Blue eye shadows came into the trend during the Victorian period when adding a shade of blue was acknowledged as beautiful and sign of innocence. Most women usually opt for the subtle shades like browns and pinks. But blue eye shadow can add a bit of glamour to your look. Electric blue color on the eyelids with a tinge of metallic brow powder can liven up your eyes. The brighter the shade the more difficult it is to apply it in the right way. The same is the case with blue eye shadow. Mentioned below are the 7 tips to get the blue eye shadow trend right.
1. Not everyone can carry blue eye shadow
One important consideration of eye makeup is complementing it with your eye color and skin tone. Blue eye shadow looks best on women with very fair or very dark skin tone. It goes off well with brown or gray eyes too. Women with blue eye color should refrain from using blue eye shadows as this will dominate your eyes instead of enhancing it.
2. Blend the color
Wearing vibrant color eye shadow requires extra caution. Try to blend the blue color with other bright colors. This is because completely blue shadow looks good only on fashion magazine covers and ramp walk. But for everyday soft and modern look, you can apply blue eye shadow close to the eye lashes. And cover up the rest of the eye lid with some other bright eye color.
3. For blending use two shades instead of one
While blending the blue eye shadow, use two other bright shades- light and dark. The light eye shadow can be used up to the brows and the dark color can be used in the eyeâs crease.
4. Donât cover too much area in the upper front
Too much of dark shades on the upper front can make eyes recede. Try to avoid applying eye shadow higher than the eyeâs crease
5. Do not use black eye liner
Skip the use of a black eye liner with the blue eye shadow. You can use some hued blue shade like navy or indigo blue.
6. Keep the facial make up light
Keeping facial make up light and to minimum is important to avoid clashing of colors.You need to keep the facial make up light. Avoid putting any lipcolor, gloss will serve the purpose.
7. Do not match eye shadow with color of your dress
Matching eye shadow with color of the clothes is a big turn off. Avoid going for blue eye shadow with a blue dress. Also, try to keep the blending colors in contrast to the apparel color.