Kim Kardashian West Has The Best Makeup Trick For Tired Eyes

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Keeping Up With The Kardashians is returning for its 15th season next month, and from the looks of it, fans can expect just as much drama from the family — or maybe even more. Previews for the series show the sisters prepping for three births, dealing with the usual Scott Disick shenanigans, and cursing each other out in an intense, tear-filled fight.
With film crews following the Kardashian-Jenner clan around for what seems like 24/7 since 2007, it's kind of amazing that the sisters — four of whom have kids under three — almost never look tired on camera. So when Kim Kardashian West offered to share her trick for looking wide-awake on shoot days, our ears perked up — and it was not what we expected from the concealer queen.
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"It’s over for me [on long shoot days] because my left eye gets small. It’s so annoying," she told Refinery29 in a phone interview for her new Kimoji fragrance launch. "We have to take [a] lash curler, curl my left eye, and then I have to redo my eyeshadow to put it higher on my sleepier eye so that it appears awake."
As clever of a trick as it is, it won't come in handy when the tears start running — and Kardashian West says she's stopped fighting the inevitable and just started embracing the mascara streaks. "I just threw [my waterproof mascara] out. I’m not going to lie, it just never comes out and it’s so hard for me," she says. "I'd just rather cry it out and see the black mascara come down."
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For now, Kardashian West says she uses L'Oréal Paris Voluminous Waterproof Mascara, a long-time favourite of her go-to makeup artist Mario Dedivanovic. But she hints that a lash launch is on its way from her brand KKW Beauty. "I have a lash that’s coming out for holiday that I’m excited about," she says. It comes at a perfect time for Kardashian West, who recently welcomed falsies back into her life this past May. "I think for the Met Ball, I started to wear more of a long, dramatic lash and kind of got into that again," she says.
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In fact, Kardashian West says she's been going back to her glam roots more than ever — even with all the additional hours of weight training she's been logging on Instagram. "You’d think that if I was constantly working out that I'd be into a natural phase, but I’m not really," she says. "I feel confident and like I’m in really good shape, and so I like to glam it up more than usual — more shadow, more liner, bigger lashes." In other words, the over-the-top Kim we know and love is back — just in time for an equally dramatic new season.
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