To begin, Hughes takes a shimmery, electrical blue quantity and sweeps it over her lid. The consequence? Fairly, however form of light—not the anticipated consequence from this metallic dream of a shadow. “It goes on actually lovely and comfortable,” she notes. “Nonetheless, I would like it to be actually intense.”
Right here comes the easy hack: She sprays the eyeshadow brush with a make-up setting spray (this Glass Skin Veil Mist is a private favourite) earlier than dipping it into the shadow. Then when she presses it onto her lid, the pigment is far more putting—a dense, look-at-me shade of aqua.
You possibly can both cease there, or you are able to do like Hughes and buff the shadow into your crease with a dry, fluffy brush—this creates a subtle look with a lot of the pigment concentrated within the middle (a nifty trick that really helps your eyes look bigger). She then provides “a bit of bit extra depth” by urgent some additional shadow into the outer nook of her eye with a dry brush. “I wish to solely moist one nook,” she notes, because it offers the whole look extra dimension.
Lastly, she cleans up the fallout with concealer and finishes off her lashes with a number of coats of mascara. And there you’ve it: A excessive impression make-up look that’s (surprisingly) minimal.