Quick Tip: Dry-Wet Eyeshadow

May 27, 2013

Did you know…you can use your eyeshadows dry or wet!  Spray a pump of either water or preferably a binding solution such as MAC Fix+ to your eyeshadow brush.  Dab into your eyeshadow which will help dissolve the shadow into a creamy consistency. Apply as you would a cream based eyeshadow, building the color as you go.

Eyeshadows have a softer and more transparent look when dry, so you can intensify the color and increase the staying power by wetting it ;)
Dry - Wet Eyeshadow

Dry – Wet Eyeshadow

Do you have a favorite eyeshadow tip or trick? Share in the comments below ;) xx

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Stephanie March 25, 2014 at 7:06 am

Love this trick. Been doing this since i stated playing with makeup.So happy others are doing and trying this!

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Sarah March 25, 2014 at 8:35 am

Isn’t it amazing how much the colors come alive with this trick! Definitely a must-know ;) xx

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Minnie February 15, 2014 at 3:34 pm

Hi I found this on pintrest I love it my new favorite blog could u do a best highlighting products or your every day makeup routine and what products u use

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Sarah February 15, 2014 at 4:15 pm

Hi Minnie, thank you so much and welcome to the blog!! Perfect timing with your question cos I’m currently working on a contouring post which will be followed by highlighting tips and products so stay tuned ;) I will most certainly do a post on my everyday makeup routine too detailing the products and how to instructions.
In the meantime, you can check out my previous favorite highlighters and illuminators post here: http://beautypointofview.com/illuminators-highlighters/
And my go-to everyday eye makeup tutorial here: http://beautypointofview.com/simple-everyday-eye-makeup/
Have a great weekend!! xx

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Sienna May 28, 2013 at 10:35 am

Great tip! I never tried this, have to do it now lol Really love your blog btw :)

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Sarah May 28, 2013 at 2:28 pm

Thank you so much Sienna, I’m happy when my readers are happy :) I really appreciate your feedback xx

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