How to do a winged eyeliner

How to do a winged eyeliner

Of all makeup questions I’m asked as a beauty blogger is How to do a winged eyeliner .The cat eyeliner has been a popular makeup style  around for decades .which is surprisingly easy to do .

How to do a winged eyeliner ,steps.

  • Identify and understand your specific eye shape.
  • Use the proper tools and items
  • Customize your eye.

Identify your eye shape

There are various types of eye shapes. identifying and understanding you eye shape is the first step to having a slick winged eyeliner.types of eyes

  1. Hooded eye.


How to do a winged eyeliner

How to identify a hooded eye.

If the crease of you  eyelid isn’t visible you’re likely  to have hooded eyes.

To make a fawless cat eye create your tip where the lid’s hood starts. This is to make sure that the liner isn’t  concealed by your lid . Start from the outside first. Then go inward ,applying your liner in thin strokes and widening as desired.

     2.Down turned eye

How to do a winged eyeliner

Down turned eye

If the corners of your eyes slope toward your cheek bones ,you have down turned eyes.

How to do a winged eyeliner

Start applying the eyeliner from the inner corner to the outer corner in a thin line (PRO-TIP ,follow the inner corner to the outer corner of your eyebrow to see where the wing stops.pick a pop color ,this is to bring a contrast with your irises.

    3.Monolid eye

If you  have a very minimal or nonexistent  crease ,you ‘re likely to have eye with monolids.

Monolid eye is a perfect canvas to experiment  various versions of eye cat make up. For  a more out standing style its recommended to use a more thicker liner .this brings an original look  by adding  layer after layer until you reach your  desired width.

How to do a winged eyeliner

monolid eye

    4.Round eyes

How to do a winged eyeliner

round eye

If you can see round your iris on the bottom or top you have round eyes.

for round eye use an angled brush and cream eye shadow or liner then draw the liner angle towards the eye’s outer corner apply the liner inwards , Stopping at the center of your lid where your pupil is when looking straight ahead.

   5. Almond eye

How to do a winged eyeliner

almond eyes

If your eyes are oval-shaped with narrow are  likely to have almond eyes.

For almond eyes its recommend that you exploit your  lid space quite well.Draw your eyeliner from the corner all way across the lash line . then flick  it out ,stopping at the tip where your crease  starts.

Uses proper tools and items

  1. Eyeliner brush

The eyeliner brush is perfect if you use gel eyeliner.Creating a winged look with a gel eyeliner can be difficult but with this brush ,its an easy  task.

      2.Gel eyeliner

A rich pigment gel liner that dries to a long lasting matte finish is the best .A creamy texture makes it easy to paint a perfect  cat eye in a few minutes.Go for a quality  gel that is crease proof ,smudge-proof and water proof.



   3.Thin eyeliner brush

Pointed eyeliner brushes help you draw a precise line that is close to your  lashes.Due to its defined end you can draw a thick or a thin line .whoever you want.

How to do a winged eyeliner


     4. Angled eyeliner brush

This tool is perfect for your winged eyeliner looks , you can use the bent side of the brush to easily draw a line along your lash line the simply turn at an upward angle to get a wing.


How to do a winged eyeliner

  5.pen eyeliner

This is an alternative tool from brushes.You can use it to get a perfect  flick with the help of the pointed eyeliner.This makes it super easy to design your winged eyeliner.

customize your eye

step 1

use an angled eyeliner brush to line your upper lashes.Deep your brush into the eyeliner gel the draw a thin line that hugs the base of your lashline.

How to do a winged eyeliner

step 2

Draw a slightly thick line from the inner corner of your eye.the line shadow should start out very thin and get slightly thicker as you continue towards your outermost eyelashes.

How to do a winged eyeliner

step 3

Continue by drawing a thin wing that points up and out from the outer corner of your eye .The wing’s tip should angle up towards the end of your eye shadow.Use a cotton swab dipped in H2O to clean up any mistakes and curve a crisp  sharp flick.

How to do a winged eyeliner

and that’s How to do a winged eyeliner


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