New makeup trends keep us wanting more and while eyeshadow is something most of us wear every day, pastel eyeshadow is something new. It ranges from soft lavender to ombre, it has become increasingly popular, and for good reason. Moreover, flaunting soft and playful hues is the true epitome of a cute makeup look. Furthermore, these dreamy pastel shades will easily take your makeup game to new heights. Below, we have compiled five pastel eyeshadow looks for you to try.
Blue Feline Eyes
This eye makeup look is characterised by blue pastel eyeshadow colour blended into winged, cat-like shape for a flirty finish. Therefore, if you love the cat eyes look then there is no need of switching things up. To achieve this look, you will first prime your eyes. Secondly, you will use a fluffy makeup brush to apply your palette’s lightest blue shade all over your lid and crease.
Thereafter, add a shimmery blue eyeshadow on the outer half of your lid ensuring perfect blending evenly in an outward motion for a winged effect. Finally, using a small angled brush, apply the shimmery blue eyeshadow onto your lower lash line to have a perfect look.
Pink Inner Corner Highlight
Accentuate the inner corners of the eyes with pink pastel shadows. This look will make your features more beautiful and you will have a memorable slay. To rock this look you will first prime your eyelids to help create a smooth canvas for your makeup. Then you will line your lash line from the inner corner to the outer corner with a white eyeliner. Once that is complete, you will smear a small amount of pastel pink eyeshadow onto the inner corner of your eyes. Thereafter you will use a small pencil brush to blend the colour in place for a flirty pop. Complete the eye makeup with a few sweeps of volumizing mascaras the lashes for volume.
Ombre eyeshadow is a classic look that involves blending several shades of eyeshadow together in a gradient to create a gorgeous focal point for your makeup. To create this look the first step will be to prime your eyelids to prepare a smooth canvas for your eyeshadow application. Thereafter you will choose your colours carefully. The easiest way to avoid messing up your colours is to use varying shades of the same colour family. Choose a deep shade of any colour of eyeshadow to use as a base colour. For example, you can choose sparkling pink then sweep on your eyelid, crease, and under your bottom lashes. Follow up with the lightest purple from your eyeshadow palette and apply it to the centre of the lid. Finish up with the next darkest purple hue on the outer edge of your eye.
Take a small blending brush and use it to blend the areas where the colours meet. There should be a gorgeous fade between the colours when you are finished blending. Line the base of the top of your eyelashes with a thin line of black eyeliner. Blend and soften the line with a small makeup brush to fuse the colours and shapes together. Lastly, coat your eyelashes with a few sweeps of mascara for feathery softness and volume.
Smokey eyeshadow makeup is a true classic, and turns your eyes into real highlights. To create this makeup look first apply an eye primer to ensure your eyeshadow stays put. Secondly, line your lashes to boost the intensity of your lashes, and visibly neutralize any sparse sections. Once this is done apply a light-coloured eyeshadow to your upper lid and over your brow bone, blending in the direction of your temples. After that, apply a dark-coloured eyeshadow to your lid, along your lower lash line and to the outer corner of your eye. Finally, gently brush on a few coats of mascara to create long and flirty lashes.
Lavender eyeshadow is universally flattering on anyone. This eyeshadow provides your look with a sultry yet sophisticated vibe. Moreover, you can create this look in little to no time. Begin with an eye primer to create a base for your lavender eyeshadow. Next, apply the shimmery pastel shade on your lids and use a fluffy makeup brush to blend the color out. Then line your lower lash line with the lavender eyeshadow. Now that your super pretty lavender eyeshadow in place, sweep a few coats of mascara to complete the look.
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