2020 saw a dip in lipstick sales and the renaissance of eye makeup, which makes sense given the mask mandates at the time. Why labor over your lips when they would be covered up with a mask anyway? Why not embellish your eyes instead?
Though things are slowly opening back up and face masks are coming down, the emphasis on eyeliner isn’t going anywhere. If anything, we’re seeing bolder, more expressive looks and—like many other beauty trends of the moment—a nod to the early aughts.
We’ll show you the six top ways to wear eyeliner in 2021 (and one look to leave behind).