Eyeliner is an essential part of any makeup, and how to put eyeliner differs according to the eye shape. Eyeliner defines the eye and enhances its beauty. It helps modifying the eye shape; enlarging small eyes or widening hooded eyes.
Following is a simplified guide to help you choosing and putting eyeliner according to your eye size and shape.
Applying eyeliner according to eye size
Eyeliner for small eyes:
To enlarge small eyes, draw a thin line starting from the inner to the outer corner of the eye and stretch the line upward to enlarge the eye. You can also draw a line under the lower lashes to make the eye look bigger.
Eyeliner for big eyes:
Eyeliner defines big eyes and highlights their beauty. Draw a thick line so the eye doesn’t appear bigger than needed.
Start by drawing a thin line at the base of your upper lashes and then make it gradually thicker as it extends toward the end of the eye. You can stretch it upward if the eye is round; winged eyeliner will give it an attractive almond shape.
Applying eyeliner according to eye shape
Eyeliner for almond eyes
Many eyeliners styles suit almond eyes.
Start by drawing a thin line of black eyeliner from the inner corner of the eye and make it gradually thicker as it extends toward the outer corner of the eye, and then draw a line under the eye and connect it to the upper line to get a V shape drawing that reveals the beauty of almond eyes in a remarkable way.
Eyeliner for hooded eyes
To make hooded eyes look wider, eye liner should be applied in a thicker way. Start by drawing a thin line at the inner corner of the eye, and then make it gradually thicker after a few centimeters. It is preferable to stretch upward the eyeliner to make hooded eyes look bigger.
Eyeliner for protruding eyes:
Winged or cat eyeliner suits protruding eyes; it reduces the prominence of the pupil and gives protruding eyes a seductive look.
For cat eye lining, start by drawing an upward line at the end of your eye next to the base of your lower lashes. From the end of this line, draw another line toward the middle of your upper lashes.This will give a triangle at the outer corner of the eye. All you need to do is filling this triangle with black eye eyeliner and drawing a thin line from the beginning of your eye.
Eyeliner for round eyes:
The eyeliner style for almond eyes suits round eyes; it elongates the eyes giving them an almond shaped look.
To get an attractive eye shape, start with a thin line at the inner corner of the eye then make it gradually thicker and stretch it upward to get winged eyeliner.
Also draw a thin line at the base of your lower lashes and connect it to the upper line to get a V shape that gives round eyes an attractive almond shaped look.
Eyeliner inside the eye completes this makeup revealing the beauty of the eyes; black eyeliner should be used for big eyes, and light colors such as white or turquoise should be used for small eyes.