Coloured Raine Eyeshadows ($6.99 for 0.06 oz.) are sold primarily as singles across both mattes and shimmers, though most of the shimmers are fairly metallic. I’d love to see the single range expanded, as I found myself wanting more to choose from to put together a better array of “quads” of colors. You can find swatches of all the singles that are sold individually (presently) here.
Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in January 2019, but I had a few readers recently ask me for ideas on what Coloured Raine Eyeshadows to pick up. I’ve also reviewed the full range of singles, and you can lookup reviews and see which shades performed the best here.
About This Series
Each look idea is centered around a “quad” of four shades with the expectation that one might bring in the appropriate brow bone or additional transitional shade based on skin tone. I know that I tend to use more like five or six shades in a typical look, but I think that four is a happy medium to give a good idea of the “core” color scheme of a look while giving you the ability to lighten/darken as desired. I have listed the colors in this order: inner lid, middle of lid, outer lid/crease, and crease/above crease.
You might see combinations that seem slightly repeated but placement will vary (e.g. a halo placement where the lightest and more shimmery shade is placed on the center) as placement can also create a different effect/look! You might also want to consider incorporating your favorite matte/shimmer shades (as applicable) to increase the versatility of certain palettes. Consider these ideas a jumping off point!
Create a Color Story
Feeling inspired? Share your own color story using this palette or create a color story from scratch.