Melissa Schleicher, Carrie's go-to makeup artist and owner of Parlour3, told AOL she usually does a smoky eye on the country star, but for this year's CMA Awards Underwood "wanted Old Hollywood glam but a sleeker look—glam, but not over-the-top glam." This time, though, the country music queen deviated from her usual dark and stormy ways with a hint of metallic.
And with the holidays right around the corner, the singer's tinsel-like eye might just be the perfect way to make the classic look feel fresh—just in time for all those office (and extracurricular) parties.
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Pro tip: If you get any metallic shadow wet (as long as it already has a sparkle to it) the look and color will be more intense. But note it doesn't work on matte eye shadows.
Step 3: Then two sets of Smoke and Mirrors Beauty Lashes - New York City Lash & The Dolly were applied. The New York City set went across her entire lid while The Dolly lash strip was cut in half and set on top in the corner of her eye.