Nail Erykah Badu's Sultry Reverse Cat-Eye

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Ms. Badu makes 'undone' beauty look good, and you can too!

By now, you've already seen the photos of Ms. Badu cuddled up with her new bae, Carl Jones. And, while we're always down for a sister in love, the beauty girl in us just can't get over the smoking hot reverse cat-eye she was sporting in the photo. She brought lived-in makeup to a whole new level!

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To get the look, start with hydrated skin, apply a natural or nude balm to your lips for a dose of hydration. Using a kohl liner--we love Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil ($20, at sephora.com) line your lower waterline. If the liner is a little messy, all the better--it will add to that chic 'undone' vibe. Hold the skin taught and extend the tip outward and upwards to create a reverse feline flck. Smudge the liner with your ring or index finger to give it a lived-in look, and liner your upper lid with a fine-tip liquid liner like Tarte Rainforest of the Sea So Fine MicroLiner ($22, at sephora.com) Go over the winged kohl liner with the liquid liner and set with a setting powder to prevent smudging.

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