Social-media makeup junkies, get excited. Too Faced has partnered with Vegas Nay, one of the biggest beauty bloggers on Instagram, to create an eye-shadow palette that’s pretty much made for taking selfies. “I’ve always been inspired by the amazing looks that fans and makeup artists create on Instagram and wanted to create a collection that would celebrate that creativity,” says Nay. “We wanted the collection to inspire girls to make their own unique looks and give them all the tools to do it.” And boy, did they deliver.
The Stardust palette contains 12 shadows in matte and supershimmery finishes. It also comes with a deluxe version of the Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara and Too Faced Shadow Insurance Anti-Crease Eye Shadow Primer. And to ensure that each look created with the palette is fully Instagram-worthy, it also includes six Glamour Guides, which provide tutorials on a variety of looks created by Nay.
Of the looks included, the Comment Queen, an upgraded, sexy smoky eye is one of our favorites. We asked Nay for her tips on how to get it.
“First you want to apply the Shadow Insurance Anti-Crease Eye Shadow Primer to make sure none of the shadows fade off,” says Nay. “Then sweep Chandelier onto brow bones and #selfie into the inner corners of your eyes. Blend Millennial into the creases, then smudge Sin City into your outer crease and lower lash line. Next, press The Strip into the inner corners of your eyes and the middle of your lids for sparkle, and blend Jackpot into the creases. I’d add Glamour Dust in Nude Beam to the inner corners of the eye. Finally, apply Perfect Eyes Eyeliner in Black on your upper lash line and lower waterline, and use two or three coats of Better Than Sex Mascara to top it all off.” As for making sure your smoky eye with all of those shadows doesn’t end up looking overdone or cakey? Lots and lots of blending. “The key is really to blend to keep everything looking cohesive and natural,” says Nay.
*Too Faced Stardust by Vegas Nay costs $45 and is available online on Too Faced’s website. It will be available in Ulta stores on September 6. *
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