Sometimes I don’t want to think too hard about what makeup colors I’m wearing, so I’ll wear my cheek color (the same color I’m wearing) on my lids as a shadow. It’s just one of those things that saves a little brain power, and here’s whatcha do…
It’s a lazy girl’s guide to using your blush as eyeshadow.
Step 1: Apply an eyeshadow base
You can use whatever you want — a potted cream shadow, stick shadow, what have you. I’m actually wearing an eyeliner here (MAC Costa Riche) as my base. You just want to make sure that whatever you choose will work in concert/harmony with the blush you plan to wear.
Step 2: Load an eye brush with your chosen blush
And after you load it, you have a choice to make. Do you keep the brush head dry and apply it like that? Or do you wet it with a makeup setting spray (like MAC Fix+) to intensify the color?
Up to you.
Step 3: Blend that blush…on your lids
Sweep and pat to blend your blush on top of your eyeshadow base, and the higher up you take it, the more dramatic it’ll look.
Step 4: Finish with mascara
To tie things up in a neat little bow, apply one or two coats of mascara on your upper and lower lashes.
I think this is a good option to keep in your beauty back pocket when you can’t bear the thought of figuring out all the transition shades you’d probably want to wear with a more colorful eyeshadow.
Additional makeup worn in this look
EYES: MAC Costa Riche Eye Kohl, Urban Decay Cannonball Mascara, MAC Brun Eyeshadow, Benefit Ready Set Brows
LIPS: MAC Lipstick in Velvet Teddy
Your friendly neighborhood beauty addict,