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San Francisco, Day Two: Layer Up
Saved 1/23/09 to Beauty Product Junkies

Purple shadow really does make hazel eyes look greener!


I've always been kind of dubious about that, but clearly... it does actually work.


I did a purple eye look from the Bobbi Brights palette and was pleasantly surprised when my eyes looked much greener in the pictures I took - they're kind of murkily hazel in real life, but photos almost always make them look browner and flatter than they really are. So yay for purple! :-D

(If you want, you can check out descriptions of what I did and more pictures here: http://bailaoragaditana.onsugar.com/2451040)

HeatherStJoeMI HeatherStJoeMI 5 years 31 weeks
Gorgeous !!!!
bailaoragaditana bailaoragaditana 5 years 33 weeks
Aw, glad you ladies liked it! And I'm happy that some of you had good results yourselves - rediscovering purples may be the best thing that's happened to me in a while!
outofhere outofhere 5 years 33 weeks
Such gorgeous eyes! Your post inspired me because, today I bought some violet creme eyeshadow from Laura Mercier. I never would have even thought of purple but I have green eyes so I thought I'd give it a go! Thanks for the great idea.
suebree96 suebree96 5 years 33 weeks
Your eyes are the same color as mine. I am so going to give purples a second chance. they brought the grenn out so much. Very pretty!!
MartiniLush MartiniLush 5 years 33 weeks
Baila, you inspired me to use some purples myself today (I rarely use them) and my hubby said that my eyes looked "sparkling"! ;-) Thanks, sweetie!
scully22 scully22 5 years 33 weeks
Stunning! Your eyes look just gorgeous!
brookrene brookrene 5 years 33 weeks
I have blue eyes but they're greenish in the middle so I use purple a lot. I just bought some Make Up For Ever eyeshadow at at Sephora last night. It's Diamond Shadow number 309. It looked really intimidating but I sampled it anyway, and got rave reviews from my friends. I definitely recommend. :D ~~~~~ Hope is what you offer people when you have nothing more substantial. - Lainetm
leeluvfashion leeluvfashion 5 years 33 weeks
Lovely! I have medium-dark green eyes and purple shadows always bring the green flecks to life.
lauren lauren 5 years 33 weeks
I will have to give this a try! Thanks!!!
Jessiebanana Jessiebanana 5 years 33 weeks
I have dark brown eyes with orange flecks :(, but purple still looks amazing on me. I think purple is such an universally flattering color.
demure20 demure20 5 years 33 weeks
Very pretty!
BabydollJustina BabydollJustina 5 years 33 weeks
That is so beautiful!! Wish I had lighter eyes, even my bf has hazel eyes!
Shiloh-Jolie-Pitt Shiloh-Jolie-Pitt 5 years 33 weeks
True dat bailaora, I love my purples! Y olé! :) _________________________________________ WE ARE ONE.
lorenashley lorenashley 5 years 33 weeks
its pretty!
bluesarahlou bluesarahlou 5 years 33 weeks
My eyes are green, so I'm a purple shadow addict. :)
MartiniLush MartiniLush 5 years 33 weeks
wow, that looks great!