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Feeling Blue?

Monday, August 16, 2010

Shades of blue eyeshadow is totally in right now and has been seen on the catwalk and celebrities! Darker skin should focus on blues with gold hues and light skin should go for shades like cobalt, periwinkle and teal.  Supposedly Blue is said to be the color of truth and sincerity, not to mention it is known to be a calming color because of the association to the sky and ocean.  Try this trend as an eyeshadow for a bold look or go with a blue eyeliner for a subtle effect.  Try e.l.f.’s Eyeshadow Duo in Blueberry, or the Brightening Eye Color in Blue Moon, Punk Funk or Teal Dream.  You could also try the Liquid Eyeliner in Midnight or the Shimmer Eyeliner in Twinkle Teal.

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soccerchick1230 wrote:
1) 8/16/2010 11:08:09 AM
Those sound really cool!! I think i'm going to order a Eyeshadow Duo pretty soon.
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Vampygirl wrote:
2) 8/16/2010 11:15:57 AM
i actually have all the duos, all the quads, and all the new shimmer liners! For me, the new eyeliners are the greatest and really make a look pop! Combined with the teal dream quad and you have an amazing blue look that I can't stop using! The new liners are my new favorite though! They're truly a must have!
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AKatieGirl wrote:
3) 8/16/2010 11:17:39 AM
I've been doing subtle blues on my eyes for a while now. Blues and browns really bring out my blue eyes, so it's good to see they're coming back.
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monkeelova93 wrote:
4) 8/16/2010 11:23:35 AM
I like blue, but I'm not sure if it looks good on me. The eyeshadow looks very pretty! :)
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somango wrote:
5) 8/16/2010 11:26:08 AM
I absolutely love blue--but I've never been brave enough to try. Now I'm going to--thanks elf for making it so affordable!
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abbymarielove wrote:
6) 8/16/2010 11:26:30 AM
i wish i could pull off blue eyeshadow better. But blue is definitely gorgeous for fall.
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CoachKelly wrote:
7) 8/16/2010 11:26:54 AM
I love blue. It is great to use the light pale blue for a highliht on the inside of your eye! I love my duo :-)
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ixgnem wrote:
8) 8/16/2010 11:28:46 AM
I've never tried blue make-up except for the navy colored ELF cream eyeliner (because it looked almost black and black was sold out), but I think i may give blue eyeshadow a try. I like the idea of blue with gold hues.
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mlsky wrote:
9) 8/16/2010 11:30:20 AM
I love blue. Always seem to get the most compliments on my eyes when I use that shade. :D
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MissesCrispy wrote:
10) 8/16/2010 11:32:14 AM
Will definitely give blue a chance..
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alexp wrote:
11) 8/16/2010 11:34:54 AM
I would love to try some blue eyeshadow i usually try to play it safe with very neutral eyeshadows such as brown and gold but lately ive been experimenting with purples and greens and I have to say I've gotten a lot of compliments. But I think i would need some tutorial on how to incorporate blue and what colors could be mixed with it. I would love elf to come out with tutorial videos on make up with their products that would be awesome.
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NadiyaB wrote:
12) 8/16/2010 11:35:40 AM
Thank you for the advice on wearing blue for darker skin. I love the color blue and now know what to look for!
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wimbly11 wrote:
13) 8/16/2010 11:45:35 AM
Wow, I never knew blue was the color of truth! And it's my favorite color. I have dark skin and I love to use blues, I'm glad to hear that I'm on the right track! Thanks :)
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Teya wrote:
14) 8/16/2010 11:45:41 AM
I love blue eye shadows they make your eyes stand out especially if you have brown or hazel eyes. They make them pop. Teal is also nice. I especially like the Blue Moon eye shadows by elf for a blue smokey eye.
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ooberayhay wrote:
15) 8/16/2010 11:46:52 AM
Beautiful. I'm gonna have to try this blue thing! Keep coming with the great tips!
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bethbr00tality wrote:
16) 8/16/2010 11:47:45 AM
Blue works pretty well with most skin tones. I've found that it work really well with my hazel-y brown eyes as well, both in bright, blue tones like UD's Peace, to darker blues like what's in the cream eyeshadow duo Blueberry. Don't be scared to try something new!
