Are you afraid wearing eyeliner will make you look like a hung-over raccoon? If so, you might be missing out on a simple way to open up your eyes and give yourself a brighter, more youthful appearance.
Eyeliner made easy
Forget your fear of eyeliner, and follow these simple steps to give your eyes a polished, clean look.
Choose the right product
The makeup counter can be overwhelming. We get it. From pencils to gels, and smudge sticks to liquid liners, the options are staggering. If you're new to eyeliner, or lack confidence in your eyeliner application skills, start by using a mineral eyeshadow applied with an eyeliner brush. This method will give you maximum control, and you won't have to worry about liquid eyeliner drying immediately, without giving you the opportunity to touch up your mistakes.
Pick your color
Not sure whether to choose your eyeliner color based on your eye color, your outfit or your mood? Start by coordinating your eyeliner with your eye color.
Tools you'll need
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Remember, it takes patience and practice to master the skill of eyeliner application. Once you've gotten the hang of it, you'll see what a difference a defined lid makes in your overall appearance.
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Learn how to apply both powder liner and pencil liner in this quick tutorial.
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