5 Ways to Bust Out of a Beauty Rut

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Stila Smudge Crayon Waterproof Eye Primer + Shadow + Liner in Umber

Beauty Rut #1: The slate smoky eye

Bust it! Unless you're channeling Kesha, step away from the harsh black

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Photo by: Sephora.com
Stila Smudge Crayon Waterproof Eye Primer + Shadow + Liner in Umber

Beauty Rut #1: The slate smoky eye

Bust it! Unless you're channeling Kesha, step away from the harsh black liner and deep gray shadow and go for soft chocolate brown, plum, or mossy green-shades that work as shadow and liner. You'll still look like a rock star, only more sophisticated.

Try: Stila Smudge Crayon Waterproof Eye Primer + Shadow + Liner in Umber, $22, sephora.com


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It's one thing to go through a makeup phase-fuchsia lipstick and glitter nail polish, anyone?-but it's quite another to experience a full-on beauty rut. According to a new survey by CouponCodes4u.com, the average woman keeps the same daily makeup look for 11 years. Eleven! Repeat after us: Change is good. Try these five tweaks to freshen up a stale beauty routine.