Sweet and Lovely Winged Eyeliner

Feeling inspired by Adele’s beautiful photos?  Want to look instantly more glamorous and add some major drama to your outfit?  Learn how to “wing” your eyeliner!

Here’s a great video tutorial giving you an easy to follow step-by-step:


If you’re looking for something a bit more smokey and dramatic, one of these might be helpful:



And here’s a fun video showing how to get Adele’s full makeup look from the Grammys (including the smokey, winged eyeliner):


(I think all of these looks go much better with some fake eyelashes, so check out my post on lashes from a few months back.)

As you get started, a few tips to keep in mind:

How To: Winged Eyeliner

1. You can pair a big smokey eye with just about any outfit — it even works with a casual outfit to add a touch of glam.

Smokey Eye[source]

2. When going with big dramatic eyes, keep the rest of your makeup pretty quiet.  Pairing smokey eyes with a nude lip keeps you from looking too over the top.

Winged Eye and Nude Lip[source]

3. It’s just makeup, so don’t be afraid to experiment and try out new things.  If it doesn’t work, you can always wash off and try again.

Sweet and Lovely Winged Eye[source]

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