With the year getting off to a cold start, we’re looking for new ways to brighten up our days. Cue in eyeshadow – one of the easiest ways to instantly turn that frown upside down.
So, whether you want to accentuate your lids with a coloured wing or a full on gradient eye, there are so many ways to get creative with eyeshadow; and there are no rules when it comes to what shade is right for you.
It’s all about celebrating your individuality so play around, experiment and wear a bright colour that sparks some joy.
Here are 5 of our favourite shades to brighten up your day.
The ultimate earth shade, Green is the perfect hue to instil calmness and relaxation. Encompassing mints to emeralds, this palette from Huda Beauty has an assortment of greens to suit anyone.
Huda Beauty Emerald Obsessions Palette, £25, Cult Beauty
Blue is such a bold choice and we love the confidence that wearing it symbolises. We love this power duo from Stila.
Stila Vivid & Vibrant Eye Shadow Duo (Various Shades), £16, Look Fantastic
Sunshine, warmth and summertime, who doesn’t feel happy when they see yellow. Brighten up your eyes with Make-up Revolution’s electrifying palette.
Makeup Revolution Viva Neon Eyeshadow Palette Electric Dreams, £6
Red is romance, but it’s also strength and power. From rusty reds to fire-engine hues, By Beauty Bay’s palette is perfect for dabbling into the trend.
By Beauty Bay Fiery Matte 9 Colour Palette, £6.50, Beauty Bay
Pink is optimism and love. So look no further than Pat McGrath’s Divine Rose eyeshadow quad, brimming with pastels and fuchsias. Pick rose gold for a subtle, soft-glam inspired look or apply a bright hot pink to make a statement.
Pat McGrath Labs Divine Rose Luxe Quad Eternal Eden, £55