I have come up with the BRILLIANT idea to pre-write blog posts for my upcoming trips, so if you read my update and was like "Hey, you said you weren't gonna be here this week 'cause you're in some unknown place that I don't care about" I am, but that place (if you're reading this) has internet connection/ wi-fi and will let my access my blogger account. Today's post as you can tell from the title will be my favourite drugstore eyeshadows from cream to powder. A little fact: I don't like eyeshadow too much, I rarely wear it and kind of find it unnecessary, regardless I do have favourites that I reach for and these are some of them.
Maybelline Velvet Crush Quad
|Top: L-R Lid, Crease|
Bottom: L-R Brow Bone Outer Corner
Purple eyeshadows are one of the most universally flattering things you can do for your eyes. Purple makes any eye colour pop, I have brown eyes and anything purple makes them much more noticeable. I have a friend who has grey-blue eyes and purple does wonders for her eyes too. It's a fact, purple can make ANY eye colour pop but it can be intimidating to wear sometimes. This is why I like Velvet Crush, it's purple but it's a more toned down version.
|L-R Lid, Crease, Brow Bone, Outer Corner|
CoverGirl Shimmering Sands Trio
|L-R Darkest to Lightest|
|L-R: Darkest ro Lightest|
CoverGirl Tapestry Taupe
This eyeshadow is a medium brown colour. It really isn't "taupe" to me so the name is a bit misleading. Instead it's a really pretty lid/crease colour. I think if you were to go on one of those "just wear one eyeshadow" days I would reach for this one. It's a universally flattering colour and since it's so simple you wouldn't look overdone, you'd just look like a natural beauty.
This eyeshadow isn't the most pigmented, I'll admit. However, it does give your eyes that extra little spark and looks so cute on. Even though it's simple people will surly ask you what that gorgeous eyeshadow you're wearing is. This single eyeshadow is only $2 (at least that's how much I paid for it). It's formulation is very smooth, think Urban Decay NAKED Palette smooth.
Almay Intese I-Color 01 Trio For Browns
This has probably got to be the BEST drugstore eyeshadow formulation in the world. I kid you not, you touch these and the colour pay-off is amazing and plus the application is so easy and effortless. The only colour I had a hard time swatching was the purple because there was practically none of it left.
L'Oreal For Brown Eyes Summer Dusk
This quad is amazing for beginners because the eyeshadows are labelled 1, 2, 3 & 4. On the back is the steps to achieve an everyday look. Personally I have never tried the look on the back as I'm more creative and want to do things the hard way. I've used so much of this product that the numbers have actually worn off. The colours just compliment each other so well and you have a perfect eye looke for about $10.
|L-R: Top Left, Top Right, Bottom Left, Bottom Right|
Annabelle Eyeshadow in Glow
Annabelle's single eyeshadows remind me so much of MAC eyeshadows in texture, pigmentation and look. If you want good MAC dupes then check out Annabelle. I believe this was a dupe for Electra, but I am not sure since I don't own Electra. They have the same amount of product as a MAC eyeshadow but this one is only $6.
The pigmentation is just phenomenal. I know for sure they do not have the advanced colour selection as MAC but all the cult favourites will probably have a dupe somewhere in the Annabelle line. These are definitely worth it to take a look at.
NYX Jumbo Eye Pencils
|L-R: Dark Brown, Iced Mocha, French Fries, Baby Blue|
|L-R Dark Brown, Iced Mocha, French Fries, Baby Blue|
So those were my favourite drugstore eyeshadows. I hoped this post kept you entertained for some time. Hopefully, you will be seeing more posts from me soon.
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