“Easy Tips For Makeup Fun!”
Do you love playing with eyeshadows? You can learn how to make eyeshadow in a few minutes with these easy eyeshadow ideas. It’s possible to blend your own eyeshadows and make pressed eyeshadows with a few simple items that you probably already have.
Eyeshadows Are Just…
The binder makes the powders stick together. That’s how you get a pressed panned powder.
If you have eyeshadows then you have the bases and pigments already. It’s in them.
You can tweak them!
“Start having fun with your makeup!”
Homemade Eyeshadow Ideas
Just think of all the makeup looks you’ll be able to create with your own custom eyeshadow palette. You’ll be able to change your eye makeup style on a whim. Here are a few ideas to keep in mind:
- Create the perfect brown eyeshadow for a rich and appealing look.
- Go to extremes and create a butterfly makeup look.
- Choose a mauve lipgloss and wear any color you make.
- Create the best blue eyeshadow for you.
How To Mix Eyeshadow
Eyeshadows can be mixed easily with a little mini-grinders that you can get from Amazon.com. They’re commonly called herb grinders or tobacco grinders and you can find them for about $10.
With mini-grinders you can mix powders in small amounts. It blends in a cup that is attached to the grinder and then you just pour it out.
It is possible to blend your shadows without one, but often the shadows will have streaks in them. The blender simply allows you get an even color.
Once the color is blended then you might decide that you want a pressed shadow. A pressed shadow requires two additional items.
- Spray powder binder that will make the powder particles adhere to each other.
- A metal mini press to press the shadow into the pans.
You can buy a professional spray powder binder from an online mineral cosmetics company called La Belle Femme Cosmetics.
Although distilled water can be used as a binder, it generally does not work as well as the sprays.
Some people choose to use alcohol, but the problem with doing that is the drying effect it has on the shadows. The pro binders are a better solution when you’re first learning how to make eyeshadow.
Eyeshadow Mini Press
Little metal mini presses are used to push the powder down into the shadow pans. They can be found online at La Belle Femme Cosmetics. You can also use items you have on hand to press your shadows.
Five Easy Steps
There are just 5 steps to learn how to make eyeshadow. They’re simple:
1. Grind and blend the powders.
2. Pour into a container – Spray with binder.
3. Mix and blend. Spray and blend as needed.
4. Scoop out and into an empty container.
5. Press with the mini-press or a spoon.
When you know how to make eyeshadow the possibilities are unlimited. You can use these techniques to transform your powdered blush colors, too.