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Found: The Perfect Eyeliner For Different Eye Shapes

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No makeup look is complete without eye liner. One flick can transform your look from drab to fab in a flash. But, perfecting that liner is an art that’s not easy to master. Even after poring over countless eyeliner tutorials on YouTube, if you still end up looking like a hot mess, chances are you’re unaware of which eyeliner look is meant for your eye shape. Listen up girl, just like faces can be round square, oval and so on, eye shapes also vary widely. So, it’s safe to say one liner look doesn’t work for every eye shape. We don’t mean that all eye shapes can’t pull off the cat-eye, but the application needs to set them apart.

Scroll down to find out which liner look works for your eye shape

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1. Almond Eyes

One thing is for sure, if you have almond eyes, you are blessed honey! After all, your perfectly symmetrical eyes can pull off almost every liner look.

How To Identify This Eye Shape

Look straight into the mirror. If your iris is slightly covered by your upper and lower lids, you have almond-shaped eyes. Another easy way to identify this shape is if your eyes are oval with narrow corners.

The Look We Love

Product: Inglot AMC Eyeliner Gel

Of course, the winged liner is a crowd favorite for this eye shape. Pick a creamier liner like the Inglot AMC Eyeliner Geland trace the natural shape of your eyes with a thin line. Intensify the application at the outer corners and you are set for the day.

2. Hooded Eyes

Contrary to popular belief, the hooded eye shape is not the most difficult one to apply makeup on. In fact, there are many liner looks that look flattering on this eye shape.

How To Identify This Eye Shape

Stare at yourself in the mirror with your eyes wide open. Check if the crease of your eyelid is visible or hidden. If the crease is hidden underneath the upper part of your lid or your brow bone when you open your eyes, you have a hooded eye shape.

The Look we Love

Product: Colorbar Ultimate Eye Liner

Of course, a thin line won’t work for the hooded eye shape — the liner will disappear as soon as you open your eyes. So, go for a thicker line towards your outer corners. In terms of a cat-eye, a thicker, winged look accentuates your eye shape the most. The Colorbar Ultimate Eye Liner will give you the precise, bold finish you need.

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3. Round Eyes

Round eyes are a thing of beauty! If you have round eyes, they are most likely large and you get loads of compliments. Your main aim should be to elongate them slightly to make them look dazzlingly sexy.

How To Identify This Eye Shape

You can decode a round eye shape quite easily. If you have a visible crease in your eyelid and the iris of your eye is surrounded by just a touch of white, disconnecting it from your top and bottom eyelid, you are among those lucky girls who has round eyes.

The Look We Love

Product: Nykaa Get Inked! Sketch Eyeliner

If you have round eyes, you don’t want your eyes to look too circular. You should apply liner to the outer corners of your eyes to make them pop and elongate them slightly. Get your hands on the Nykaa Get Inked! Sketch Eyeliner and create a thin line in your inner corners and a thick line on the outer corners. For a more dramatic look, you can even smudge the liner along your upper and lower lash lines.

4. Downturned Eyes

A downturned eye shape is not the easiest one to work with. They are characterized by a downward tilt at the outer corners of your eyes. However, that doesn’t mean you need to give up on eye makeup completely.

How To Identify This Eye Shape

The name says it all. Downturned eyes translate to a dip or tilt at the outer corners of your eyes. Your outer eyelid is closer to your cheekbone, making your upper eyelids appear larger than your lower lids.

The Look we Love

Product: Nykaa GLAMOReyes Liquid Eyeliner

To flatter this eye shape, you need to create the illusion of a lifted, open look. Create an upward flick at the outermost corner of your eyes and don’t forget to experiment with colors. We recommend you opt for a liquid liner with a precise applicator like the Nykaa GLAMOReyes Liquid Eyeliner to ace this look. It’s only a big plus that this liner comes in many colors.

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5. Close-set Eyes

When you have small, close-set eyes, the whole idea of using a liner is to make your eyes appear larger than life.

How To Identify This Eye Shape

Take a measuring tape and measure the distance between the inner corners of your eyes. If it is less than the width of one of your eyes, you have close-set eyes.

The Look We Love

Product: Maybelline New York Lasting Drama Gel Eyeliner, L.A. Girl Pro Conceal HD

A double wing look is an absolute winner if you have close-set eyes. Start drawing the Maybelline New York Lasting Drama Gel Eyeliner along your upper lash line and make a small flick outward. Repeat the same on your bottom lash line. You can even use the L.A. Girl Pro Conceal HD between the wings for a cleaner look.

6. Monolids

When it comes to monolids, the struggle is real. Most common makeup looks don’t work because of that monolid. But, did we mention that this eye shape is the perfect canvas for experimentation?

How To Identify This Eye Shape

No visible crease lines = monolids. If you have this eye shape, your lids will appear flatter than usual and your brow bone won’t be prominent either.

The Look we Love

Product: NYX Professional Makeup Matte Liquid Liner

The best part about monolids is that it gives you the freedom to play along with your liner — especially with a cat-eye. Line your upper lash line with the NYX Professional Makeup Matte Liquid Liner — draw a thin line starting from the inner corner and make the liner thicker as you move towards the outer corner. You can also make your wing more dramatic by drawing a thicker line to cover the lid.

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