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Makeup memo video- how to apply eyeliner (VIDEO)

Reviewed by Marta December 28, 2011 12 Comments
I think this is my favorite Kristen video so far. It is so deceptively simple. Perhaps, like me, you thought that applying eyeliner was all about avoiding the Amy Weinhouse look (unless you were Amy, of course) with some kind of less is more mantra and a steady hand. But oh no. Kristen shows us a technique that I for one have never seen before. Here's a clue: bat those lashes! Prepare for one of life's little surprises and get a never fail eye popping technique. And after you've watched this video, check out Kristen's first Makeup Memo on how black eyeliner can age you.
  • January 17, 2012

    by Marta

    I'll second the dewy look how to - I get asked this all the time.

  • January 16, 2012

    by Oksana

    "dewy" look video - all-inclusive. Elegant, fresh look. Eyes, skin, cheeks, lips. JLo-ish.

  • January 16, 2012

    by Kristen Arnett

    All of you are so wonderful! I am thrilled that everyone seems to be excited about the videos, the model and benefiting from the techniques. As far as the lining goes, your main goal is to get the liner in between the roots of the lashes. Some transfer to the lower lid can happen. Do your best to stay on the skin between the each lash rather than on the waterline and that can prevent it from straying. As Oksana suggested, dotting rather than drawing can work beautifully for this. So what other videos would you all like to see?

  • January 7, 2012

    by Oksana

    I tried to "dot" in the lash line, rather than "line" and it worked great! no "smoky effect". tightlining is very much like an eye lift - opens eyes beautifully. love it! best makeup tip of the year!

  • January 6, 2012

    by Gloria

    @Oksana, I am not sure but I also get the same problem sometimes. Probably some of the liner gets under the lash line and transfers. I have had so many compliments since I started doing this. I even had someone ask me if I got an eye lift. Thank you again Kristen for sharing this simple and useful tip.
    The model is lovely Sarah and I totally agree with you.

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