How to wear colored eyeliner

How To Wear Colored Eyeliner Tips

I bet, some of you like me have a great deal of brown/neutral eyeliners. But what about colored liners? It may feel daunting at first, I understand. So today lets talk about how to wear colored eyeliner. I have a few tips, that have helped me.

There are so many reasons for you to try colored eyeliner. It takes your look to another level instantly. Looks amazing with a nude lipstick, which I love.

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How to wear colored eyeliner
L'Oreal Paris Matte Signature Liquid Dip Waterproof Eyeliner
Tip No 1

If you are not feeling particularly adventurous, this tip will help you take the leap. First start by lining your eyes with the regular black/brown eyeliner. Then pick a colored eyeliner of your choice and create a thin line on top of your regular black/brown eyeliner. Isn't it simple?

Tip No 2

This second tip is one I have followed multiple times. First step is to line your upper lash line with a colored eyeliner of your choice. Then line your lower lash line with a more traditional black or brown eyeliner. In addition to this you can always switch this around i.e. black/brown on your upper lash line and colored eyeliner on your lower lash line.

How to wear colored eyeliner
Swatches L'Oreal Paris Matte Signature Liquid Dip Waterproof Eyeliner in Blue and Burgundy
Tip No 3

Apply two coats of your favorite mascara. Fill in your brows. This frames your face and is a very important step for me, in my makeup routine. I mostly keep the rest of my eye makeup fairly neutral while wearing colored eyeliner, no matter which method I follow to line my eyes.

Tip No 4

Since I am focusing on my eyes, I use a nude lipstick on my lips. Sometimes a MLBB shade also works perfectly. I prefer a blush that is brownish pink or something that is a combination of blush and bronzer. Blushes that have pink and brown tones work fine while wearing colored eyeliner.

Tip No 5

Remember to relax and just have fun. There is no hard and fast rule. I do recommend you use a primer before your eye makeup. Do whatever you are comfortable with and then switch it up to add freshness to your look. You don't want to be stuck in a makeup rut.

How to wear Colored eyeliner
Wearing L'Oreal Paris Matte Signature Liquid Dip Waterproof Eyeliner in Blue

Above I have used a blue eyeliner and kept the rest of the look pretty neutral. I love how it turned out.

Where to buy

For this colored eyeliner post I have used L'Oreal Paris Matte Signature Liquid Dip Waterproof Eyeliner in Blue. Found at Target.

Some other colored eyeliners I have tried and loved are Urban Decay's 24/7 Glide-on Eye Pencils. Available at Ulta, Sephora and Nordstrom.

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