11/7 Ways to Make Your Eyes Look Bigger
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As for shadows, vibrant shades such as aqua, silver, or pink look best on bare lids “with a lot of mascara and a groomed brow,” says Sobel. Lavender eye shadow is universally flattering and brightening. And a dark color blended into the outer corners is perfect for an evening look. Just avoid matte formulas, which don’t reflect light like their shimmery counterparts do.