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The 8 Biggest Eyeliner Trends, From The 1950s To Today

As seen on Marilyn Monroe, Diana Ross, and more.

The 8 biggest eyeliner trends, from the 1950s to today.
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Though it’s one of the most basic beauty products, eyeliner can be used in countless ways — you don’t just have to outline your eyes. For the full rundown of the product’s versatility, celebrity makeup artist Jenna Kristina is sharing an evolution of eyeliner trends, from the 1950s to today.

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1950s: Old Hollywood

In the 50s, the trend was to line the full eyelid, says Kristina. “Think classic Hollywood — Audrey Hepburn and Marilyn Monroe,” she tells Bustle. This was often paired with a bold lip and lengthy lashes for a glamorous makeup look.