Beauty Police: Floating Eyeliner

Hi everyone,

It’s easy to get makeup ideas from runway beauty looks – they might not all work for real life, but they’re great inspiration for special occasions, costumes and more.  The other day I was browsing through beauty sites and stumbled upon this…well, interesting use of eyeliner on the Michael Kors Spring 2013 runways:



Pretty wild, right? Shiseido artistic director Dick Page created these looks, and he calls it a “floating line”.  Instead of following common beauty protocol and swiping on eyeliner as close to the lash line as possible, he used bright blues and greens in a banana shape above the eye’s natural crease.  The result is definitely daring, to say the least.

Rag & Bone had a similar idea, but toned it down for fall by sticking to black lines paired with petal-stained lips:



I definitely don’t think this is a look that I could rock for everyday…but then again, there are beauty trends now that may have seemed pretty crazy when they first emerged years ago too! (Read: glitter eyeshadow)

In your opinion, is floating eyeliner a beauty blunder or daring new look?  Do you think this runway look will ever translate to real life? Sound off in the comments!

<3 Mish


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