When it comes to applying eye makeup, the task can super fun or completely confusing.  Here are some surprising secrets that will help you get your desired look faster and easier.

Hashtag your way to the perfect smokey eye
If you want a smokey eye, simply draw a hashtag right before the outer corner of your eye.  Blend it with a smudge brush and you will have your desired look.


Apply your mascara in a different direction
For fuller lashes and to widen the appearance of your eyes, sweep your mascara towards your nose instead of upwards.


Try white eye liner as an an eyeshadow primer
To enhance the color of your shadow, cover your eyelid with white eyeliner. Apply your favorite shadow and watch the color intensify.


Spoon your way to that perfect winged liner look
All it takes is a spoon. Begin your eyeliner as if you are applying the cat eye. Press the rounded side of the spoon against your eyelid and shift the spoon outwards to achieve the wing effect.


Remoisturize Mascara
Drop some saline solution into your dried up mascara and get some extra use.

-Yvelette Stines

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