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THE BEST EYESHADOW EVER

THE BEST EYESHADOW EVER

We’ve already done the roundup of the best eyeshadow palettes, but what if you need just one key colour that’ll ensure you slay all day? No fear here. Here is your guide to the best eyeshadow.

Best Eyeshadow 2019

  1. SLEEK EYESHADOW MONO in ALWAYS RIGHT
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    SLEEK EYESHADOW MONO in ALWAYS RIGHT

    You know we’re longtime fans of Sleek MakeUP here, so it’s no surprise we’re starting our rundown of the best eyeshadow with their new eyeshadow monos.

    Available in plenty of colours, these will easily end up on our list of the best Sleek products thanks to their finely milled and long-wearing formula, that’s incredibly pigmented – and incredibly affordable.

    Continue Reading: our guide to the best glitter eyeshadow

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  2. RMK INGENIOUS POWDER EYESHADOW in N EX-15
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    RMK INGENIOUS POWDER EYESHADOW in N EX-15

    If you haven’t looked into RMK makeup before, your mind’s about to be blown. This J beauty brand has created a silky powder eyeshadow that has a shimmering finish. These are great for blending and you can easily achieve professional looks at home.

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  3. RIMMEL SCANDAL EYES EYESHADOW STICK in bootleg brown
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    RIMMEL SCANDAL EYES EYESHADOW STICK in bootleg brown

    You can always rely on Rimmel for creating high quality makeup at low price points. We love this stick formula eyeshadow as its incredibly creamy formula makes it easy to apply straight from the stick rather than needing makeup brushes for application. Smudge and blend with your fingers for an undone makeup look.

    Continue reading: our guide to the best Rimmel products

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  4. ILLAMASQUA POWDER EYESHADOW in HYPE
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    ILLAMASQUA POWDER EYESHADOW in HYPE

    The queens of colour Illamasqua have upped the game (again) when it comes to colour cosmetics. These incredibly pigmented monos had to make it onto our best eyeshadow list, as we always come back to them for the best colourful makeup.

    Yellow is a key colour for SS19 makeup, as seen struttin’ down the catwalk at fashion show after fashion show. Hype is the perf’ addition to your collection as it’ll look perfect as a sheer flush across eyelids or a highly pigmented eyeliner.

    Continue reading: our guide to the best Illamasqua products

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  5. COVER FX SHIMMER VEIL in SOLEIL
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    COVER FX SHIMMER VEIL in SOLEIL

    We’re adding this to our list of the best eyeshadow despite it not being developed exclusively for eyes. The huns at Cover FX are all about creating bepoke makeup products for you, so the Shimmer Veil may be mixed in with your foundation for srs glow, worn as highlighter or, of course, worn as a shimmer eyeshadow.

    Soleil is a beaut warm-toned coppery bronze, perfect for both day and night.

    Continue reading: our guide to the best Cover FX products

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  6. NYX PROFESSIONAL MAKEUP PRISMATIC EYE SHADOW in SMOKE & MIRRORS
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    NYX PROFESSIONAL MAKEUP PRISMATIC EYE SHADOW in SMOKE & MIRRORS

    A dark metallic silver eyeshadow, this NYX Professional Makeup eyeshadow is the perfect drugstore option for addin’ a lil shimmer to your makeup routine.

    Longwearing and highly pigmented, we love this gunmetal shade as it has a multitonal finish meaning one simple swipe of colour will create depth.

    Continue reading: our guide to the best NYX Professional Makeup products

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  7. BOURJOIS SATIN EDITION EYESHADOW in abracada'brown
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    BOURJOIS SATIN EDITION EYESHADOW in abracada'brown

    The first dedicated liquid eyeshadow of our list, this Bourjois number has just dropped on-site and we love the formula already. Really malleable, you can easily create sharp lines, or blend out to create a smokey eye. However, once dried it’ll set to be longwearing.

    Abracada’brown is a beaut cool-toned brown, suited to those with cool to neutral undertones in their skin.

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  8. BLEACH LONDON GLITTER ATI TEXT ME BLACK
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    BLEACH LONDON GLITTER ATI TEXT ME BLACK

    Make a statement with Bleach London eyeshadows. Their Glitterati eyeshadow range has been developed for both face and body (festival makeup? Can we get a hell yeah!), so is incredibly pigmented for quick colour payoff with a lil bit of glitter added for extra sass.

    Continue reading: our guide to the best Bleach London products

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  9. BARRY M CRUSHED JEWEL CREAM EYESHADOW in ROSE GOLD
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    BARRY M CRUSHED JEWEL CREAM EYESHADOW in ROSE GOLD

    Next on our list of the best eyeshadow is this beaut multi-tonal cream glitter shadow by Barry M. We’ve picked Rose Gold (cos who doesn’t want rose gold eyeshadow?), but every single shade is incredible in its own right.

    Perfect worn on eyelids for a metallic finish, we love brushing this on the centre of our lips and blending out to create an ombre lip effect.

    Continue reading: our guide to the best Barry M products

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  10. STILA GLITTER & GLOW LIQUID EYESHADOW DUO CHROME in SEA SIREN
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    STILA GLITTER & GLOW LIQUID EYESHADOW DUO CHROME in SEA SIREN

    We still can’t get enough of glitter, so the Stila Glitter & Glow is firmly on our list of the best eyeshadow ever – surprise surprise. Easily blendable and totally shimmer-goals, we love Sea Siren as it leaves an iridescent blue and pink finish.

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  11. THEBALM OVERSHADOW MINERAL EYESHADOW in NO MONEY, NO HONEY
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    THEBALM OVERSHADOW MINERAL EYESHADOW in NO MONEY, NO HONEY

    If you prefer a loose powder, this this might just be the best eyeshadow for you. As always, theBalm have killed it and created everyday essentials that we love applying. Apply with a brush for a sheer but buildable glow, or wet your brush to create an intensely pigmented effect.

    Continue reading: our guide to the best The Balm products

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  12. EYEKO ME+MYSHADOW in topaz
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    EYEKO ME+MYSHADOW in topaz

    When it comes to mascara and eyeliner, Eyeko are the top dogs, so of course we had to get our hands on their cream eyeshadow stick.

    Twist up the product to reveal a highly pigmented shimmering product that can be blended out to create a look as intense as you’d like.

    Continue reading: our guide to the best Eyeko products

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  13. NUDESTIX EYE PENCIL in BURNISH
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    NUDESTIX EYE PENCIL in BURNISH

    The brand that does it for the ‘gram, NUDESTIX have created an all in one eyeliner, eyeshadow and highlighter, all in one product – for that reason alone, it’s worth being the last on our list of the best eyeshadows.

    Available in multiple shades, these pencils feature an in-built sharpener making them the perf’ product for those wanting to add a lil colour on the go.

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Rebecca

Rebecca

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When in doubt: add glitter. I'm obsessed with shimmer eyeshadows and always layer up my highlighter.


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