The Art of Eyeliner
This shot is my favorite shot of the moment: Mila Kunis for the current issue of Glamour UK. She made me think of Jean Shrimpton with her sweet face and those huge eyes, so I did a 60-ish inspired eyeliner, which turned out just the way I wanted – sweet but sexy and amazingly contemporary.
Every girl I know is at one time or another enamored with the idea of eyeliner — and with good reason. Eyeliner is sheer magic. It banishes the bleary look, bringing focus to the eyes and emphasizing their curvy shape.
Unfortunately, applying eyeliner can seem so daunting that initial curiosity often peters out the moment that pencil reaches your eyes and your delicate eyelids start fluttering, leaving you with just a little smudge along the lash line.
It’s true, maneuvering the pencil or brush might feel awkward at the start but if you practice, practice and practice some more you’ll be rewarded with eyes that really pop.
Here are a few examples of iconic shapes: