How To Draw The Perfect Cat Eye

The cat eye is one of the most iconic beauty looks of all time. Celebs from Brigitte Bardot to Twiggy to Angelina Jolie have rocked the sexy makeup look as their own over the years. But for us mere mortals, the cat eye is also one of the trickiest looks to pull off—mostly because it can be really, really hard to draw it right. And obviously, we’re not all blessed with on-demand makeup artists. Thankfully, there are some ways you can replicate this old Hollywood look at home without tearing out your hair in frustration. Here’s how makeup artist Neil Scibelli recommends doing it:

1. Start with the right product. A felt-liner pen should be your number-one tool (we like Makeup Forever’s Graphic Liner in Black, $24, It draws on a smooth, thin line that’s easy to control and pops when finished.