Runway How-To: The Custom Glitter Eyeshadow Of Your Dreams
When you can't find the *exact* beauty product you're searching for, we're all for whipping up a custom batch yourself. Another DIY fan? Bobbi Brown's lead artist Alphie Sadsad, who mixed together pressed eyeshadows in a mortar and pestle to create the dazzling hue that graced models' lids at Steven Khalil.
Inspired by the twinkling lights of the Eiffel Tower at night, Sadsad wanted to create a multi-coloured powdered sparkle: "It's all about custom, it's all about bespoke and it's all about couture, right?" he said. Our take: If ever there was a show on which to do made to order, Steven Khalil is it. The shimmery dust in question was a mix of Bobbi Brown Sparkle Eye Shadow ($48) in Silver Lilac, Silver Moon and Sunlight. "Rather than using different products I decided to crush them all together and make application easier for my artists," said Sadsad.
To try a slightly more delicate version of this look at home Sadsad suggests layering on shadows straight from the pan, then using fingers to press the product into the skin. "The shadows have a clear base which means you could also do a black smoky eye, add them on top, and you'd still get sparkle without dulling the colour." For the latter iteration, lush lashes (like the ones used in the show from Artemes, $30) are optional, but highly recommended.
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