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Does the thought of rocking a bold eye colour with a bold lip completely freak you out? Oh, stop it. You’ve probably just heard that old, “Play up your lips or your eyes, never both,” rule.

To that we say, “Pssh. Rules, schmules.” And it’s not just us. Make-up geniuses say the exact same thing.

“Some people shy away from a darker eye with a deep lip, but I think if you want a dramatic look you can really go for both,” says celebrity make-up artist Kirin Bhatty. “Instead of going for a traditional black-and-grey smokey, you can opt for a pop of colour. There are no rules!”

But before you do, WAIT ONE SEC, says celeb make-up guru Tina Turnbow. “I don’t think you should ever have strict rules for your make-up,” she says. “That said, the color combination totally has to click. The way you pair up colours can either turn you on, or turn you off — it can either be like, ‘Eh, ugh,’ or ‘Oh, yeah!'”

Naturally, we want the latter for your rebel heart. So here’s a little expert cheat sheet on how to break the rules the right way: