5 kohl pencil looks to try this weekend

Just when you thought makeup was going to stick to being all about clean lines or soft, smokey looks, spring 2013′s beauty trends took a turn towards the smudgy and grungy. Various looks using kohl pencil on the waterline – or otherwise – made their way onto the runways.

Following on from that theme, here are 5 video tutorials for using kohl pencil to create different beauty looks. Watch them after the break.

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Ever thought of smudging strokes of kohl pencil across the lids with a balm? Well you can try it now: here’s a grunge rock goddess makeup look that uses that quirky technique.

If there was a celebrity poster girl for kohl-lined eyes, it might be Mila Kunis. Here’s a tutorial based on her look.

A beauty look that uses kohl pencil across the top of the lids only.

A festival fashion inspired look that you can travel with, using a light bit of kohl on the lower lids.

A look that uses layers of kohl pencil for a heavy, smokey look (this one is inspired by Cheryl Cole).

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Some people's wardrobes are about a small selection of pieces that all fit within one aesthetic - Tania Braukamper isn't such a person. With a wardrobe that spans three different rooms, her approach to fashion is a mixture of current-season key pieces mixed with vintage finds she's sourced on innumerous shopping trips around the world's more cultured capitals. Despite a disparate approach to shopping, Tania is adamant that the key to mixing vintage with new season is to stick to key looks and colours that work for oneself. And it's a theory that she works into her writing for Fashionising.com, where she serves as the publication's Editor.