Beauty: Instagratification

Feeling Blue

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Heralded as one of the biggest beauty trends for spring and summer 2016, blue is having more than a moment—it’s a renaissance. But this isn’t your '80s eye makeup. The way to wear blue today is much more subtle and chic, whether edged tightly along the lashline, or diffused up toward the brow for an ombre effect. For a little bit of both, try this technique from Estée Lauder Global Makeup Artist Victor Henao: Start with a clean eye, without any shadow on it. Apply Double Wear Eye Pencil in Electric Cobalt along the lashline, then use your fingertip to blend the colour toward the crease. Add a complementary blue shadow on top (our Pure Color Envy EyeShadow Palette in Dark Ego gives you endless possibilities), and then repeat the first step, applying the liner again and smudging. You’ll end up with the perfect, effortless-looking wash of colour.

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