How To Mix Warm and Cool Toned Eyeshadows

New Years Eve is such a fun holiday, but when it comes to doing my makeup for it, I always dread it! The reason is because I always end up having a silver or cool toned outfit so I have to go out of my gold/ warm toned comfort zone. BUT GOOD NEWS. I have been wanting to try to mix tones for awhile and I finally did it and I  love it!

I always related silver lid shadow with middle school aka when I did not know how to do makeup lol! But I have some tips to share that will not make it look tacky; I will walk you through how I did mine!


1. Apply an eyeshadow primer with a shader brush or your fingers; I use Mac’s Paint Pot in the color Layin’ Low

2. Take your lightest warm toned transition color and apply it with a large pencil brush into your crease; my all time favorite color is Creme Brûlée from Makeup Geek

3. Then take a darker warm toned color and apply that with the same pencil brush, but this time focus it more on the outside half of your crease; Makeup Geek’s Cocoa Bear is perfect for this!

4. Now we are ready to go to the dark side, apply a black eyeshadow on your lid with a shader brush; Corrupt by Makeup Geek is a very pigmented black!

5. Now apply a glitter primer to help your glitter stay on longer; I applied Glitter Guard from Sephora.

6. Finally for the eyeshadow, apply your glitter with a small shader brush; I used Indulgence from Mica Beauty.

7. Then apply dark liner! I do recommend winging it out with a dramatic look, but if you’re not able to, just line your lash line!

8. Apply mascara or falsies! Again, since this is a darker look you should apply a bunch of coats of mascara to compensate if you are not going to apply falsies!

And that is it!! I do recommend doing your eyes before doing your foundation because darker colors usually have fallout! And don’t forget the biggest tip is to BLEND, this will take awhile so be patient!

If you guys are visual learners, I made a video on this look so check it out here!

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