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  • Writer's pictureGus Kahlout

Mastering the Art of the Cat Eye: 5 Simple Steps for a Chic Look

Few makeup looks rival the timeless elegance of a perfectly executed cat eye. While it may appear daunting to newcomers, fear not! With the following makeup tips, you'll discover that achieving this classic look is far simpler than you might think. in these 5 straightforward steps, ensuring that you'll be flicking up your eyeliner like a pro in no time.

Step 1: Prime Your Canvas Begin by applying an eyeshadow primer to your entire eyelid in a light, skin-colored tone. Afterward, sweep a gentle pastel shadow in a beige or cool tone over the primer. Opt for light, neutral pastel shades to soften the sharp lines of the cat eye and maintain a delicate, feminine appeal.

Step 2: Lay the Foundation For those who are new to the cat eye technique, it's wise to start with a black pencil. This will serve as your "base-line" along the upper lash line. Pencil liners are more forgiving and easier to control than liquid options, allowing for seamless blending to correct any errors. Begin by smoothly gliding the pencil along the upper lash line, commencing from the inner corner and gradually widening your stroke as you move outward.

Step 3: Define and Flick With a solid base in place, it's time to define and create the signature flick. You can accomplish this with either a liquid liner pen or a cream liner applied using a pointed brush.

Step 4: Locate the Perfect Starting Point To determine the ideal starting point for your upward "flick," place your finger at the outer end of your eyebrow and trace it downward to the edge of your eye. This will be your guideline. Using your pen or liner brush, draw a line that extends outward from your base line. Then, draw a line from the top of this new line, angling it toward the base line.

Step 5: Connect and Perfect To complete your cat eye, connect the flicks you've created to the base line by gliding your pen or brush along the lash line. This final step ensures a seamless and polished look.

With these five simple steps, you'll be well on your way to mastering the art of the cat eye, achieving a chic and captivating look that never goes out of style. So, don't be intimidated – give it a try, and soon you'll be rocking this classic makeup technique like a seasoned pro."

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