How to Get November Cover Girl Taylor Swift's Cool Smoky Eye
On our November cover, Taylor Swift sports her trademark red lip (painted with Chanel Rouge Allure Lip Color in Pirate, $34; chanel.com), but it was the rock and roll-inspired smoky eye that she wore in our inside story that got the singer really excited. "It looks so cool!" she told makeup artist Mariel Barrera, who layered a gunmetal powder eyeshadow (Chanel Ombre Essentielle eyeshadow in Black Star, $29; chanel.com) over a shimmery black gel version (Chanel Illusion D'Ombre eyeshadow in Mirifique, $36; chanel.com) to create the inky shade. "She has a beautiful feline quality to her eyes," said Barrera, who also emphasized their shape with a light countering blush, starting from the outer corners of her eyes and working toward her hairline. During the glam session, the two had a "fun girl chat" about Swift's beach-side house in Watch Hill, R.I., among other things. "Taylor was real interested in everyone on set and she asked a lot of interesting questions. She is fun, kindhearted—and extremely gorgeous!"
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