Rock Blue Eyeshadow with Confidence

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Nothing excites me more than blue eyeshadow, but I didn’t always feel this way. I actually used to fear blue shadow. I would always envision looking like Bobo the Clown or, even worse, Mimi from The Drew Carey show. But, darlings, it’s not blue eyeshadow that’s the victim in those beauty crimes. It’s the application. The key is to research and find ways to make blue eyeshadow complement your eyes. Here’s how you can make blue eyeshadow work for you.

Spin the color wheel: There are many shades of blue. From baby blue to turquoise blue to navy blue and beyond, I know it’s mind-boggling, but attempt to find a shade that you think will look best. If MAC’s Electric Eel ($14.50) seems a little too scary, start off with a lighter blue. Go into Sephora or on Ulta.com and play around with different shades of blue until you find one that looks attractive. Better yet, buy BH Cosmetics’ 120 Color Palette 2nd Edition ($22.46). It comes with a number of gorgeous blues that you can play around with.

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-Brittany Thomas for ClumpsOfMascara.com

Brittany founded the website ClumpsOfMascara.com to spread her love for beauty.

A staunch advocate of the power of social media, Brittany has done extensive work as a social media consultant, planning and executing campaigns for a number of organizations. She is just as engaging on camera.

Her effortless delivery and flair for the dramatic has earned her more than a million views on YouTube. Brittany hopes that her love for beauty can inspire young women to truly love themselves.

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  • suedefringe:

    sephora has some awesom color kits…… but, buy ahead of time around the holidays, they always sell out fast ! SOmething every shadow/makeup junkie needs

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    Mary Taylor:

    Blue is one of my favorite colors to wear. I typically like robin’s egg/sky blue and mid-tone blues. I think blue looks fabulous on brown eyed people.

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    TMS2560:

    never used blue….maybe I will try it at hm like you suggested…..

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  • Lesley:

    I am a more natural eye shadow person. I don’t wear a lot of colors. Maybe I will start playing around with blue and some other colors.

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    Julie Nichols:

    I’d like to give blue shadow a try…

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      jenny-o:

      me too!

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  • Joy:

    I wear blue eyeshadow all the time.

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  • Crispy:

    I love blue eyeshadow!

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  • penelope:

    that eyeshadow looks really nice on you

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