Lucy Liu's polished ponytail and pretty makeup. Photo: John P Iblis/

Lucy Liu looked pretty and polished at the New York City premiere of her latest film, "Kung Fu Panda 2."

The 42-year-old actress gathered her shiny strands into a side-parted ponytail and highlighted her creamy complexion with a shimmering blush applied to the apples of her cheeks. Groomed brows, curled lashes and pink lipstick added the finishing touches to this red carpet look.

When is comes to mascara, Asian women have special concerns. So celebrity makeup artist and Beauty Basics expert Carmindy recommends ditching a traditional eyelash curler and using a small corner or sectional curler.

Watch the video below for all of Carmindy's pro tips on mascara tips for Asian eyes.