White eye liner: It brighten eyes, makes you appear instantly awake, and switches up your everyday look faster than Rihanna changes her hair cut
Don’t be afraid to wear white liner by itself — you’re a confident beauty-obsessed girl that can totally pull it off! Just trace your upper lid with a white pencil and flick the pencil toward the outer corner of your eye, like you’re drawing a check mark. If you’re a newbie at creating the winged look, hold a business card at an angle at the outer corner of your eye and use the straight edge of the card as a guide.
- Double up your liners: first apply a black liquid liner along your upper lash line, and then add a shimmery white pencil over top.
This chic pop of white gives the effect of a shimmery champagne eye shadow, when really it’s just a glimmering white pencil. Eye magic, in other words.
- Line your bottom lid in white, top lid in black.
Create two sixties-inspired cat eyes by first lining your upper lash line in black, and then reaching for a white eye liner to mirror the same shape on the bottom.
- Go for the white-black-white-black effect by layering on your eye liner in that order.
Kourtney Kardashian used black eye liner to trace her upper lash line, and then topped it with a white pencil. Then, along her lower lid’s waterline, she traced a white pencil that was then layered underneath with black liner.
- Trace your entire eye and then draw a straight line right at the outer of your lower lid.
Okay, so this might not be your everyday look, but it’s a cool way to wear white eye liner if you’re a brave, I’ll-try-anything-when-it-comes-to-makeup kind of woman. All you need is a white khol pencil, like this one from Make Up For Ever, to pull it off.
- Wing out your white eye liner and trace the inner corner of your eye for added oomph.
Trace a white pencil over your upper lid — like you would a normal black cat eye — and then extend the line over the inner corner of your eye. Next, smudge the liner over the inner part of your eye with your ring finger (the weakest of all fingers) to give it a more diffused appearance.
- Brighten up the inner corners of your eyes only.
If you’re thinking to yourself, “this trend is kind of cray, but I want in on it anyway,” try tracing the inner “V” corner of your eyes. White eye liner while staying in your cosmetic comfort zone.
- Weave white eye liner in between two shades for a triple-threat effect.
Basically what you’re doing is creating three cat eye looks, using a black liquid liner along the upper lid, a white liquid liner in the middle, and then a colored liquid liner to top it all off.
- Line your eyes with white eye liner, smudge it out over your entire lid, and then retrace your upper lash line for a standout cat eye.
- Apply the tiniest bit of white shimmer pencil over the inner corner of your eyes, like Blake Lively did here.
If you don’t want to go balls to the wall with white eye liner in the inner corner of your eyes, trace the tiniest bit over the inner “V” and smudge it out with your ring fingertip to give that look of glimmer and freshness to your gaze.
Softly line your lower lid with a white-ish nude pencil and diffuse it with a blending eye shadow brush. Then, swirl the same brush over your liner’s tip and apply it to the inner corner of your eye and above your winged black eye liner.