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Your annual holiday party doesn’t have to be your only excuse to rock a bold eye. In fact, a little makeup fun every so often is the perfect thing to get you through these upcoming dark winter months. Here are the five best eyeliner tricks we learned this year, so you can whip them out in the new year. 

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The Post-It-Note Cat Eye

The cat eye might be nothing new, but the method by which you apply it is. Yep, you stick a Post-It note to your face, and it will be the steady stencil you need.

The Graphic Cat Eye

To take your cat eyes up a notch, draw a second line above your eyelid. People won’t know what hit them when you bat your lashes.

The Double-Winged Kitten Eye

For a less aggressive (but equally adorable) approach, try just a tiny flick of your eyeliner. Aka the kitten eye. We love it so much, we do it twice.

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The Gilded Eye

Not all eyeliner looks have to be complicated. Sometimes you just need a glittery eyeliner…and some confidence.

The Turquoise Eye

Same goes for a bright blue eyeliner. You got this.

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