Question: What are the best colored eyeshadows?
Answer: Bold and colorful eyeshadows can both complement our eyes and help them simply pop, so if you’re looking to rock that vibrant, eye-catching look, check out our comprehensive guide on how to make your peepers bright and beautiful. From mysterious purples to aquatic blues, we rounded up four of our favorite shadows for completely irresistible eyes:
1. Estée Lauder Pure Color Eyeshadow in Purple Passion ($22, Nordstrom)
Darling on deeper skin tones, this stunning and accentuating purple shadow will bring instant drama to your eyes with this long-wear formula. If you find its color a bit bold for your liking, mix with a softer shade or create an ombré effect with other purples for an on-trend eye. Pair with some trusty eye primer and a nude lip (to offset your fierce eye, of course) and rock this look like it’s nobody’s business.
2. Lancôme Color Design Shadow & Liner Palette in Teal Fury ($50, Nordstrom)
Aquas flatter any tone in a flash, so warm up your eyes with this five-shade palette featuring only the most drool-worthy of blues. These shades look flattering on any eye color, so don’t be afraid to experiment before finding your signature shade. This palette is versatile enough to be worn for any occasion, or to create that perfect smokey eye—in just five easy steps. For painless application, just follow the instructions packed inside each palette.
3. Gorgeous Cosmetics Fashion Eight-Pan Beauty Palette ($59, Nordstrom)
Whether you prefer a minimal or a fashion-forward style, this set of eight amazing shades can be worn individually or layered together for a flawless finish. So, with choices like trendy turquoise or tantalizing teal, the possibilities are endless with this cosmetic must-have. Pack this palette inside your purse, for alluring eyes each and every time.
4. Stila Magnificent Metals Eye Duo in Comex Gold ($32, Nordstrom)
Glitter-based shadows aren’t solely reserved for the holiday season anymore—metallics will transform your eyes into glimmering works of art. Wear this shimmering Stila shade with that sultry LBD and tough booties for a come-hither effect he won’t be able to resist. Plus, this eye duo includes a highly effective eye primer so you won’t have to worry about unwanted smudges or smearing. Perfect for the gal-on-the-go: just prime, layer, and “go!” with this seductive golden hue.