We haven't put this trick into our day-to-day beauty routines, simply because we haven't been able to replicate the correct look with any regularity. Also, we're still a little squeamish about sticking a pencil into our eyeball. A move like that requires some professional hand-holding (not literally — we're not trying to blind ourselves), so we called in makeup artist James Vincent to show assistant beauty editor Tara the ropes. Girl-next-door makeup this is not — watch the video to get the down and dirty details on how to master inner eyeliner.
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Video by Jack Pearce and Nora De Broder, produced by Katie Lincoln, photographed by Amelia Alpaugh.
Edited by Chris Beer