Applying eyeliners neatly and perfectly each time is not an easy task. To start with, applying a liner requires some skill and patience. There are also a variety of eyeliners available in different forms like gel eyeliners, liquid liners, pencil eyeliners, etc. But the best looks demand the best products. And here we come in with our tried and tested range of top eyeliners, with rich colors, smooth formulas, and easy applicators. Read on to take your pick.
Rare Beauty Perfect Strokes Matte Liquid Liner
A favorite of many celebs like Selena Gomez, this liquid liner reigns the market of eyeliners with its ‘rare’ perfection. The color of the liner is deep and rich black, with unmatched quality and slick, smooth formula. The incredibly precise applicator comes with a fine tip, making it easier apply with very little effort and the faintest touch.
Tarte Tarteist Double Take Eyeliner
Over the past few years, Tarte has cemented its position among the industry-standard eyeliners with its quality. The unique Double Take eyeliner includes one applicator on each end of the stick, one being a pencil liner and the other a liquid. This makes the product conveniently versatile and easy to carry around for both purposes. With a moderately fine tip on the liquid side and a smooth pencil on the other end, this two-in-one liner is great for keeping around during travel.
Haus Laboratories Liquid Eyeliner
This particular eyeliner hails from none other than Lady Gaga. It is a tad bit more expensive than the other eyeliners. This liner comes with beautiful packaging and a deep, full black color. Unlike the Rare Beauty one, the tube of Haus’ is more slippery than matte. This liner typically creates a thicker line, perfect for wings. But it’s also possible to create a sleeker look using this eyeliner, you just need to brush up your skills.
Finding the perfect makeup artist for your wedding is both an exciting and somewhat nerve-wracking experience. Do you rely on personal references, or do you turn to artists you’re following on Instagram? Should you get a preliminary consultation, and what type of questions to ask? Find the answers to these and many other questions below!
How to Find a Bridal Makeup Artist
Celebrity makeup artist Mehak Oberoi says that at the beginning of the process, each future bride should understand that there is not a single right answer. To some brides, word-of-mouth recommendations may be the safe option they need, but to others, the solution may be to give an experimental artist whose work they admire a chance. Since trials aren’t currently possible in most places, she advises brides to do their homework beforehand, (and this includes the products they want their artist to use).
Both Oberoi and Bianca Louzado caution future brides not to trust every fancy Instagram photo because they have all been retouched. They advise you to look at pictures “where you can see skin,” as well as to focus on the one feature you want to accentuate – be it brows, lips, contouring, eyes, etc. Know your budget before you start contacting makeup artists, and don’t trust the number of followers an artist has because that doesn’t necessarily reflect their talent and/or professionalism.
Discuss Safety Precautions Beforehand
Regardless of how you go about choosing a bridal makeup artist, it’s important to discuss the safety measures before meeting in person. Whether that includes both sides bringing a negative test result, proof of vaccine, or another precaution, you need to make sure everyone is on the same page.
Oberoi advises that the makeup artist should use separate brushes, pencils, and tools when working on two or three people at the same time (such as the sister and the mother) and that if liquid formulas are used, the applicators should never come in direct contact with the skin. These and other aspects of your safety on your big day should be talked over with your artist to guarantee everyone’s well-being.