I love playing with eyeshadow and had so much fun testing a variety of colors and products! Whether you love natural eye makeup or like to play with bold colors, I have recommendations and tips for the best natural eyeshadows for you.
If youâ€™re new to eyeshadow I know it can be intimidating but it doesnâ€™t have to be! I have three main tips:
Depending on your eye color, the eyeshadow color you wear can really make your eyes pop! Having said that, I donâ€™t believe there are rules when it comes to makeup â€“ play with color, add shimmer and sparkle, stick to neutrals, you do you!
Brown eyes â€“ Lucky you (and me!) we can wear almost any color with our brown eyes. Experiment with fun colors or stick to neutral looks.
Blue eyes â€“ Flash back to learning about the color wheel. Orange is opposite from blue on the color wheel meaning they are complimentary colors. This doesnâ€™t mean you have to wear straight up orange eyeshadow but rather use colors that have orange undertones like copper, rust, gold and bronze.
Green and hazel eyes â€“ Red is opposite of green on the color wheel so if youâ€™re feeling adventurous, go for a red or burgundy eye look! If you want a more natural look, look for shades with red undertones like bronze or deep red/brown.
I think palettes are the most bang for your buck but also love having a few bold individual colors to play with!
Lily Lolo Laid Bare Eye Palette ($34) â€“ This is a great intro level palette. The colors arenâ€™t the most pigmented but if youâ€™re new to eyeshadows and want a budget friendly option, this is a great starter palette!
Aether Beauty Rose Quartz Crystal Gemstone Eyeshadow Palette ($58) â€“ I love this palette! The colors are all highly pigmented and there is a huge range of colors. I have found that there is a bit of fall out so I recommend tapping off excess color from the brush before applying to the eyelids.
100% Pure Fruit Pigmented Rose Gold Palette ($55) â€“ This palette is super similar to the Aether palette but if you have to pick just one, I would go with Aether just because you get you get more bang for your buck! Having said this, the colors are super gorgeous and the ingredients are great.
ILIA The Necessary Eyeshadow Palette Warm Nude ($38) â€“ This palette is new to me but I love it! It is super compact so will be coming with me on all of my upcoming trips. The colors are really pigmented and I found that these eyeshadows were the most long lasting.
Gressa Eye Tint ($36) â€“ While the colors are super beautiful, I found that the formula is not super blendable. It did last a long time but I couldnâ€™t get it to blend very well! I do still like the product and am intrigued by the formula so if you feel like playing around with it and finding a good way to blend, get this!
Juice Beauty Phyto-Pigments Jelly Eyeshadow ($24) â€“ This product is super interesting. The colors arenâ€™t very pigmented but I found that gives a really natural look. While it is a liquid eyeshadow, it dries fairly matte. It didnâ€™t last super long on my eyelids but I liked that I had time to build and blend the product.
HAN Eyeshadow ($15) â€“ You already know I love the HAN Pressed Bronzer and HAN Pressed Blush so I had to give their eyeshadow a try! This product is great if youâ€™re just getting into eyeshadows. Itâ€™s not the the most high end product but but the ingredients are still great for your skin. Itâ€™s extremely pigmented â€“ a little goes a long way!
Kosas 10-Second Liquid Eyeshadow ($28) â€“ This is a new product on the market and super fun to play with! It dries in literally 10 seconds so you have to work quickly. I found that applying with my fingers was the best method but Iâ€™m still experimenting! Itâ€™s insanely pigmented so start small and build.
Want to hear all of my thoughts and see me try these natural eyeshadows? I tried 8 clean beauty eyeshadows out and gave my full review and honest opinion of each.
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