Katharine McPhee Models Must-Try Eye Makeup

1/5 Jeff Lipsky
Many women think blue eye shadow is best left in the '80s...but applied the right way, it looks sexy and modern. "You don't want to wear blue up to the eyebrows," confirms makeup artist Gianpaolo Ceciliato, who created the looks on Katharine. "Make it stronger on the bottom."



2/5 Claire Benoist
Step 1:
Trace a cobalt-blue pencil along your lower lashes. On the top lid, apply it from the outer corner to above the iris; draw a V around the inner corner.


Try CoverGirl LiquilineBlast in Blue Boom, $8, at drugstores.


3/5 Claire Benoist
Step 2:
Dip an angled brow brush into cobalt-blue eye shadow, then push it into the lower lashes.


Try M.A.C Eye Shadow in Atlantic Blue, $15, maccosmetics.com.


4/5 Claire Benoist
Step 3:
Top that shadow with a lighter blue and blend downward.


Try Make Up For Ever Eye Shadow in Turquoise, $20, sephora.com.


5/5 Claire Benoist
Step 4:
Load volumizing mascara onto the top and bottom lashes, then graze the tips with bright-blue mascara.


Try Yves Saint Laurent Volume Effet Faux Cils mascara in Extreme Blue, $30, yslbeautyus.com.


Use a peachy tone on your lips and cheeks.


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