The Crazy-Huge Difference Your Eyeliner Color Makes

Demonstrated by 18 celebrities doing the brown vs. black thing.

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If you go into a woman's makeup bag, chances are you're going to fish out a black eyeliner over a brown one. But talk to any makeup artist and they'll tell you that tawny and chocolate shades can read less harsh and more flattering to a variety of different complexions and eye colors. It's actually kind of fascinating to see the big difference a little color change can, 26 celebrity examples.

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