This eye make-up becomes really dark with a simple version of the Smoked Eyeliner technique: Eyeliner is blended with black kohl. Practical for beginners: This technique forgives every mistake when applying makeup! Draw a strong line with an eyeliner directly on the upper lash line, then on the outer lower lash line – you don’t need a perfect eyeliner here. Let the eyeliner dry, then frame the eye with a soft kohl and blend with a brush. Finally, apply black kohl on the waterline. How extremely “punky” the eye make-up becomes depends entirely on your style.
smudged-out liner: noble & mysterious
Here the classic, subtle eyeliner look gets a small but cool upgrade: apply a dark, soft kohl with a very fine tip almost directly to the upper and lower lash line (not on the waterline!). Then gently brush over the lash line with a brush and blend the eyeliner. Apply strong eyelashes. An eye make-up that is absolutely suitable for everyday use and yet is particularly attractive due to its smoky effect. The look can also be made up with dark eye shadows.
edgy look: perfectly imperfect
Ingenious about this make-up: you don’t have to make up a perfect eyeliner – on the contrary. Blurring is a must here! To make the line soft, use Khol Kajal instead of eyeliner. First draw a line across the entire lid. Widen outwards from the middle. Then lightly wipe the color with an eyeshadow brush. Then draw a narrow line under the lower lash line. Only blur the outer edge here. Install a small “wing” so that the eye does not appear squat through the wide eyelid line: pull the line over the outer lid with a slight swing. That opens the eye. Use an eyeshadow base so that the perfect imperfect make-up does not look like after a night of drinking after a few hours.
black painting: drama queen
This extravagant eye liner guide puts an end to soft smokey eyes and is a real eye-catcher: here the entire movable lid is painted with a deep black texture and extended with a dramatic wing. In order to make this eye shadow art as precise as possible without glare effects, dark eye shadow is simply replaced 1: 1 by Kajal. So that the color lasts, apply an eyeshadow base beforehand. For the exactly made-up wing, simply use a small adhesive strip as a template.
2000s kajal: the minimalist
We celebrate the comeback of the 2000 Avril Lavigne look: Kajal on the waterline! Simply apply a soft black kohl to the lower water line several times. The effect is particularly strong with bright eyes! But be careful: this make-up technique makes the eyes smaller and narrower. To visually “make up”, conjure up a slight 3-D eye opener effect with a bright eye shadow or highlighter in the inner eyelid.
retro: 60s wings
To make up the 60s wings, you need a trembling-free hand and an eyeliner with a fine tip. First emphasize the upper lash line with an expressive line and end beyond the lid with a visible wing. For the cat eye look, you can stick a small adhesive strip as a template on the outer corner of the eye. Tip: Mark the desired end point of your wing with a point beforehand. Tip: you still lack the right swing with the eyeliner, first draw a few points along the lash line and then connect them. If you support your elbow, the make-up works with the eyeliner without tremors.