Makeover Assistant
Spring beauty trends
Article in images

Spring 2009 make-up trends: ink blue eyes

 

 - Spring 2009 make-up trends: ink blue eyes

It's out with smoky eyes and in with this summer's take on black: inky blue. Softer than intense black and practically translucent, inky blue eyes will bring a fresh touch to your face. There are no clear, precise lines, instead the textures of eyeshadow and kohl blend for a natural but sophisticated effect.
Perfect for...
Fresh, radiant make-up and water-based foundation.
Technique
To obtain a translucent effect, take a tip from the experts and apply a little kohl and bluish shadow, then use a cotton bud soaked in make-up remover to fade and blend the two. A second option is to apply eyeliner along the length of your lashes then blend it with your finger.
Essential buy
Trésor d’Afrique, the new 5-colour eye palette from Yves Saint Laurent, contains five bold shades (purple, indigo, turquoise, yellow and ochre) to draw attention to your peepers. 
Around £35, www.ysl.com or 01444 255700
Limited edition from May 2009




  
  

Beauty Editor
10/03/2009
Reader ranking:3/5 
Rank this page: 

Don't miss...
Play Our 2048 Game! Next Week's Hollyoaks Spoilers
This Week's Coronation Street SpoilersFamous Capricorns: Celebrities with Capricorn star sign
Latest… 23/01/2017
Beauty News
Guides
Videos
Valentine's Day Gift Guide: Beauty Gifts And More For The Single Gal
Gwen Stefani's Beauty Evolution: Her Most Memorable Looks!
Alison Brie Is Rocking 2017's Hottest Haircut & Now We To Be Her
Tiger Eye Tie-Dye Is The Latest Hair Trend To Rock Our Tresses
All Beauty news
Long Hair Goals: 9 Tips To Make Your Hair Grow Faster
Lowlights vs Highlights: Which Ones Are Right For You?
How to apply eyeliner: applying eyeliner
A Guide On To How To Use Makeup Brushes Like A Pro
See all Beauty guides
Wedding updo | Beach wedding hairstyle video
See all Beauty videos
 

Don't miss out!

...Join our newsletter
Get the sofeminine latest straight to your inbox
  OK
Find us on...