Steffi from Smoke & Diamonds started a blog series called 7 shades of… where bloggers present 7 shades of one colour in one category, e.g. eyeshadow, lipstick, nail polish and so on. Until the 8th July you still have time to participate in the current round where it is all about the colour purple. You can share your posts via InLinkz on her blog. I’ve previously already showed my 7 favourite lipsticks. See also my previous post on 7 Shades of Green, my 7 Shades of Pink… Lipstick and 7 shades of Pink… Blushes.
- Rituals – 4 Color Eye Shadow: Amethyst Collection [2nd from top]
- P2 – Metal Eyes Eyeshadow in 060 Lilac Butterfly
- Gosh – Effect Powder in Butterfly
- Kiko – Colour Sphere 41 Violet Black Melange
- Sleek – Bliss in Barcelona [Vintage Romance]
- Essence – Loose pigment in 02 Alice had a vision again [Twilight Saga Breaking Dawn Part 2, LE]
- Sugarpill – Poison Plum
This was so hard, because I love purple eyeshadow and had way too many shades to choose from. But I went for a couple of different shades from matte to shimmery and from pale to very bright. I love the Amethyst Collection by Rituals and one of their colours had to join the selection. P2’s Metal Eyeshadow is a great colour for the corner of the eye or under the lower lashes when creating a purple look. Similarly, I usually use Butterfly under the lower lashes in a purple look or as a highlight in a more nude look. Violet Black Melange is a great crease colour for purple looks. It darkens up the crease and gives some depth. The same goes for Alice had a vision again. Bliss in Barcelona is an allrounder and Poison Plum is a classic purple shadow you shouldn’t miss in your collection.
What are your favourite purple shades?