There are certain beauty rules one should never question: 1. Wash your face before bed. 2. Wear SPF daily, even when it rains. 3. Do not over-tweeze your eyebrows — ever. Then there are those rules that were made to be broken. From VIOLET GREY’s cover shoot with actress Emily Blunt comes a lip and eye combination that, while not for the faint of heart, is perfectly suited for standing out during the upcoming holiday-party season. Makeup artist Jenn Streicher paired a glossy, bordeaux lip and an imperfect, gilded eye to create a look that is surprisingly wearable and utterly sophisticated. The products necessary to master it at home, below.
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The Golden Eye & Ruby Lip
Lessons on the most provocative cosmetic combination: a bold lip alongside a smoky eye.