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How to Apply Pencil Eyeliner - Eyeliner Tips with Drama Liqui Pencil Eyeliner

Learn how to apply pencil eyeliner in a range of different eyeliner styles with these eyeliner tips and discover and the benefits of a pencil vs a liquid eyeliner.

How to Apply Eyeliner

Eyeliner is a makeup staple for many, but it can seem fussy and unnecessarily fiddly and difficult – especially if you don’t have a steady hand. Regardless of your skill level in the makeup department many can benefit from the use of an eyeliner. An eyeliner can serve as the finishing step in your eye makeup by defining your eyes, accentuating eye shape, and it can even make your lashes look thicker.

Pencil Eyeliner vs Liquid Eyeliner

Whilst liquid eyeliner may be the typical go-to for winged eyeliner or a crisp and clean cat eye – a pencil eyeliner should be a welcome addition to your makeup routine especially thanks to its versatility but make no mistake – not all pencil eyeliners are created equal. Some are dry and lack pigment whilst others are prone to smudging and smearing.

For the ultimate pencil eyeliner our new Drama Liqui Pencil Eyeliner manages to balance the best of a liquid and pencil eyeliner into one with its unique liqui-pencil formula. With the intensity and pigmentation of a liquid eyeliner (think bold color in just one stroke) but the ease and convenience of a pencil it’s an eye makeup must have. Available 8 shades with a range of matte, metallic and shimmer you can easily create a range of eyeliner styles or use them to add extra drama and definition to your eyeshadow. The formula is ultra-creamy when applied and has a soft blendable texture giving you just enough play time to soften any harsh lines or clean up any mistakes before the eyeliner sets to a waterproof, smudge proof and flake proof eyeliner with 24-hour wear.

How to Apply Pencil Eyeliner

Whilst liquid may be reserved for that crisp clean edge, pencil is a lot more versatile – you can create a range of looks and help to add more intensity and definition to your eye makeup.

How-To Tightline with Eyeliner

Tightlining your eyes with a pencil eyeliner can be a great eyeliner tip to define your eyes and intensify your lash line. To tightline use the tip of the eyeliner pencil to fill in any gaps between lashes and then load up on Monsieur Big volumizing mascara.

Waterline Eyeliner

Eyeliner on the waterline can create a smoky, deep, mysterious, and dramatic eyeliner style – almost reminiscent of ancient times and Cleopatra style eyeliner. Using pencil eyeliner gently apply the eyeliner to the innermost part of the lash line to create this look.

Smudged Eyeliner

To create a smudged and smoky eyeliner style: after applying eyeliner to the upper and lower lashes quickly blend before the eyeliner sets to create a soft and smokey eye makeup look.

Creative Eyeliner

For creative eyeliner like a winged eyeliner or a graphic eyeliner use a steady hand to create your desired eyeliner shape and allow the eyeliner to set.

Finish the Look

After you’ve completed your eyeliner style it’s time to complete your total eye makeup look with mascara. Apply one to two coats of Monsieur Big Volumizing Mascara to add extra drama to the eyes and volumize the lashes.

Shop pencil eyeliner at Lancôme.

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