Belfast Telegraph

Tuesday 21 October 2014

Taylor Swift: Make-up mistakes are important

Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift has revealed how she creates the perfect ‘cat eye’ with black eyeliner.

The singer revealed that during her teenage years, she would often end up with eyeliner that looked like it had been applied with a “Sharpie” permanent marker and covered half of her eyelid.

As a global music star, the blonde beauty has picked up several beauty tips and explained how to achieve her favourite 'cat eye' look.

“You have to mess it up a few times to get it right. I’ve had a lot of failed make-up looks that I would try in school before I learned how to do the line right! And sometimes I get it wrong still,” she told shoe brand Keds in a style video. “I like the cat eyeliner a lot. It’s all about getting the right angle and my one tip for how to do it right is to take the angle and direction your bottom lash line is going and follow that angle up. If I’m drawing a really fine line, I like liquid eyeliner pens. You have to get really close to your lash line.”

Taylor also discussed her other signature beauty look, a vintage-inspired red lip.

The 23-year-old said that a perfect ruby pout doesn’t need to be complicated and can be achieved with just one product.

“I just love red lips. I like lip stain instead of lipstick. In my everyday life, I just do a lip stain, and if you get a good one… you don’t really need a liner. But my make-up artist does about four different things… She’s really detail oriented,” she said.

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