I love wearing eye makeup!
I was lucky enough to take photos of Joan Smalls for Estée Lauder recently – it was a photo shoot for eyeshadow, which is my new obsession (as you may remember from here) now that I’ve left my red red lipstick behind.
It’s funny how eyeshadow has changed the whole way I see my face – it’s almost like it’s changed my personality!
Focusing on my eyes makes me feel much more mysterious and sexier than red lipstick, which made me feel strong and feminine. It’s totally different!!!
So when I saw how beautiful it looked on Joan, even in her daytime look, I wondered if I should let myself play with eyeshadow a bit more. Until now, I’d been sticking to a very sensible smoky taupe, and I think it might be time to step out of the shadows (hahah, excuse the pun) and really go for it. I think I should take a hint from Joan, who always makes eye shadow a part of her look (she talks about it more over at The Estée Edit and Sir John, her cool make up artist, also shares his super pro tips)…
My favorite look is the khaki (photo n°2, the eye shadow is called Fiery Saffron) but since I (apparently) have green flecks in my eyes, the color that’s supposed to work best for me is dark violet. A whole world of colors to explore…
What about you? Do you like to experiment with eye shadow?