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In this teaser from 13 on Halloween, Roxie is getting ready for her first birthday party ever. Her thirteenth birthday. On Halloween.
I sit in front of the magic mirror my grandpa gave me and want to watch Ally work her magic but she tells me to close my eyes.
“So it’s like this. The dark color always goes in the crease.” She brushes over my eyelid and it feels good and weird all at the same time. She’s got a soft touch but I blink like a maniac anyway. It kills me to keep my eyes shut. I want to see. “The highlight is the lightest shade and you always put that at your brow line.” She say’s brow line like she’s some great make-up artist. “Ok, open,” she says.
When I do, Ally’s sort of dipping into color and shifting her weight from one foot to the other, super into the whole eye-shadow thing.
And my eyes don’t look like my eyes anymore. But when it comes to the mascara she says, “Here, you do it. It’s hard for me to do it on you. Just remember slow and straight.”
I grab the wand, and try to work the brush over my lashes without poking out my eyeball. But I’m all over the place, and my hand slips. I paint a big, freakish black streak across my cheek mid-hiccup.I hate, absolutely hate hiccups and if I have them when the party starts I’ll have to hide in the bathroom until they’re gone because I can’t let anyone hear the I sound I make when I hiccup. It’s not natural. Continue reading