Colorful Eyeliner Tutorials That Will Make You Ditch Your Go-To Black Liner

July 20, 2022
Ariel Wodarcyk
By: Ariel Wodarcyk | by L'Oréal
Person wearing colorful eyeliner

There’s always a time and place for a classic black eyeliner, but if you feel like switching up your look, we recommend reaching for a colorful eyeliner instead. From soft pastels to bold primary colors and neons, colorful eyeliner draws attention to your eyes and is an easy way to experiment with the graphic eyeliner trend. If you’re in need of inspiration, keep reading: we rounded up five of our favorite makeup tutorials using colorful eyeliner. 

DIY Colorful Eyeliner Tutorial

Transform any bright shadow you love into an equally bold eyeliner with this easy trick from Kiara Bhanushali, who uses a white base underneath shades from the NYX Professional Makeup Ultimate Shadow Palette in Brights. You can also recreate the trick using micellar water and an eyeshadow of your choice.


Neon Eyeliner Tutorial

For an electric eye makeup look, add a water-activated liner to your stash. Sandy Lin uses a neon green shade to frame her eyes and create a cool graphic shape that would look right at home at a party or festival.

Graphic Eyeliner for Hooded Eyes Tutorial

If you have hooded eyes, you know the struggle of working hard on your eye makeup only to have it disappear once you open your eyes. In this video, Hajar Beauty shares her tips for nailing graphic eyeliner on hooded and downturned eye shapes.

Colorful Pencil Eyeliner Tutorial

We get that liquid liner isn’t always the easiest to master. If you prefer to play with color using pencil liners, this tutorial is for you. Cutcreaser uses multiple shades of the NYX Professional Makeup Epic Wear Liner Sticks to achieve this fun, ’60s-inspired look.

Pop of Color Eyeliner Tutorial

Add a pop of color to any neutral makeup look with a streak of colorful eyeliner along your lower lashline. For a similar shade to the vivid turquoise Oh!MGLashes is wearing, try the Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil in Deep End.
Photographer: Chaunte Vaughn

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