One of the most important aspects to keep in mind while enhancing the appearance of wide-set eyes is to maintain the shape of the eyebrow. It is essential that stray hair on the outer ends of the eyebrow be plucked to create the illusion of closer-set eyes. Use an eyebrow pencil to draw the eyebrows closer to the nose ridge, thus eliminating the distance between the eyes.
To make your eyes appear closer than they really are, you need to reverse the regular steps of applying eye makeup. Which means, you have to apply highlighter along the outer rims of your eyes, while going darker towards the inner corner.
Darker shadow on the inner corner
Reverse makeup tricks include applying darker shades of eye shadow closer to the nose ridge, while concentrating the lighter shades on the outer corners. As an unsaid rule, restrict darker eye shadows to the inner one-third corner of your eyes. Do remember to stop the darker shade before the crease line.
Sparkly colors to go over the outer corners
As a rule, use lighter shades or even sparkly shades to highlight on the outer corner of your eyes. Which means, you end up creating a shadow effect on the inner corner of your eyes, thereby visually reducing the distance between your eyes.
Define the inner corner of the eyes
The same rule applies while applying eyeliner for your eye lids. Always remember to stretch the line towards the nose ridge instead of the outer corner of the eye. This will help draw attention to the eye instead of the wide space between the eyes. To put it across rather bluntly, you can experiment with cat eyeliner, only concentrating on the inner corner instead of the outer corner.
Blend the makeup to create shadows
Use a smudge brush to feather the lower line towards the outer corner of your eye. The line will look harsh if it stops abruptly towards the center of the eye; soften the look by blending the liner outward. You're now the proud owner of a sultry, drop-dead gorgeous pair of wide-set eyes.