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

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I love the look of #349! Looks like THE crease color I have been on a hunt for! ๐Ÿ™‚ I really like Bobbi Brown matte eye shadow in Taupe as well.. but its very expensive so dupes are welcome! ๐Ÿ™‚

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).

Lovely picks ๐Ÿ™‚
my fav are :
classic shade … mac satin taupe
shades from Dior Earth Reflection palette n
one shade from Guerlain Turandot palette ๐Ÿ™‚
I need to check the Inglot one if I have or not ๐Ÿ™‚

pls do something like this with olive shades ๐Ÿ™‚

I really need to get my mitts on Tough as Taupe. It’s readily available here, but somehow I’ve never managed to take the plunge! The Giorgio Armani one looks really cool as well ๐Ÿ™‚

Love me some taupe! I really like MUG’s prom night as well as the Balm overshadow in “if you’re rich, I’m single”

I love Tough as Taupe! It actually makes a nice neutral eyeshadow base on me. I’d love to add the Armani one to my collection though. The color is so pretty!

Love the color Taupe! Have the Maybelline Tough as Taupe, but somehow it does not look right on me, I think I need to play with it more. Maybe it’s because I generally use powder shadows and I may not be applying this with the right tools to make it look better?

Chanel Hasard from Fall 2013, Bobbi Brown Slate, Mac Copperplate.. these are a few of my favourite taupes (I can hear Julie Andrews in my head..) argh.

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!)

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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