The best way to Apply Eyeshadow (By the Numbers)


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We’ve all performed it — you make the choice to purchase a phenomenal new eye shadow palette, you open it, admiring its contemporary look, after which panic units in. How do you utilize it? And with what? What does every shade do??

Earlier than we soar into apply eyeshadow, let’s begin on the very starting — what’s eye shadow? Merely put, eye shadow accentuates, enhances, or highlights the attention space, creating shade and depth, relying on what colours are used.


Gentle colours spotlight, bringing areas ahead. They’re an awesome choice to use to the internal nook of the attention and forehead bone. Akin to PurePressed Eye Shadow Singles Bone, French Vanilla or Oyster

Medium colours assist to outline the form of the attention and bridge the hole between darkish and light-weight shades when mixing. PurePressed Eye Shadow Singles Sienna or Supernova

Darkish colours create depth and assist to contour the attention form along with including depth. Most frequently, a darkish shade will probably be utilized to the lash line, outer nook, and/or or crease. Like PurePressed Eye Shadow Singles Jewel or Darkish Suede

With our NEW PurePressed Eye Shadows, there are numerous wealthy, vibrant choices from which to decide on. Enable us that will help you “paint by numbers” with a few of our assortment.

how to apply eyeshadow

1. Lid
The cell a part of our eyelid. Your medium or most important shadow colours are used right here.
4. Higher Lash Line
The realm above the eyelid the place the lashes start. Darkish colours could also be used instead of liner.

2. Crease
The place the place the attention naturally folds. Darker colours will give contour to the attention form.

5. Outer Nook
The outer nook of the attention. Darkish colours will add dimension and create a deepening impact.
3. Forehead Bone
The realm straight beneath the forehead. Gentle colours will appeal to mild and assist with total mixing.
6. Inside Nook
The internal nook of the attention.

Eye Shadow Seems

On a regular basis look, that includes Candy Spot Triple

  1. Begin by making use of matte peach all around the lid to the forehead bone to prime and as a base (we suggest utilizing the Deluxe Shader Brush)
  2. Subsequent, use the Chisel Shader Brush to use matte off white on the lid, specializing in the middle
  3. Utilizing the Eye Contour Brush, apply matte heat brown into the crease of the attention, mixing out. For extra definition, use the Smudge Brush to use the identical shade to the decrease lash line

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Storm Chaser Smokey Eye, that includes NEW Storm Chaser palette

  1. Place Calm, a shimmery comfortable pink all around the socket with the Camouflage brush
  2. Utilizing the Eye Contour Brush, apply Hurricane, a matte black, into the crease, mixing effectively with the identical brush, or a clear Crease Brush
  3. Mix Rumble (matte taupe) into the forehead bone with the Deluxe Shader Brush, softening any harsh edges from Hurricane
  4. To convey additional mild and a focus to the eyes, dot the shimmery platinum Rain within the internal nook with Smudge Brush

LIGHTNING – shimmery silver

RUMBLE – matte taupe

CALM – shimmery comfortable pink

THUNDER – matte gray plum

RAIN – shimmery platinum

HURRICANE – matte black

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Naturally Glam Day look, that includes Naturally Glam Palette

  1. Press the shimmery cream Feather into the lid, as much as the forehead bone utilizing the Camouflage Brush for intense shade payoff.
  2. Mix Tulle and Satin(shimmery gold + shimmery rose) into the crease, to create depth and dimension, utilizing Crease Brush
  3. Apply Velvet (shimmery chocolate brown) to the outer nook in a V-shape, mixing softly with smudge brush

FEATHER – shimmery cream impartial

LACE – shimmery copper gold

NEW TULLE – shimmery vintage gold

SATIN – shimmery rose quartz

VELVET – shimmery chocolate brown

NEW SEQUIN – shimmery plum brown

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What brush goes with what?

Extra Software Ideas:

  • The best way to mix eyeshadow: use a clear, fluffy brush to melt any harsh edges or transition colours. Use mild strain so your shadow stays crisp and never “muddy.”
  • In case you’re new to making use of eyeshadow, take into account making use of a medium shade as your base tone to transition between colours extra simply, utilizing a lighter shade to spotlight the forehead bone, or internal nook of the attention
  • PurePressed Eye Shadows can be utilized moist or dry!

    • Amp up your look by spritzing the Eye Liner Brush with a Hydration Spray and line your higher lid with a darkish shade
    • For a foiled impact, spray the Chisel Shader Brush with a Hydration Spray and dip right into a metallic shade for a glamorous look

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As soon as you realize the essential formulation and have your favourite mild, medium, and darkish shades chosen, you’ll be able to recreate it throughout palettes and colours! We will’t wait so that you can expertise our new PurePressed Eye Shadows. Clear shade by no means appeared this good.

Be sure to take a look at our information on selecting the most effective eyeshadow in your eye shade!

And to check out the jane iredale Signature Eye, observe our step-by-step pure eye make-up tutorial

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