We’ve Found the Perfect Liquid Eyeliner (And How You Can Get It For Less!)

Who doesn’t love winged liner?

In an ideal world, we’d all wake up with sexy cat eyes. But reality sinks in and we find ourselves filled with frustration over uncooperative liquid liners and uneven wings. Don’t lie, you’ve had your uneven days too.

Mastering the cat eye (or even the puppy eye) can be difficult for beginners, especially for people with monolids, but we may have found just the thing to help you through this struggle: the Clio Eyeguard Waterproof Liner.

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Clio Eyeguard Waterproof Liner ($23)

This Korean brand has created a tool with a curved handle that keeps your hand steady while drawing a smooth, straight line. Plus, the formula is smudge-proof, waterproof and long-lasting.

The only downside? Although this eyeliner is definitely worth it, it’s a bit pricey. If you want to save a few dollars (who doesn’t, right?) or test a similar product before splurging on the Clio liner, try NYX The Curve.

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NYX The Curve ($15)

NYX The Curve Liquid Liner has a very similar curved grip which makes application mistake-proof. The shape provides the right hold for precise and secure application. Even better? You can also get it at your local Target.

You’re welcome.

Move Over Cat Eyes, Asia Has Fallen in Love with Puppy Eyes

We’ve spent years trying to perfect the art of cat eyes. We’ve spent our mornings frustrated with uncooperative liquid liners and we all know the struggle of uneven wings.

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Well, it looks like a makeup trend from Asia could mean the end of our winged eyeliner struggles. Move over cat eyes, Asia has fallen in love with puppy eyes.

Instead of winging eyeliner upwards, like you would for cat eyes, puppy eyes are created by extending the eyeliner downward. The goal of this is to have rounder, sweeter and cuter eyes. As you may already know, this innocent look is in high demand in Asia.

Charlotte Cho, cofounder and CEO of online Korean beauty retailer Soko Glam says, “Korean-style makeup always has to do with looking youthful and fresh, hence puppy eyes.”

So how exactly does one achieve the adorable puppy eye look? Check out the following video where beauty blogger bubzbeauty gives a step by step tutorial.

Still not sure if this look will work for you? Well it turns out that the choice between cat eyes and puppy eyes actually has a lot to do with your natural eye shape. People with sharp eyes may have a bit of trouble with the puppy look, but those with round eyes will discover that this method is actually much easier to achieve than cat eyes. Many round-eyed Asians have chosen to go for the puppy eye look which compliments their face better and emphasizes their natural eye shape.

Watch the video below to get a better idea of what look would be better for you.