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What colour eye shadow will suit me?

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juicychops Mon 11-Apr-05 21:17:12

This year i have decided that i am going to experiment with my make up a bit more as every time i go out i only ever wear brown eyeshadow or occasionally silver. I have blonde (not a very nice colour blonde) and blue eyes. What colour eye shadow would suit me well?

turquoise Mon 11-Apr-05 21:18:43

Do you know if you are 'cool' or 'warm'? Silver sounds pretty funky to me!

mancmum Mon 11-Apr-05 21:18:59

according to my new magazine, you could use bright blue as that is 'in' this year.... i would go to a laura mercier counter and ask for makeover -- I had one recently and it was fab!

juniperdewdrop Mon 11-Apr-05 21:21:11

if you have blue eyes don't try to match the blue, but you can still wear it. If you want to quickly know if you're cool or warm hold a piece of silver/cool material near to your face in good light, then gold/warm and close your eyes both times, then open then and you should see which makes your face look brighter.

turquoise Mon 11-Apr-05 21:22:12

How about copper? Mac do a lovely one.

kama Mon 11-Apr-05 21:30:56

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kama Mon 11-Apr-05 21:31:19

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juicychops Mon 11-Apr-05 21:33:12

I think im 'warm'. id love to go to a stand and have a make-over but im too embarraced and shy! My sister has dark hair and blue eyes and she can wear any colour she wants and she looks fantastic. i just look like a tart. not fair

crunchie Mon 11-Apr-05 21:40:13

juicychops where do you live? certain makeup counters are better than others, mac s fab. Personally I love really strong colours, I have blue eyes (not blond though) and I wear lots of turquoise shades, bright blues and green. I prefer really clean, clear colours not murky and browny IYWIM. I can't suggest good colours without seeing you, and it depends what you wear. I often 'match' my eyeshadow to my clothes

juicychops Mon 11-Apr-05 21:59:35

I live in Dartford. Id love to wear really bold bright colours like turquise and green. They are the sorts of colours my sister wears. But i would just look silly. I don't know if it is that they just don't suit me or if it is just me thinking they don't when in fact they do. I know what you mean about browns and murky colours though. They are just safe colours.

Beetroot Mon 11-Apr-05 22:00:34

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juicychops Mon 11-Apr-05 22:07:42

Ok... Il pluck up the courage and go. they must have a stand in one of the shops in bluewater (House of fraser or John Lewis). Il take my mate along for an honest opinion!

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