How to Apply Eyeliners like a Pro

Eyeliners -- ah, a tricky thing.Eyeliners -- ah, a tricky thing.Have you noticed the enormous amount of eyeliner options these days? I mean, I really appreciate such a robust product selection, but COME ON, we don't have all day to experiment with this stuff. We're busy women. Applying black winged eyeliner was not on my to-do list this morning. (OR WAS IT?) Let's break it down, shall we? Here are the 6 most commonly used eyeliners with some of my favorite YouTube tutorials demonstrating the best way to apply each type. Check them out below!

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Pencil EyelinerPencil EyelinerPencil Eyeliner
The easiest product to use, in my opinion. Just run it across the base of your lashes, and you're good to go.
Find the tutorial here

Gel EyelinerGel EyelinerGel Eyeliner
I use this for nights out or if I need my liner to last for 8+ hours at a time.
Find the tutorial here

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Liquid EyelinerLiquid EyelinerLiquid Eyeliner
Liquid eyeliner is perfect for the "cat eye" look.
Find the tutorial here

Shadow EyelinerShadow EyelinerShadow Eyeliner
The great thing about using shadow as a liner is that you can build to your desired intensity.
Find the tutorial here

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Cream EyelinerCream EyelinerCream Eyeliner
Cream eyeliner is very similar in consistency to gel eyeliner, and can be applied in the same way. I also use creams for easy, everyday eye shadows.

Jumbo EyelinerJumbo EyelinerJumbo Eyeliner
Applied just like a pencil, this eyeliner creates a thicker line, and is fool-proof. Just blend with your finger, and you're ready for the day.

- By Sara James
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