I'm always so impressed at how makeup artists can literally transform any face into something utterly flawless. My older cousin Liza Almodovar is the perfect example. This busy mom and professional makeup artist has a ton of makeup tricks up her sleeve that can instantly make you look worthy of any red-carpet event. I'm talking defined cheek bones, flawless skin, a perfect pout--heck she can even make it look like you just got yourself a nose job. I'm so serious!

While applying makeup can seem daunting, with a few simple tricks and tips you can easily nail any makeup look. Check out a few of Liza's quick and easy makeup tricks to help you look perfectly flawless (or at least fake it) every time!

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For wide awake eyes

"Using white or flesh color on the lower waterlines does definitely open up the eyes. But I also recommend using a light color on the tear duct, like MAC Eyeshadow in Naked Lunch ($15). It’s a universally flattering light pink champagne frost that really does do the trick," Liza says.

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Johanna is the beauty and fashion staff writer at MamásLatinas and obsessed with all things beauty and fashion. She is a proud Dominicana and was born and raised in Queens, NY.

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Love the tips!! I do the wide eye tip mostly every day!!

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