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Black, Smudgy Eyes

This devil-may-care makeup look is undeniably sexy and surprisingly easy to pull off. "Usually makeup artists insist that you painstakingly draw your eyeliner close to the lashline. Now you can freehand it, then smudge it into your top and lower lashlines with a finger," celebrity makeup artist Mally Roncal says. Eyeliner pencils and gels have just the right amount of sheen for this, but avoid anything with shimmer or glitter, says Lori Taylor Davis, Smashbox global pro lead artist. "Save that for the holidays." (Go pro with this smoky eye tutorial.)

Smudge-friendly liners:
L'Oréal Paris Voluminous Smoldering Eyeliner in Gray ($8, target.com)
CoverGirl Perfect Blend Pencil in Charcoal ($5, target.com)
NYC New York Color Show Time Velvet Eyeliner in Black Velvet ($2, walmart.com)
Wet N Wild Color Icon Kohl Liner Pencil in Baby's Got Black ($1, drugstore.com)

Heighten the impact with: Peachy cheeks and lips. The rest of your face should be very feminine, says Roncal, who recommends a pop of peach on the apples of your cheeks and a glossy lip. Try Laura Geller Baked Gelato Swirl Illuminator in Peach Glow ($26, ulta.com) and Clarins Instant Light Natural Lip Perfector In Orange Shimmer ($25, clarins.com).

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Find Your Fall Edge

This fall, don't let the cooler air bum you out. The latest beauty trend is to go big—whether it's with rich lip color, intense eyes, strong cheekbones, or major lashes. Choose one feature to highlight and make it powerful. With help from makeup artist Mally Roncal, we compiled tips to help you amp up your look without going overboard. (And don't forget to pair your makeup trends with the latest fall fashion.)

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Chicken Yakisoba

Yakisoba is Japanese dish typically made of fried buckwheat, but this ramen noodle hack gives it a healthy twist. The meal in a bowl includes a touch of ginger, which is awesome for relieving digestive problems, so your tummy will be full and happy.

Get the recipe: Chicken Yakisoba

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Lime Shrimp Dragon Noodles

The total cost of this meal? A skimpy $4.97. This recipe is both budget-friendly and darn delicious! Shrimp is a great alternative if you're looking for a lighter meal but don't want to sacrifice protein. Shrimp is also a great source of vitamin B12, which keeps your nervous system in tip-top shape.

Get the recipe: Lime Shrimp Dragon Noodles 

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