3 Makeup Tricks for Girls With Small Eyes

In many ways, girls with small eyes seem to have gotten the short end of the stick—eye makeup requires a completely different technique, mascara smudges on our top lid, and don’t even get us started on eyeliner. The perfectly flicked cat eye that looks amazing on our round-eyed sisters just doesn’t translate the same way on smaller, hooded lids. Sigh.

But before you throw your liners out at the injustice of it all, hear us out—we have a solution. Three, in fact. We spoke with Gregory Arlt, MAC Cosmetics’ director of makeup artistry, and asked for his tips for those of us with eyes shaped more like almonds than grapes. Keep scrolling for the three eyeliner tricks every girl with small eyes should know.