My Top 10 Eye Shadows

Posted December 6, 2016 by Shanna

I think if I had to choose a favorite within makeup it would be eyeshadow (shh don’t tell the rest though because it’s like a parent picking their favorite child).  Eyeshadow can change the way makeup looks.  The same colors can go from dainty & sweet to sexy & sultry to dramatic & wild with a change of application.  Here are my top 10 favorite shades (and why I love them) in no particular order.


Supple by Karity. This is a satin shadow that has a sheen to it.  It’s pink with a hint of
golden peach.  I love this for the inner part of my lid or to pop in the center of the lid to make the eye appear larger.

Porcelain by Morphe. This is a matte pure white eyeshadow.  This is perfect for highlighting under the brow bone.

Peach Smooth by Makeup Geek. This is a matte peachy beige shadow.  This is a great transition color for warmer eye looks.

Super Freak by Karity. This is a matte soft beige shadow.  I use this to deepen my crease in a smoky eye or to build up the color on the outer V of my eyelid.

Chickadee by Makeup Geek. This is a matte orange shadow with yellow in it.  This is amazing in the crease to help with the transition for a warm smoky eye.  Don’t let the color of this one scare you off it’s amazing!

Glisten by Anastasia of Beverly Hills. This is a metallic shadow that has a ton of shimmer/sheen.  The color is a pinky beige.  This shadow is amazing dry but when applied wet (using a setting spray) it is something spectacular.  I love this for all over the lid with a heavy black winged liner or on the inner corner of the eye as a highlight.

Coppering by MAC. This is a frosty metallic shadow that has a copper/red/orange color.  I absolutely love this shadow in the summer worn on the outer V of my eye for a warm smoky eye.

Brownstone by Karity. This is a velvet grey taupe shadow with purple undertones.  This is perfect when you want a dark outer V of your eye but black would look too harsh.

Fetish by Karity. This is a deep blue frosted shadow.  A woman can’t live on neutral alone!  This is amazing as a pop of color on the lower lash line.

Corrupt by Makeup Geek. This is a matte black shadow.  This shadow is intense!  I’ve yet to find a shadow that is as dark and saturated as this this one.  I don’t use it often as a shadow but I love using it in place of eye liner for a softer eye look.

Ultimately the best shadows are the ones you feel the most confident in.  As you can see I tend to lean towards warmer shadows on a daily basis.  I personally love these individual pan shadows because I can buy what I know I’ll use instead of having an eyeshadow palette that has 10 shades and I really only use two of them.  Lastly, great shadows don’t have to be expensive, these range from $2.29-$12.  Play around, find what you love and remember it’s just makeup…so have fun!

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