This Beauty Trick Will Help You Get Rid of Raccoon Eyes

How many times have you applied your eye makeup perfectly only to sweat and have it messily smear onto your skin and underneath your eyes? Fortunately there is a trick for keeping your mascara where it belongs — on your eyelashes. Find out the trick up ahead.

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Start with a translucent eye shadow
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Start with a translucent eye shadow

The main trick is to take translucent eye shadow primer and dab it underneath the lash line with a blending brush, then apply a setting powder. This will keep your skin dry so that nothing sticks to it.

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Apply liner strategically
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Apply liner strategically

Next, apply Clinique Skinny Stick to the lower lash line only. This doesn't necessarily help with keeping makeup in place, but you'll get a great defined eye this way.

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Mascara should be applied to the lower lashes first

Mascara should be applied to the lower lashes first

Smeared raccoon eyes typically happen when you apply mascara to the top lashes first, so apply Clinique Chubby Lash Fattening Mascara to the bottom first.

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All set

All set

Your smudge-free makeup is all set and ready to go.

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