Ask any makeup enthusiast about the best way to add a pop of colour to her eyes, and she will faithfully point towards her eyeshadow palettes even before the question is over. Dressing up your eyelids with an assortment of makeup eyeshadow products is the most fun way to brighten up dull days.
If you’re a sucker for vibrant eyelids but don’t how to apply eyeshadow, here’s the ultimate shadow bible.
- 1. Powder Eyeshadow
- 2. Cream Eyeshadow
- 3. Liquid Eyeshadow
- 4. Glitter Eyeshadow
The easiest to use of all makeup eyeshadow products, powder eyeshadow is super blendable and highly pigmented. Classified into loose powder and pressed powder, such eyeshadows are the ideal pick if you’re aiming at a look with multiple layers.
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Such eyeshadow formulations come in the form of pencils, pots, or crayons. Thanks to their creamy texture, this family of eyeshadows offer intense color payoffs. However, don’t apply them on oily eyelids or on sweaty days, or mix them with their contemporaries.
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Liquid eyeshadows are bottled in sleek tubes, just like lip glosses. Easy to play around and layer with, they dry super soon so might have to quicken the application process by a bit. We’d advise you to stay away from liquid formulations if you have oily lids, since it could lead to creasing.
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These shimmer bottles are for experimental women who don’t fear going the extra mile with makeup. A major eye makeup hit across the globe, hypnotize peeps every time you bat an eyelid at that crazy, boozey all-nighter.
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