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Way back in February, as we shivered our way through fall Fashion Week and the polar vortex, one major beauty trend stuck out amid the runway looks: statement eyeliner. It seemed makeup artists were on a mission to reinvent the way liner is used, pushing the boundaries of what it can do by creating new shapes in breathtakingly vivid colors.
So, since fall is only a few weeks away (it's upsetting, right?), we thought it was time to start showcasing our own eyeliner skills. With the help of makeup artist Lauren O'Jea, we put everything we thought we knew about liner on the back burner and set out to devise more creative ways to use it.
Ahead, images of liner looks so gorgeous, your go-to black cat-eye will start to seem like a distant memory.
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Photographed by Bon Duke; Modeled by Lana / Women Management; Hair by Natasha Leibel; Nails by Titilayo; Prop Styling by Amy Taylor; Styling by Emily Holland; Makeup by Lauren O'Jea
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