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Top Eyeliner Trends of 2018 and How to Wear Them

Top Eyeliner Trends of 2018 and How to Wear Them
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After an exciting Fashion Month there are a lot of trends appearing and reappearing in the industry. We're here with a list of the top eyeliner trends to watch out for in 2018, so you can stay on top of what's hot!

Black is Back, Thick is Slick

If you feel like your life needs a little more excitement, pull that eyeliner pen back out because this year a quick and sleek flick on your top line isn't melodramatic enough!

This year, thick is the new thin! Be prepared to give yourself ample time to primp in the morning, because you won't want to be rushing this eyeliner trend running out the door. This look takes time and attention. Sure, you can't make it you five-minute-go-to, but just think of the drama!

Put it in Reverse!

If you've ever struggled with and wasted wands of eyeliner trying to complete the perfect cat-eye, we have the perfect solution for you. Reversed cat-eye!

It's much easier to follow the curve of your lower lash up into that perfectly-angled flick!


Dot, Dot, Dot

This eyeliner trend is for those looking to add a little more texture to their makeup look. Or maybe for the ones that are just tired of the same-old-same-old and need a new way to branch out!

The technique is as simple as it looks. Simply take your preferred eyeliner and dot it along your lower lash line—or upper lashline, whichever—and you've just expanded your world just that much more.

Negative Space Eyeliner

This trend is kind of like your wannabe cat-eye liner. It's like the #onfleek that almost made it.

Literally, all you need to do for this one is go through the first two steps of drawing a cat-eye and skip the last one. Draw your angle and decide how long you want your flick, connect it down to your lashline, don't fill it in! Easy as cake!

As you probably noticed with several of these eyeliner trends, the theme is to be different! Dot a few lines, layer a few colors, or don't fill in that cat-eye! Whatever you choose, just be different! Do something you've never done before and you'll fit comfortably into the eyeliner trends of the new year.

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