8 Gorgeous Eyeliner Looks That Go Beyond Basic Black
When you get tired of black wings or a natural-looking smudge, make your eyes pop with these looks.
Jazz up your wink with a thick metallic eyeliner. Get your hands on a shimmery pencil, or mix loose shimmer with setting spray to create your own eyeliner. Find out how to get the look from Miss Maven and find her on Instagram as @tenipanosian. Want to shave off a couple years of your finishing look? Who wouldn’t! Check out makeup artists’ tricks to looking younger.
Rainbow eyeliner doesn’t have to look like you spilled crayons on your face. Keep multiple jewel tones street-appropriate by adding a plain black wing to bring it back down to earth. Find out more about this look from Keiko Lynn.
Red eyeliner sounds like an unfortunate way to look like the walking dead, but it can turn out wearable and classy if you do it right. A metallic sheen softens it up, and keeping it just on the tops will keep your eyes from looking bloodshot. Visit Sharon the Makeup Artist for the tutorial, and find out more makeup tricks for looking more awake.
Make your eyes glowing by lining them with a light, shimmery eyeliner. Adding an inner layer of black adds definition to make the sparkle pop even more. Visit Keiko Lynn to find out more, and don’t miss these makeup tricks that make eyes look bigger.
A simple cat eye is a safe look, but adding a second wing makes it edgy. Connect another flick above your first, or take it up a notch by lining your crease, like in the look pictured here. Head over to Miss Maven (@tenipanosian) to find the tutorial.
Feeling some disconnect
It might be called “liner,” but that doesn’t mean it’s limited to just around your lash lines. Drag your liner through your crease to add major definition to your eyes. Learn more from Keiko Lynn.
Mix and match
Going to a sports event? Show some spirit by lining each eye with your team’s colors. Get the look by turning eyeshadow you already own into eyeliner. Learn how from Daniela Lrd.