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Benefits Of Using A Winged Eyeliner

By: Padmapreetham mahalingam
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Eyeliner has always been a trend with women and the use of an eye makeup dates back to the ancient Egyptians. The ancient Egyptians used to wear a thick kohl liner in an almond shape, around their eye, so as to protect themselves from evil spirits and any kind of a disease.

Ancient Egyptians believed that cosmetics have magical powers and this led them to line their eyes with kohl. However, nowadays, we don't follow these kinds of beliefs and we use these to alter our appearance and to look appealing instead.

It is rightly said that eyes are the windows to the soul, and every woman has the right to get all dolled up and to take care of her looks. Nothing oozes graceful glamour more than seeing women with their eyeliner on.

If you want your face to look gorgeous then it's perfect to go in for a winged eyeliner look than opting for just a smokey eyes look.

So what are the benefits of having a winged eyeliner? Lately, a winged eyeliner or a cat eye-style has become the latest trend for this season. A winged eyeliner can give you a sultry look, only if it is done in the right manner.

There is nothing more elegant than trying out a winged-eyeliner look. This look is classic and sleek and you can achieve it without even mastering the technique. With just a few tricks and tips, you can achieve this alluring look.


Bigger Eyes

Eyes look wider when you try to produce the cat-eye effect. The benefit of having a winged eyeliner is that you can further increase your doe-eyed look with the shape of your eyes. This kind of a look is subtle and chic.

A winged eyeliner can be put with a great ease, only if you follow a few apposite methods.


Adds Depth

So, what are the benefits of having a winged eyeliner? One of the best things that you need to know about having a winged eyeliner is that it adds depth to your lashes and makes your lashes look thicker.


Sharpens The Shape

Precision is the apt keyword required for perfecting a winged eyeliner. Opting for a winged-eyeliner look can really enhance the shape of your eyes, without the necessity of a good eye shadow.

It gives you a nice elegant look even without applying an eye shadow. This is one of the best benefits of having a winged eyeliner.


A Fresh Face Look

If your eyes look sleepy or wistful, it can be tricked with having a winged eyeliner. In an instant, it can give your face the much-needed brightness and make it look fresh.

This is one the methods that will not show the weariness of your eyes (like ageing or tiredness).



Accentuating your eyes is one of the benefits of having a winged eyeliner look. For small eyes, this look can elongate the eyes and draw an easy attention.

This is one method that won't make you look bad, as it can bring a nice symmetry to your asymmetrical eyes. You can make your face look fresh by accentuating it with a classic winged eyeliner look.



A lot of women are afraid to experiment with a winged eyeliner. At first, it can turn out to be a little tricky to attempt this or work with.

Yet, with a few tips in mind and with practice, there is a possibility to make this method work perfectly well for you. One of the benefits of having a winged eyeliner is that it has the staying power whilst looking clean and fresh.


Smudge Free

A winged eyeliner is long lasting and doesn't smudge that easily. It dries up rapidly, and even if you make a mistake on this technique it can be fixed quickly. You can control the thickness of the lines while going for a winged eyeliner look.

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Story first published: Sunday, January 3, 2016, 6:00 [IST]
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