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

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The pack includes 10 iconic looks from the series, including Jules's yellow and white liner, her daisy eye look, and Kat's neon green shadow, as well as Maddy's orange and purple cat-eye shadow moment. Kara Nesvig, Teen Vogue, "You Can Finally Wear "Euphoria" Makeup via Instagram," 4 Sep. 2019 At another point, McHale puts gold, shimmery eye shadow, blush, and hot pink lipstick on Sibilly. PEOPLE.com, "Glee's Kevin McHale Gets Steamy in New Music Video During a Sexy Shower Scene with Johnny Sibilly," 7 June 2019 The collection includes a variety of cosmetic products, including many of Jenner’s hero items, like a lip kit, eye glazes, eye shadow palette and high gloss. Kaitlyn Frey, PEOPLE.com, "Kylie Jenner Teases Billionaire-Themed Kylie Cosmetics Birthday Collection," 2 Aug. 2019 Robbie's beauty look also stayed true to the film's vintage feel, opting for retro curls, gold dusted eye shadow, and a red-orange lip color. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Brad Pitt Photobombs Margot Robbie in the Most Extra Way Possible," 12 July 2019 Blush and eye shadow Average life span: one to two years Expect creams to last one year, powders about two. Jolene Edgar, Health.com, "When to Throw Away Your Makeup, According to a Dermatologist," 2 July 2019 For their third makeup drop together, Kylie and Khloe designed a brand-new eye shadow palette with 9-pans of neutral and rose-gold tones. Aimee Simeon, refinery29.com, "We Tried Kylie & Khloe's New Makeup Collection — & Here's What We Think," 15 June 2019 Women shared duo chrome eye shadow palettes and extra bobby pins. Rachel Syme, New York Times, "The Real Dog Moms of New York City," 14 June 2019 In March, the FDA issued a safety alert on certain Claire’s eye shadows, compact powders and contour palettes after they were found to contain tremolite asbestos. Leada Gore | Lgore@al.com, al.com, "JoJo Siwa makeup recall alert: Claire’s palette tested positive for asbestos, FDA says," 10 June 2019

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1922, in the meaning defined above

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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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