30 August 2021

How to paint with loose shadows

Today I want to reveal an important topic “How to paint with loose shadows”. Loose eyeshadows have become a staple product. Now every second has them, but the ability to apply them still causes difficulties. My goal is to keep them to a minimum so that you enjoy the application of loose eyeshadow.

To understand how to paint with loose eyeshadows, you must decide on the stages of application.

Loose shadows love when there is already under them matte shadows… They are an excellent base on the basis of which deep overflows of crumbly textures are revealed. Therefore, as a make-up artist, I very often resort to this application technique.

What does it give?

  • Firstly, you don’t have to diligently fill in loose eyeshadow. The pigment lays down in a dense layer the first time.
  • Secondly, the guarantee of saturated color without loss of depth.

How to paint with loose shadows

1. Apply matte black eyeshadow with a flat brush to the entire movable eyelid. It is he who will serve as a substrate for purple loose shadows.

Application technique

2. Then blend this color beyond the crease of the eyelid.

Application technique

3. Bring the lower eyelid in the same dark color.

Application technique

4. Apply purple loose eyeshadow all over the movable eyelid. It can be applied either wet or dry.

How to paint with loose shadows

5. Use the same pigment to work on the lower eyelid.

How to paint with loose shadows

6. It remains only to make up the eyelashes and bring the mucous membrane of the eyes with black kayal. How to paint with loose shadows

* I ask you not to discuss eyebrows in advance, as correction is prohibited for models working abroad.

How to paint with loose shadows

List of used products with links to cosmetics reviews


LancĂ´me Teint Miracle Foundation # 010

Concealer Yves Saint Laurent Touche Eclat Radiant Touch Highlighting Pen # 01

Burberry Light Glow Blush Contouring Blush – Earthy No.07

Highlighter Kevyn Aucoin Candlelight The Celestial Powder

Clarins Joli Rouge Lipstick – 705 Soft Berry


Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Potion – Eden

Urban Decay Naked Basics Palette

Loose eyeshadow MAC Pigment – Violet

MAC Eye Kohl Smolder Eye Liner

Mascara Yves Saint Laurent ‘Volume Effet Faux Cils’ Mascara

Makeup brushes:

Hakuhodo J146 Eye Shadow Brush Round

Real Techniques Accent brush

Mac # 239 Eye Shader Brush

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