spring makeup

Beauty Coach: How to Wear Blue Eye Shadow

March 18, 2010 at 1:24 pm , by

“Can I really wear blue eye shadow?” When LHJ’s very own oh-so-stylish fashion editor Sue asked me this question yesterday, my first reaction was, Yippee! and Hooray! I love talking about our gorgeous spring runaway trend story with makeup pro Mathew Nigara. My second reaction was to invite Sue to the beauty closet to prove that yes, she absolutely can wear blue. Here’s how it went down:

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Before: Sue without eye makeup

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Step 1: Prep with a neutral base

The first trick to wearing colorful eyeshadow: Prep your lids! I applied a little eye primer and then blended a tan eye shadow over Sue’s lids as a base color. Read more