While our preferred tool of choice is an eyelash curler, there may be a time when you’ll have to Macgyver your way out of a stubby eyelash situation. In that case, grab a spoon, these instructions, and get ready for betty-boop worthy batties.
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The best beauty advice is to work with what yo’ momma gave ya. But if yo’ momma is Asian, it’s a little harder to apply eyeliner without looking like your entire lid is covered in black kohl. With the right eyeshadow, liner, and application, you can turn a smudged eye into a cat eye in no time.
Today’s mascaras are so high tech you’d think NASA designed them. Some lift and separate, others vibrate and curl, and some use every trick in the book to make your eyes look like they’re drenched in miracle grow. Mo matter what tube of black magic you’ve got, it’s all in the application.
Every gal needs her beauty sleep, but not every gal gets enough of it. The more you rest, the better you look. Hey, there’s a reason she was called “sleeping beauty,” okay? When you can’t catch the necessary Z’s, turn to your makeup bag for a fake night’s sleep.
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Not everyone is blessed with Betty Boop’s eyelashes. But without the length to bat your lashes, how’s a girl supposed to get out a traffic ticket? You’ll be blowing stop signs without worry in no time with a few tricks of the trade that add miles to real eyelashes.
Mascara is probably what God created on the 7th day, but nothing in a tube can do the work of falsies. It’s like comparing a push-up bra to a boob job: the results are not the same. We wonder why two strands of feathery lashes seem so scary to women, especially when the application is a cinch! Instead of working with a full set of lashes, try placing a few of the individual fakes where your eyes are wanting, or on the outer corners for a catty evening look.
There is nothing sexier than a smokey eye. Done right, this come-hither look can take you from the office to the red carpet just by changing shades. Deeply set silvers and plums make for a vixonish night on the town, while a mixture of nudes and toupes from 9 to 5 might score you an early promotion.
Black, brown, clear, blue- how’s a girl to chose? Mascaras have become so diverse in color it seems that eyelashes are the new “it” bag. Our tip: stick to natural hues for a classic look and save the crayola-colors for a fiesta.
Draw in crowds with Twiggy’s signature lashes. Flirty and mod, this 60’s style makes for a dazzling doll-eyed look; perfect for the sleep deprived beauty go-getter.