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loverofgloss wrote:
17) 8/16/2010 12:01:47 PM
I love blue eyeshadow; its a very calming colour hence reminding me of water and how tranquil it is. I have light to medium skin and blending blue with white or with an off white shade give the eyes a nice subtle yet alluring look that's not too harsh.
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pinky099 wrote:
18) 8/16/2010 12:03:28 PM
this is great! i have both the Duo and Brightening eyeshadow set and they are wonderful! blue looks so nice with a shimmery silver!!! Thanks ELF!
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MissNeonpirate wrote:
19) 8/16/2010 12:03:32 PM
I've never been able to rock the blue shadow, but i've been tempted totry it lately. i've seen so many pretty vibrant blues! I love the bright blue in the quad, just haven't found a way to use it!
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jesh wrote:
20) 8/16/2010 12:05:11 PM
Hi, ELF! I'm really feeling the blue love this season. I own the blue moon quad, and I've done some really pretty soft blue colors recently. I really like icy blue on my Asian skintone, and that quad is perfect for me for a wearable blue look.
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kueteresa wrote:
21) 8/16/2010 12:05:12 PM
wow this sounds like it really is going to lok great!
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Dezzydez wrote:
22) 8/16/2010 12:07:12 PM
I never really thought blue would look good on my darker skin tone but I tried a blue with a little gold shimmer in it like this said and it really look good. Thanks for the tip.
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pupcorn wrote:
23) 8/16/2010 12:07:44 PM
I love blue! I am so glad that blue eyeshadow is finally back in fashion. These seem subtle enough to not be considered 70's or 80's too bright and over done. Will be ordering some next pay day. Thank you ELF :)
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AlExia1496 wrote:
24) 8/16/2010 12:10:05 PM
Already ordered them!
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Lavish wrote:
25) 8/16/2010 12:10:43 PM
Blue is everyone's favorite color because, well, it looks good on everyone!:) Thanks for offering so many blue products. Maybe some green is in order, though? Green and blue=beautiful together.
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pamelaxo wrote:
26) 8/16/2010 12:12:25 PM
I've been wanting to find a blue eyeshadow for so long, and I think I've found it! The color is beautiful and I am considering ordering this really soon.
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Xhilovelyx wrote:
27) 8/16/2010 12:21:45 PM
I love elf makeup! it is so worth the price by far! for anyone who hasn't tried Eyes Lips Face cosmetics, they are well worth the money!
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Kheggaton wrote:
28) 8/16/2010 12:28:02 PM
I love using birght colored eyeliners all the time. I just put in a order for all of the shimmering eyeliners from elf. I can't wait to try the teal. I also ordered the Quad bluemoon. I'm excited to try that as well. And I guess that its good that its in style but as far as my makeup goes, I try to do what I like.. Not what everyone thinks is in.
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pumpkinita wrote:
29) 8/16/2010 2:02:43 PM
di'd love to try these shadows...i've got all the mineral shadows so far so good =
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lindsjo wrote:
30) 8/16/2010 4:47:03 PM
I have every color of your eyeshadows.. I have using it for two years and no other makeup compares!
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onihime wrote:
31) 8/16/2010 4:55:51 PM
ugh i wish i understood makeup more. i'm absolutely lost when it comes to makeup (im a terrible female, haha!). I watched a tutorial online on how to apply eye shadow and she always recommends e.l.f. products. I did order some so let's hope I can figure out how to use them XD I'd love to be able to get some sexy blue smokey eyes!
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nana2 wrote:
32) 8/17/2010 10:06:52 AM
I'am going to try the blue and the teal dream, oh I just might order all of the. Your prices are so afforeable that I could splerge on them. Just started using the products, also the nail polish. Love it !!!!
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doll face wrote:
33) 8/17/2010 11:10:52 AM
i LOVE blue shadows i ecspecially like using a tealish blue eye liner in the winter makes my eyes POP
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nicolebergeron wrote:
34) 8/17/2010 11:25:46 PM
These are very similar to L'Oreal's h.i.p. Studio Secrets shadow duos. Awesome! I'd love to try these duos.
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