People Are Using Guitar Picks To Apply Eyeliner & It Really Works

23 March 2017, 12:29 | Updated: 8 May 2017, 17:09

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James Wilson-Taylor

By James Wilson-Taylor

Why waste your cash on an expensive applier when you have the perfect thing stuck in your fretboard?

Of all the makeup trends we have covered, this is certainly the most appropriate one we've ever seen for a music fan - winged eyeliner applied using a guitar pick.


Yep, you read that correctly. 

The trend has been building for a while, with various YouTube tutorials popping up online after many musicians made the discovery that the plectrum has the perfect shape for nailing your eyeliner look.

In fact, turns out a simple guitar pick is even more effective than an expensive eyeliner designer that is basically EXACTLY THE SAME SHAPE!

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Why spend the extra cash when you can grab a pick for less than a dollar or a pound at your local music shop?

Plus, it is super easy to do because the pick really is the perfect shape.

So, wanna try it out? Check out some of these cool tutorials below for the best eyeliner advice on the cheap: