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 August you still have time to participate in the current round where it is all about the colour blue. You can share your posts via InLinkz on her blog. I’ve linked my previous posts for Green, Pink and Purple below. I’ve also posted 7 Shades of Blue… Eyeliner before.
- Sugarpill – Loose Eyeshadow in Royal Sugar
- Sleek – Blue Shade from the Sunset Palette
- P2 – Be Electric! Loose Eye Shadow in 030 L.A. [Sun City LE]
- Catrice – Eyeshadow Pen in 02 Birds Flying High [Coolibri LE]
- Sleek – Ink [Ultra Mattes V2]
- Sleek – R&B [Supreme LE]
- BarryM – Dazzle Dust in 98 Petrol Black
I love blue eyeshadows and here are swatches of 7 shades that I find particularly intriguing. The first one is by Sugarpill, and to be honest, so far I’ve only used it as eyeliner, I will link a look below. It is a very bright neon blue with some sparkle in it. The blue shade from Sleek’s Sunset palette is one of my favourites when I want a blue highlight under my lower lash line. The same goes for P2’s loose eyeshadow in L.A.. Catrice’s eyeshadow pen from their Coolibri Limited Edition a few years ago is a great base for bright blue eye looks. Sleek has two great matte shades to offer, one is Ink and one is R&B, the latter a bit darker and more intense than Ink. And finally Barry M’s famous Dazzle Dust in Petrol Black. It becomes more intense with a black base underneath and all the blueish shimmer comes out better, see also the swatch I linked below.