How to Do a Cut Crease

How to Do a Cut Crease: Eyeshadow Tutorial

How to Do a Cut Crease

Check out this how to do a cut crease video tutorial and step-by-step guide from COVERGIRL® and Safai Kelly. Safai shares her top tips and tricks on how to create a cut crease using any color palette.


Lid Lock Up Eyeshadow Primer

1 shade

TruBlend Minerals Loose Mineral Powder

1 shade

Step 1: Prep and prime eyelid

Apply eyeshadow primer and loose powder to your eyelids to prep your skin.

Define Eyes

Full Spectrum So Saturated Eyeshadow Palette

4 shades

Full Spectrum All Day Idol Brightening Concealer

6 shades

Exhibitionist Waterproof Mascara

1 shade

Step 1: Apply shadow to crease and lower lash line

Take a brown shade from the COVERGIRL So Saturated Palettes to define your crease and accentuate your lower lash line.

Step 2: Enhance crease and lash line

Use a smaller brush to apply a deeper brown shade to the crease region and extend outwards. Afterwards, run the deeper brown shade across your lower lash line.

Step 3: Add depth to crease

Use the deepest brown to add depth to the crease. This shadow should be applied in a more concentrated fashion than the first two shades.

Step 4: Apply base eyeliner

Line your lower lid with Full Spectrum Defining Moment- All Day Eyeliner. Use the deepest brown eyeshadow shade to soften your line if necessary.

Step 5: Shape crease

Carve and fill the shape of your cut crease with Full Spectrum All Day Idol- Brightening Concealer.

Step 6: Apply plum eyeshadow

Take a deep plum shade from the So Saturated Palette to add color to the lower inner and outer corner of your eyes.

Step 7: Apply burgundy eyeshadow

Apply a burgundy shade from the So Saturated Palette to the lower inner and outer corners of your eyes, right above the plum shade.

Step 8: Highlight eyes

Brush a champagne shade from the palette at the top and center of your eyes for a halo cut crease. Afterwards, use the champagne shade to highlight the inner corners of your eyes.

Step 9: Apply eyeliner to define

Line your eyelids Full Spectrum Defining Moment- All Day Eyeliner.

Step 10: Apply mascara

Lengthen and volumize lashes with Exhibitionist Waterproof Mascara.


Sculpt Expert Multiuse Cheek Palette Blush Touch

3 shades

Step 1: Apply highlighter

Use the Sculpt Expert Multi-use Cheek Palette and add blush and highlighter to your cheeks.


Step 1: Apply lip color

Finish your look with Full Spectrum Gloss Idol- Moisturizing Lip Gloss.