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The 7 Sins of a Smokey Eye

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Sin #1: Naked Lids I come to you as a sinner myself. I too have applied shadow without primer. I too have told myself it didn’t matter, just once won’t hurt.  I too have fallen victim to the smears and the creases and the dissapearing eyeshadow.  It isn’t worth it. Especially when you can make it for pennies (recipe here) Sin #2: Perfectionism Smokey eyes are sexy because they look slept in. They are called “smokey” because there are no harsh lines.  Smokey eyes are like pretty much everything else in life, it’s the imperfections that make them beautiful. Sin #3: Undefined Brows What is the difference between raccoon eyes and a smokey eye? Brows. (here is my brow tutorial) Sin #4: Off balance Sometimes you can do a dark eye and a dark lip and not look hooker-ish. Sometimes you can do dark eyes and no blush and not look dead. Sometimes you can look at yourself in a magnified mirror and not be totally freaked out. Most of the time though, it’s best not to risk it. Some soft pink blush and a nude or light pink lip is a perfect pair. Sin #5: Lash and tear line […]

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