Coloured eyeliners have been around for a while, but they truly found their fame when neon pigments got huge in 2019. Beauty enthusiasts love themselves a bright neon liner and what began as a fun way to line your lower lash for some added drama, evolved into a full-blown coloured undereye makeup trend in 2020. Yes, wearing colour on your lower lash line is totally cool right now and there is more than one way to do it...
- 01. Soften a graphic shape
- 02. Focus on the inner corner
- 03. Smoke it up
- 04. Go monotone
- 05. Just do the waterline
01. Soften a graphic shape
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Love creating graphic liners, but not a fan of the intensity? Adding some colour to your lower lash can help soften the shape and design. Colourful kohls are perfect for this task — they give more control over pigment and are gentle on the sensitive undereye area.
02. Focus on the inner corner
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Placing focus on inner or outer corners of the eye is a good way to update your makeup look. Use lighter colours on the inner corner of the eyes to make ‘em pop. You can use your favourite eyeshadow palette and play around with the pretty colours for this technique.
03. Smoke it up
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The reverse smokey eye trend is huge this season, but the look is as tricky a technique as a cut crease or floating liners — you do not want to end up looking like you forgot to take off your makeup before bed last night. Ditch the classic black and opt for a deep plump or brown hue and you just might be able to get away with a faux pas or two.
04. Go monotone
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Monotone makeup has found new appreciation in 2020. With makeup routines simplified, the act of creating a makeup look with just one colour is not a rarity anymore. Monotone looks can come in handy while wearing colour under your eye, just use the same colour you used on your eye lid and match the pout. Piece of cake!
05. Just do the waterline
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Not a fan of OTT looks? Just take a coloured eyeliner of your choice and swipe it on your waterline to alleviate any basic look. Don’t forget to add oodles of mascara to open up the eyes and add definition.
BB picks: Lakme 9 to 5 Naturale Gel Eye Liners
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