Liquid eyeliner does not smudge very well and its edges often flake or peel off instead of blurring. Even if liquid eyeliner is your daily go-to, trade it for a gel, cream, or pencil formula when you want to smudge your liner.
How do you use a smudged winged eyeliner?
Grab your liner and cotton swab.
Use the pencil to trace your upper lashes just like you usually would, then smudge the outer corner of each eye toward your temples using the cotton swab, says Linter. The effect is supposed to be soft and smudgy, so you don’t have to worry about making it perfect.
How do you smudge eyeliner on the bottom lid?
Should I put eyeliner on my bottom lid?
Overdoing it on the bottom lid.
Heavily lining your lower lid — especially with a very dark color — can make your eyes look smaller, says Mary Clarke, a product analyst in the Good Housekeeping Research Institute beauty lab. Plus, you’re more likely to end up with under-eye smudges.
Do you put eyeliner on lower lid?
“Keep the liner to the top lid for a more lifted, youthful effect.” If you really, really want to go after your bottom lash line, Stiles recommends using a lighter color there than you‘re using on the top. “This will still give you definition, but feels softer and more flattering,” she adds.
Is it bad to put eyeliner on your waterline?
First thing’s first, you may be wondering if eyeliner is safe for your waterline. The eyes are a sensitive area, so it makes sense that applying eyeliner so close to your eyes could cause irritation. The point is: Yes, eyeliner is safe for your waterline—if you’re using the right product.
Does bottom eyeliner make eyes smaller?
Despite what you may have heard, it’s not the best idea to apply dark eyeliner to your bottom waterline because this can actually shrink the appearance of your eyes. Instead, apply your go-to eyeliner just below your lower lashes to help make your eyes look bigger.