Top Five: Sepia Eyeshadow

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Toffee, Caramel, Tea, Honey, Sepia. All of these encompass one trend which populated the Catwalks this year and is one which looks set to continue well into the spring; from the toffee tones of the Stella McCartney Autumn/Winter shows to the Val Garland tea-stained eyes for Erdem Spring/Summer ’16.

Tea, honey, caramel… which ever you prefer to call it, these warm, muted shades of brown hark back to 90’s Grunge; Combine with a nude lip and bare skin and you have it!

I actually created a sepia eye on the beautiful Lily Travers for a shoot a couple of weeks ago. I ended up using a couple of the shades from my Viseart No1 palette as I wanted a sheer but creamy finish; It looked stunning – even if I do say so myself ;)

Here are my Top Five sepia inspired eyeshadows…
A beautiful, velvety cream to powder shadow which can also double up as a corrector, lipstick or blush. Easily bendable and housed in a refillable bamboo compact.
Haut Raw Pigment in Tiger ($29.50 CAD) (V, GF)
Tiger is a multipurpose loose pigment in a beautiful soft, deep sand toned shade. Completely versatile, the pigment can be used neat or blended with other products to create the desired effect.
Flash is a mushroom-y taupe shade in a matte, cream formulation. Sheer and hydrating, it can be worn alone or as a base for powder shadows.
A warm, slightly shimmering brown shadow with a hint of gold. A beautiful shadow which gives a glow rather than outright sparkle.
A smooth, cream shadow with a velvety texture. Barbados is a warm, soft peachy bronze with a very slight shimmer. Understated and flattering.

Would you wear a sepia toned eye this spring? Which are your favourites?

 

V – Vegan

GF – Gluten Free

Images: Cosmopolitan, Kjaer Weis, Haut Cosmetics, 100% Pure, Zao, vapour Beauty

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