Barrymore’s hack for balancing uneven eyes.
The trick, says Barrymore, is to tightline the upper waterline on the eye that appears droopier. “As you can see, one eye is lower than the other,” she says in the video, pointing to her orbs. By shading in her upper waterline, she notes, “It’s going to open my eye to match.”
Barrymore suggests sliding a damp cotton swab along the rim. And there you have it: symmetrical eyes that look wide-awake, in two minutes flat.
“It’s really a cool trick,” Barrymore adds. “I feel like my eyes look much more even than they did before.”
As for the color, any shade of liner will work—Barrymore uses an onyx hue to match her black mascara, but you can always use a brown or taupe for a softer look.
And if you want to make the eyes appear even brighter? Well, makeup artists are quick to sing the praises of a rim of white liner, some strategic highlighter, and a few other eye-opening hacks.