Dear readers, it’s been a long time I featured a beauty write-up on this
blog. If you’re a new reader, beauty is also part of my central theme, and you
can catch-up on some old post
Recently, I found a new makeup hack to improve the sheen on my eye-shadow
application, and documented it
here. The eye-shadow palette used was gotten from a previous collaboration with a
Karity. Karity is a sustainable brand, using cruelty free materials for their
products, and donating one free meal to
ACLU, through their beyond pallet for paws program.
Today’s post isn’t to write about Karity but must have shades when
selecting an eye-shadow palette; Karity happens to be the brand I use and
endorse. Selecting eye-shadow palettes can be tricky especially for
beginners but you can start from deciding what are your favorite must
I usually stick to neutrals when selecting eye-shadow tones, for example,
I look out for ‘deep browns,’ ‘black‘ and ‘bronze‘;
people barely go wrong with these shades. Thankfully “the creation of beauty is art,” recently wrote a blog post on how to select an eye-shadow palette. She
mentions, ‘thinking about size,’ ‘palette variety,’ ‘reading
But selecting an eye-shadow shade is also confined to people’s
personality and what they aim to achieve with each look. I do think
however that one cannot go wrong with the neutral tones that I’ve
mentioned. In using too much black you can only appear to be gothic, but
that’s about it. However, buying a palette with washed green or ash as a
beginner is a slippery slope.
Another idea, is to purchase different eye-shadow palettes with key
colors that fit the event you’re dressing up for. I have 3 eye-shadow
palettes from Karity, and each serves a purpose.
What are your favorite shades that are essential to you when purchasing
an eye-shadow palette?