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NYC makeup artist shocks with ‘crazy’ beauty illusion

  • August 23, 2022

Eye can’t believe her eyes.

A Big Apple cosmetics influencer is causing a big stir online, owing to her expert makeup tricks that create the optical illusion that her eyes are completely different shapes.

“Do you guys wanna see something super crazy?,” asks veteran beauty specialist Melanie, digitally known to her more than 51,000 TikTok followers as @Melbellles, in her trending video.

In the eye-popping post, which has more than 5.4 million views, Melanie — who’s purportedly worked as a makeup artist in New York and New Jersey for ten years — is seen covering her left eye with her hand while keeping her right eye visible.

Her right eye is decked out in false eyelashes, thick eyeliner on her lid and a light liner along the brim of the bottom lid. 

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A New York City cosmetics artist has gone viral thanks to her clever eye makeup tricks.
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“We’ve always known this philosophy that your eyes appear bigger, obviously, when you have a thicker liner on the top, no wing and a highlight or lighter concealer color on the waterline,” she said.

“This is what they call a doe-eye,” Melanie continued of her widened and dazzling orb. “It makes the eye very big, very bright.”

The professional MUA then covered her right eye with her hand, and revealed the left one to have a sleeker cut and darker hue.

Melanie showed fans the stark differences between a doe-eye and a fox or siren eye.
Melanie showed fans the stark differences between a doe-eye and a fox or siren eye.
TikTok/melbellles

“This is what they used to call a fox eye. Now they call it siren eyes,” she explained, noting that she’d drawn her eyeliner and added a wing — an extension of the

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