DIY Eyeshadow

I don’t tend to wear too much eyeshadow these days, but it is nice to have if you are going out for a special evening. My daughter Angela, on the other hand, wears it quite a bit and these are her recipes. In fact, this is really her post, but I thought you might like it. Thanks Angela.

One of the most fun parts to applying make-up is applying eye shadow. Eye shadow, when used correctly, can draw subtle attention to the eyes, by highlighting them or can be the centrepiece of your entire make-up look. With thousands of companies making a multitude of eye shadow colours, there is no shortage of shades to choose from. But have you ever thought about making your own? With so many mica colours and natural pigment options to choose from, you can mix and play to your heart’s content, creating beautiful, natural colours all your own. All you need is:

*Serecite Carnauba Wax Treated Mica
*Pigment or Mica

That’s it! How much or how little you mix in is up to you depending on how pigmented you want the colours to be or how much you want to make. Here are just a few eyeshadow colour options to give you an idea of what you can make.

White Gold Eye shadow
-Serecite Carnauba Wax Treated Mica
-Silver White + SMALLEST amount of lightest gold colour.

Peacock Blue Eye shadow
-Serecite Carnauba Wax Treated Mica
-Peacock Blue Mica

Autumn Eye shadow
-Serecite Carnauba Wax Treated Mica
-Chestnut Brown Mica
-Dark Brown Mica
-Royal Gold Mica
-Orange Sorbet Mica
-Champagne Mica

Aquamarine Eye shadow
-Serecite Carnauba Wax Treated Mica
-Silver Grey Mica
-Starlight Green
-Sapphire Blue

It really is that simple. In no time you will have beautiful, unique eyeshadows to create amazing makeup looks that will have your friends begging you to make some for them!

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