Eyeliner can be tricky at the best of times, let alone when it’s a liquid variety. As a result, a plethora of different formulas and applicators have been developed over the years to make the task easier for everyone. One of the latest innovations comes in the form of a wheel-tipped eyeliner, which resembles a tiny pizza cutter and helps you create a smooth line in one single roll.
To discover the different ways a roller-wheel liner can be used to define your eyes, we teamed up with Karima McKimmie (a beauty blogger with more than 243,000 YouTube subscribers), who shared her top tips for using the Revlon ColorStay Exactify™ Liquid Liner.
Draw a tightline
If you’re after an eyeliner look that suits any occasion, we suggest keeping things simple and only lining your top lash line. To do so, make sure you hold your hand close to your lashes and go slowly if your hand is feeling a little unsteady.
Opt for a wing
A winged liner look is the perfect option for those wanting to up the glam factor a tad while still being daytime-appropriate.
To master a winged liner look, simply draw another line (after first tracing your upper lash line) that extends towards your temple. From there, draw a line down that connects back with your upper lash line – you should now have an empty triangle on the outer corner of your eye.
To finish your wing, simply fill the triangle in with your roller liner.
Eyeliner is perhaps the easiest way to add an edge to your overall makeup look, especially when you opt for a graphic or geometric design. To recreate Karima’s look, apply a coloured liner across your lower lash line towards the tip of the wing, making sure you keep the coloured and black wing lines separate.
Which eyeliner look is your favourite? Let us know in the comments below.
Image credits: Sevak Babakhani
Kate started working for BEAUTYcrew in early 2016, first as a contributor, and was then named Beauty Writer in 2017. She loves picking the brains of the industry's top experts to get to the bottom of beauty's toughest questions. Bronze eyeshadow palettes are her weakness and she's forever on the hunt for the perfect nude nail polish to suit her fair skin. Her words can also be found in Men's Health magazine, and she now works in PR.