Are you a beginner at applying eyeliner? Or maybe you just want to get better. No problem. Eyeliner how to apply maybe not be as easy to apply as lipstick, it is quite easy to master once you learn a few makeup tricks and tips! Whether you like thick or thin, precise or gel or liquid, we put together an eyeliner guide you’re sure to bookmark! Let’s get started with this makeup tutorial for beginners.
Is eyeliner hard to apply?
If you’re wondering how to be better at makeup, the trick to applying eyeliner, especially when you’re just getting started, is to forget about perfection. Don’t get discouraged! Remind yourself to have patience, and yes, plenty of Q-tips on hand!
Again, don’t worry about creating a perfectly smooth, straight line—uneven lines are easy to fix with a dash of makeup remover on a Q-tip.
These are the supplies you’ll need
Start with a good mirror
It is recommended you have a mirror that is both magnifying and non-magnifying. If you u use the magnifying mirror you can often create the wrong shaping so make sure you’re flipping over and back to see what it looks like up close and far away.
This 360-degree mirror – lighted magnifying- is equipped with 2 sides for a clearer and brighter visual color while enabling you to view every necessary detail for perfect eyeliner!
Use an elbow rest to avoid hand shake
The next thing is to rest your elbow on something for a little bit of support. This is particularly for people who have unsteady hands and this will make it massive difference.
An ergonomically designed elbow pad to ease the elbow strain and provide soft support, can effectively alleviate elbow pressure, reduce hand or arm shake. Anti-skid PVC base keeps it in place.
Purchase the best eyeliner you can afford
When it comes to eyeliner, you get what you pay for. Quality is the name of the game.
Ever notice, that without makeup celebrities are pretty normal? Using quality makeup is very important.
Yes, it does cost slightly more than the average drugstore makeup, but it is worth it.
Since the cost of eyeliner is relatively low, why not get the best? Here are a couple of makeup ideas easy with great eyeliner pencil I recommend.
MAYBELLINE Hyper Easy Liquid Pen No-Skip Eyeliner, Satin Finish, Waterproof Formula. The revolutionary flex tip brush and custom hexagonal grip give optimal control and easy, stable application.
HAUS LABORATORIES by Lady Gaga: LIQUID EYE-LIE-NER | Liquid Eyeliner Pen. The jet black formula easily glides onto the eye without any tugging for a smooth application.
Let’s get started! Eyeliner how to apply
With the application, I always like to start in the middle. So right in the middle of the lash line and then we’re gonna be working outward so ignore the inner corner. For now, focus on the center and blend outwards and you want to try to keep the liner as horizontal as you can.
Against the skin, using your pinky for support, work your way across. We’re going to continue the line moving it slightly outwards. This time I want to fold my pinkie underneath. This will allow me to get a little closer access to the outer corner of the lid.
Now you can also switch your hand around and pull the liner in the opposite direction from the outer edge to meet in the center. This is a nice way to get that smooth line.
Now, when you’re working on the inner corner you want to make sure that it’s a really thin line compared to everything else that you’ve done. A nice little technique for this is just to keep it a little higher so it’s dropping lower across the lash line.
So we’ll just make sure you don’t get a really thick line and you want to start where the lashes start. Don’t bring it right to the inner corner.
Focus mostly on the lashes and keep this line nice and thin. There you go. This is almost an invisible eyeliner look you can make it as thick or as thin as you want and looks great with so many different eyes.
What is goth eyeliner?
Pencil eyeliners are easiest to master, but liquid or gel eyeliners can create a more intense goth look. Black eyeliner is a great base for any goth look, but you can use purple, blue, or even glitter eyeliner and still rock an amazing goth eye makeup look.
Create some eyeliner art. Many goths like to create elaborate makeup art next to their eyes. Some common designs include spiderwebs, swirls, crosses, flowers, or butterflies. Simply extend your eyeliner out past your eye, and draw your design with eyeliner on the side of your eye.
How to do winged eyeliner look
Stick a one-inch piece of makeup tape (or Scotch tape, in a pinch) underneath your bottom lashes and angle it based on how dramatic you want your flick. Then, with your liquid eyeliner, trace along your lash line, following the edge of the tape to create a crisp wing.
How to put on liquid eyeliner emo style
How to do eyeliner with eyeshadow
This is probably the easiest and most convenient option. Just run your angled brush under a bit of tap water, then pick up your favorite shade of eye shadow with the brush. It’ll chalk up into a paste-like consistency, which you can easily swipe across your upper and lower eyelids just like you would a liquid liner.
What is puppy eyeliner?
Instead of the cat eye, which is flicked upwards, “puppy eyeliner,” creates a line that droops downwards. This technique is used to create an illusion of a bigger, more rounded eye. The look is so simple and gives off a cuter, more innocent-looking vibe (kind of like the looks you receive from your beloved pups).
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