Discovered by the Ancient Egyptians in 10,000 BC, eyeliners have ever since been the most important part of makeup. Not only was it originally used to enhance ones beauty, but also as a basic protector from the sun’s harsh glare. It was known to protect the delicate skin around the eyes.
Our eyes being the window to our mind, the eyeliner adds a beautiful frame to the vision. Eyeliners enhance, define and give structure to the eyes.
Started with being made of a combination of lead and minerals to create a powdery soot, today we have the pleasure of picking from a variety of shades right at our fingertips. Here are the top shades of eyeliners that everyone must try.
The classic black has been the ruling shade of eyeliners forever.
A well done winged black eyeliner defines with its shape, demanding great precision. The angle and point of your eyeliner marks you inviting or imperious look. How etched or blurred the borders of your eyeliner are have a huge impact on your look for the day.
Women and fashion icons over the years have created several bold and beautiful styles of applying black eyeliner that could largely change your look.
An equally popular shade as black in the world of eyeliners, brown eyeliner is a great pick for a softer, more natural look.
While black eyeliner, when applied on the bottom for your eyes, is known to make your eyes look smaller, brown eyeliner makes eyes appear a little less small and more natural. It also looks great with a winged upper lash line cat eye.
Not as easy to pull off, white however is a very charming and delicate colour for eyeliner. A beautiful solo pick for a bright day, white eyeliners can also be paired with eyeliner of any other shade for a more defining look.
Usually spiked with a stroke of black eyeliner, the combination does wonders to the look of your eyes when worn right. This head-turning double-liner look creates a stark contrast between the opposing hues.
If you feel blue eyeliner was for the ’80s, maybe you should go over the new trends of eyeliners. Use a light, matte liner for a more modern look.
Finishing your makeup with a neutral lipstick shade and confining to comparatively subtle accessories will let you get the best look out of your blue eyeliner. A blue eyeliner usually looks gorgeous on most skin shades.
Colour eyeliners have been around for quite some time now. With the increasing pop culture, colourful liners have gained a lot of popularity lately.
Mastering a pop up eye makeup is an art. Just like a bold lipstick shade, colourful liners must be carefully yet creatively used for a unique and beautiful look. A well done colourful eye make up can not only build a lot of confidence in you but also portray a unique self to the world.
There are endless opportunities to what you can create from a bunch of colourful liner pencils. However, usually, it is handy to make sure you do not end up with multiple shades on your face. If your eyeliner is too bright, try to keep the lipstick shade on the low. If you want to go ahead with a bright lipstick for a bold look along with a colourful eyeliner, try to be less contrasting between the two.