You style your hair depended on your face shape and your outfit to your figure, but has your eye shape been influencing your eyeliner alternatives? If it hasn’t, you’re in for an eye-opener. With the right technique, you can make hooded eyes look bigger, downturned eyes look more awake, and so much more. Perfecting your eyeliner is like a rite of passage in the makeup world—it takes patience and practice.
We’ve all been beginners at the eyeliner game before, so don’t be discouraged if your hand is still a little shaky. It’s all about getting your wrist to cooperate and complement your eye shape with the right eyeliner—and of course, we have opinions about the best liners on the market. It’s all about embracing those eyes of yours and using the shape of your liner to enhance your shape. You’ll be a pro in no time.
Eyeliner for Almond Eyes
Good news for almond-shaped eyes: You can try almost any eyeliner look and it will flatter your eyes. To play up the shape, start out with a very thin line in the inner corners, and then build the thickness out once you reach the outer third of your eye. You can either stop there or you can add a slight wing at the end.