Eye Tips

Q-tips® cotton swabs and Q-tips® Precision Tips™ cotton swabs are must-have items for many makeup artists - blending eye shadows, applying gently, and disposing easily. Check out the tips below for some beauty inspiration!


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For Longer Lasting Mascara

To dramatize eyes and keep mascara lasting all night long, apply extra coats of mascara. First apply one coat of mascara, then dip a Q-tips® cotton swab or Q-tips® Precision Tips™ cotton swab in translucent powder and sweep over lashes. Finally, cover with a second coat of mascara.


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The Ultimate Smokey Eye Look

To achieve a quick smokey eye, draw a thick line close to your lash line using your eyeliner and smudge upwards with a Q-tips® cotton swab or Q-tips® Precision Tips™ cotton swab to create a “smokey” effect.


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Disposable Eye Shadow Brushes

Q-tips® cotton swabs and Q-tips® Precision Tips™ cotton swabs are great for eye shadow application because they are disposable, so you can use a new one for each shadow color. No need to worry about washing brushes while layering colors…they are a cleaner alternative!


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Dab Three Dots to Hide Under Eye Circles

Hide under eye circles by using one end of a Q-tips® cotton swab or Q-tips® Precision Tips™ cotton swab to dab on three dots of concealer. Use the other end to blend for a seamless finish.


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A Quick Fix for Eye Shadow Creases

Smooth eye shadow creases on the lids with Q-tips® cotton swabs or Q-tips® Precision Tips™ cotton swabs.


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Apply Fake Lashes

Use Q-tips® Precision Tips™ cotton swabs or Q-tips® cotton swabs to help apply fake lashes! Start by applying a dab of lash adhesive to the tip. Keep the tip close to the lash line and use it to guide the application of the faux lash strip.


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Control Crazy Eyebrows

Control unruly brows by applying a small amount of Vaseline® petroleum jelly using Q-tips® cotton swabs.


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Day to Night Glamour in Shades of Gray

To instantly take your look from daytime to date night use Q-tips® cotton swabs and a small eye shadow compact with shades of gray. Use one to layer and blend multiple hues for a softer, updated version of the "smokey eye."


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Master Your Lashes

Use the middle part of a Q-tips® cotton swab to curl your lashes after applying your mascara, while the lash is still a little wet.


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Make Eyes Brighter

To instantly brighten your eyes, add a dab of a light shimmer to the inner corners with Q-tips® Precision TipsTM!


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Define your eyes

Use a Q-tips® Precision TipTM to shadow your eyelid along the "outer V". You'll increase the dimension of your look and create the illusion of a larger eye.