The cat eye look is one of those timeless beauty staples that never goes out of style, if anything it gets better and more beautiful with time. Constantly reinvented on the runways, the cat eye gained a graphic quality as pointed out by the spring 2014 make-up trends. Brimming with bold geometric influences, the alternative cat eye did a terrific job in establishing the grounds for another rising trend.
Both modern and edgy, inspired by the runways but not only, discover the 5 alternative cat eyes, after the break. You’ll find that recreating the looks it’s not all that difficult, but keep in mind that there are no rules here, all you have to do is put your creativity at play and have fun experimenting.
Cubed Eyeliner, Derek Lam Runway Inspired.
The boxy twist on the classic cat eye reached perfection at Derek Lam, despite its extremely minimal core. Sofia helps you emulate the runway look in the following tutorial:
The Graphic Look: High Drama Eyeliner.
The intense black eyeliner serves as the perfect weapon in creating a statement cat eye look using 17’s High Drama. Hollow but bold and edgy, find out how to recreate this cat eye alternative below:
The Triangular Liquid Eye Liner.
Cubes, dots and triangles, anything bearing geometric inspiration would do in bringing the cat eye look up to date. Kat von D teaches you how to achieve her one-of-a-kind triangular liquid liner look, below:
Missoni’s Reveresed Cat Eye Look.
A light under eye concealer, a natural wax-based black liner pencil, a thin angle liner brush and some richly pigmented black powder shadow are all the products you will need to recreate Missoni’s reversed cat eye, as shown by Annie:
Exaggerated Cat Eye in Cobalt Blue.
Some nights beg for an exaggerated cat eye, be it black or cobalt blue, hollow or filled in. Taking the classic cat eye to the next level, the following tutorial offers you all the steps to achieve an edgy and sexy look: