I put my eye-shadow on with cotton tips and it never lasts.
Why does it always end up looking like crap?
News flash: cotton tips are for ears! Do you also clean your teeth with a hair-dryer? There are clever tools now available called “make-up brushes” – designed exclusively to brush on “make-up”. You should try them, I believe you will find them quite useful. Perhaps your eye-shadow won’t look so much like “crap”. Why not go out on a limb and get yourself a decent hair brush while you’re at it? I’m just saying….