[UPDATE: This story was originally published on April 24.]
If you've ever attempted a smoldering eyeliner look only to end up with raccoon eyes, we feel your pain. And, after a string of messy results (and bathroom counters), we won't blame you for falling into a safe beauty routine.
But, let's face it: Your peepers deserve to shine with some eye-popping seduction every now and again! So if you're game, here are four new eyeliner DIYs that are virtually foolproof (no Q-tips required). Whether you're looking for a pop of spring color or some vamp to complete that come-hither stare, consider yourself prepped and set. Follow this step-by-step guide after the jump — this beauty guide is for your eyes, only!
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Step 1: Line the upper lashes with a thin black liquid liner, winging out slightly if desired. We used Kat Von D Tattoo Liner in Trooper.
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Step 2: Using a liquid liner in a bold hue, draw a small rectangle in the center of the lower lash line. We used Sephora + Pantone Universe Emerald Mini Liquid Eyeliner.
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Step 1: Choosing a bright liner in a tone similar to your natural eye color, generously line the top and bottom lash lines, including the lower water line. We used MAC Powerpoint Eyeliner in Navy Stain.
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Step 1: Draw a small V on the inner corner of each eye using a colorful, shimmery liner like Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil in Covet.
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Step 1: Draw in the entire eyelid from lash line to crease using a black pencil liner such as Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Liner in Black.
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Step 3: Using an angle brush, draw a straight line from the top of the crease, straight out to the edge of the eye. We used MAC Paint Pot in Blackground.