Decode and demystify Gen Z's latest online slang terms with In The Know's new glossary.
Mikayla Nogueira is a 23-year-old makeup artist from Mass. with 7.7 million TikTok followers. Nogueira shares her favorite beauty products, hacks and tips with her audience. In one video, she tried a popular eye shadow hack making the rounds on social media. The hack uses a spoon to create the perfect crease and wing.
If you love truffle, you'll love these sauces and condiments
Nogueira wasn’t exactly sold on the trick from the start. She placed the spoon over her eye and used the curve to outline the crease.
“I feel like you could very easily mess this up. Ugh,” she said. “The issue is I’m a lefty, bro, and I can’t blend eye shadow with my right hand. I can’t blend because this is not my dominant hand.”
But when she lifted the spoon, she was pleasantly surprised at how well it came out.
Next, she used the handle of the spoon to create a wing. Although she liked the result, she made some “gentle edits” by extending the wing line.
Then she filled in the rest of her eyelid space with a different color shadow.
“How pretty! I was skeptical. Makeup hacks are a hit or miss,” Nogueira said. “[But] I like it.”
The tutorial received 19.3 million views on TikTok.
“This is so beautiful. I want to try it,” one user commented.
“People used to do this when I was in middle school and they would use the same spoon for eyeliner,” another wrote.
“Wow, that worked really well! Gorgeous!” someone said.
Here are some of my favorite Earth-friendly products that bring the chill
In The Know is now available on Apple News — follow us here!
If you enjoyed this story, read more about critiques of the “midsize” fashion movement.
More from In The Know:
The post Makeup artist uses utensil to get perfect eye shadow look appeared first on In The Know.