Pretty New Tricks with Your Everyday Makeup

Photo by: Jonty Davies
Take mascara and pink lipstick where they've never gone before
These makeup-bag staples aren't one-hit wonders. "A warm, rosy lipstick looks great on cheeks, and even eyes," says... more 
Photo by: Jonty Davies
Take mascara and pink lipstick where they've never gone before
These makeup-bag staples aren't one-hit wonders. "A warm, rosy lipstick looks great on cheeks, and even eyes," says makeup artist Troy Surratt. "Applied all over, it creates a soft, harmonious look." After you've swiped the hue on your mouth, finger-pat it along your cheekbones and very lightly on your lids. Then try this mascara tip: Wet a pointy eyeliner brush, dip it in your mascara, and presto: "You've got a black liquid eyeliner," says Surratt. "Sweep it along your top lashes for a clean, elegant finish."

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