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How To Get The Perfect Winged Eyeliner

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Sometimes, eyeliner can seem like the most basic and important cosmetic in our kits. It actually is! The way we use our eyeliners can help give a proper shape and definition to the entire face, and not just the eyes.

The first makeup product that most of us were introduced to is probably a kajal or an eyeliner pencil.

Eyeliners are extremely versatile. They come in many forms from liquid to pencil; to even the latest types that is gel eyeliners.

Gel eyeliners are a great combination of the finishes you find in both pencil and liquid liners. They're also very easy to use for beginners in makeup.

The smartest innovation actually would be felt-tip eyeliners. They're extremely easy to use and they work as similar to actually drawing the lines on to your eyes, which makes the application very precise.

So if you're an absolute newbie in the field of makeup, go for this type of an eyeliner.

Do not, by any means, venture into making a winged eyeliner look with a liquid liner if you don't have a practiced hand.

This can be difficult even for pros to master at. In fact, doing a winged eyeliner can be quite challenging even with the use of gel and felt-tip liners.

how to get the perfect winged eyeliner

Although, you need not have to worry, as we've shared certain tips that can help you learn how to rock that winged eyeliner look in no time!

And remember, patience and practice are key when trying to achieve the perfect winged eyeliner look. So, don't give up if you don't get it in a few initial tries.

how to get the perfect winged eyeliner

Credit Card: The first tip is to use a business card or a credit card to trace the line along your eye. This ensures that the wing is sharp. You can do this using a liquid eyeliner as well.

Spoon: Second, you could use a spoon in the same way to trace the line of the wing, by placing the scoop of the spoon, covering the eyelid.

Tape; You can use a tape diagonally across under the eye and use the line made by the tape to trace the line. Even if you go over the tape with the eyeliner, removing the tape will make it easy for you to get rid of any mess. This actually gives you the sharpest wing you could ever get.

Post-its: Stick some sticky notes or post-its under the eye area and draw the wing as you would like, tracing it along the line and voilà, there you have your winged eyeliner look.

Therefore, with these tips, it'll be super easy for you to do the classiest eye look of all time!

Read more about: eyeliner, eye makeup
Story first published: Thursday, August 4, 2016, 6:00 [IST]
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