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Celebrity MUA Janice Kinjo teaches us how to wear green eyeshadow IRL!
With Christmas (and NYE) just weeks away, holiday party season is in full swing — and that means you need a fierce look to show off.
This year, retire predictable looks like smoky eyes and bright red lips and opt for something a bit more statement making. Plus, you can make everyone extra envious with bold green eyeshadow to truly pop out (and perhaps stunt on your ex!)
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“My favorite holiday look is to do an emerald green shimmer eye and a natural color lip,” explains makeup artist Janice Kinjo, who works with Uzo Aduba, Mindy Kaling, Mary J. Blige, Sonequa Martin Green, Jessica Williams, Yara Shahidi and Skai Jackson, to name a few. “I love this look because it brings out your eyes in a festive way and doesn’t compete with your natural lip color,” she adds.
Naturally, rocking green shadow can be completely intimidating, but Janice shares a few beauty hacks to help a sister out.
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“My favorite eye shadow to use is Giorgio Armani Beauty’s Eye Tint ($39, Sephora.com) in #4 Emerald. It has great color and lasts all night long, even during your late night holiday parties,” she explains.
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Her advice? Don’t be afraid to use your fingers. “[When it comes to make up] you totally can blend with your fingers.”
“If you want to take your look to a new level, you can add glitter to your eyes and lips,” she adds. “Mix the glitter with a pea-size amount of aloe vera and apply. The aloe will help hold the glitter.”
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