How To Master Cat-Eye Liner (VIDEO)

09/23/2011 04:51 pm ET | Updated Oct 11, 2012
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Seen on icons from Sophia Loren to Brigitte Bardot to Angelina Jolie, cat-eye liner remains one of the most classic -- and stunning -- beauty looks. When done right the effect is utterly sexy, but mastering it with smooth precision -- and preventing any wonkiness from a shaky hand -- can be a little daunting. While practice will of course makes perfect, there are a few tips (and tools) to getting it right.

Watch the video for a step-by-step guide to creating the perfect cat-eye effect, and click through the gallery for our favorite celebrity inspirations.