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Alternative ideas for applying white eyeliner

A lot of people out there know about white eyeliner but have no clues as to how to use it, because it is an unconventional colour. White eyeliner is one of those items every woman should own. The benefits of using white eyeliner are numerous: it makes you look more awake, refreshed and can also make your eyes bigger.

Best white eyeliners

The best eyeliners on the market are those that are not too hard or too soft. An eyeliner that is too hard is uncomfortable, and when it's too soft it will smudge easily, and makes it difficult to apply to the eyelash line. Water proof eye liners Pencil eyeliners are easy to apply and remove, while liquid eyeliners give a smooth finish, although can be tricky at first to use. Water proof eyeliner is less likely to run/smudge. Best brands of eye liners Some of the best eyeliner brands include MAC, Clinique, L'Oreal, Maybelline and Revlon, to name but a few. Continue reading for some white eyeliner tips.

Technique 1: Brighter eyes

Many people feel that wearing white eyeliner makes them look heavily made up. A great way to combat this and still achieve a fresh faced natural look while wearing white eyeliner is to line your upper lash line with a regular eyeliner, and line the lower lash line in white. Alternatively, after applying any eye shadow of your choice, apply some white eye pencil to the inner corners of your eye (nearest to your nose) along the top and bottom lids to make you look more awake. Be sure to blend out any harsh lines with your finger tips. Remember to use very thin lines.

Technique 2: Substitute for eye shadow

Another eyeliner tip involves substituting white eyeliner for eye shadow. This is very easy and fast to do. Smudge some white eye liner on your upper lash line, and run it up on your brow bone with a brush. This can also be paired on with a light eye shadow to create a perfect daytime look, perfect for work.

Technique 3: Makeup base

A make-up base, worn under make-up extends the staying power of your make-up and can also be used to cover blemishes, spots and dark circles. White eyeliner can be used as an eye shadow base to make your eye shadow colors (especially brighter colors) pop and stay put. However if you already have large eyes, unfortunately the white eyeliner trend probably won't do you well as your eyes will come off looking absurdly big.

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