Spring time beauty is all about having fun and displaying your wares ladies! Set the neutral eye makeup on the shelf and greet the night with bold hues that’ll make you the stand-out this season and next. Gold bold or go home with four spring metallic eyeshadows from Laura Mercier, Black Opal Cosmetics, Jouer & Wet N Wild.
If it’s taking you a bit to graduate from the I-can-barely-see the-makeup color, to a little more color, start slow with some help from Laura Mercier’s ultra-flattering, multidimensional Laura Mercier Illuminating Eyeshadow, Fire Glow ($24, lauramercier.com). You’ll dig how this eyeshadow’s luminous pearl finish glistens on your eyelids. Comes in 3 colors.
Grab the spotlight wearing not your grandmother’s blue eyeshadow, but Jouer Cosmetics Creme Eyeshadow Crayons – Avante Garde – a very grown up, sexy, shimmering navy shade ($24, jouercosmetics.com) that, by the way doesn’t fade or crease. To wear it, take a page out of Thandie Newton‘s book and rim and then smudge the crayon along your eyelid and below your lash line for a sophisticated smoky eye. Comes in 5 colors.
Use Wet n Wild Fergie Centerstage Collection Eyeshadow Palette in Dutchess Lounge (drugstrore.com) to get a smoky eye that’s paparazzi-ready. $4.99 buys you four intensely-pigmented, luxurious eyeshadows ranging from matte to shimmering glitters that apply like a dream and lasts all day. But since we’re talking nighttime fête, lasts all night! Comes in four quads.
When more than two colors is more than you can handle, try Black Opal Color Splurge Eyeshadow, Midnight Allure ($6.95, blackopalbeauty.com), one of the 12 amazing eyeshadow duo shades from BO’s new color collection…just gorge. Wear a little or apply more for a more intense eye. Vitamin-E enriched and Dermatologist approved.