The Fascinating, Little-Known History of the Cat-Eye

Depending on how even our "wings" are on a given day, the cat-eye is either our favourite makeup look to wear... or the bane of our existence. (That last part may be a bit exaggerated, but fellow cat-eye lovers, we're sure you understand.)

The look is a foolproof way to enhance your eyes, making them appear wider and adding just the right touch of flirtatious allure. No wonder it's been popular for centuries! Believe it or not, winged liner has been making women's eyes look more defined long before Taylor Swift adopted it as her signature.

Keep reading to see the cat-eye's evolution from trend to classic beauty look.