I discovered a new product that I’m itching to try to help with eyeshadow creasing! It provides an answer to a recent question one of my readers asked. So here’s another Ask Afrobella for all y’all.
I have an eye shadow question. How do you keep the color from creasing? I’m new to the extensive makeup game. I always have color in the folds and nowhere else after 2 hrs or so
Another regular reader, Earthtone advised her to use foundation or concealer on the lid then apply the eyeshadow. Great advice, Earthtone! And also, I really like that the comments pages are a community. I’m no beauty expert, so I appreciate when you guys add your personal experience and expertise to the discourse. Not to be corny, but I love you guys!
It sucks, and that’s partially why I prefer to just line the top of my lid with a fat eye pencil or crayon for everyday use. I typically dust my lids with powder before applying. However, even in Iman’s book, The Beauty of Color, she says that mid day creasing is unavoidable with cream eye shadows. But then I discovered this miraculous product, Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Potion.
It promises to completely prevent eyeshadow creasing, which sounds like a good deal at $14. (Apparently that can be even less if you’re as lucky as my friend Jessica was, when she caught a clearance sale at the Urban Decay outlet store!) I don’t own this product (yet…) but 91% of Makeup Alley reviewers say they’ll buy it again. That’s a hell of an endorsement in my book.
Look out for a big eye shadow review coming soon, too. I finally got my hands on some HIP and I’ve got a lot to say! In the meantime, let me know if you’ve come across anything to help avoid eyeshadow creasing.