Over the past few seasons, many have relied on bold beauty looks to make a statement at vacation events like a sharp cat's eye, iridescent shadow, or purple lip. The classics, if you will. But 2020 is different than any year, which makes the vacation-inspired makeup a bit unusual. Maybe you gather over Zoom to toast the New Year, or you may be seeing your loved ones masked and socially distant. So why not leave out the classics entirely and wear a make-up look that suits the unique circumstances of this year? The red lip mentioned above is pretty pointless anyway (no one will see it under a mask!), Let alone messy and disruptive.
Floating eyeliner, on the other hand, is a fresh, modern way to make a statement. This is exactly what it sounds like: you float the liner over the lash line, creating a negative space around the lid for a beat that is graphic and surprisingly minimal.
It looks nifty and complicated, but Alexandra Compton, product development manager at clean beauty retailer Credo, says it isn't that difficult to master. Below are their step-by-step instructions.