The ‘Knifeliner’ makeup trend is here just in time for Halloween and it’s terrifying

We’re all familiar with the classic winged eyeliner (although some are better at it than others!), but if you thought that was terrifying enough, there’s a new trend in town just in time for Halloween – but will you be trying it?


Introducing ‘Knifeliner’ – the cutting edge (hehe) makeup craze that’s taking Instagram by storm and we can totally see why.

It’s the perfect way to up your killer disguise while also showing off your incredible makeup skills. All the spookiness without sacrificing on style.

So ‘Knifeliner’ is a thing now🔪🔪🔪 Would you rock it?! #Knifeliner #Halloween #beauty

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So what exactly is it? Basically instead of a feline flick you create a cut crease by drawing a blade with blood splatters dripping everywhere. TERRIFYING AF.

Just feast your eyes on all the wonderful goriness below.


Pretty frightening, right? Now the only thing left to do is scour the internet for tutorials and master the art of having a steady hand.

Will you be rocking the ‘Knifeliner’ trend this Halloween- let us know in the comments below!

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Written by Nina John-Clement

Style writer, maths geek and positive viber who's madly in love with words. Also an aspiring member of the Swift squad.

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