Smokey eyes will always be a makeup classic, but pink is a go-to if you are looking for a lighter and more playful color on your eyes. Spring is in the air, and, with warmer weather in the forecast, we want to add some bright and feel-good colors to our makeup routine. If you’re in the same boat, you need to get yourself some pink eyeshadow.
You may have thought the vibrant color was just for little girls; think again. According to Refinery29, it is a surprisingly versatile addition to any makeup look. This saccharine hue can provide a subtle neutral base for a soft glam. If you are a fan of bolder shades, you can choose brighter bubblegum or a brave fuchsia and really pop.
The versatility pink offers can work perfectly for any time of the day and on all skin tones. You can use a pearly petal pink for daytime and deepen the hue with a more metallic rose-gold or magenta for nighttime. Otherwise, go for all-over monochromatic pink with the same color on your eyes, cheeks, and lips (via Editorialist).
Whether you’re looking to achieve a major girly Elle Woods vibe or a grown-up, sophisticated look, we guarantee that you will want to add at least one of these pink eyeshadow palettes to your makeup vanity.
These pink eyeshadow palettes are must-haves
Refinery29 loves Fenty Beauty’s Snap Shadows Mix & Match Eyeshadow Palette in Rose. This mini palette has six gorgeous shades in matte, shimmer, and glitter finishes to create custom looks. As an added bonus, Rihanna herself selected the colors. It is no surprise Cosmopolitan is a fan of the Anastasia Beverly Hills Modern Renaissance Eyeshadow Palette, which includes 14 pigmented shades ranging from pale pinks to bright magentas and shimmery burgundy. This is not for the faint of heart, though. As the title suggests, the colors are inspired by the drama of Renaissance art.
If you don’t mind splurging, Editorialist recommends Pat McGrath Labs Divine Rose Luxe Eyeshadow Palette: Eternal Eden. This four-color palette has the most striking shades of pink from a mesmerizing matte to show-stopping shimmers. The highly pigmented and blendable option is as iconic as it is glamorous. For those on a budget, Maybelline’s The Blushed Nudes Eyeshadow Makeup Palette will not disappoint. Style Craze considers it one of the best pink palettes because it can create countless dreamy or sultry looks. Pick any of these up and don’t say we didn’t warn you if you end up breaking hearts with your dreamy pink-hued eyes.
Originally published at https://www.thelist.com on February 4, 2022.