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The Importance of Wearing Makeup Under Your Glasses

Posted 03/30/12 at 12:40PM by Charli Schuler

That old saying "guys don't make passes at girls who wear glasses" is antiquated and lame. However, it's true that if you do wear glasses (and want guys to make passes), you need to remember to spend at least a few minutes on your eye makeup. If you don't, your eyes will all but disappear behind those Foster Grants.

I should know. Whenever my eyes are screaming for a break from contacts, I slip on my glasses and instantly notice a difference -- my eyes become invisible behind the specs and I need to tweak my makeup accordingly. Not a big deal at all, but it's a necessary one.

As seen on bespectacled celebrities and trendsetters, the tiniest bit of makeup can make a difference between geeky and gorgeous. (But, it's a happy medium -- you don't want to look like an oversexed librarian.) Consult the following looks for proper inspiration, along with tips on how to tailor your makeup to your frames.

See how to look gorgeous in glasses now.
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  • Posted by GigiSD on 05/14/13 at 08:17pm

    I HATE wearing my glasses, so I'm sure to pay careful attention to eye makeup when I do.

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  • Posted by EricaC123 on 12/29/12 at 01:30pm


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  • Posted by darkangel81 on 05/07/12 at 04:29pm

    This is a great article since I wear glasses at work all the time.

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  • Posted by MssDani on 04/02/12 at 01:26pm

    These tips are great for those days when its too windy for contacts.

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  • Posted by powerwoman033 on 04/02/12 at 11:44am

    These are wonderful tips for those of us who wear glasses!

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  • Posted by rosie1123 on 04/02/12 at 08:40am

    i wear glasses 100% of the time and am always looking for good tips.

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