How to apply eye liner: Step by step guide


An eyeliner is one of the trickiest things to use and some women are still very eager to know how to apply eye liner. Some women use an eyeliner pencil because for them, it is much easier while others prefer liquid eyeliner although this one requires a bit of practice to be able to end up with a nice straight line.

You can learn how to apply eye liner by simply following these steps but you must keep in mind some things first. You should keep in mind that before you apply an eyeliner, you should first apply eye makeup that you want to use. It will also be helpful if you remove hand accessories such as dangly bracelets and watches as these can get in the way or can distract you. Always make sure that you are applying eyeliner in front of a good mirror and lighting for you to properly see what you are doing. Also, have the best eye makeup remover ready.


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For women who are using eyeliner pencil, here’s how to apply eye liner:


  1. First, you have to make sure that you eyeline pencil can draw a thin, unbroken line. To ensure this, test it on your hand or arm first. Sharper it until the line is thin enough or if it is too thin, you can draw a line on a tissuie to make the tip more blunt.
  2. Hold the eye liner pencil just like how you hold an ordinary pencil or pen with your dominant hand. You can use your other hand to stretch the eye you are going to line from the outer corner.
  3. There is no need to put all your focus on your whole eye lid, just look at the part you are drawing on. The line should just be above your eye lashes on the top lid and just below the bottom, and should extend just to the outer corner of the eye.
  4. Be mindful of your eyeliner pencip tip, make sure that it is not quite dry because this can pull delicate eye tissue.


Here’s how to apply eye liner using a liquid eyeliner


  1. Liquid eyeliner comes in abottle and you must use a separate brush to apply it. A point liner brush will produce the best results.
  2. Beginners often have a hard time keeping their eyes open when applying liquid eyeliner but keeping your eyes open will make everything easier in following the curve of your lid.
  3. There is no need to try and paint a continuous line with liquid eyeliner because it will be much easier to pain a few small dashes onto the lash line. For example: inner corner, middle and outer corner, then go back and connect them.
  4. If you wish to have a thicker line, you can gradually build it up by starting at the middle of your lash line and draw towards the outer corner.


Learning how to apply eye liner is very easy, even if it’s your first time, just following these steps and some of these tips will help you become used to applying eyeliner whether in pencil or liquid form. Now, it is time that you learn to apply eye shadow!