Tightlining; an act of putting the liner (preferably pencil eyeliner) beneath your lashline/upper water line to thicken the appearance of your eyelashes and make your eyes bigger. It’s often call the invisible eyeliner.
It’s a fantastic way to intensify a smokey eye
Having learnt how wecat eyes with the eyeliner
Here are the few basic steps to follow on tightlining
First and foremost, wash your hands. We will be touching our eyes which is the most sensitive part of the body. I’m quite sure you wouldn’t want to transfer any bacteria into them
Look up, tilt your head backwards, gently pull your eyelid,use your finger to push your eyelashes against your brow bone. To keep your lashes in place.
Hold your pencil vertically, gently press your eyeliner on the outermost corner of your upper lashline. Run the liner two or three times across your lashline depending on how deep you want the color to be.
Don’t trace the liner all the way to the inner corner of your eye, stop when you get to your tear duct or the area where your tear duct starts. This would make your tightlining look natural.
Define your lower lashes; gently run your eyeliner near the base of your lower eyelashes. You can go down a little beneath the lashline but be careful do it doesn’t look obvious.
Remember the trick is to make tightlining look natural, we wouldn’t want to overdo some process.
- Dark eyeliner on your lower lids can make your eyes look smaller
- Stay away from liquid eyeliner
- Try not to blink while tightlining so you don’t transfer eyeliner to the lower lid. This tip is applicable only If you plan to tightline your upper lid.
- It’s best not to tightline your eyes while wearing contact lenses. It increases the chances of catching an eye infection. Cause particles can fall in and cause irritation and discomfort. But it’s fine if you can clean off any lead particles suspected to have fallen in, and also try to put on new lenses daily.
- This technique may not be suitable for everyone. Please follow safety precautions when using this makeup technique to ensure the health of your eyes. It’s advisable not to use frequently.