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Hi, my name is Kathryn Fernandez, and I'm a makeup artist in Los Angeles, California. Today, I'm going to show you how to apply stunning eye shadow makeup. These are the tools you'll need: You're going to need a lid brush, a crease brush, a liner brush, and also, like, a rounded brush. Okay, you're going to need a lid color, a crease color, and also your black cake eyeliner. If you don't have any, go ask your mom, she probably has some. It's amazing. Okay, and then also false eyelashes, with glue. And also, a toothpick. Okay, let's get started. So, the first thing that you're going to want to do is actually apply a small dot of your eyelash glue onto the side of your eyelash holder thing. The reason you want to do this is because as you're applying your other makeup, the eyelash glue will get more tacky, and it'll be easier to apply the lashes. Okay, so, just to save a little bit of time, I've applied concealer to my eyes, and also some of the base color, and also mascara, and eyeliner on the inside. Okay, so, the first thing that we're going to do from this point is apply the crease shadow with the crease brush. Because I'm using a matte eye shadow for this, I'm going to be very careful and start from the outside of my eye, and work towards my nose. This'll give a nice fade effect for matte eye shadows. Okay, you want to get it fairly dark in your crease. So, I'm actually going to add another brown to the crease with a little bit of shimmer, just for a nice, stunning effect. So, this is not an area where you need to be shy or conservative with your brown eye shadow. Just get in there, and just kind of work it around. Now, for the fun part. If you use just a little bit of water with your cake eyeliner, it will actually activate the cake eyeliner to function more as a liquid, which is a really great aspect of cake eyeliner that I enjoy a lot. Okay, so what we're going to do is, you're going to use your liner brush, and you're going to start from the outside of your eye, and travel towards your nose. Be sure to keep a little bit of moisture on your brush rather than having to dip into the water frequently for the cake eyeliner, simply because the more water you add to your cake eyeliner, you'll get kind of a mush, and the problem with that is that you won't be able to control the darkness of the application. I'm starting with a slightly thicker edge, and going towards my nose, making it kind of thinner. And, the reason for this is simply because we're going to also apply false eyelashes, and this'll really help the overall shape and roundness of the look. Now, for the really, really fun part. So, what you're going to do is, you're going to take your cake eyeliner, and also the rounded brush that you have, and slightly moisten the brush just a little bit. And then, what we're going to do, we're going to take the brush, and travel from the darkest part of our shadow, and simply paint, this is really weird to do. I simply took a little bit of my dampened round brush, and actually just painted a line. And, this really kind of plays with the depth of your eye, and kind of makes the whole roundness of your eye really, really exemplified. I basically put black on the deepest part of the crease. Okay, now for the false eyelashes. I've gone ahead and trimmed these, and kind of worked them already so that I could just go ahead and jump right into the application of them. But, I'm sure you're asking yourself why you need a toothpick for this particular look, and the reason is for the application of the false eyelashes. What you're going to do is take your toothpick, and actually gather some of the glue on the toothpick, and that's how you put eyelash glue onto your lash line, simply because you really don't need a lot of glue on your eyelashes. And, a lot of people have this misunderstanding that more glue will help it stay on better. But, in reality, it just kind of makes a mess, it gets stingy, your eye starts watering, it's no good. So, as you can see, I have just a little bit of glue on the lash line. And, okay, now comes the fun part. Okay, I'm going to go ahead. Okay, when putting on false eyelashes, apply them as close as possible to your actual lash line. Now that I have my lashes on, I'm going to just touch up the top lid eyeliner, just to kind of really finish off the look. Okay, and that's how you do a stunning eye shadow look. Thanks for watching.