Negative space doesn’t only apply to nail art—the “less is more” approach can add a glam yet edgy touch to your eye makeup, too. By allowing a sliver of skin to peek through a classic cat eye, you can immediately take your eyeliner game to the next level—minimal effort needed. Using Ciate’s new Chisel Liner ($20; sephora.com, which has a tapered tip for an effortless application), the brand breaks down how to master the runway-inspired trend in three simple steps:
1. Using the flat part of the chisel liner, apply the tip along the upper lash line from the center of the lid to the outer corner. Next, turn the liner on its side and apply the thinner edge from the inner corner, joining the center line.
2. Using the thin edge, follow the lower lash line upwards to create a precise feline flick. Remember to give your wing enough length to leave room for the “negative space.”
3. Finally, starting at the outer point of your flick, reverse your liner, drawing parallel to your lash line, stopping approximately 1/3 along your lid. Voilà! Graphic liner with a negative space twist.