The Lazy-girl Eyeliner Trend you Need to Know About

Posted on February 08, 2019
Lazy girl eye liner trend

Forget everything you know about traditional eyeliner and take a moment to appreciate the latest, ‘thumb-print’ eyeliner trend .

Yes, it’s a real thing.

The most dreaded step of any beauty routine will now be your favourite, as this daring look will take you as little as 5 minutes to create.

As seen on Victoria’s Secret model Bella Hadid, this eyeliner trend promises to make a statement on your next girls-night out .

Now for a little background on the trend… the makeup artist behind the daring look, Yadim Carranza told Vogue “it was a last minute change, as the makeup was missing something”.

That ‘something’ was the thumbprint design you see smudged on the outer corners of Bella Hadid's eyelids.

Bella Hadid Eyeliner trend

Image credit: www.bebeautiful.in

The ‘thumb-print’ eyeliner trend (think of it as the thicker and less perfect step sister to the traditional winged eyeliner) first grabbed everyone’s attention at Jason Wu's Spring fashion show.

Jason Wu's spring fashion collection show

Image credit: www.vogue.com

Now cool girls Kendall Jenner and even Bella’s older sister, Gigi Hadid are rocking this look on and off the catwalk .

Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid

Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid at Jason Wu’s Spring Fashion Show.

Image credit: www.vogue.com

Here’s how to recreate this look:

Step 1: Product

MAC Carbon Intense Black Eye Shadow

Image credit: maccosmetics.com

This look can be recreated with any dark eyeshadow pigment. We recommend Mac’s Carbon Intense Black Eyeshadow (AUD $33) for a smoky effect.

Step 2: Technique

Dip your thumb into the eyeshadow pigment and press into the corners of your eyes

Image credit: showbit.com

Simply dip your thumb into the same eyeshadow pigment and press onto the outer corners of your eyes.

And voila! The grungy-glam look designers are obsessed with is all yours, in a matter of minutes .

For more info on how to advance your knowledge on Eye Makeup, head to our Eye Makeup course on Red Scout Makeup Courses.

The Eye Makeup course will give you a deep understanding of the Eye Makeup category and product matrix with a focus on eye shadow, eye liner, mascara and brow product. .

Module length: 1 module (approx 20-30mins of learning)

Cost: (AUD $34.70)

By Angelica Baer


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