Since the Make Up For Ever Artist Shadows released I’ve been dying to try them out. With 210 shades of eye shadows to choose from every one is going to be able to find exactly what they’re looking for and the creativity that can be unlocked with these is unlimited. I’ve tried more than just the six shades featured in this post and likely had my hands on every single one of them in Sephora, so I can safely say that I’ve never experienced such vivid, saturated shades when swatched and worn. The way the eye shadows work and blend is breathtaking and even the neutral shades are super-saturated leaving you to be able to create endless eye looks whether they’re neutral or artsy. The formula is a breakthrough long-lasting gel-powder formula blended with ultra-fine pigments with give available finishes in diamond, iridescent, matte, metallic and satin.
Below I’ve created two eye looks. The first is a chic, more neutral look that you can wear to work or while you’re out and about doing your “day time things”. The second look is more after dinner friendly, when you want to amp things up for evening! At the end of this post I’ve swatched most of the products that I talk about in this post. Enjoy!
- Step 1. Apply your Make Up For Ever Eye Prime.
- Step 2. Using a firm eye shadow brush (Make Up For Ever 220) apply Artist Shadow in D-552 all over the lid.
- Step 3. Using the Make Up For Ever 204 brush used the sponge side to apply the Artist Shadow in M-100 thickly all along the upper lash line. Use the other side of the 204 brush to smudge the color as close as possible to the lash line so there is no bare space showing.
- Step 4. Line the bottom waterline/lash line with the Make Up For Ever Artist Liner in I-16.
- Step 5. Apply one or two coats of the Make Up For Ever Aqua Smoky Extravagant Mascara.
Finished Day Look:
Products used. To complete the look I used the following Make Up For Ever products – HD Foundation in 125, Pro Finish Powder in 120, Super Matte Loose Powder, Artist Shadow M-806 for Blush, Sculpting Kit, Aqua Brow 10, Eyebrow Pencil Taupe 2, Aqua Lip in 1C and Rouge Artist Natural Lipstick in N25.
No need to wipe off the day look! It’s extremely easy to transition this day look into a fun/artistic look for evening.
- Step 1. Using a crease brush (Make Up For Ever 234) apply the Artist Shadow in ME- 304 and apply it into and above the crease.
- Step 2. Take the 220 brush you used in the day look and smudge Artist Shadow in D-308 and place it into the outer V, blending into the crease.
- Step 3. Still with the 220 brush get a bit more of Artist Shadow in D-552 and apply it more heavily at the inner corners of the eye and blending into D-308. Also bring it up a bit from the inner corners to blend out the crease color.
- Step 4. Using a fluffy brush (Make Up For Ever 140) apply Artist Shadow in I-526 to highlight.
- Step 5. Use the same 220 brush to smudge a bit of Artist Shadow in ME-304 under the lower lash line and then line the lower waterline with the Artist Liner in I-34.
Finished Look. To finish up apply your lashes (below mine are Make Up For Ever Eyelashes in 106) and another coat of Make Up For Ever Aqua Smoky Extravagant.
Products Used. The same as the day look above except go slightly deeper with the blush and contouring and swap your lip out for the Make Up For Ever Aqua Rouge in 10.
What shades of Make Up For Ever Artist Shadow are you interested in checking out?
Customize you own Make Up For Ever Artist Shadow palettes at Sephora. Pricing – single $22, duo $34 ($43 value), trio $44 ($64 value).
***Thank you to Make Up For Ever for sponsoring today’s post!