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How-to: Sexy Eyes in 3 Simple Steps

How-to: Sexy Eyes in 3 Simple Steps

Creating a sexy eye can be as simple as 1-2-3.  Don't be daunted by the extreme makeup you see on your favorite celebs or supermodels.  You can easily create their glam looks with a just a few tools, and best yet, your God-given digits.  

Chanel Iman may very well have the top makeup artist in the world working wonders with her eye makeup, but with a little practice and patience, you can have her look-at-me eyes too.

3 Steps to Sexy Eyes:

1. Prime Eyelids
A simple swipe of primer will hold your shadow and liner in place for hours, prevent creasing and yield truer color.
Try: Too Faced Shadow Insurance $18
2.  Apply Liner & Shadow
Using a waterproof pencil, line upper lid following lash line.  Depending on your preference, liner under eyes as well.  For "mature", leave the lower lash line free from liner.  This allow you eyes to experience a lift and eliminates a tired look.
Try: CoverGirl Liquiline Blast $6.99
Apply Eyeshadow
Using a jumbo crayon eyeshadow, apply color over liner and up to crease.  Blend with fingertip. No need to apply color to brow bone,  the primer applied in first step will act as a subtle highlight.
Try: Wet n Wild Idol Eyes Creme Shadow Pencils

3.  Apply Mascara
Add LOTS of mascara to upper lashes only.



Cover Girl, Wet n Wild, Too Faced









Editor's note: This story was originally posted on December 20, 2010.


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