How To Do Fishtail Eyeliner - Maybelline

EYELINER 101

HOW TO DO FISHTAIL EYELINER

WITH RACHAEL VANG
  • Want an exotic new look? We got you. Fishtail eyeliner swoops up and down—and it’s fierce, fun, and totally fresh. Makeup artist Rachael Vang breaks down the steps so you can master this all-flattering look in no time flat. Up your eye game and make this sexy trend your signature. Here’s how it’s done:

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HOOK THE FISH LINER TREND

Watch Rachael Vang create the super-cool fish eyeliner look and recreate it at home.

  • 01 Makeup artist Rachael Vang creates a fishtail eyeliner look by flicking up liquid eyeliner.

    HOW TO DO FISHTAIL EYELINER STEP 1: FLICK UP

    Using a black liquid liner, draw a line up and out from the outer corner of your eye. TIP: Don’t worry how dark the line is, you’ll fill it in later.

  • 02 Makeup artist Rachael Vang creates a fishtail eyeliner look by lining the lash line with liquid eyeliner.

    HOW TO DO FISHTAIL EYELINER STEP 2: LINE THE LASH LINE

    Now using that same black liquid liner, line the upper lash line, starting at the inner corner of your eye.

  • 03 Makeup artist Rachael Vang creates a fishtail eyeliner look by filling in her eyeliner lines with liquid eyeliner.

    HOW TO DO FISHTAIL EYELINER STEP 3: CONNECT & FILL

    Next, draw a line connecting the tip of your outer line to your upper lash line, creating a triangle. Fill in the triangle with your black liquid eyeliner and smooth out your lash line.

  • 04 Makeup artist Rachael Vang creates a fishtail eyeliner look by creating triangles at the outer corner of her eye.

    HOW TO DO FISHTAIL EYELINER STEP 4: LINE BOTTOM LASH LINE & SWOOP DOWN

    Using a black pencil eyeliner, which is a little softer, line the outer portion of your bottom lash line. Rachael uses our long lasting gel pencil liner. Then, draw a line down and out from the lower corner of your eye.

  • 05 Makeup artist Rachael Vang creates a fishtail eyeliner look by using an eyeliner pencil to line the bottom lash line.

    HOW TO DO FISHTAIL EYELINER STEP 5: CONNECT & FILL

    Using your liquid eyeliner again, draw a line connecting the outer tip of your line to your lower lash line, creating a triangle. Fill in the triangle with your liquid eyeliner. TIP: Make sure your upper and lower liner connects at the outer corner of your eye in a fishtail shape.

  • 06 Makeup artist Rachael Vang creates a fishtail eyeliner look by lining her lash line and applying mascara.

    HOW TO DO FISHTAIL EYELINER STEP 6: LINE WATERLINE

    Finally, use your pencil eyeliner again to line your upper waterline. A look this major requires plenty of length, so pile on the black mascara. Voila!

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