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Lower Lashings: Would You Try The Look?

Twiggy, Jean Shrimpton, Marianne Faithfull, Alexa Chung, Miss Piggy (*grin*) -- lower-lash emphasis is back. Will you try it?
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Alexa Chung Harper's UK cover

I can't get last month's cover of Harper's Bazaar UK out of my head. Alexa Chung, whose makeup was done by Florrie White, is riveting. The eye makeup! More geek-out images:

Alexa Chung Harper's cover_eyes

With bare skin, nude-pink lips, black mascara, and liner that looks like shaggy lower lashes -- love x lots.

Harper's Bazaar_Jean Shrimpton

We've seen ’60s-era lower-lash emphasis before -- you know, on Marianne Faithfull as mentioned on the Harper’s cover, Jean Shrimpton, and Twiggy, etc. -- and it pops up in backstage-beauty trends every once in a while.

Miss Piggy_MAC

Was Miss Piggy inspired for her MAC capsule collection?

Paul & Joe FW 2011

Backstage at Paul & Joe Fall/Winter 2011, it looks wearable. Just a few exaggerated ticks with a sharp, smudge-proof pencil, maybe dark grey rather than black, like thick lower lashes casting shadows. Not too thin or too long -- don't want to look like Blake Lively or Kim Kardashian.

Paul & Joe_fallwinter 2011

Okay, maybe not for the office. But gorgeous, arresting. Appropriate for, say, a holiday party, especially with that silvery highlight at the tearducts.

Paul & Joe_FW 2011

My lower lashes are pretty much non-existent (as not shown here). Maybe that's why I'm obsessed.

What do you think? Is this something you'd try? Or have tried?

Miss Piggy image courtesy of MAC Cosmetics.