Eye shadow sounds like it should be the easiest makeup to apply. I mean, it seems pretty straightforward: You take the powder, swipe it across your eyes, and are done, right? If only it were that simple. In reality, there’s a little more technique involved. Since we didn’t all take a class on how to apply makeup in high school, we often make mistakes. And with the vast amount of products and YouTube tutorials out there, it can all get a bit overwhelming. But fear not, because we’ve compiled a list of some of the most common eye shadow mistakes that women make—and how to fix them! Keep scrolling to see the six most common eye mistakes that you’re probably making!