How To Apply Eyeliner Pencil


If you want your eyes bigger, bolder, more dramatic, you would better apply Eyeliner to make your eyes stand out. With the vast variety of eyeliners in the market today, the decision making process can be quite tricky.

Type of Eyeliners


Pencil eyeliners are dainty, waxy sticks of shade encased in wood or paper. They are the most prevalent type of eyeliner, and they are a standout among the most reasonable. Pencil eyeliners range from firm to delicate; a firm pencil will draw a more extended enduring line, yet a delicate pencil is less demanding to apply without pulling at the sensitive skin of the eyelids. Pencils likewise arrive in a more extensive assortment of colours than most other eyeliner shapes, so they are a decent decision for exploring different avenues regarding diverse shades.


Liquid eyeliner is enduring, exceptionally pigmented, and sensational. It is additionally a test to apply. Liquid liners go ahead like paint with a little brush that is connected to the top of the eyeliner tube. Different brands incorporate a finely pointed or etch formed felt tip like that on a marker rather than a customary brush. These felt tips are fairly less demanding to control than a brush, yet they can't accomplish as fine a line.

Some cosmetics specialists like to utilize their own coating brushes for more control.

How To Apply Eyeliner

If you choose to use a pencil, you should be careful when you deal with the eye area as it is very sensitive. Pulling the eye taught in order to get a nice, clean line may be the easiest way to go but it certainly is not the best so try to avoid doing this at all costs. Instead, using your opposite hand very gently pull the lid up, instead of out, and make short strokes with your pencil. Start at the center of your eye and move out towards the outer edge then draw in the other direction, from the center to the inner corner.

Since we are using a pencil eyeliner, the line can tend to be slightly thicker than we would see if using liquid or gel liners. If that is the look you are going for, wonderful. And if not, we can still use pencil liners to achieve the look you are going for.

For a thinner line, use the pencil sideways so that it is essentially parallel to your lid. This forces you to use a lighter hand, and therefore you will get a lighter and thinner line. Another trick to get a thinner line is to draw the line halfway between your lid and your lash line. Since only half of the pencil will be hitting your skin, you'll get a much thinner line.

Liquid eyeliner keeps a sharp line and does not have to be sharpened. It can be messy to apply especially if your hand is not steady. It can also clump together on the brush. Eyeliner pencils need to be sharpened and a soft pencil can break or lose its cap easily. When the cap is off the pencil, it can make a mess in your make up bag.

What is the most suitable eyeliner for you relies on your skill at putting it on with ease. If you are new to make up, it may be better to wait until you have more practice with an eyeliner pencil. Someone who is experienced with liquid eyeliners will be able to brush it on with just one stroke.

If you are determined to use a liquid liner, take the time to practice using it. You will develop the skill to apply this make up before too long. You will need to be patient for the short time that it takes to dry. With practice, you can get the dark solid colouring that a liquid eyeliner offers.