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2012 Eyeshadow Trends

The New Smoky Eyes

Blue might not be the new black, but it certainly is a fun new twist on the smoky eye. While smoky eyes never seem to go out of style, you're sure to turn a few heads by using a strong navy hue instead of the standard blacks and grays. You'll notice it brightens up the look a bit, without taking away from its boldness. Remember, just as with the typical smoky eyes, it's best to downplay the rest of your makeup -- especially your lipstick. You don't want to match a bold red lip or rosy pink cheeks with a blue smoky eye, or you may end of looking more like a clown than the fashionista that you are.

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