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Funky, Coloured, Eyeshadows (And Looks) We’re Loving

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Let’s lay traditional grey-brown-black smoky eyeshadows to rest. After years of minimalism—nude makeup, dewy foundation, peachy pouts and undone hair, the tide is changing. Prints are in and bold paintbox hues are slowly making a resurgence. We first saw coloured eyeshadow during the spring summer '18 shows with countless top end brands showing off smoky eyes every color of the rainbow in hues of violet, red and marigold. Hollywood and Bollywood followed suit and now there’s a slew of A-listers embracing coloured lids on the red carpet.
We can here you think: What works on a celebrity is unlikely to look good on me. Actually, you’re in for a surprise. When paired with a sheer, nude face, and a well fitted block colored dress, it’s a surprisingly easy, eye catching look to carry off. If you’re still squeamish, we recommend you start simple and work your way up to bolder, fuller colours. Luckily for you there’s no dearth of gorgeous, rich hues to try. L.A. Girl Inspiring Eyeshadow Tin - Get Glam & Get Going offers up the richest purple hues to keep you on trend with Pantone’s color of the year. Meanwhile Huda Beauty Obsessions Palette - Gemstone Obsessions gives you just the right combination of jewel toned blues, pinks and greens. Stull can’t make up your mind? Try Lakme Absolute Illuminating Eye Shadow Palette - Nude Beach, a gorgeous blend of deeper hues of orange, maroon and nudes and work your way up.
Most importantly though, this bold, funky eyeshadow trend is all about having fun. Check out some of the most experimental funky eyeshadow trends that we can’t wait to copy.
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Defined swathes of electric aqua in a messy stripe across lids. So long graphic wings, it’s time to try something edgy and unique.
Bored of the typical thick black liner. Try the thumbprint liner in a poppy shade of pink for a change and see your eyes pop.
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And you though white shadow was best reserved for accentuating your brow bone? Then you haven’t seen the refreshing effect of a block of white shadow and matte red lips. Wow!
We’re in love with this unapologetic swathe of red eyeshadow. All you need are matte nude lips and a sheer face to make an impression.  
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Finally, the best for last. If stark lines aren't your cup of tea, try sweeping a block of color all over lids all the way to the brow bone, leaving the edges blurry. Bonus points if you top off the color with glitter.
It’s so exciting that’s we’re entering an era where fashion and beauty are taking themselves a little less seriously. All hail funky, colored up eyeshadow.
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