Start with a nylon brush with loose hairs at the end. Then, dip it into color you would never wear followed by a color you would wear. "Blending is the key to getting a really cool-looking eye," says Jillian. By mixing it up a bit, "you can come up with your own customized tone, and I really think that’s a good way to try and use some of the shades that just never are used," she adds. So the next time you're met with a puce-tone shadow, give Jillian's technique a try. You never know what you will come up with.