Creating the perfect cat eyes

I always believed that less is more. This also applies to my daily makeup routine which consists of a touch of bronzer, blush, eyeliner and mascara. Day or night, I love doing the “winged” liner – day is subtle and night is bolder. However, learning how to nail the perfect wing has taken me awhile. I have tried many different tools and techniques but, in the end, they all have one thing in common: patience. If you are calm – not shaky, you are guaranteed to succeed.

The winged eyeliner can either be thin or bold, black or colored… Whichever look you go for, I’m sure it would look amazing!

Find your look…

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Now, for technique, the tools you choose are up to you. Personally, I like drawing a simple line with a regular Kohl pencil as a base and then applying gel liner with the angle brush to create the slick winged line. Here are some great items

Magic tools

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Here are some great tutorial materials I’m sure you could use to get started.

Step-by-Step guide for creating the “Perfect Flick”

Learn how to create the perfect cat eye with the perfect flick!

The Perfect Flick Guide

Watch this video tutorial by the cat-eye expert herself, Lauren Conrad

Can you now create this adorable look? Let me know!

-xox-

The Girl Next Door

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Images & Video courtesy of: InStyle.com, MACcosmetics.com and YouTube.com