How to Make Eyeliner Out of Eyeshadow
Eyeliner helps make your eyes look better and more beautiful, but its price leaves you confused about whether to purchase an eyeliner or not? Or are you someone who has been gifted a beautiful eyeshadow but you barely use it? Don’t worry! In this article, we will tell you about how to make eyeliner, the different ways through which you can make eyeliner out of eyeshadow.
There are various ways using which you can convert your eyeshadow into eyeliner. Whether you are planning to get that perfect wink or just a thin line, here are some of the easiest yet effective ways that you can use to create eyeliner.
Water to the Rescue
In this method, you have to use your favorite shade of eyeshadow that you want to apply as liner from the palette and mix it with one or two drops of water. This will make a thick paste that will act as a liner and can be applied using a brush.
Use a lotion
You can use a lotion if water makes the paste too thin and causes trouble in making eyeliner. To create an eyeliner using eyeshadow, add lotion to the eyeshadow and you will have a thick paste that requires a brush to put on the eye.
Eye Drop, but not for the Eye
Yes, that’s right. This method suggests you put a few drops of eye drop in the eyeshadow. This will create a thick paste that just needs a brush to apply to the eyes.
Use a makeup spray
If you don’t want to mix and create a paste, simply use a makeup spray. Spray it in your brush until it gets a little damp and then wipe it on your favorite color of eyeshadow and then, swipe it in your eyes to create the perfect eyeliner without actually having one.
Can these methods be used for all types of eyeliners?
The answer is, Yes. You can create different types of eyeliners such as liquid and semi-liquid with the help of the methods mentioned above.
You can also add very little liquid to give it a more dry texture. Using different eyeshadows, you can create different colors of eyeliners that can further be applied in different ways to design your eyes.
Is it safe to use eyeshadow as a liner?
If you are worried about whether it is safe to use eyeshadow as eyeliner or not, let me help you with it. It is safe to use eyeshadow as a liner because the cosmetics used in eyeshadow are made keeping in mind it doesn’t lead to any infection or eye damage. That’s why it can be used as eyeliner as well.
To sum up, it is possible to convert your eyeshadow into an eyeliner. The above mentioned are some of the easiest ways that can be followed to convert eyeshadow into an eyeliner. Comment below which one works the best for you.
Can you make eyeshadow into eyeliner?
Just run your angled brush under a bit of tap water, then pick up your favorite shade of eye shadow with the brush. It’ll chalk up into a paste-like consistency, which you can easily swipe across your upper and lower eyelids just like you would a liquid liner.
What to add to eyeshadow to make it eyeliner?
What can I use instead of eyeliner?
If you are out of eyeliner, you can always substitute it with some eyeshadow and a damp eyeshadow brush. Just add a few drops of water to your brush, dab it onto the eyeshadow palette, and voila, your very own eyeliner.
What is a graphic eyeliner?
Graphic eyeliner looks are bold ones that make a great change from your classic cat-eye. You can play with different shapes and colors and can use liquid, gel, kohl, pencil liners, and even eyeshadow to get the look. The point is to have be creative and have fun!
How do you make your own EyeShadow?
How to make eyeshadows from scratch First, you need to clean all your pots and equipment with alcohol.
- Take a container/bowl and place your base filler mix.
- Decide on your colors.
- If you are using iron oxides, add them to the base filler first.
- Add your mica powders (if you are adding any).
- Mix well and it’s ready.
What ingredients are in EyeShadow?
Eye shadows typically consist of four types of ingredients: base fillers, binders, slip, and preservatives. In order to make eye shadow, there must be a balance between the fillers and binders. Base fillers are usually minerals such as mica, talc, or kaolin clay, which add bulk and texture to eye shadow.
How do you make eyeliner look without eyeliner?
If you want to mimic the look of eyeliner without using it, you can also apply dark eye shadow with eyeliner or flat brush and line your upper waterline. Tightlining your eyes helps fill in the gaps between eyelashes so they look fuller and your eyes look more defined yet very natural.