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#SparkleAndShine: We Tell You How To Wear Glitter Eyeshadow Without Making A Mess

#SparkleAndShine: We Tell You How To Wear Glitter Eyeshadow Without Making A Mess

Since sparkle and glitter are such big trends this season, we thought we’d make your life easier with this super cool guide. Today, we tell you how to wear glitter eyeshadow without looking like a sassy teenager! If you want your eyes to pop and give off a dramatic vibe, read on to find out how to wear sparkle in real life.


1. Apply With Caution


Ladies, it’s essential to apply the less-is-more approach to applying glitter eyeshadow. One way to go about it is to keep it close to the centre. That way, the sparkle does not take over your lids and you just get a hint of sparkle when you open your eyes. Tip: Keep some sticky tape or tissue paper ready to prevent any unfortunate product fallout.


POPxo Recommends: Innisfree Green Barley Multi Cleansing Tissue (Rs 550).


2. Water Is Your BFF


2 glitter eyeshadow water


Since eyeshadow powder is dry, ultra-fine gradient particles could fall onto the rest of your face resulting in ruining your whole make-up look. In such a situation, gently dip the tip of your brush in water and then dip it in the glitter palette. This will help in building up the sparkle with minimal effort.


POPxo Recommends: Maybelline New York The 24K Nudes Palette (Rs 740).


3. Play Around With Neutrals   


The shimmer is nice, but too much of it can make your eyes look too gaudy. Thus, when it comes to acing the glitter eyeshadow trend, you must know how to create a balance. Without overpowering your eye make-up game, pick neutral shades. They’ll complement the glitter and create an overall depth and definition of your eyes.


POPxo Recommends: M.A.C Eye Shadow X15 - Warm Neutral (Rs 10,600).


4. Let The Rest Of Your Face Be Minimal!


4 glitter eyeshadow apply


If you want your eyes to steal the show, you have to go basic with the rest of your make-up. Opt for a nude lip and pastel blush — and just like that, you’re ready to rock the party!


Get The Look: Maybelline New York Fit Me Blush (Rs 319), NYX Professional Makeup Simply Nude Lip Cream - Sable (Rs 500), L.A. Colors Browie Wowie Brow Pencil (Rs 356).


If neutral shades aren’t your thing, here’s how to go bold and beautiful!


1. Pink Fantasy





Sparkly pink is perfect to wear for functions and get-togethers. The best part is that you can wear it during the day and night! Pair the make-up look with a pastel-coloured outfit and you’re bound to turn heads wherever you go!


POPxo Recommends: Bobbi Brown Shimmer Wash Eye Shadow - Rose Gold (Rs 1,950)


2. Emerald Stardust





For the ladies who love going bold and sexy, we think green should be your go-to colour. Put on some mascara, colour that pout pink and don’t forget to brush on a sliver of green pixie dust.


POPxo Recommends: NYX Professional Makeup Prismatic Eye Shadow - Venom (Rs 725)


3. Smokey Electric Blue





Why don’t you go for a smokey eye look with a twist? Electric blue looks stunning when blended with chalky black eyeshadow. Match the colour of your lips with your eyes and we bet you’ll instantly become a trendsetter.


POPxo Recommends: Makeup Obsession Eyeshadow - E145 Azure (Rs 315)


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Published on Nov 13, 2017
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