How To Apply Winged Eyeliner Perfectly

Discover the winged eyeliner step by step tutorial that will help you learn how to use liquid eyeliner for a perfect cat-eye gaze every day.

Psst! Charlotte has an updated tutorial on how to apply eyeliner here!

Winged eyeliner is the beauty staple that never goes out of fashion. But we’ve all been there, with 5 minutes before having to leave the house trying to figure out how to use liquid eyeliner, it never ends well. Until now! Charlotte Tilbury has always created makeup that is easy to use, so her Feline Flick eyeliner pen for the perfect winged eyeliner is no different!

This winged eyeliner tutorial will break it down step by step so that you can get flawless application every time. Plus with a little help from a cotton bud and some Magic Cream moisturiser! We've put this guide together so you can apply winged eyeliner wherever you are!

How To Apply Winged Eyeliner

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  1. Close-up of a medium-tone brunette model getting her eyelashes curled.

    Step 1: Curl Your Lashes

    Use an eyelash curler to clamp your lashes at the root of your upper lash line. Hold for 5 seconds and repeat on the other eye to open up your eyes and make you look more awake.

  2. An open eyeliner pen in dark brown colour with its lid next to it.

    Step 2: Line The Upper Lash Line

    Draw a very thin line along your upper lash line, keeping close to the root of your eyelashes and stopping just before the outer corner of your eye.

  3. Eyes close-up of a model with blue eyes getting a jet-black eyeliner applied in a winged, cat-eye shape.

    Step 3: Draw A Dot

    Use a cotton bud to angle diagonally between the end of your eyebrow and your outer corner of your eye to perfectly angle your feline flick. This is the perfect tool to help you keep your eyeliner straight and create an even winged liner look for both eyes.

    Draw a dot where you want your winged eyeliner to end, about halfway up the cotton bud. This will help you connect the two for a perfect cat-eye.

  4. Swatch of a jet-black liquid eyeliner.

    Step 4: Draw Your Feline Flick

    Holding the cotton bud in place, connect the dot with the end of your eyeliner on your upper lash line. The cotton bud will keep your line straight! The liquid eyeliner will give you an intense black line, so if you smudge it at all, you can use a moisturiser on the cotton bud to neaten up any edges.

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    Step 5: Apply Lashings of Mascara

    Apply lashings of mascara to finish off your feline gaze. Then add a pop of colour with a delicious matte lipstick to give you a party-ready look instantly!


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