Daily Beauty Buzz: Issa Rae's Emerald Green Cat Eye
If your 2017 goal was to ace the cat eye flick and you succeeded, the next step is to venture away from drawing it on with just a little black liner and experiment with bright colors. Allow Issa Rae to be your "new year, new makeup routine" role model and road-test an emerald green.
The actress wore the gemstone-hued green wings to the 49th NAACP Image Awards, along with tight-lined black liner, lots of lashes, and a pink glossy lip. To get a similar look, reach for a product like CoverGirl Queen Collection Vivid Impact Eyeliner Pencil in Jade ($10; walgreens.com), a gel-based formula that's also ideal for a smoky, smudgy look.
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Apply a thick liner along your upper lashes, extending it out and up to form the flick. Use a cotton swap and makeup remover to clean up any mishaps and to define the shape. If you're not handy with a liner, you can always dampen a precise-tipped makeup brush and dip it into a green eyeshadow hue, creating your own eyeliner with a tool that's easier to control.