How About Eyeliner, WING IT! 6 Simple Ways

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This style demands you to utilize eyeliner to create winged lines at the borders of your eyes, as the name suggests.

Since the invention of eyeliner or eye makeup, winged eyeliner has been used to create a variety of eye shapes.

If you’re a newbie, the various possibilities for what to use (weather, pencil, gel, liquid, felt, etc.) may be overwhelming. Choose a pencil. Why? Because it’s the simplest and best place to start for eyeliner newbies. Pencils go on smoothly and are more forgiving of shaky hands than liquid or gel.

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Different Eyeliner Products 

For beginners, an eyeliner pencil is an easiest and most fail-proof eyeliner to use. Simply hold it like a regular pencil and draw along your lash line. If you’re feeling brave and want to try your hand at liquid liner, I say go for it! However, use a thin liquid eyeliner pen or simply line use a pencil liner first and then layer the liquid eyeliner on top. Make sure you have Q-tips and makeup remover available in case you make any mistakes.

SIX(6) KNOWN EYELINER STYLES

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SIMPLICITY 

Line the upper lash line. Follow your natural eye shape with the eyeliner moving to the edge of the eye.

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FELINE

A single line on the upper eyelid thickens gradually to the outside corner of the eyes and ends with a tip. It remembers the form of a cat-eye.

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CAT EYE

Starting at the inner corner of the upper eyelid, moving brush tip outwards. For best results, use a black liquid liner.

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BOLD

A very thick line on the upper eyelids, once you have hit the outer corner wing it out a bit and connect it Back to the liner.

soft-smoked-eyeliner
SOFT SMOKED

Consists of a thick, soft upper line that joins with a line below.  This provides a shaded outline of the eyes.

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OPEN WINGS

Double line, one on the upper lid and the other on the lower is prolonged beyond the end of the eye. Bending in two outer wings.

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HOW TO ACHIEVE THE PERFECT WING

https://youtu.be/xJyx2VZY-Is

HERE ARE SOME DO’S AND DON’TS WHEN IT COMES TO EYELINER.

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By Maricelle Smith

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