Based in Washington D.C., Ayren Jackson-Cannady is so savvy that we wished she lived closer to NYC so that we could swap products with her. This beauty writer knows what’s up (she’s written for Fitness, Glamour, and Gloss Daily) and we’re excited to have her sharing her know-how and multi-culti beauty expertise as a contributing editor.
Whenever I see a woman with cool glasses (wayfarers are my favorite!) and standout makeup, I get seriously jealous. I look more four-eyes than fabulous when I try to recreate the makeup and eyeglasses look. I wanted to find out what I was doing wrong, so I appealed to a couple of makeup artists for some answers.
Curl Those Lashes
Your top eyelashes should be curled, says Carl Ray, a makeup artist in Washington, D.C. “Curling will prevent them from touching the lenses of your glasses.”