Playing the blues! A fresh way to wear blue eyeshadow …

I’ve noticed a lot of mamas sporting shimmery blue eyeliner/shadow lately – either as a bold sweep along the lid, or smudged along the lashline – and thought how pretty it looks.

Here’s a fresh way to wear the colour, as seen at New York Fashion Week on the Jenny Packham catwalk.

The make-up was done by Talia Shobrook for Laura Mercier, using three different blue colours to get the look.

First of all, Talia used Laura Mercier Eye Pencil (£15.50) in Midnight Bleu. She applied it by pulling the eyelid up at the brow and running it straight across the lid, starting just below the crease of the lid and extending slightly beyond the outside corner of the eye.

Next, she layered the Baked Eye Color (£18) in Lagoon, below, over the liner, to set it.

Then, with a dome-shaped brush, she applied the Metallic Crème Eye Color (£18.50) in Platinum, from above the crease of the eye and up to the brow bone.

Next, Talia used the new Laura Mercier Artist Luxe Liquid Liner (£20, available from October) to the lash line.

A coat of the Faux Lash Mascara (£18.50) and a set of false lashes completed the look!

That’s quite a few steps (and I think I’d skip the falsies!), but the technique could definitely be modified for a time-crunched mama!

Cath Kidston (UK)

 photo JenSignatureforposts_zps3774d4df.png

Share your comments at nonstopmama!

  • About


    Nonstopmama is edited by Jenni Baden Howard, who has written for and worked on the beauty, fashion and lifestyle pages of British glossies, newspapers and online.

    Read more about Jen!

  • nonstopmama on twitter and Facebook

    • Follow nonstopmama on Twitter
    • Like nonstopmama on Facebook
    • nonstopmama's RSS feed
    • nonstopmama's RSS feed
  • FB counter/Like button

  • Handpicked MPU

  • Twitter counter

  • Pinterest new widget

  • Nonstopmama on Pinterest

    Follow Jenni Baden Howard on Pinterest
  • Get nonstopmama daily

    Get nonstopmama by email!

  • Handpicked

  • Twitter

  • Instagram badge

    Instagram
  • Instagram Widget

  • Sponsors and Affiliates

    Sponsors and Affiliates
  • Cath Kidston

    Cath Kidston (UK)
  • BeautyMART

    10% off BeautyMart orders
  • FIT FLOP

    FitFlop Ltd
  • Boden

  • John Lewis

  • Sweaty Betty

    Sweaty Betty
  • H Klein

    Heidi Klein

  • Bliss

    Bliss (UK)
  • Advertise here!

    Advertise here!

    There are now many NEW ways to reach the nonstopmama audience on these pages and through our social media platforms. Here's how!

  • Awesome Charities

    Awesome Charities
  • Royal Marsden

    Royal
  • MSF

    MSF
  • Proud to be a part of

    Awesome Charities
  • Handpicked

    Handpicked Future
  • SITSGirls

  • Mumsnet Bloggers Network

    Mumsnet Bloggers Network
  • LEGO Family Blogger Badge

    LEGO Family Blogger