If you have been following my blog for a while, you will already know that I absolutely love taupe eyeshadows! My go-to look almost always includes a taupe colored shadow! I've decided to share with you my favorites! There are quite a few, actually, so I will be splitting this up into four parts! Enjoy!
From left to right; Bobbi Brown "Grey", Bobbi Brown "Brown Stone", NARS "Bali", Bobbi Brown Long Wear Cream Shadow "Stone"
Left to right: Stone, Grey, Brown Stone, Bali. (taken with flash)
Bobbi Brown Long-Wearing Cream Shadow in Stone: This is a gorgeous color that should really be a staple in your collection. It is a muted taupe-y beige brown, that works wonderfully as a base/primer, or as an all over lid color. I usually will wear this all over the lid, with Brown Stone in the crease. Alone on the lid, it doesn't look like much, but once you add anything else, be it another shadow or two, or even just eyeliner and mascara, it really comes together and looks effortlessly pretty!
Bobbi Brown Eyeshadow in Grey: Ok, so it's called grey... So why is it in my Top of the Taupes? Well... to me it's more of a taupe-y grey than just a plain grey. It has a matte texture that is very easily blended out. Yes it is very plain, but it is also very pretty, especially when blended into the crease!
Bobbi Brown Metallic Eyeshadow in Brown Stone: I absolutely love this color. I wouldn't go out and say that it is overly metallic though. It does have a shimmer, but it's definitely on the more subtle side. The color is an almost warm, but still cool-toned medium taupe. Does that make sense? In some lighting it can lean towards the warmer side, but not always. It looks fabulous in the crease, or along the lashlines for a soft smoky look!
NARS Eyeshadow in Bali: This is my favorite NARS eyeshadow! It also definitely is up there along with my favorite overall eyeshadows! It is an amazingly richly-pigmented cool toned taupe. The texture of this eyeshadow is like butter. So smooth, and a little definitely goes a long way! It is probably my most worn taupe shadow, as it honestly goes with pretty much any other neutral! If you are going to get just one taupe shadow, you should probably make it this one. Really, it's that good! It looks incredibly dark in the pan, and if you are not careful to use a light hand when applying it, it will be once it's on too, but there so many ways to work with it!
Alright so this concludes Part One of my top taupe picks! I hope that this is helpful for you all!
Do you have any of these? What is your favorite taupe shadow, if you have one? Let me know!!