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Different Types Of Winged Eyeliners

By: Archana Mukherji

Eyeliners, no doubt, are every woman's favourite. Using eyeliners can make your eyes look sensual and bring an instant fresh look to your face. Applying an eyeliner is an art. It should be done the right way to suit your eyes.

Women today are very much interested in having beautiful eyes and concentrate a lot on their eye make-up, especially the eyeliner part.

Many of us have this beauty query in mind, what is a winged eyeliner? What are the different types of winged eyeliners and how do we do them?

Winged eyeliner, also called cat eyeliner, helps define the shape of your eyes well. Hearing this, we might definitely want to learn the different types of winged eyeliners.

However, learning the types of winged eyeliners might be difficult, right? Absolutely not. But, it is vital to learn and understand various eye shapes to make sure winged eyeliner looks the best.

If you are good at identifying eye shapes, the different types of winged eyeliners should not be difficult to try for you.

Therefore, this article will help you identify your eye shape and the type of winged eyeliner that can be applied to suit your eye shape the best.

Different types of eyeliners

Down-turned Eyes:
If the corners of your eyes slope towards the cheekbones, then you are supposed to have down-turned eyes. For such eyes, it is recommended to draw a thin line of eyeliner from the inner corner to the outer corner. Now, for the wing effect, all you have to do is to draw the eyeliner out and then up to the crease and you are done!!

Different types of eyeliners

Hooded Eyes:
When the crease of your eyelid is not visible, you are likely to have hooded eyes. Remember, flawless winged eyeliner can be applied to hooded eyes as well!! For such eyes, make sure you start your eyeliner from the outside in a thin line and then draw it towards the inside. Start from the point where your lid's hood starts and keep applying thin strokes, though you can widen wherever required.

Different types of eyeliners

Round Eyes:
If you can see around your iris on the bottom or top, you are considered to have beautiful round eyes. Here, you can apply a different type of winged eyeliner.

Round eyes are beautiful by themselves and a winged eyeliner can make them look all the more beautiful.

For these eyes, you just need to draw the liner inwards, starting from the outward corner and stop at the centre of the lid where the pupil is, when you are looking straight.

Different types of eyeliners

Monolid Eyes:
When you have a minimal or non-existent crease, you are likely to have monolid eyes.

To get the winged effect on such eyes, place the tip of the eyeliner on the lash line at the pupil, then draw to the outer corner. Then, start from the inward and draw it to meet the middle point.

Almond Eyes:
Almond eyes are oval shaped and narrow at the corners. For such beautiful eyes, you can draw the eyeliner from the inner corner, flick it out and stop at the tip where your crease starts. So, try these winged eyeliner ideas to accentuate your look in the best way possible.

Read more about: makeup, eyeliner
Story first published: Monday, July 4, 2016, 7:00 [IST]
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