5 ways to brighten up your eyes
12 Dec 2011 17:15 PM | Posted by bh's Carli Alman
There’s no denying that summer makes us a little happier, a little brighter. So what better time to ditch the neutral make-up, say sayonara to your usual day-to-day look, and add a pop of colour to your eye make-up?
Here are five different bright eye make-up looks you can try this summer – and if you’re after a bit of inspiration on how to wear them, check out our celebrity gallery…
Get others green with envy. Try…
Rimmel Glam’Eyes Eye Shadow Quad in Urban Flower – create a smoking green eye look with this eyeshadow quad of silky, long-lasting, and crease-free eyeshadow shades
La Biosthetique Belavance Magic Shadow Duo in Smaragd & Jade – whether you’re after a slight shimmer or bold intensity, this eyeshadow has you covered. Plus, the vitamin E in the formula will keep your eyes nourished.
Shiseido Luminizing Sating Eye Color Trio in Tropicalla – a little goes along way with these pigmented shades, so you know you’ll be getting some bang for you buck.
Inject a touch of turquoise into your look. Try...
MeMeMe Limited Edition Summer Trios in Candy Eyes – if this minty green eyeshadow isn’t enough to get you in the mood for summer then surely the purple and pink will!
COVERGIRL 4 Kit Eye Enhancers in Tropical Fusion – these eyeshadow shades have been handpicked by pros and designed to take your look from day to night.
L’Oreal Paris Colour Appeal Chrome Intensity in 183 Aquadisiac – this eye shadow has been designed to provide luminous colour, so you know your peepers won’t go unnoticed.
Let your eyes pop with purple. Try…
Australis Double Decker Eye Duos in Give Me Some Space – the metallic cream eyeshadow adds shine to your eyes, while the loose powder adds extra oomph.
Clinique Colour Surge Eye Shadow Quad in Plum Seduction – wear the shades individually or mix them together – either way, you’ll have one popping eye colour.
Essence Eyeshadow – not only will your eyes be the envy of almost everyone, your bank balance will love you for it, too!
Go pretty in pink. Try…
Prestige Cosmetics Duo Eyeshadow in Rosebud – use these eyeshadow shades wet or dry to create a longwearing, crease-free eye look.
Mahya Mineral Make Up Glittery Minerals in Bonnie – add some shimmer and sparkle to your bright eye look with this multi-purpose powder.
MAC Pigment in Fuchsia – the highly pigmented loose eyeshadow powder can be used lightly to create a subtle wash of colour, or layered to create an intense, bright look.
Opt for a brilliant blue. Try...
Inika Mineral Cosmetics Mineral Eyeshadow in Midnight Blue – the deep, sea blue eyeshadow will add sparkle and shine to an already striking eye look.
Bourjois Smoky Eyes Eyeshadow Trio in Bleu Jeans – the soft, silky eyeshadows will last for up to eight hours – perfect for a nighttime look!
Adorn Mineral Cosmetics Eye Create Metallic Shadows in Sapphire – when you’re done impressing everyone with your bright eye make-up, use this intense pigment as an eyeliner or even a nail polish!
Looking for some summer brights inspiration? Well, then look no further…
Brighten up the rest of your make-up look (but maybe don’t try all of these at the same time)…
Do you like a bright eye look? Or do you prefer to stick to neutrals?