As convenient and solution-oriented as they seem to be, palettes can also be a bit intimidating. Do we use all the shades at once? In what order? And what do we do about that one shade we never seem to use as much of?
Fortunately, the Pure Color Envy Sculpting EyeShadow 5-Color Palette makes crafting an ideal eye look less of a struggle—and this one happens to be an unsung hero. “Fierce Safari is actually one of my favorite palettes,” says Blair Patterson, Director of Global Makeup Artistry. “Greens are often overlooked, but compliment a wide range of eye colors.”
To make the most of yours, do as Patterson does: Layer each shade, one after the next, from darkest to lightest—focusing the color from the lashline to just above your crease. Then, with a clean, damp brush, gently swirl all the shades together for a custom watercolor effect.
“If you really want to make your eyes pop,” Patterson adds, “Buff the gold shade just onto the center of the eyelid using a damp brush. It’s an amazing technique that makes the eyes appear bigger and brighter.”
And with that, let your fierce flag fly.