Makeup How-To: Dark Purple Eyeliner

Deep violets look stunning on light eyes.

Dark Purple Eyeliner How-To

(Image credit: Kathryn Wirsing)

Step 1. Line the upper and lower lash line with a black gel liner (opens in new tab), close to the lash line. Connect the lines at the inner and outter corners.

Step 2. Using a purple eyeliner (opens in new tab), draw a line on the top lid starting from the outer and ending at the center of the lid.

Step 3. Connect your line from the top outer corner to the middle of the lower lash line (opens in new tab) creating a V shape.

Step 4. Complete the look (opens in new tab) by applying two coats of your favorite black mascara.

More Makeup How-Tos:

Dark Blue Eyeliner (opens in new tab)

Dark Green Eyeliner (opens in new tab)

Lipstick Beauty Tricks (opens in new tab)

Contour Like a Pro (opens in new tab)

Nude Smoky Eye (opens in new tab)