Sunday, August 19th, 2012

5 Positively Electric Eyeshadows

Brights, brights, and more brights!

What’s your favorite bright color to work with?

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27 thoughts on “5 Positively Electric Eyeshadows

  1. I like yellows and oranges. Both Inglot’s and MUFE’s yellow look great :-)

  2. Tuss

    Christine – what happened with Livefyre or what it was called? Why have you changed the comment system? Merely wondering

    • At the end of the day, the benefits of using it didn’t outweigh the drawbacks. Livefyre has excellent customer service, and they were always ready and very quick to try to fix any problems, but there were just too many problems coming up. I felt like I had to babysit the system just to make sure it was working!

  3. AnGeLwInGz

    Mac Sweet & Punchy is probably the most stand-out, but there are so many that I own it’s hard to choose a favrite.

  4. Sara

    I want a really bright pink eyeshadow but I don’t know how I’d use it, I think I’d just stare over awed at the pinkness of it all lol.

    • I love bright pinks with either a sunset-themed look (gold, orange, pink) or with purples (like violets) :)

    • Liz

      I did an eye that had light minty green in the inner corner, light/medium pink in the center of the lid, and bright pink on the outside. It was super cute!

    • Veronica

      I view them as a bit intimidating myself (it’s a thin line between “bold” and “possible eye infection”), but with some practice I found that if I offset it with cooler colors like purples/blues/teals it works quite nicely. (Somebody who’s warmer toned or more neutral than I am could probably get away with golds/reds/corals/oranges with it.)

      Actually, today was the first time I debuted Milani’s Shocking Pink. 😀 I’m currently wearing it along with Purple Shock, and Olympian Blue from the collection in a rainbow gradient across my eye, if that gives you an idea of what I’m talking about. 😀

  5. xamyx

    I haven’t fully embraced these shades, yet, but I have my eye on NARS Rated R & Outremer. I wear bright reds & purples, though, and I love MUFE 92 & 99.

    • If you can wear bright reds and purples… c’mon!! You gotta embrace the rest 😀

      • xamyx

        I have the Kat Von D palettes in Gypsy & Metal Orchestra, which are full of bright greens & blues, but I want to play around with those for a bit before investing in the NARS shadows. I bought the KvD palettes a long time ago, because they are so pretty, but they’ve been sitting pretty much untouched ever since.

  6. t_zwiggy

    My favorite is definitely MAC Sweet & Punchy. I love pairing it with MAC Lucky Green and MAC Flourishing.

  7. Sugar Pill Colors fit this category esp. the pressed one.

  8. Brandy

    Bright peacocky blues & greens or bright oranges & corals are my favorite!

    PS…..Rated R by Nars is AMAZING!

  9. Barbie

    poison plum by sugarpill

  10. Sugarpill Afterparty, Fyrinnae OMGWTF… brights like that. Brights make me so happy :)

  11. Veronica

    I am wearing Milani Shocking Pink as I type this. 😀 (And I’d totally forgotten about BE’s Last Call duo! Man, I’ve got to grab that at some point. The blues are just so gorgeous. <3)

    I am a complete sucker for violets and fuschias, especially duochromes. Lorac's Delight is one of my favorite, and I've also been loving Milani's Olympian Blue lately (which is a very bold, matte blue). Normally, I'm more of a neutrals girl, but lately I'm pushing myself to wear more color. My coworker did a complete double-take when he saw me walk in with a neon rainbow eye today. 😛

    • I haven’t seen Delight! Will have to check it out!

      • Veronica

        It’s quite lovely – and, as a bonus, it’s an example of a sheer eyeshadow done *right.* Now that I think about it, I get quite a bit of wear out of my Lorac singles. I’m kind of surprised the brand doesn’t get referenced more.

  12. Anything by Sugarpill! I love Dollipop especially but the Sweetheart, & Heart breaker palettes are awesome!!! And OCC lip tars for lips!