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Colorful Graphic Eyeliner Is The Way To Take Your Look To New Levels

Because there are only so many ways you can do cat eyes.

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Graphic eye art, commonly called graphic eyeliner, is a makeup trend that involves creating shapes, with liners and shadows, on your eyelids.

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The look was a popular one for fall 2015 Fashion Week shows. Here's a model working it fiercely for Cushnie Et Ochs.

It is often created using dark colors, but some beauty enthusiasts opt for a more colorful route.

A neon statement in teal and pink is right on time for summer nights.

Check out Fernanda's step-by-step demo in Spanish.


Watch Aurora paint this vivid picture on her YouTube channel.

Let the world be your mood board.

MUA Anna Baxter used MAC and Inglot products to make this sea-inspired look. Check them out on her Instagram.


Note fashion trends, like color blocking, and use them as inspiration for your lids. You can fill in your brows with a bold color to really amp it up.

Keeping your lips neutral really plays up the eyes.

Follow Miss Minxette to see more of her graphic eyeliner looks.

You could also just not care and GO. IN!

Anca used really bright pink and green for her springtime look.

Mix shimmer shadows and liners with mattes to make the lines more defined and visible.

Scarlet Leigh's sparkly teal really makes things pop!


Once you get over the fact that Paola literally looks like a fierce AF superhero...

Get into her insane eye game. Keep a cotton swab and makeup remover close by to clean up the lines.

Don't sweat it if you don't have a steady hand. A ragged line can give a high fashion editorial edge.

Peep the jewel-toned accents.

Here's just a pinch of color...

There are no rules with graphic eye art. Just let your creative juices flow and get as extreme or as subtle as you want!