5 Tips for Eyeliner Tight-Lining for Beginners

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Eyes are the catchiest feature of your face. Therefore, while going for a make-up look, eye make-up is most integral part of it. If you are a beginner or going for a natural or no makeup look, eyeliner tight lining is a better option than putting a prominent cat-eye liner. It makes your eye line prominent, make lashes look longer and makes you look more awake. Eye-liner tight ling is a technique in which you tight line your upper water line to make your eyes line prominent by making lashes look thicker and longer. Yet achieving a perfect liner look is quite impossible for beginners. Therefore, following are few techniques that can help you to decide what color to put, where to put and how to put to flaunt with your natural eye makeup look.

Type of Eyeliner You Must Choose:

First of all you should know that there are 3 basic types of eyeliners (Pencil, gel and liquid). Gel liners are thick in consistency typically comes in a pot with a brush. On the other hand, liquid eyeliners are most advanced category of eyeliners. They help you to achieve perfect eye look if you master the skills.  However, playing with a gel liner and liquid eyeliners is not that easy if you are a beginner. Therefore, pencil eyeliner is the best option for you.


  1. Readying Your Eyeliner for Application:

Pencil eyeliner is the easiest way to achieve perfect everyday look. Choose waterproof eyeliner for tight lining in order to avoid replication on lower waterline. One of the common mistakes people make is not sharpening their liners before every application. Tight lining means applying liner to join your waterline with your lash line which requires precision which dull and round off points cannot provide. In addition to this sharpening your equipment helps you to remove bacteria that are collected on your makeup implements.

  1. Choose The Right-Color:

Different color liners are used to create different effects. Selecting right shade is again fuzz. While black looks perfectly fine for bold and striking look. However, Brown and grey are best training colors as they are more forgiving if you make a blunder. Warm browns, bronze and cooper family shades are perfect for Blue gazes. Try nudes for brighter and wide opened eyes.

  1. Get Set Go:

Take your eyeliner, sit and plat your hand on a flat surface that will provide your hand support to stand in place to avoid shakiness. Now put your palm on your cheeks for further support and start tight lining your eyes. Now tilt your face a little backward and use end of a dry makeup brush to press your lashes upward and to get the view of your upper waterline. Now start lining your waterline from outer corner to inner corner. Repeat the step 2-3 depending on how deep you want color to be. After finishing fill in the space between lashes by gently making dots between them. Now curl your lashes and you are ready to go.

4. Use Cotton Swab To Fix The Mistake:

Even makeup pro’s mess-up with eyeliners. Don’t worry, you can fix your mistake by dipping a cotton swab in makeup remover and use it carefully to remove mistakes. On other way to correct the mistake is to dab cotton swab in a concealer and apply it on the required area to fix the smudges on eyelids.

Author Bio:

Chelsea is a makeup lover who is best at reviewing the latest makeup available online. She covers everything from eye makeup, primers, and foundation to tips and tutorials on how to use many different beauty products. She regularly blogs at MakeupbyChelsea.com



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