UPDATE: An earlier version of this story stated that Paris Jackon鈥檚 eyes were blue. As she herself has clued us in, they鈥檙e actually green!

There鈥檚 green eyes鈥 and then there are Paris Jackson-green eyes. In case you鈥檝e ever wondered where the model got her out-of-this-world peepers, the answer ISN鈥橳 colored contacts.

As her makeup artist, Jo Baker, explained to Teen Vogue, Jackson鈥檚 mesmerizing eye color is actually due to a rare genetic condition. Although she didn鈥檛 name the exact condition, she did reveal that it doesn鈥檛 affect Jackson鈥檚 eyesight 鈥 just lends that light green shade. 鈥淭hey鈥檙e absolutely striking,鈥 Baker said. 鈥淗er eyes are always something I鈥檓 keen to draw attention to.鈥

For Jackson鈥檚 2017 MTV VMAs appearance (where she made a rather bold and memorable speech), Baker made her eyes pop by relying on the upside-down makeup technique with Chanel鈥檚 Multi-Effect Quadra Road Movie Eyeshadow ($61). 鈥淚f you want to wear a cool, bold color but are hesitant to coat your eyelids with it, this is an easy way to introduce color into your look,鈥 Baker said.

While your eyes might not *quite* match the rising star鈥檚 light appearance, you can at least steal Baker鈥檚 application tip. 鈥淵ou need the tiniest bit of dampness,鈥 she explained. 鈥淭hat allows the shadow to become super creamy. It just looks gorgeous.鈥 (We have some other tips here on how to make your own azure irises stand out!)

Add a few swipes of Chanel Le Volume de Chanel Mascara ($32), some eyeliner, and a nude lip and voil脿! You鈥檙e Paris ready.

What did you think of Paris鈥檚 VMAs look? Share with us @BritandCo.

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