The perfect winged eyeliner is what every girl wants! But acing the eyeliner skill is not everyone’s cup of tea. So, here in this makeup academy chapter 2, we will learn how to apply eyeliner for beginners. In the last chapter, you read about applying basic makeup for beginners. Eyeliner is a makeup product that will enhance your eye makeup and add the glam to the overall look. So, without any delay let’s move ahead with the tutorial. The tutorial will be mostly focused on how to apply eyeliner by yourself. The reason behind that is, not every time you will have someone to do that, right?
Table of Contents:
- What will you need for applying eyeliner by yourself?
- Different types of eyeliner shape
- How to apply eyeliner for beginners?
- Step 1: Prep your eyes
- Step 2: Complete your eyeshadow look
- Step 3: Shake eyeliner well
- Step 4: Apply eyeliner
- How to apply eyeliner liquid?
- Things to Consider While Applying Eyeliner
The end of makeup academy chapter #2: how to apply eyeliner for beginners
What you will need for applying eyeliner by yourself?
An eyeliner pen and if you are going for the liquid eyeliner, you might need an additional brush for applying the winged eyeliner too. Before you learn how to apply eyeliner by yourself, you should know how many types of liner you can apply.
Different types of eyeliner shape
The eyeliners shown in the above image are the different types of eyeliner you can go for! From basic to luxe, dramatic, and bold all the eyeliners can be created with either a pen or the liquid eyeliner.
If you are going for a formal look, pick the basic, simple, classic, smooth, double-up, or pin-up eyeliner type. However, if you are creating an eyeliner look for a party or wedding go for other ones, you can also pick a graphic eyeliner look.
The key to creating the perfect eyeliner for your eye makeup look is its right application. So, let’s learn how to apply eyeliner by yourself at home using both pen and liquid eyeliner.
How to apply eyeliner for beginners?
Whether you’re searching for how to apply eyeliner natural look or by yourself, this guide will help you out. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to apply eyeliner for beginners.
Step 1: Prep Your Eyes
Prep your eyes, as usual, using primer and concealer. Tap in the concealer well to the eyelids.
Step 2: Complete Your Eyeshadow Look
Then, complete your eyeshadow look with the perfect eyeshadow palette. You can pick the eyeshadow palette as per your evening look. Get your hands on the best eyeshadow palette from De’Lanci like La Catrina Eyeshadow Palette. Both of these palettes have several shades and will help you get ready for even the smallest occasion.
Step 3: Shake Eyeliner Well
Always remember whenever you are using any new product with the liquid formula you must shake it well. The glitter eyeliner set from De’Lanci is also among the liquid formulations. Hence, don’t forget to shake the eyeliner well before you go for the application.
Step 4: Apply Eyeliner
Then it's time for the real test. The very first thing to keep in mind is no hand shivering while applying eyeliner. Many beginners face this, but you can overcome it with practice. Keep your eyes open while applying the eyeliner.
Applying a pencil or pen eyeliner is easy as all you have to do is glide across your upper lash line. You will have eyeliner on both sides. Add two or three coats more for filling in the gap.
And tada! Yeh rahi aapki picture-perfect eyeliner.
How to apply eyeliner liquid?
Above you learned how to apply eyeliner for beginners with pencil and in this section, you will learn how to apply eyeliner liquid. Don't forget to first prep your eyes, secondly apply eyeshadow, next shake the eyeliner well. Just make sure when you are shaking the liquid eyeliner bottle cap it tightly shut. After that, follow these:
Step 4: Keep your eyes open and glide the brush from the outer corner to the inner corner for precision. If you are comfortable you can go reverse as well.
Step 5: Then, fill in the gaps if there are any.
Tip: If you're looking to create the winged eyeliner look, follow the lash line and the end result will be a perfect and coordinated winged eyeliner.
Things to Consider While Applying Eyeliner
Now, there are many eyeliner styles, where you will need to add a stroke or two under your eyes too. So, how to apply eyeliner under eyes? Well, it is as easy as applying the eyeliner to the eyelid.
- Follow the lower lash line and you will have aced the look very soon.
- Keep in mind when learning how to apply eyeliner under eyes that you should not apply eyeliner to your waterline. If you don’t want to use liquid or pen eyeliner, go for the pencil eyeliner or kajal.
- No matter what eyeliner look you want to go for – the only thing to keep in mind is the no hand shivering and to keep your eyes always open. Have patience and let your inner artist work on the art.
The End of Makeup Academy Chapter #2 – How to Apply Eyeliner for Beginners
This chapter was short, but you learned how to apply eyeliner for beginners. Stay tuned to De’Lanci Makeup Academy for more such long and short chapters on applying makeup products. Also, checkout guide to eye makeup for beginners. In no time you’ll become a pro in makeup application, and would know how to use the eyeshadow palettes and other makeup products to the fullest. So, did you learn how to apply eyeliner by yourself? If yes, share your skills on Instagram and tag us.