BEAUTY SPARK: Winged Eyeliner

written by Makeup Artist Brandy Gomez-Duplessis

The Winged Eyeliner look or cat eye which is what many girls call it, seems very hard to get right. So what’s the trick or should I say the tip to get this bad girl look?


You have to have a slant eyeliner brush, liquid liner shaped like a calligraphy pen or my favorite cream/gel eyeliner. The line should start as thin as possible on an angle and grow thicker toward the outer corner of your natural curve of your eye. I suggest taking the “wings” up to a few centimeters.

Another tip, but I can’t take credit for this one, is to trace a business card or an old credit card and angle your wings to match up. Makeup Artist Kathy Jeung likes to use this step when working with Gwen Stefani.

Just have a steady hand and practice, practice, practice. Try it out and let me know if it works for you.

GLAM LIFE OF CELEBRITY MAKEUP ARTIST…IN NEW ORLEANS who now cover L.A. DALLAS, SOUTH BEACH AND NEW YORK

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