From one makeup lover to another, I’m sure you feel my struggle when I say: I’m addicted to eyeliner. I typically wear eyeliner everyday and when I don’t my eyes just seem so sleepy and…naked. I’ve been using the Sephora Liquid Eyeliner and I do have to say that sometimes my look goes horribly wrong and it just looks too dark and overpowering.
Recently, Kylie Jenner shared a Snapchat post illustrating her “daily” eye makeup look composed of neutral earthy browns and a subtle, smokey wing. I was in love. If you missed it and are curious, here’s a brief recap!
I can’t remember the exact palettes that Kylie used to show off her signature look (this was before her KyShadows), but here’s what I’ve been using.
Ta-da. The Lorac Pro Matte 8-shadow Palette. This palette packs a punch! I had trouble using it at first because it’s so pigmented, but I’ve adjusted. Beware, and remember that less is more with this palette– a gentle hand is highly recommended. I’m a huge fan of the tape method when it comes to eyeliner. I carry Scotch tape in my makeup bag and use it for rushed precision. This is key for me with this look.
This Wet n’ Wild angled brush is another key for me. I love that this brush has a little concave spot to place your thumb! It’s a great angle brush, but I have noticed that my lines don’t look as sharp after using the brush a few times.
After priming and setting my eyes with a nude shadow– and adding my safety tape– I take “Chocolate,” or whatever brown eyeshadow (black if you’re brave) and beginning at the outer corner draw an angled line into the small of my eye. I go over it once or twice to deepen the color, remove the tape from the outer corners of my eyes and touch up any imperfections with another angled brush.
(Side note: Bad day to wear a strapless dress… I’m not nakey!)
This look is great with neutral shadows in your crease and a pop of gold eyeshadow in my tear duct.
Have you tried smokey winged shadow before?
Until next week,