Pro-Tip Tuesday: Making Your Eyes Pop While Wearing Glasses

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Most days I wear my contact lenses, but occasionally I'll throw on a pair of glasses. It's not very often, which is absurd because I have five pairs. When I do wear glasses I choose to add a little more emphasis to my eye makeup; just enough to make them pop.

My go-to look is a simple smoky eye with a bit of a heavier hand; I use Benefit's Bad Gal and smudge it around the lid, and add lots of black mascara to the top and bottom lashes. I skip eye liner on the waterline because it can make me look tired when I'm wearing my glasses. 

If I want to have a little more fun I add a colored liner, eye shadow, or mascara for a little edge. Maybelline's Great Lash in Royal Blue is by far my favorite colored mascara. And at around $5 it's a steal! 

Don't be afraid to put a little more on than usual or apply your liner a bit thicker than you normally would. I like using liquid liners because you can make the line thicker without too much effort. When I use a normal pencil I end up making it twice as thick as I intended and there's just no turning back from that. 

Check out my picks below for products to get that bright eye look even behind your favorite specs. And don't forget to add a little white liner to your waterline-- it brightens the eye and makes you appear more awake and alert! 


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