After I wrote up my lip product wardrobe a couple of weeks ago, I thought I’d let you into what I’ve been wearing on my eyes. Autumn is all about the golds and bronzes for me, and this is fully represented in what what I’ve been wearing over the last month or two.
My eye makeup is totally dependent on how much time I’ve got in the morning, and how much I can be bothered to blend out shadow. Until this September, I didn’t realise how many different shadows I have that are perfect for autumn and I accidentally bought another palette in October (see later). But I use them all so it’s worth it, right?
For a super easy autumn eye look, I love to go for Maybelline’s Colour Tattoo in On & On Bronze – a staple in any makeup lover’s collection. I use this probably once a week and just apply it all over the lid with my fingers. The Collection Eyeshadow stick above is just one example of a number of eyeshadow sticks I have (think Rimmel and KIKO) which require a little more work than the cream eyeshadow, but they’re still pretty easy to work with. I’ve been loving bronzey hues in eyeshadow sticks and have three that I’ve been cycling between. If I’ve not been wearing a bronze or gold eye, I’ve been going for a rust red eye as per the look that appeared in my August Favourites using the Stila In The Light Palette. and the KIKO Infinity Shadow in 211 is the perfect colour for this. If I’ve been wearing a gold eye, I’ve been using the Rimmel Scandaleyes Liner on my waterline to emphasise my lower lash colour, and this works so well. It makes my eyes really stand out, and the scandaleyes eyeliners last all day.
I love a great palette, and these three have been my most used this autumn. The Naked 2 is probably my favourite palette of all time as it can the perfect natural eye look so effortlessly. This appeared in my October favourites, and for good reason. To be honest, it could have appeared in every favourite post I’ve ever written. The Sephora Moonshadow Baked Palette was a spontaneous buy when I was in Las Vegas. I spotted it in the clearance section and I knew about it from somewhere (I want to say Louise mentioned it in a video a very long time ago) so I treated myself. Although I’ve not got a lot of use out of some of the colours, the golds and bronzes have really been well loved by me. I’m more likely to experiment with this palette for nights out, but I’ve not been going on many recently.
The final palette I have been loving is the Zoeva Cocoa Blends palette. I had been lusting after this for months, but it was never in stock on The Beauty Bay. But one October evening (the day before my 21st birthday), I spotted that it was back in stock and made a rash purchase. But it’s not one that I regret. This whole palette is super wearable, and I’d describe it as a glamorous neutral palette. To be fair, if you’ve got the Naked 2 then you probably don’t need this as well but I’ve a palette hoarder so I had to add it to my collection. Some people like lipsticks, others like foundations, but I’m a definitely powder eyeshadow lover.
What eye looks have you been rocking this season?