eye shadow


Definition of eye shadow

: a cosmetic cream or powder in one of various colors that is applied to the eyelids to accent the eyes

Examples of eye shadow in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web At the beginning of the video, Gaga's eyes are coated in pastel-blue eye shadow that extends all the way through her eyebrows. Nicola Dall'asen, Allure, "Lady Gaga's "911" Video Features 6 Epic Makeup Moments," 18 Sep. 2020 Now watch 100 years of eye shadow: Follow Allure on Instagram and Twitter, or subscribe to Allure's newsletter for daily beauty stories delivered right to your inbox. Kaleigh Fasanella, Allure, "Cardi B Debuted Neon Blue and Green Hair at a Haunted House," 31 Oct. 2020 The beauty collection features 10 pieces, ranging from three palettes — eye shadow, highlighter and glitter gels — to lipglosses and a four-piece kit of makeup brushes. Gideon Grudo, NBC News, "New & Notable: Latest products from Amazon, Fenty, Allbirds and more," 26 Oct. 2020 In Appleton's portrait, the singer can be seen wearing smoky denim-blue eye shadow, peach blush, and glossy nude lips. Bianca Betancourt, Harper's BAZAAR, "Jennifer Lopez Steps Out with A-Rod, Shows Off Fresh Wispy Bangs and a Blue Satin Suit," 14 Oct. 2020 RiRi paired the look with metallic eye shadow, complete with flower-petal lash detailing and a shimmery crystal choker. Harper's BAZAAR, "See All of Rihanna's Standout Style Moments from the Savage x Fenty Runway Show," 2 Oct. 2020 Besides eye shadow, Dedivanovic will debut other eye essentials he's come to use constantly on his clients over the years. Kaitlyn Frey, PEOPLE.com, "Mario Dedivanovic Debuts Cosmetics Brand, Makeup by Mario — and His First Launch Is All About Eyes," 21 Sep. 2020 The tiny, hygienic tube is a liner, blush, lipstick, and eye shadow all in one. Devon Abelman, Allure, "Danessa Myricks Beauty Just Launched 10 New Products for the Most Fun Eye Makeup and Dewy Skin Ever," 12 Sep. 2020 The collection features three nine-shade eye shadow palettes and three creamy bullet lipsticks inspired by Phoebe Buffay, Rachel Green, and Monica Geller respectively. Nicola Dall'asen, Allure, "This Affordable Friends Makeup Line Will Transport You Right Back to the '90s," 11 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of eye shadow

1922, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of eye shadow was in 1922

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17 Nov 2020

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“Eye shadow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eye%20shadow. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of eye shadow

: a type of colored makeup that is put on the eyelids

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