One of the first things that come to your mind when you hear about eyeliner is a long, colorful line that runs down the length of your eye. While the look is very attractive on its own, adding a bit of sex appeal to your upper lip can really turn heads and make you look glamorous. But, before you get out there in search for that perfect eyeliner, it is important that you realize how to do eyeliner properly. The best eyeliner is not only easy to apply but also blends well.
To get the best looking eyeliner, start off with liquid eyeliner. This type of liquid goes on thick and smoothly, which allows the color to last much longer. However, liquid eyeliner with an even thin brush can work as well. The only real difference is, you need to be a little more careful with your brush. With the right equipment, you’re ready to toss your eyelids into the water!
Next, let’s get to your upper lash line. When applying this look, it is important to consider what eye shape you have. If you have a round lid, your eyeliner will appear much longer due to the round nature of your eye. To fix this, use a bit of black mascara along the upper lash line. This creates a thicker line at the base of your lashes, bringing out your eye shape more. To pull off this style perfectly, use a bit of waterproof eyeliner along the edge of your lower eyelashes to create a smudge effect.
The third step is to apply a line of white eyeliner along the inner corners of your eye. This gives your eyes a defined appearance and helps define your eye size. If you’re not sure how to do this correctly, try curling your eyelashes before applying the eyeliner. This will give you the effect of sharpened inner corners. Curling your lashes also makes the outer edge of your eye appear sharper.
Finally, we’re going to continue with our eyeliner tutorial. To complete the outermost part of our eyelid look, we need to apply the darkest shade of eyeliner to our upper lash line. Then, brush in a very light shade of eyeliner along the lower lash line to define and add volume to your eyes. Finish the look off with two coats of mascara along the inner corners of your eyes. This will pull together your eye and lip look.
This is how to apply eyeliner for dark eyes. Hopefully this quick guide will be to perfect your style. Eyeliner doesn’t have to stand out like a sore thumb. Instead, it can be used to define your eye area, provide extra drama, or provide a bit of color to your eyelids. With a bit of practice and the right liner pencil, your eyes will shine with beauty!