5 Easy Everyday Eyeshadows


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Swatches from Left to Right: Chanel ‘Scintillance’, two middle shades from Revlon ‘Not Just Nudes’, ColourPop ‘Waddles’, two shades from NARS ‘St-Paul-de-Vence’ Duo, MAC ‘Soft Brown’

CHANEL Ombre Première Longwear Cream Eyeshadow in ‘Scintillance’

This shimmery champagne is the perfect lid shade for a glamorous everyday look and I love how beautifully it enhances every eye color. Paired with a warm matte shadow in the crease, this creates a sophisticated and multi-dimensional eye look in no time.For more details about this luxurious shadow, feel free to read my review here.

NARS ‘St.-Paul-de-Vence’ Duo Eyeshadow

Because if its versatile color combination, this product is the ultimate dynamic duo when it comes to eyeshadow! The left shade is a shimmery coral, which I like to add slightly above my crease for a natural warmth, while the right shade is medium warm brown, ideal for carving out your desired eye shape. I love wearing this for photos because the unique colors and finishes really define my hooded eyes.

Revlon Illuminance Creme Shadow in ‘Not Just Nudes’

Cream eyeshadows are the best for quick and easy makeup looks and this drugstore quad is seriously underrated! With a variety of finishes and shades, these buttery neutrals look so pretty on the eyes, especially when you apply them with your fingers.

ColourPop Super Shock Shadow in Wattles

This bouncy cream-to-powder eyeshadow is a new addition to my collection and I could not be more pleased. It is a very wearable mauve shade with a soft, luminous finish, which looks so stunning when feathered thorough the crease for an effortlessly elegant look.

MAC ‘Soft Brown’ Eye Shadow

For those of you who are still looking for your perfect transition shade, meet my holy grail!This beige is anything but boring — it’s peach and pink undertones make it compatible with both warm and cool skin tones and it blends so easily. It is definitely a tried and true essential in my everyday routine and it really improves the overall quality my eye looks!


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  1. definitely gonna check out that nars shadow! thanks for sharing! xo

  2. […] {5 EASY EVERYDAY EYESHADOWS}Many people forego eyeshadow when traveling, but I find that it makes such a significant difference in photos, so some of my favorites are as follows… The CHANEL Cream Eyeshadow in ‘Scintillance’ creates a sophisticated and multi-dimensional pinky champagne eye look with one swipe while shimmery coral and satin brown in the NARS ‘St.-Paul-de-Vence’ Duo Eyeshadow are perfect for defining my hooded eyes. The Revlon Illuminance Creme Shadow in ‘Not Just Nudes’ are the best for quick and simple makeup looks sans brushes. The ColourPop Super Shock Shadow in ‘Wattles’ is a wearable mauve with a subtle luminosity, ideal for effortless elegance. MAC ‘Soft Brown’ Eyeshadow is the perfect transition shade for the majority of skin tones, making it an essential in my everyday routine. […]

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