09/01/2012 08:02 am ET Updated Oct 02, 2012

Naomi Sims, Model, Shows Us How To Wear Blue Eyeliner (PHOTO)

Blue eyeliner isn't easy to pull off. When done right, it can make your eye color really pop. When done wrong, it can look like a bad '80s flashback.

In the photo below, Naomi Sims, who passed away in 2009 at the age of 61, shows us how to sport sky-colored eye makeup. Sims, who is known as "The First Black Supermodel" paired black mascara and smokey eyeshadow with a bright blue liner (draw on the lower rim of her eyes). The effect? Well, you can see that it's pretty much perfect.


Shop the look and check out more from our A Look Back archives:

Art by Raydene Salinas

MAC Pearlglide Intense Eye Liner in Petrol Blue, Tarina Tarantino Eye Dream Hyperliner in Tommy Jet, BareMinerals High Shine Eyecolor, Nars Illuminator in Laguna, Josie Maran Argan Color Stick in Rosy, Clinique Superbalm Moisturizing Gloss in Black Honey,

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