Everyone has been asking me what copper lid I’ve been doing in a lot of my last makeup tutorials so thank you for waiting for the breakdown! There’s just something about warm metals on the lid: coppers, champagnes, teaks and nudes, they either work in gorgeous harmony with brown and hazel eyes or they pop blue and green eyes. There are many ways to apply them — a single wash of color, an ombre sunset effect (coming soon!) or a reverse smoky cut crease like I did on Kori here.
TOOLS (BRUSHES PLACED NEXT TO CORRESPONDING SHADOW):
- A Warm Semi-Matte Metallic Palette — I (of course!) used my new Amy Nadine Renewing Nudes Palette because I’ve been developing it for almost a year to accomplish two things important to me: 1. I wanted to load it up with antioxidants and anti-aging ingredients (Bamboo Silk, Red Raspberry Seed, Bilberry Seed Oil and Clover Flower Extract) so it works with your skincare program instead of against it by settling into fine lines and 2. I wanted it to have the same intense color payoff as if I had wet the brush beforehand. And I’m happy to report I was able to make both happen! You can buy it here ($$$) or if you or someone you know has a Costco membership, swing by there for its exclusive members’ discounted price ($).
- An Angled Shader Brush – This one ($$) has replaced all other lid brushes in my kit because it really presses the shadow into the skin as it sweeps across the lid.
- A Crease Brush — This one ($$) has been my favorite for a few years now because you can roll it as you sweep it along the crease.
- A Smudge Brush (not shown) — Look for a long, dense and almost flat head like this one ($$).
- An Angled Liner Brush — I love this ($$) because it’s longer than any other liner brush I’ve ever found, making it much more user friendly.
- Your Favorite Mascara — I’ve been using this one ($) on all of my girls lately because it’s really thickening.
- Apply the Carat (champagne) shade all over the lid with the flat-headed brush.
- Apply the Copper shade along the crease with the crease brush.
- Sweep the same Copper shade along the bottom lashline with the smudge brush.
- Stamp the Mineral (off-white) shade in the inner corner with the dome-shaped brush.
- Trace the Teak (dark mahogany) shade along the upper lash line with the angled liner brush.
- Finish with a couple coats of mascara.
As you can see above, I’ve been using it on everyone LOL! You can say I’m a little obsessed…