How to| Wear Eyeshadows You Thought You Couldn’t

by West Parsons on May 30, 2012 · 3 comments

in beauty, makeup

As brown skin beauties we often shy away from color when it comes to makeup. Make it a thought of the past!  We can dibble and dabble in color! See how its easily done.


Eva Marcelle Pigford

Those with smaller eyes know every little trick there is to appear more ‘awake’. One tried-and-true tip is to line the lower lid on the inside with white eyeliner.Get the Look: Benefit Mr. Frosty ($20) available at 

Inexpensive Alternative: e.l.f. Eye Widener ($7)

Alexandra Burke
The X-Factor winner knows how to work the cameras already; see how her eyeshadow is so subtle, even though it’s a contrasting hue to her skin tone? For a naturally gorgeous look that still stands out, grace your eyes with gray.Get the Look: Tarte Pressed Shadow Shimmer Eyeshadow in Luuucy I’m Home ($17) available at
Inexpensive Alternative: e.l.f. Studio Single Eyeshadow ($5)
If your eyes are on the small side, make them pop by rimming them with an electric blue liquid liner. It screams rebel, but still errs on the side of incredibly chic.Get the Look: Smashbox Jet Set Waterproof Eye Liner in Navy Blue ($22) at
Inexpensive Alternative: e.l.f. Studio Cream Liner ($3)






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Check out one of my favorite makeup channels.  This gal is outright gorgeous in all her TWA flyyness!  She also has a few hair tutorials. The tutorial below showcases her use of a bright blue eyeshadow. Subscribe to her channel ColouredBeautiful.



Chocolate Mom aka Blupoetres March 11, 2011 at 2:35 am

Beautiful…I'm slowly trying to step up my eye game…it's just so time consuming!!

Dominique March 12, 2011 at 3:58 am

i love her! she is so funny and has flawless skin! love the post!

dearheart15 March 12, 2011 at 2:23 pm

great post…one day i'm gonna get into all this make-up stuff lol