I volunteered to do my own makeup for a wedding in which I am one of the bridesmaids. I don't typically wear much makeup, but I thought, how hard could it be? I got a bunch of nice stuff from Aveda and am testing it out, watching tutorials, etc. but I seem to be having an eyeshadow fail (and maybe some other stuff). [more inside]
I've bought several packs of neutral-natural smokey brown eyeshadow collections (including these two
) just trying to look natural. Instead, they all turn blue-ish when put on my eyelids, and I look exactly like I'm wearing artificial colors.
Trial and error is getting way too expensive! Has anyone had any luck with finding a set of browns that are actually brown?
What are your favorite eyeshadow/makeup tutorials? [more inside]
My crazy dream: A good but relatively inexpensive cream/creme eyeshadow, preferably from the UK (or maybe Asia), without glitter, gleam, glimmer, glint, glitz, scintillation, shimmer, twinkle, or other sparklysparklespark. Can you help? [more inside]
I'm looking for clever arty/crafty ways to repurpose eye shadow and nail polish. [more inside]
Eye shadow wearers! What do you do to keep your eye makeup from melting away? [more inside]
Help me identify/find this mysterious liquid eyeshadow! [more inside]
What tricks can I do with makeup that will make my eyes appear larger? [more inside]