup how-to’s

(Cover photo from: @dahyeshka)

If you’re Asian, chances are you have single eyelids, also known as monolids. Since the beauty industry has often been dominated by Western culture -- women and men who usually have deep set eyes or double eyelids -- it can be hard to find products or looks that would look great on your sultry peepers.

But thanks to the Internet, finding makeup looks -- from simple ones you can do everyday to full-on glam -- isn’t difficult anymore as more and more women with monolids are coming out with their own tutorials. So if you have single eyelids and need a little guidance on how to contour, shade, and line them, keep reading for our favourite makeup looks you can cop.


Soft Smokey Eye by Dasha Kim

For an easy and soft smokey eye, you don’t need to look any further because this tutorial by Dasha Kim is all you will need. And the best part is that the final look is versatile – wearable for both day and night, for whatever occasion.

Everyday Glowing Makeup by joycebean

If you’re just looking for a simple and easy way to make your beautiful eyes (and other features) pop, this glowy makeup look is the answer to every single eyelid lady's prayers. 


Winged Eyeliner by Kicki Yang Zhang

Getting the perfect winged liner is most likely the number one thing most Asian girls want achieve as it just complements monolids beautifully. Thanks to Kicki Yang Zhang's tutorial, you’ll be able to rock a winged liner in no time.

Neutral Cut Crease by Coffee & Cashmere

Lovers of a cut crease, rejoice, because this tutorial will inspire every man and woman with monolids to create their own versions of this glamorous EOTD.


Valentine’s Day Makeup by Hana Lee

With the holidays and New Year festivities over, the next occasion to look forward to is Valentine’s Day. Whether or not you have a boyfriend, you can always get glammed up with this pink, romantic look that will be perfect for going out with your best single friends.


Want more makeup tips? Then read here for the best eyeliner hack for girls with monolids.