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It's not just pretty, it's actually practical and for the same reasons I suspect a lot of sunny countries, like many areas in the Middle East also wear a lot of eyeliner as it helps protect the eyes. Since Vikings were often out on boats, they would need to be able to see better.
Apparently it's also not uncommon to ward off something called "the evil eye" which varies from culture to culture but a good 40% of the world believes in some version or another.