8 Non-Basic Ways To Wear Eyeliner

The ubiquitous cat-eye flick has had its moment — and then some. It's even become a signature for stars with tastes as varied as Lorde and Lauren Conrad, which pretty much makes it a staple. Believe it or not, we’re actually huge fans of a basic, foolproof liner look — be it neatly winged or smudged into our waterlines.
With that said, there will always be a place in our hearts for eye-catching, show-stopping creations that go beyond the everyday line-and-flick. And, while these stunning, intricate designs are usually crafted for the runway, there’s no reason why we can’t recreate them ourselves.
Whether you consider yourself a makeup beginner or a master, you, too, can rock liner that will elicit major envy from friends and strangers alike. Think colorful ombré, graphic glitter, and something called "Cleopatra goes to the Hamptons." Intrigued? Click through to see eight non-basic looks that are perfect for your next night out — or, really, whenever you feel like testing the waters outside your makeup comfort zone. We dare you.