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Eyeliner Styles For Your Eye Shapes

An eyeliner is as versatile as they come; however, did you know that you can also choose an eyeliner style that is tailor made for your eye shape? Yes, that’s right. We all have our own unique set of peepers and a little flick here and there can make a lot of difference in acing the eye makeup. Where does one start?

Sure, the way around the liner is clearly not a straight one but fret not, we will get through this together.

Eyeliner Styles For Different Eye Shapes

Ahead you will find deconstructed eyeliner looks based on eye shapes. Jump to your eye shape and get started right away.

Eyeliner Styles For Almond Eyes

1. Eyeliner Style For Almond Eyes

How To Identify Almond Eyes:

  • You have a visible crease in your eyelids
  • Your iris (the colored part) is slightly covered by both the top and bottom of your eyelids
  • Your eyes is rounded towards the center
  • The eye shape slightly tapers towards the inner and outer corners

How To Get The Look:

Step 1: Starting from the inner corner, trace the natural shape of your eyes with a thin line using a creamier liner.

Step 2: When you reach the outer corner, intensify the application and extend your wing up towards the crease.

Step 3: Now, along your lower lash line, draw the liner to the outer edge to meet the created wing.

Step 4: Amp up the drama with your favorite mascara.

Nykaa Recommends: Chambor Smooth On Eyeliner - 101 Carbon Black, Too Faced Travel Size Damn Girl! Mascara - Black

2. Eyeliner Style For Close Set Eyes

How To Identify Close-Set Eyes:

  • The inner corners of your eyes are closer to each other meaning they have less space between them
  • The space between your eyes is smaller than the width of either of your eyes
  • Your eyes may appear smaller

How To Get The Look:

Step 1: Starting from the inner corner, line till slightly past the outer corner of your eyes.

Step 2: Next up, line your waterline from the inner corner of your eye until the end.

Step 3: The key is to create a smudged effect. Smudge with a clean cotton bud or your fingertips to create more of a frame than a slim line.

Step 4: Finish off with a curling mascara.

Nykaa Recommends: Lakme Absolute Shine Liquid Eye Liner – Black, Lakme Eyeconic Curling Mascara

Eyeliner Styles For Close Set Eyes
Eyeliner Styles For Hooded Eyes

3. Eyeliner Style For Hooded Eyes

How To Identify Hooded Eyes:

  • When your eyes is open, the crease in your eyelids is hidden underneath the upper part of your lid or your brow bone
  • You basically have a deep-set crease and heavy brow bone
  • The upper lid isn’t entirely visible too and your eyelid space is smaller compared to most other shapes

How To Get The Look:

Step 1: Begin by lining your eyes from the inner corner all the way to the outer corners.

Step 2: When you reach the end, pull the liner a bit longer with a slight upward curve.

Step 3: The key is to create a thick line since the lids are not quite apparent. So, reapply to intensify the application.

Step 4: Complete the look with a mascara to open up your eyes.

Nykaa Recommends: Wet n Wild Color Icon Kohl Liner Pencil - Baby's Got Black, Wet n Wild Mega Clear Mascara - Clear

4. Eyeliner Style For Upturned Eyes

How To Identify Upturned Eyes:

  • The outer corners of your eyes are at a slightly higher level than the inner corners
  • The lower eye lids curve upwards to meet the upper lash line
  • The lower lid is more apparent and appears longer than the top lid
  • Your eyes seem to have a natural lift at the outer edge

How To Get The Look:

Step 1: Starting from a downward angle at the inner corner, draw a thick line under your lower lash line and move outwards. Since neat lines with excellent color payoff is key here, opt for a good fine tip eyeliner.

Step 2: When you reach the outer edge, create a noticeable lift in the form of a winged flick.

Step 3: Now on the upper lid, draw a thin line connecting it to the wing at the end.

Step 4: Finish off with a few coats of thick mascara.

Nykaa Recommends: Stars Cosmetics Fine Tip Precision Eyeliner, Maybelline New York Total Temptation Mascara - Very Black 604

Eyeliner Styles For Upturned Eyes
Eyeliner Styles For Downturned Eyes

5. Eyeliner Style For Downturned Eyes

How To Identify Downturned Eyes:

  • Your outer eyelid is closer to your cheekbone
  • The upper eyelids dip towards the lower lash line
  • The outer corners of your eyes are at a slightly lower level than the inner corners
  • The upper lid is more apparent and appears longer than the lower lid

How To Get The Look:

Step 1: Starting from the inner corner, draw a line till the outer edge of your eyes.

Step 2: Next up, line your waterline towards to outer end. At the outer corner, create a slight lift at an upward angle.

Step 3: Smudge with your fingertips to create a smoky waterline.

Step 4: Finish off with a lengthening mascara.

Nykaa Recommends: IsaDora Flex Tip Eyeliner - 80 Carbon Black, Benefit Cosmetics Theyre Real! Beyond Mascara - Jet Black Mini

6. Eyeliner Style For Prominent Eyes

How To Identify Prominent Eyes:

  • In comparison to the other features on your face, your eyes appear noticeably smaller
  • There’s a small gap even between the iris and top and the bottom lids which means most of the white part is visible

How To Get The Look:

Step 1: Start by lining your upper lids with a liquid liner. The key is to not over apply the liner. So, ensure you trace a thin line.

Step 2: When you reach the end, create an upward flick.

Step 3: Finish off with a vomulizing mascara.

Nykaa Recommends: L'Oreal Paris Superliner Black Lacquer, L'Oreal Paris Volume Million Lashes Mascara - Extra-Black

Eyeliner Styles For Prominent Eyes
Eyeliner Styles For Small Eyes

7. Eyeliner Style For Small Eyes

How To Identify Small Eyes:

  • In comparison to the other features on your face, your eyes appear noticeably smaller
  • The space between your brow bone and upper lashes is smaller
  • Your iris is surrounded by just a touch of white

How To Get The Look:

Step 1: Using a blue pencil liner, draw a line and extend it upto the outer corner of your eyes. Don’t be afraid to experiment with other colors and make your eye pop.

Step 2: For a smudged effect, using your fingertips to smudge and soften the color along your lower lash line.

Step 3: Finish off with a lash-defining mascara.

Nykaa Recommends: Kiko Milano Intense Colour Long Lasting Eyeliner - 08 Metallic Emerald, Coloressence Ultra Lash Mascara

8. Eyeliner Style For Monolids

How To Identify Monolids:

  • You have no discernible crease in your eyelids
  • Your brow bone appears less prominent and your eyelids appear flatter than usual
  • Monolid eyes are usually smaller with shallow or smooth eyelids

How To Get The Look:

Step 1: The key is to keep a minimalist approach. So, pick a fine-tip liner.

Step 2: Starting from the inner corner, draw a precise line moving outwards.

Step 3: As you reach the outer corner of your eyes, make it slightly thicker.

Step 4: Complete the look with a non-clumping mascara.

Nykaa Recommends: L.A. Colors Thin Tip Liquid Eyeliner – Black, Colorbar Lash Illusion Mascara Lengthening Lash & Volumising Mascara

Eyeliner Styles For Monolids

FAQs on Haircuts For Round Face

1. Recommend products for thin eyeliner styles.

2. Recommend products for winged eyeliner looks.

3. Does the double winged eyeliner look good on all?

Double winged eyeliner look is a great way to amplify small or deep set eyes. It really opens up your eyes although it’s essential to opt for this look only if you are smooth with your liner application. Women with protruding eyes however must avoid this look as it will only make their eyes appear bigger.

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