You can do so much with black eyeliner. All kinds of variations come with feline flicks, from super dramatic Arabic style eyeliner to thin baby wings with just enough to accent the eye. Aside from that, you can get really creative and try different eyeliner techniques. We bring you the 10 most beautiful black eyeliner looks to get you inspired.
Fierce eyeliner is one way to have your makeup really stand out. If you are tired of the same old smokey eye, you can always opt for a fun feline flick this season. The best inspiration always comes from celebrities, who are here to set up all the new trends. We rounded up some of the coolest eyeliner looks you can copy this summer.
The beautiful model made a strong case for statement black eyeliner. Her makeup artist Hung Vanngo created a bold feline flick you have to try.
Leave it to Bella Hadid to introduce you to your newest spring and summer beauty obsession – colorful eyeliners and mascaras. Dior dropped the Diorshow 2018 makeup collection, a range of boldly-hued mascaras and liquid liners perfect for the upcoming sunny season. The luxury makeup brand offers an impressive range of shades and textures for everyone who wants to get creative with color.
The younger Hadid sister fronts the campaign sporting a few show-stopping makeup looks. Bella is often a minimalist when it comes to makeup, but she went bold for the Diorshow 2018 campaign. The model has rocked many bold looks on the runway, but off-duty she likes to keep things sweet and simple. Anyway, get ready to see the daring side of Bella Hadid in this new makeup campaign. Makeup artist Peter Philips used vivid shades on her eyelids such as neon pink, ultraviolet, turquoise, yellow and more. His idea was to show women that they can be “daring with color, in an elegant way”. In the campaign shots, you can see Bella flaunting multicolored layered eyeliner look, as well as ingenious feline eyeliner with different colorful mascaras on her lower and bottom lashes.
Colorful liners and mascaras certainly don’t get the attention they deserve. Mostly because a lot of women are afraid to ditch their black makeup essentials and play with color. The makeup artist behind Bella’s looks, Peter Philips shared a few tips for using colorful liners and mascaras. Since not many would dare to recreate the model’s campaign looks, he suggested using black mascara as a base and adding a touch of color just on the tips of the eyelashes. Another option is to use vibrantly-hued mascara only on the lower lashes. The possibilities are endless and it’s all up to you and your preferences. The idea of the Diorshow makeup collection is to show-off your eyes. These colorful new releases will for sure help you create a standout eye makeup look.
The Diorshow 2018 makeup collection includes 15 shades of liquid eyeliner and 5 shades of mascara. The liquid eyeliners dubbed “On Stage” come in an array of shades from white and black to vibrant red and ocean blue. The new Diorshow “Pump N’ Volume” mascaras come in five shades: black, peach, pink, purple and blue. The formula is waterproof which makes this mascara perfect for wearing on the beach as well as a night out. The price of the eyeliners is $30.50 each and of the mascaras $29.50 each.
Winged eyeliner is the perfect way to accent your eyes. It is also the oldest makeup trick that icons used back in the day. Today there are many variations of the infamous cat eye. This makeup look can be elegant, sophisticated, or edgy. It all depends on how you do it. The combination of a precise feline flick and red lips is classic. Nowadays makeup artists are getting so creative and are reinventing it in many different ways.
Every woman has probably tried the black winged liner. Sometimes can be hard to do such a precise wing. But after some practice and simple tutorials, you will be able to nail it. If you are already bored with it, you can experiment with different shapes and colors.
Zoe Kravitz made a strong case for the graphic eyeliner. The famous actress doesn’t need a celebrity makeup artist to do her looks. Zoe proved to be great at doing her makeup. For a Saint Laurent show in Paris this March she showed off her incredible skills at glamming up without any help. Kravitz is the ambassador of the brand, so she used the products of their beauty line. She is known for her contemporary style, both in fashion and in makeup. That is why instead of going with the classic winged eyeliner, the actress decided to do something different. She started out with a simple liner and extended it across her crease. To escape from the ordinary Zoe added a tiny dot at the angle of the eyeliner.
Vanessa Hudgens brought all the drama to this year’s VMAs in August. The singer loves daring makeup looks and bold colors. She is also one of the rare celebs that can pull them off. For the event, she went with an all-red look, from head to toes. And probably the best thing about her appearance was the stunning glittery red eyeliner. It was the first thing that everyone noticed. Vanessa managed to score one of the most talked-about cat eyes in the last few years. Hudgens kept the rest of her makeup simple and let the winged liner do all the talking. With such an eye-catching combination of red and sparkles, she didn’t need more drama.
Check out how some of our favorite celebrity unique eyeliner looks. With the holiday season around the corner, you will need motivation for gorgeous and daring makeup looks. A fierce cat eye fits perfectly in that story.
The cat-eye has been around forever. It’s that magical black line that makes your life better. And worse (at times). Fact: Bad eyeliner, bad mood. But when your wings are on point, you are ready to rule the world! There isn’t a woman that hasn’t tried cat-eye. For some ladies(including myself) is a go-to makeup look. For others is a makeup look reserved for special occasions. From red carpets to offices and streets, the cat-eye is one of the most iconic makeup looks ever. Everyone from Cleopatra to the nowadays beauty gurus Jaclyn Hill and Nikkie Tutorials love it. This short video will take you through the fabulous history of the cat-eye.
All the credit for the cat-eye goes to Cleopatra, the ruler of Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt. Cleopatra would go heavy on eyeliner to protect her eyes from the sun and evil. In Ancient Egypt, cats represented beauty, grace, and protection. So Cleopatra’s cat-eye makeup was inspired by actual cats.
The winged to perfection cat-eye we know today was born in the ’50s. With the invention of liquid liner, women could finally achieve a sleek wing. Brigitte Bardot, Eartha Kitt, and Marylin Monroe rocked a seductive feline eye makeup all the time. The cat-eye became thicker in the ’60. Ladies replaced the thin winged eyeliner with a bold top and bottom line.
Ladies in the ’70s upgraded the cat-eye with heavy false eyelashes. If you have tried false eyelashes once, accept the fact that you are addicted forever. No makeup looks complete without falsies anymore. Supermodel Twiggy and singer Diana Ross debuted the bold lashes cat-eye makeup look.
Today there are millions of tutorials on how to master the cat-eye. Many makeup artists reinvented the classic cat-eye. This makeup look is a regular to every glamorous event. From 30 ears B.C. to 2017, the cat-eye is one of the most popular makeup looks.