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Get retro cat eyes and red lips

fashion and trends Updated: Feb 19, 2012 01:30 IST
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Define your eyes:

Apply the eyeliner starting from the inner corner of the eye, apply in three sections (inner, middle & outer lash line). For beginners to keep it sturdy, just rest your hand on a table for stability while applying a liquid liner. You can try The Body Shop’s range of long-lasting, smudge-resistant liquid liners for outlining and defining the eyes, with a felt-tip to provide smooth application.


Get the classic look:

For a classic cat’s eye, apply the liner precisely above the lash line keeping it uniform in thickness. Do not stretch the corners of your eye to apply a liquid eyeliner. The correct way is to place your mirror at a lower level in such a way, that you can tip your chin upwards and still see yourself with both eyes during the application.


DIY lips:

Use a red lip liner all across the natural lip line. Fill in the lipstick using a lip brush for a neat application.


Modern touch:

You can use alternatives like wines or maroons on your lips. You can experiment with other bold lip shades like fuschia, orange, etc. When wearing a dark lip, the rest of the face needs to look flawless. Don’t go beyond concealer, foundation, and loose powder on the skin.

(With inputs from The Body Shop India Makeup trainer Nikita Sharma)