Ten Eyeliner Mistakes to Avoid

9. You have small eyes and you’re lining your entire eye. Doing this can actually close them off and make them look even smaller.

The fix: Apply liner to the outer “V” corner only to open up your eye area (this is a good tip for those with close-set eyes too). Ta suggests using a black kohl pencil and then smudging it out with an eye shadow brush, like MAC’s #219.