Make a statement with more than just your accessories and give your eyes the royal treatment. Who says you can’t have fun with colour? Take a trip back to the 80s with the vibrant shades that have been ruling the spring/summer runways.
Make your eyes pop and get crafty and creative with these fun and bold eye shadow palettes:
Who says neutral has to be boring? Give your everyday palette a boost with the Quo Eye Shadow Palette in Gold Rush. This taupe combo has light neutral tones for the perfect office look but adds a little extra oomph with just a hint of shimmer. $15, available at Shoppers Drug Mart.
Super pigmented Smashbox Santigolden Age Eye Shadow Collage in Earth as We Know It gives super-charged colour and allows you to get the most of the graphic eye. The buildable formula allows you to blend together or keep the shades separate and mix-and-match for different looks. Just don’t forget the liquid liner when using this vivid palette. $42, available at Shoppers Drug Mart.
Blue-eyed beauties will love this ocean-inspired palette. The classic and covetable Dior 5 Couleurs palette is reimagined for the summer season with Atlantique. Offering five nautical and sea-worthy shades that will make those baby blues really pop. $62, thebay.com.
Sun-kissed marries tropical vacation shades is the name of this palette’s game. With a soft peachy copper that goes with any skintone and bright blue-teal hues, this palette will easily become your summer season go-to. YSL Couture Palette Collector Summer 2014, $64, available at Holt Renfrew.
Want to rock the smoky eye but don’t know where to start? Maybelline New York ExpertWear Eyeshadow Quad in Luminous Lilacs comes with four perfectly paired shades and has a step-by-step guide to let you know which hue goes where. Brilliant. $9, available at mass drugstores nationwide.