5 Shades of Cool Taupe Eyeshadow

Yesterday, I shared some of my favorite warm-tauped taupe eyeshadows, so today I have five of my favorite cooler-toned taupes. I’d love to hear your favorites!

  1. Maybelline Tough as Taupe — a cool-toned, gray-taupe in cream form
  2. Inglot #349 — a matte, grayish taupe
  3. Dior Aventure — a sparkling, cool-toned taupe
  4. Giorgio Armani #4 — a cool-toned, purplish-brown-taupe
  5. Inglot #434 — a cool-toned, gray taupe

>> See side-by-side swatches! <<


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Mariella Avatar

I listed Inglot 349 in the earlier “5 Shades of Warm Taupe” listing but I guess it’s cool so I’ll have to re-root for it here, along with Inglot 434, which I got earlier this month and just love. I’m thinking that perhaps TheBalm Insane Jane and Stila Cloud both belong here too, as does MAC Sweet Satisfaction and maybe even Dalliance. I have Tough as Taupe but don’t use it often as I find it just “too” matte, if that makes any sense. I also really like UD Pistol and Kat Von D Delaney (from the Monarch palette).

rashmi Avatar

Lovely picks 🙂
my fav are :
classic shade … mac satin taupe
shades from Dior Earth Reflection palette n
one shade from Guerlain Turandot palette 🙂
I need to check the Inglot one if I have or not 🙂

pls do something like this with olive shades 🙂

Mariella Avatar

Ditto what Christine said (though to me, Copperplate and Coquette both seem darker than taupe, which is why I didn’t mention Satin Taupe either; I think I’ve got me a few too many taupes but it never stops me getting another!)

Veronica Avatar

COOL TONED TAUPES!!!! I do it all for the taupe. :3 I don’t own any but the Maybelline one, which is unfortunately the shade from their line that dries out the fastest. (Shame cause it’s the best base out of the bunch!) Some of my favorites that I do love are Chanel Fauve, Japonesque Eyeshadow #1, Urban Decay Bust, Mary Kay Metallic Taupe (cream), WnW Silent Treatment (lid shade), and Maybelline Silken Taupe.

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