Chic Ways To Pull Off Bold Eyeliner

Always wanted to rock a bold blue, plum-colored or metallic eyeliner but didn’t know how to pull it off? We asked A-list makeup artist Carol Shaw, who also happens to be the creator of LORAC Cosmetics, how to nail the tricky makeup trend during the day, at night and more.

ParallelUniverseSlim Eye Pencil in Electric BlueNYX, $4

How To Rock Bold Eyeliner

Perfect Pairings

Lip Color, $16; Blush In Velvet Rope, $24

"With bold liner you can either wear a soft nude lip or a bright pink or a bright coral lip for a fresh modern look. Keep your blush soft and natural-looking when wearing this trend."

During The Day

Cream Eyeliner In Navy, $19; Waterproof Eyeliner In Eggplant, $18

"The best way to pull off bold color during the day is to apply a thin line along top lashes with a purple, blue, brown or green liquid liner or pencil. Eye pencils can be smudged to soften the line and look more natural."

Photo: Backstage at Temperley Fall 2014.

Layer It Up In The Evening

3D Lustre Liner, $19; Liquid Liner In Black, $23

"My favorite look right now is double liner. I love pairing black liquid eyeliner with a shimmering colorful liner. To achieve the double eyeliner effect, I first apply black eyeliner along the top lash line, and then I apply the simmering color liner above the black liner. You can also wear each one individually."

In the evening, try wearing double liner using black eyeliner along top lashes and a shimmering diamond, amethyst or pewter above the black.

If Bold Color Intimidates You

Metallic Cream Eyeliner In Black Ruby And Copper, $19 Each

"Try colors that are more natural-looking, like copper, bronze. Using these shades along your top lashes will give you the liner effect with a soft finish."

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