11 Makeup Mistakes You Don't Realize You're Making
How do we know? Because we were making them too -- until we got this advice
Mistake No. 3: Wearing blue eyeshadow"Blue eyeshadow works for some people," Patel says. "Little girls in dance recitals. Guests at 1970s-themed parties. Ethereal looking supermodels. If you aren't one of the aforementioned people, don't wear it. Enough said." Harsh, but truer words have never been spoken.
We confess: "In middle school, I had a friend who was born with dark brown/black hair and light blue eyes that I was super jealous of," says intern Stephanie. "She wore electric blue eyeliner and managed to make it look so edgy that I wanted to give blue a try too. I tried a bright blue shadow instead, but as a girl with black hair and brown eyes, the color is all kinds of wrong on me. Luckily, my mom was quick to point out that I looked like a clown before I headed off to school that day, and I haven't touched a pale blue palette since."
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