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I scream, you scream, we all scream for ... eyeliner? Eyeliner can be your best friend, or at least your best beauty product, but only if you know how to apply it right. If you are a lady with oval-shaped eyes, you're lucky because you can line your eyes almost any way you want and still always look tres belle. Beautiful! The cat eye look can be achieved with a little bit of liner, and it looks lovely. It opens up and enhances oval-shaped eyes, while also giving you that sexy, flirty style you're after. Purrrfect!
Prep your eyes before doing anything else. Whether you use an eye shadow primer or a light coat of foundation on your lids, the point is to give your lids a light base for the liner to stick to. Listen up ladies, because this is going to help your liner look great and last longer. That means less need for reapplication. Fist pump!
Now it's time to get in position to line your eyes. No, this isn't football training, but you do want to get yourself set up right. You should have a table in front of you with a mirror beside you or hanging on a wall in front of you. This way you can hold your liner -- in whichever hand is more comfortable for you -- and rest your arm on the table while you line your eye. This makes things a lot easier and means less chance of you poking your peeper, especially for an eye-lining newbie.
Holding your eyeliner like a pen -- pretend you're writing a check for that gorgeous new Gucci bag you saw on the runway last week -- start lining one eye. Start at the inner corner of your top lid and extend the line as close to your lash line as possible, down to the outer corner of your eye.
When your each the end of your eye, flick the line up slightly to create a winged-out effect. Keep the line thin for a subtler cat eye look, or go over the line a few times to thicken it and make it more dramatic. Repeat this on your other eye to finish the look. Meow!
Add a light line of liner to the water line in each eye to add depth and give the look a bit more drama.
If you have sensitive or allergic skin, read the label on any beauty product, including eyeliner, before using it. Natural-based products are ideal to use. After all, lined eyes are hot -- redness and irritation are not.