The Foolproof (And Klutz-Proof) Way To Apply Liquid Liner

Liquid eyeliner: It looks super-sexy, but definitely isn't for the faint of heart... nor, more relevantly, the shaky of hand (and we've got some shaky hands around here — hello, NYC coffee addiction). We don't think an unsteady hand is any reason to exclude a whole category of makeup, so we enlisted the help of makeup artist James Vincent to show our beauty director Annie some tricks for mastering this retro-yet-ever-trendy look.
We were admittedly nervous going in, since we've all had our fair share of self-inflicted raccoon eyes, but we were totally surprised and delighted with these liquid eyeliner secrets. We'll give you a hint: it's all about the tools. Watch the video, then give it a whirl and let us know if it worked for you!
Ardency Inn Punker World's Baddest Eyeliner, $19, available at Sephora.
Video by Jack Pearce and Nora De Broder, produced by Katie Lincoln, photographed by Amelia Alpaugh.

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