Pretty Peepers: The Custom Eyeshadow Palette Look for Less
Since we are on a make-your-own roll at chiconomise towers, we wanted to see if we could take budget beauty a step further and make our very own eyeshadow palette look. An eyeshadow palette look for less, that is. The reason being: while we love all the new eye make-up palettes for autumn 2010, they normally cost over £30. And hey, if you have the money to spend, go for it! But if you are a penny pincher who wants pretty peepers, check out our guide to smouldering eyes with a side of serious savings.
e.l.f. Custom Eyes—Eyeshadow Palette
All you have to do to put a palette together is go to the e.l.f. site, select four shades, £1.50 each, and the compact, £1.50. To keep with the eyeshadow trend for autumn 2010, customise your very own ‘Pretty in Purple’ palette with these shades: Ivory, Pink Ice or Wisteria (coming soon), Periwinkle and Dusk. Wear it light for day or smokey for night and bask in your (budget) beauty.
Total Cost: £7.50
MUA (Make Up Academy) at Superdrug
The not-so-secret way to save, MUA helps you create your own palette look with their individual eyeshadows, £1 each, that come in a pearl or matte finish. Available in 20 shades for the pressed eyeshadows or six shades for the eye dust, you can have that catwalk palette look at a fierce discount. If you’re loving the blue hues for autumn 2010, check out shade 2 in the eye dust range and shade 10 in the pressed eyeshadow range. Remember to tailor the trend to you by blending these shades with lighter ones (as most eyeshadow palettes include lighter shades.) At only a pound each, you can’t afford not to.
Total cost for five shadows: £5
By Christina Caicedo