Beauty Spot: Bold lids for maximum pop

By Carmen Hall


Eye shadow summer trends have been given an injection of colour this season as bold, bright hues hot off the international fashion runways make a major impression.

The in-vogue looks are not for the fainthearted and encompass shimmering, punchy shades including tangerine, midnight blue and steely thunder enhanced with glitter.

These dramatic colours demand attention so keep the rest of your makeup simple to accentuate your eyes.

Pastels are the other movers and shakers, with deliciously romantic paint box shades like turquoise, spearmint and fairy floss pink being top of the pops.

Meanwhile, metallics, gold and varying versions of purple hold their own, while classic neutrals including taupe, beige and russet continue to be daytime favourites.

For perfect results every time, frame your eyes by defining your brows. Use a brow liner pencil to fill in the brow shape and sharpen your look. Line both top and bottom eyelids with eyeliner. Slightly flick outwards towards the temples to create a wing-like effect.

For extra intensity and to set the liner, apply a smokey black shadow over the liner.

Curl your eyelashes as well and use a good mascara to create thick, lush lashes that will complete your transformation.

- Hamilton News

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