TikTok by no means appears to skip a beat with the eyeliner hacks. One of many newest suggestions popularized by the app’s magnificence group includes utilizing press-on nails to create winged eyeliner. The objective, might you ask? To make perfecting that wing somewhat simpler.
TikTok consumer @mualesandro posted a video of utilizing a pair of press-ons to make a winged eye on Monday, October 18. Nevertheless, it appears that evidently he already took a shot on the hack again in June of 2021, given the truth that he posted a video — minus the press-ons — demonstrating the approach on Thursday, June 3.
In fact, a few of TikTok’s magnificence creators caught onto this eyeliner hack again when he posted the primary video and determined to present this arguably uncommon winged eyeliner methodology a strive. Make-up artist Jessica Maas tried the approach on Wednesday, June 9, with out press-ons — aka her “precise nails” — as effectively and was impressed by the outcomes. Since trying this hack on TikTok, she tells Attract that she’s tried the approach once more. “It is such a easy and straightforward option to get your eyeliner excellent in 5 seconds with out having to emphasize if it is going to work or not,” she explains.
TikTok consumer Parker Riley additionally hopped onto the pattern after seeing a video of the eyeliner hack on his TikTok For You web page and because of his followers continuously tagging him within the feedback part of the unique video. In contrast to Maas, Riley hasn’t used the hack since posting his video on Monday, August 9. “Though the hack was profitable at serving to to stipulate the form of the wing, proceed[d] use of the hack [may] trigger eye wrinkles. It’s not good to persistently rub and pull towards your pores and skin, particularly close to the attention space,” he says.
In line with ophthalmologist and scientific spokesperson for the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Ashley Brissette, M.D., Riley’s claims concerning the consequences of repeatedly prodding and pulling across the eye space are, actually, true. “The eyelid pores and skin is extraordinarily delicate and skinny. Pulling on the eyelids like this repeatedly over time might result in wrinkles across the eyes, sagging pores and skin, and even uneven droopy eyelids, [a condition known as ptosis,” she says. But there’s more: Brissette says bacteria lingers “in and under our nails.” That being said, constantly putting your fingers near your eyes may also result in contracting an eye infection like pink eye.
If you’re still looking to create a flawless winged eyeliner look, Brissette says “you can probably achieve a similar effect with a pointed cotton swap, which wouldn’t pull so much [on the skin] and can be extra sanitary.” Alternatively, in case you’re nonetheless pressed to strive the winged eyeliner hack (no pun supposed), “wash your hands and below and across the press-on nail rather well and keep away from pulling on the pores and skin an excessive amount of,” she explains.
Fortunately, from a genius eyeliner hack particularly designed for these with restricted eyelid house to the Lottie London Stamp Liner, there are a plethora of different eyeliner suggestions and tips TikTok has in retailer for make-up fanatics of all talent ranges.
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