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18 Eye Makeup Cheat Sheets If You Don't Know WTF You're Doing

There's a Michelle Phan in us all.

1. Let's start with the basics. Here's a rundown of eye shadow brushes and what they do.

2. And here's a brief lesson in mascara wands.

3. Know that you don't always have to stick to classic black liner. A color switch-up is fun and easy.

4. Here are some eyeliner suggestions based on eye shape, but totally do your liner however you want.

5. Like, look at all these cool ways to line your eyes.

6. This color combo chart is great if you need a little inspiration.

7. Now for some ~lewks~: Never underestimate the power of simple. This everyday eye is a great start for beginners.

8. And just in case you're like, "But how do I get my winged liner like that?", here's a little cheat sheet.

9. This bright canary is perfect if you need a mood booster!

10. I know a classic smoky eye can be intimidating, but practice these step-by-step instructions and you should be good.

11. You can add a little color to your smoky, too.

12. OBSESSED with this shimmery look, and it's actually not that hard to do.

13. Here's a simple and quick idea if you want a little splash of color.

14. It looks hard, but you CAN do this blue and purple situation.

15. Make a statement with subtle color and winged liner.

16. This Yoncé-inspired eye is only six steps.

17. This gorgeous sunset eye is actually way simpler than it looks.

18. Green can be tricky, but here's proof that it can be done.