16 Eyeshadow Color Combinations to Try for Spring

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Anastasia Riviera Eyeshadow Palette
Anastasia Riviera Eyeshadow Palette
Anastasia Riviera Eyeshadow Palette
Anastasia Riviera Eyeshadow Palette
Anastasia Riviera Eyeshadow Palette
Anastasia Riviera Eyeshadow Palette
Anastasia Riviera Eyeshadow Palette
Anastasia Riviera Eyeshadow Palette
Anastasia Riviera Eyeshadow Palette
Anastasia Riviera Eyeshadow Palette
Anastasia Riviera Eyeshadow Palette
Anastasia Riviera Eyeshadow Palette
Anastasia Riviera Eyeshadow Palette
Anastasia Riviera Eyeshadow Palette
Anastasia Riviera Eyeshadow Palette
Anastasia Riviera Eyeshadow Palette
Anastasia Riviera Eyeshadow Palette
Anastasia Riviera Eyeshadow Palette
Anastasia Riviera Eyeshadow Palette
Anastasia Riviera Palette | Look Details
Anastasia Riviera Eyeshadow Palette
Anastasia Riviera Palette | Look Details
Anastasia Riviera Eyeshadow Palette
Anastasia Riviera Palette | Look Details
Anastasia Riviera Eyeshadow Palette
Anastasia Riviera Palette | Look Details
Anastasia Riviera Eyeshadow Palette
Anastasia Riviera Palette | Look Details
Anastasia Riviera Eyeshadow Palette
Anastasia Riviera Palette | Look Details
Anastasia Riviera Eyeshadow Palette
Anastasia Riviera Palette | Look Details
Anastasia Riviera Eyeshadow Palette
Anastasia Riviera Palette | Look Details
Anastasia Riviera Eyeshadow Palette
Anastasia Riviera Palette | Look Details
Anastasia Riviera Eyeshadow Palette
Anastasia Riviera Palette | Look Details
Anastasia Riviera Eyeshadow Palette
Anastasia Riviera Eyeshadow Palette
Anastasia Riviera Eyeshadow Palette
Anastasia Riviera Eyeshadow Palette
Anastasia Riviera Eyeshadow Palette
Anastasia Riviera Eyeshadow Palette
Anastasia Riviera Eyeshadow Palette
Anastasia Riviera Eyeshadow Palette
Anastasia Riviera Eyeshadow Palette
Anastasia Riviera Eyeshadow Palette
Anastasia Riviera Eyeshadow Palette
Anastasia Riviera Eyeshadow Palette
Anastasia Riviera Eyeshadow Palette
Anastasia Riviera Eyeshadow Palette
Anastasia Riviera Eyeshadow Palette
Anastasia Riviera Eyeshadow Palette
Anastasia Riviera Eyeshadow Palette
Anastasia Riviera Eyeshadow Palette
Anastasia Riviera Eyeshadow Palette

While beauty might be heading into summer–the sign of new bronzers marks the start of summer!–it’s really the spring season! Pops of color can go a long way to brightening one’s day, whether it’s an item of clothing, some decor, or one’s eye makeup. I was thinking more in the lines of “pastel with pop” when I came up with these color combinations–something more workable and friendlier to more skin tones than true pastels (which can be inconsistent in quality and harder to work with, just in general). Hope you find something that catches your eye enough to try!

About This Series

Each look idea is centered around a “quad” of four shades with the expectation that one might bring in the appropriate brow bone or additional transitional shade based on skin tone. I know that I tend to use more like five or six shades in a typical look, but I think that four is a happy medium to give a good idea of the “core” color scheme of a look while giving you the ability to lighten/darken as desired. I have listed the colors in this order: inner lid, middle of lid, outer lid/crease, and crease/above crease.

You might see combinations that seem slightly repeated but placement will vary (e.g. a halo placement where the lightest and more shimmery shade is placed on the center) as placement can also create a different effect/look! You might also want to consider incorporating your favorite matte/shimmer shades (as applicable) to increase the versatility of certain palettes. Consider these ideas a jumping off point!

Create a Color Story

Feeling inspired? Share your own color story using this palette or create a color story from scratch.

Natasha Denona Love

First, Valentine, Dream, Trust

12

ColourPop Mint to Be

Mojito Mami, Mintea, Ice Cold, Get Fresh

16

Anastasia Riviera

Cabana, Coastline, Monte Carlo, Palm

14

Sydney Grace Eyeshadows

Green Mist, Sea Foam, Perfect Vacation, Meadow

12

Sugarpill Fun Size

Continue, Twitch, Player One, 8-Bit

12

Sydney Grace Eyeshadows

Immortal, Totally Worth It, Eastern Rise, Winter Wonder

13

Anastasia Riviera

Mediterranean, Yacht, Seychelles, Cannes

13

ColourPop Mint to Be

Mojito Mami, De Menthe, Chill Factor, Get Fresh

11

Sydney Grace Eyeshadows

Keep It Fun, Mint Green, Golden Peach, Coral Reef

10

ColourPop Lilac You a Lot

Cloud, Wake Me, Zoned Out, Iffy

10

Sydney Grace Eyeshadows

Ladies Dancing, Pool Party, Nightfall, Cali

7

Viseart Boheme Dream

Boheme Dream #2, Boheme Dream #6, Boheme Dream #11, Boheme Dream #10

8

Sydney Grace Eyeshadows

Lucky Peach, Demure, Collective, Unpredictable

6

Sugarpill Fun Size

8-Bit, Twitch, Player One, Continue

11

Sydney Grace Eyeshadows

Spring Fling, Dazzle, Magenta Dreams, Regal

12

Viseart Coy

Coy #8, Coy #11, Coy #10, Coy #2

14

Sydney Grace Eyeshadows

Lemon Cream, Embrace, Celebrate, Narrow Path

9

Natasha Denona Tropic

Exotic, Mint Frost, Zena, Laguna

16

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Christine – what a lovely supply of looks to try out during this quaratine. All of these Sydney Grace shadows are tempting me back to their site.

Thank you for these! They couldn’t have come at a better time, because I’ve been stuck in a bit of a slump with my makeup. Just haven’t been feeling very inspired lately due to being cooped up in the home all the time. Maybe these will fuel my creative streak…let’s hope so anyway!

You’re torturing me again with these gorgeous SG and Colourpop shadows, Christine! I’m not a pastels kinda gal (I’m pastel enough!) but these look so pretty.

Good thinking, because a mask doesn’t cover the eyes! Loving the SGs, natch, and always find a few to haul. I had momentarily forgotten about Coy….. (Sigh) There are some fun combos here, even the ones i don’t normally gravitate to. You can deduce your comfort zone by which quad already has 3 or 4 in your stash! We all need a bit of inspiration about now. I found a photo of a B&T dachshund with a mask on. I’m putting it at my register at night job, labeling it something like ‘Jussi says: mask when you must.’ Everyone stay healthy.

I just love this post!!!! You are so creative!! I have been wearing makeup for 30 years, and I still don’t have the ability to open 6 palettes and pull complimentary colors! Yikes. I am so impressed with your obvious talent!!!:):)

It’s really experimentation, I think, especially because you can do a really bold green look and find that one shade goes better vs. a softer green look. Most people find using warmer tones together to be an easiest starting place, but you can definitely use cool and warm to contrast against each other, too.

I’ve been having fun with these, mixing and matching from different palettes. I have Riviera and Fun Size but I’ve even been trying out substitutions with those colors. These look ideas are some of my favorite things that you do because I learn so much!

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