February 20, 2011

Makeup 101: Eyeshadows

Eyeshadow is a type of makeup that is used to enhance the eyes.
matte

Matte: These shadows are very pigmented, used if for very strong color.  Mattes come in a variety of colors, more than any other type.

Sheer: This kind is pretty yet translucent. It will only provide a hint of color to the eyelid, it willnot resemble the color in  package. Works well on all skin types.

Shimmer: After matte, this is so much fun to play with. This type of eyeshadow contains small "sparkling" particles that reflect lightI favor using this in my tear duct to open the eyes up a bit especially when I am tired!

Cream: Cream shadows come in a variety of colors and leave you with a shiny-glossy look.  This can be applied easily with your finger as well as with a brush. But be mindful that this will most likely crease during the course fo the day especially if you have oily lids.
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EYESHADOW PRIMER: this is used to coat the eyelids before you apply your eyeshadow so that it (the eyeshadow) can be applied in a smooth, even layer and so that the eyeshadow will stay in place on the eyelid for a longer period of time!

2 comments:

Ms. Prettyful Girl said...

Great info for beginners. Simple, easy to understand, nicely organized. Good job :)

Purple Eye Diamond said...

Thank you hun! I like quick and simple and to the point...lol!

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