There’s something extra special about incorporating eyeliner into your beauty look, and that something is how the beauty staple works to enhance the shape of your eyes. While you may be devoted to your black and brown eyeliner shades, there’s no harm in branching out with a bit of color. And these days, it’s all about purple eyeliner since the trend has been a hot topic among bloggers and YouTubers.
This royal hue makes it oh-so-easy to brighten up your gaze and makes a good case for giving your dark eyeliner shades a rest. Whether you decide to rock the look solo or mix up your favorite eyeshadow looks, purple eyeliner will surely bring out your creative side. Luckily, there are plenty of ways you can rock the trend. Keep reading for 11 eyeliner looks that will take your eye makeup to new heights.
OUR FAVORITE PURPLE EYELINERS
Of course, before you can sculpt your purple eyeliner looks, you’ll need to choose the right offering for you. Pick your potion below.
L’Oréal Paris Le Liner Signature Easy-Glide Mechanical Eyeliner, Waterproof in Violet Wool: This eyeliner has an ink-like formula that glides seamlessly across your lash line for a flake-proof finish. This waterproof formula lasts for up to 24 hours and provides high impact color.
L’Oréal Paris Infallible Pro-Last Waterproof, Up to 24 HR Pencil Eyeliner in Purple: Pencil eyeliners work wonders for creating soft eye makeup looks and this offering is no exception. This purple eyeliner provides a creamy finish sans any smudging for a long-lasting effect.
11 PURPLE EYELINER LOOK YOU NEED TO TRY
Prepare to expand your eyeliner repertoire. Here are 11 purple eyeliner looks that will pull your look together.
1. CAT EYE
Embrace the timeless cat eye trend with the help of purple eyeliner. This look sports a sultry and sophisticated vibe that’s perfect for just about any event on your agenda and leaves a classic touch. All you need is the L’Oréal Paris Infallible Pro-Last Waterproof, Up to 24 HR Pencil Eyeliner in Purple, and the best 7 Hacks for the Perfect Cat Eye to get the job done.
2. WINGED EYELINER
Another timeless look that leaves us swooning is none other than winged eyeliner. It’s versatile, chic, and a foolproof way to spice things up. Sure, it can be a bit difficult to create, but with the right tips, you can transform into a winged eyeliner expert in no time. Grab your purple eyeliner and learn How to Achieve Your Sharpest Winged Eyeliner Look to get started.
3. DOUBLE WINGED EYELINER
The only thing that beats one wing is two. To double the fun, extend your wing outward a bit further than normal, then use a second shade of liner, like the L’Oréal Paris Infallible Pro-Last Waterproof, Up to 24 HR Pencil Eyeliner in Gold to apply another wing on top.
4. TWO-TONED EYELINER
Two-toned eyeshadow has become a makeup staple, and you can marry the trend with your purple eyeliner looks. This is a great way to give your eyes a glorious pop without the need for any eyeshadow. To get the look, simply line your upper lash line with purple, then follow up with the L’Oréal Paris Infallible Pro-Last Waterproof, Up to 24 HR Pencil Eyeliner in Silver just above the first line you created to create an icy effect.
5. BOTTOM EYELINER
The notion that your upper lash line and eyeliner go hand-in-hand may be standard practice, but you can shake things up for a head-turning look. Steer away from tradition and line your lower lash line instead. If you’re feeling a bit dramatic, smudge the color out just a bit to sport a lived-in look that you’ll adore. For more bottom eyeliner inspiration, head over to our article, 12 Stylish Ways You Can Still Wear Bottom Eyeliner, for some pointers.
6. OMBRÈ EYELINER
Ombré is all about the gradual transition from one color to the next, which makes for a gorgeous finish. Sure, the trend has made its mark on the hair world, but there’s no rule that says you can’t try the trend with your eye makeup. And we just so happen to think that ombré eyeliner makes for a stunning look. To bring this look to life, grab a purple eyeliner pencil, as well as another eyeliner color of your choice. Set the stage and apply the purple liner onto your upper lash line from the innermost corner to the center of your eye.
Grab a complementary shade, like the L’Oréal Paris Infallible Pro-Last Waterproof, Up to 24 HR Pencil Eyeliner in Aubergine, and line the other half of your lash line. Finish up by using a small angled eyeliner brush to blend the two colors where they meet for a chic fade.
7. COLOR-BLOCKED EYELINER
It’s easy to think that two-toned eyeliner and color-blocked eyeliner are one and the same, but they’re entirely different. Two-toned eyeliner layers one color on top of the other vertically, while the possibilities are endless for color-blocked eyeliner. One of our favorite ways to rock the trend is to apply purple eyeliner in the middle of your eye, then apply white liner around the inner and outermost corners. Click through to our article, How to Do Color Blocked Eyeliner for more ways to wear the trend.
8. NEGATIVE SPACE CUT CREASE EYELINER
Fashion runways have become the go-to source for many makeup trends, such as dewy skin and pastel eyes. Now, the negative space cut crease eyeliner trend has appeared as one of the most popular eye makeup styles. This look, which has a more avant-garde feel, is all about applying eyeliner to define the shape of your eyes while leaving a blank space in the middle of your lids. Give the unique trend a try with our article, How to Create a Negative Space Cut Crease.
9. FLOATING CREASE EYELINER
Purple eyeliner makes a stylish pairing with various eyeshadow looks, and the floating crease trend is one that’s worth a try. As the name suggests, this look involves lining just above your crease to create a floating effect. It’s considered one of the hottest eyeliner styles for 2020, and you’ll be sure to make a lasting impression when you rock the makeup look. Click through to our article, What Is a Floating Crease? Your New Favorite Eyeliner Trend, to master the trend.
10. BLOCK LINER
Thin eyeliner looks are always a safe bet, but if you prefer to go against the grain, block liner will meet your needs. Instead of crafting the perfect thin line, amp up your look with a bold, thick line of purple eyeliner on your lower lash line.
11. RULER-STRAIGHT EYELINER
Last but certainly not least, we have ruler-straight eyeliner. This trend is a simple and dramatic look that adds a chic accent with tons of personality. We also love that you can pull this look together in little to no time. Starting at the outer edge of your lower lash line, line your eyes with purple eyeliner and extend it, so it lines up with the tail of your brows.
Next up: Now that you’ve become a pro at donning purple eyeliner, explore another trendy hue with our article on How to Wear Gold Eyeliner.
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