What does it mean to have hooded eyes?

What does it mean to have hooded eyes?

Hooded eyes are an eye shape where excess skin and soft tissue around the eyebrow covers the eyelid, but not the eye itself. The condition is so-called because the skin forms a “hood” over the eyelid, leaving a visible crease. Some people have this eye shape at birth, but others develop hooded eyes as they grow older.

Are hooded eyes beautiful?

This eye shape is considered attractive by many people. Anyone can also develop hooded eyes, especially as they get older. If you develop hooded eyes, it is nothing to be ashamed of or embarrassed by. Hooded eyes are a natural sign of aging that are still attractive.

What ethnicity are hooded eyes?

Hooded lids—common among Asian ancestry, but seen in every ethnicity—require some clever makeup mastery. With this eye shape, a piece of skin folds over the lower part of the eyelid, so dark shadows are best to make the lid stand out. No wonder bold makeup looks amazing on this type of eye.

What looks best on hooded eyes?

Line your upper lid only with a fine-point eyeliner pen. Blend colors light to dark at an upward angle. Prime your eyes to minimize transfer. Keep the hood light. Give your brows some attention. Contour your cheeks to lengthen your eyes. Use white eyeliner to make eyes look bigger.