Friday, February 6th, 2009

Have you ever stared at the ever-lovely Goldmine eyeshadow wondering what you might pair it with? Here are six fun ways to use one of my favorite eyeshadows:

Paired with Golds and Orangey-Coppers, Goldmine helps to brighten any look.

To Make the Natural Easy, try using Goldmine as a way to add pop and color to subtle, natural shades of beige and brown.

Kick Up Your Look by pairing Goldmine with bright chartreuses and yellows for a very bold, summery eye.

Perfect For Diffusing Color when you’ve used a bold shade like blue, green, or teal. Try blending Goldmine just above the darkest color to help fade the color to your brow bone.

Try Lightening Darker Colors with Goldmine to get a unique color combination. Layering Goldmine over browns often gives you a nice mix of natural and shimmer.

Make Green, Not War by layering Goldmine over your favorite teal or blue shade. It is an easy way to get an amazing gradient of color going.

What’s your favorite way to wear Goldmine eyeshadow?

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25 thoughts on “Six Ways to Wear MAC Goldmine Eyeshadow

  1. Manda

    absolutely jealous that u can ever achieve these looks :( sometimes i have good days but they’re never THAT good haha so pretty!

  2. Tracy T.

    I was going to swap away goldmine, but now I’m gonna try combining it with every color I own!

    • OMG! I love it so much! It was one of the first shadows I got, and I use it *all* the time. It’s great as an inner lid color, all over lid color in a hurry, on the lower lash line to open up your peepers… One of my staples!

  3. styrch

    I love these posts. They are so inspirational. They also highlight colors I want to add to my collection. Thank you so much! :)

  4. I have been on the fence about buying Goldmine; I think it would be to gold on me because I am so pale (even though I do rock some bright colors). I think I’m going to have to get it now.

  5. Ziya

    I JUST got this yesterday! Thank you so much for this post Christine!!!<3

  6. slipnslide Erin

    Definitely agreed- Goldmine is a warm and versatile shade and easy to work with- may they never change the ingredients one bit! It’s shades like Goldmine and Sumptuous Olive that make me love MAC. I like to use it on inner third, Amber Lights on middle third, with something like Coppering or Antiqued or Romp in the crease and on outer third. Perfect.

  7. Leigh

    I’m wearing Goldmine today, hah. I love these “# ways to wear ___” posts! But only if I have the color, of course 😛

  8. Saira

    Thanks for putting this post up! Goldmine is one of my very favourite Mac eyeshadow colours as it goes with so many different colours. Really good to get some more inspiration for using it :o)

  9. Black Velveteen

    I bought Goldmine about 2 years and have only used it twice, namely because I had no clue on how to make this color ‘look right’ on me. Awesome post! I had no idea it could be so versatile and pretty when blended with other shadows. This gives me hope! :) The 4th look is truly beautiful!! <33

  10. Goldmine is one of my favorites. I’m always looking for new ways to wear it :)

  11. Oh the last green gradient picture is am-a-zing!