In the shade
Blue eyeshadow is back, but thankfully without its original disco diva look. Use it as an eyeliner or apply from the centre to the outer corner of the lids, and blend well with a more neutral shade (taupes and silvers work well). Start light, then build up.
• MAYBELLINE NY EYE STUDIO COLOR TATTOO METAL 24HR
cream gel shadow INELECTRIC BLUE $13.99 – a bold navy that can be blended down to a teal using lighter shades.
• MAC EYESHADOW IN HEROINE $38 – a bright matte cobalt blue.
• INIKA MINERAL EYESHADOW IN CORNFLOWER $28.99 – a loose powder for a sheer or an intense finish.
About Nicky Pellegrino
Nicky Pellegrino has been a journalist for over 20 years, both here and in the UK, and is a former editor of New Zealand Woman's Weekly. These days, as well as working on the magazine's beauty pages, she writes popular novels like Recipe For LIfe, The Italian Wedding and The Villa Girls. For more about Nicky check out her website www.nickypellegrino.commore of this author