Top 4 Styles of Eyeliner Tattoos
Eyeliner looks fabulous but takes an enormous amount of time (and a steady hand) to apply. The good news is that eyeliner tattoo replicates the look of freshly applied eyeliner with zero effort. So, if you are thinking of taking the plunge into your beloved eyeliner look by choosing permanent makeup, you will want to know all your options. How do you know which enhancement is right for you and your eyes? Here are the top four different eyeliner tattoo styles, read on to learn about them and discover if you’re a good candidate for eyeliner tattoo.
1. Lash Line Enhancement
This is the most natural-looking of all the eyeliner styles. A lash line enhancement can give the pleasing effect of a darker and more dense lash line. Your artist will start by implanting pigment between the lashes and layering color until achieving the desired saturation. This creates a subtle and beautiful framing of the upper eye causing it to appear more open and awake. Because ink is only dispersed throughout the lashes and not up onto the eyelids or winged out, almost anyone can be a candidate for this style, making it the most popular service for eyes.
2. Classic Liner
The “classic” eyeliner is the look that everyone thinks of when they hear about eyeliner tattoo. The solid, dark, and defined qualities of this style set it apart from all the others. It is customizable because your artist can draw the body of the line to be thin or thick and then flourish the outer edges in a way that is most aesthetically pleasing to your eye shape. Classic liner is the go-to option for those who draw their eyeliner on with liquid liner and struggle to make the lines straight or symmetrical. However, not everyone will be a good candidate for this style due to the techniques used to achieve this look. This style includes the lash line enhancement as its base.
3. Winged Liner
Winged liner is a popular version of a classic style eyeliner. Think classic liner but extended out past the lash line to create a visually stunning wing that defies gravity. The angle, thickness, and length can be customized to fit the client’s desired look. Unfortunately, due to the nature of our aging skin, not all clients will be a candidate to receive winged liner.
4. Dusty Shadow
New to the eyeliner tattoo style, dusty shadow is quickly rising in popularity. This liner option is created by layering pixelated dots in a gradient fashion. The most customizable of all the eyeliner styles, you can design this look to create a light and airy effect with a wing or a dark and dense look that makes the lash line appear thicker. Due to the softer nature of this technique, many people will be a candidate for this style. This style includes lash line enhancement.
Six great things about eyeliner tattoo
- Time-saving: One of the most significant benefits of eyeliner tattoo is the time it saves in your daily makeup routine. With permanent eyeliner, you don’t need to spend time applying eyeliner every morning, as the tattoo provides a defined line that stays in place.
- Long-lasting results: Unlike traditional eyeliner that may smudge or fade throughout the day, eyeliner tattoo provides long-lasting results. The pigments used in the tattoo are designed to be semi-permanent, meaning they can retain their color for an extended period. This ensures your eyeliner looks fresh and defined even after waking up or swimming.
- Customizable options: Eyeliner tattoos can be customized to suit your preferences. Whether you prefer a thin, subtle line or a bolder, more dramatic look, a skilled tattoo artist can tailor the tattoo to your desired style. They can also take into consideration your eye shape and color to create a flattering result.
- Enhanced eye appearance: Permanent eyeliner can enhance the natural shape and beauty of your eyes. It can make your lash line appear fuller, define your eyes, and give them a more symmetrical and balanced look. This can be particularly beneficial for those with sparse or light-colored lashes.
- Allergy-free and smudge-proof: Some individuals may have allergies or sensitivities to conventional makeup products. With eyeliner tattoo, you can eliminate the need for regular eyeliner, reducing the risk of allergic reactions. Additionally, since the tattoo is applied directly to the skin, there’s no worry of smudging or running, even during activities like exercise or tears of joy.
- Timeless and versatile: The classic look of eyeliner never goes out of style. Whether you prefer a subtle line for a natural appearance or a more dramatic winged eyeliner for special occasions, the versatility of eyeliner tattoo allows you to adapt your look to different situations effortlessly.
Regardless of what eyeliner you gravitate towards, your tattoo artist and you will consult in depth about which style is best suited for your eyes. Check out our Eyeliner page for our gallery of eyeliner tattoo work and more information. Ready to book an appointment for one of these top four permanent eyeliner options? Choose your preferred DAELA location.