I love an intricate eyeshadow look but I don’t always have the time, or patience for that! I equally love a one and done shadow that you can scribble on, blend with your fingers or just one brush and go. My life changed when I discovered cream eyeshadow sticks and individual shadows. Gone are the days of 24 pan palettes that you would only ever use a few shades of.

I find that there’s something so effortlessly chic and appealing about a simplistic all over wash of colour. I’ve put together an edit of some of my most used single shadows for those of you who want a little something without the hassle!

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ARMANI | Eye Tint Liquid Eyeshadow

A weightless liquid eyeshadow that comes in a variety of shades both matte and shimmers to compliment all skintones. I love wearing shade 22 as an everyday wash of colour.

CHANEL | Ombre Premiére Cream Eyeshadow

A beautiful cream eyeshadow with an almost putty, cushioned texture. Applies effortlessly with just your finger or a brush to give a subtle wash of colour that catches the light. Undertone is my go to shade when I want a subtle shimmer.

CHANTECAILLE | Luminescent Eye Colour

A wet look, gel-to-powder formula that delivers a gentle wash of shimmering colour that is also highly buildable. Available in an array of shades from neutral bronzes to jewel tones. Can be worn alone as a wash of colour or layered together.

See Armani eye tints in use on my TikTok below. This was a paid-partnership with no obligation to re-share. 


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High pigment, creamy eyeshadow stick that self sets with minimal creasing. Available in 7 shades; neturals to pops of colour, and 2 finishes; matte and shimmer. Wear alone or layered together to create a unique look.

VIEVE | Eye Wand

A versatile shadow stick that can be used solely, as a base for powder eyeshadows or layered with other shades to create depth and dimension. Available in an array of skintone like shades and I like to use as a ‘bronzer for the eyes’.

HOURGLASS | Eyeshadow stick

Metallic finish eyeshadow sticks that require very little blending and are extremely buildable. Wear alone or easily amp your eye look up from day to night with a couple of shades. My favourite shades are Solstice and Moon.

See Vieve eye wands in use on my Instagram below.


Achieve a multidimensional smokey eye in seconds with this high pigment pressed eyeshadow. I like to apply first by swiping onto the lid with my finger then blending out with a brush.

LISA ELDRIDGE | Liquid Lurex

Simple ‘one and done’ self-setting, liquid eyeshadow that gives an instant sparkling wash of colour that can be intensified to your preference. Can also be used as a liquid eyeliner.

NUDESTIX | Magnetic Eye Colour

Longwearing, high pigment creamy eyeshadow pencil in waterproof formula that blends easily. Can be worn alone or used as a base for other shadows.


Eyeshadows For Everyday

August 21, 2023