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Thursday I tried a look with the Anastasia She Wears it Well palette. The look was called Cut a Rug and it was described as a classic cut crease. I had no idea that the cut crease was a classic and I must admit that I half thought that the cut crease had originated from Queen of Blending (she’s so awesome at them!).


I don’t feel this look turned out well. I tried downblending in the crease way too much.

How to Achieve the look:

  1. Prep the eye area with Too Faced Shadow Insurance.
  2. Apply a wash of Anastasia Almond from lashline to eyebrows.
  3. Apply Anastasia Toffee to the crease. Do not overblend the way I did.
  4. Apply Almond to the inner v and inner lower lash line.
  5. Apply Toffee to the lower lash line and wing it out.
  6. Apply a touch of Toffee to the outer 1/4 of the lash line and some mascara and you’re done.


  • Too Faced Shadow Insurance
  • Anastasia Almond – from lash line to crease, inner v and inner lower lash line
  • Anastasia Toffee – crease, lower lash line, outer 1/4 of outer upper lash line
  • Nyx Pin-up Curl Mascara
  • Anastasia Tinted Brow Gel in Espresso


  • Urban Decay Naked Skin foundation in .5
  • Mirabella powder foundation in 1N


  • Geek Chic joystick in Chrysalis

You can see in the shots with my eye closed more of the actual cut. I just kept thinking I hadn’t blended enough, and then I thought I’d blended too much.

What do you think of the classic cut crease?