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How to Wear 1950s Eyeliner

The Secret Behind Emily Blunt's Perfect Cat Eye


Emily Blunt always wears polished makeup looks, but her gorgeous cat-eye liner from the Salmon Fishing in the Yemen premiere has to be one of her prettiest. Makeup artist Jenn Streicher was inspired to play off the '50s silhouette of Emily's Naeem Khan dress, using Dior Style Liner's fine-point brush to create a retro cat eye.

Liquid liner is the best formula for creating winged shapes, but it's notoriously difficult to use. One way to make things a little easier, though, is with a fine-point brush. It's much more precise and makes the liquid easier to place, so you don't end up with big, sloppy lines. Need a little more guidance? Watch our video tutorial to learn how to apply liquid eyeliner like a pro.

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