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MIMI has the holy grail of makeup tips straight from world-renowned artist Pat McGrath.

Cancel all your plans: makeup genius Pat McGrath is spilling her beauty secrets! Pat is known as the most influential makeup artist in the world (Vogue said it, so it must be true), so it goes without saying that the following words should be etched in stone. But for now, the Internet will suffice . . .

On the most underrated beauty product: "Blush! It's the fastest way to create the illusion of those high cheekbones we all lust after. A creamy blush is superversatile too. Backstage at the fashion weeks, we'll often use a blush across the apples and temples, and sometimes even on the chin and forehead, working it almost like a bronzer to give more life to tired skin."

On finding the perfect foundation shade: "Be sure to match your face to your neck and don't overdo the coverage. Check your makeup in different mirrors and light sources around your home and apply in layers."

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Her most-used makeup product: "It's probably mascara! It's the quickest way to draw attention to the eyes by enhancing what you already have."

How should we apply mascara, really: "Wiggle the wand back and forward at the base of the lashes, then swipe to the tips. Even coating from root to tip will otherwise weigh down the tips. And have fun experimenting with your lashes. Don't get stuck in a lash rut! Instead, try different finishes by layering the mascara and holding the wand horizontally for thicker lashes, or vertically for sportier, more natural lashes."

For more of Pat's tips, check out her interview in Vogue.

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