Eyeliner is bigger than ever this summer, and it looks like the trend is headed straight into the next few seasons. But with so many different options of liner out there, choosing the right one can be overwhelming.
The cat eye is one technique that leaves many feeling defeated. It’s challenging to pull off, and the same eye lining method will not work for every person. The secret? Knowing your eye shape. All you need is our simple eye guide below and a steady hand. If you think cat eyes won’t work for you, think again. It’s common that your eye shape may fall into several categories. Combine recommended techniques to guide you toward a custom cat eye just for you.
Upturned eyes are quite common, and are very similar to almond-shaped eyes. They are oval in shape, and have a natural upward lift at the outer edges. The lower lid is more prominent, appearing much longer than the top lid. When it comes to applying eyeliner, the key is to even out the eye’s upper and lower proportions so they look the same size.
They’re characterized by a downward tilt at the outer corners of your eyes. When you have downturned eyes, it can make your upper lid look much larger than your bottom lid.It might seem like you have a lot more space to work with in terms of eye shadow. Truth is, you want to be a bit more thoughtful about the way that you use that space, though—that way you’ll be able to create a more lifted look.If you were to draw a line straight across your lid, would your outer corners dip below it? Then you have downturned eyes.
If you want to keep the cat eye black, but want to play around with the colors, this one is for you. For Bright Semi Smokey Eye, Create the cat eye like you normally would.Use a fun bright color of your choice. Something like bright blue! Run it across your bottom lashline for a smokey effect. There you have it.
Pop some glitter under the eyes to make it stand out. To apply glitter cat eyeliner, create a cat eye. Then create a Smokey effect by using brown eyeshadow near the lower lash line to create a base. Now choose a glitter liner. If you don’t have one, you can also use glitter pigment and apply it with a very fine brush. Now apply under the eyelashes to create a bright and sparkly look.
These looks are extremely easy and super fun to create. Now that you know all that there is about how to master the cat eye, take a look at these tips on how to further perfect it