Top Ten: The Eyes Have It
When it comes to perfect peepers, there’s more to getting the look right than meets the eye. Whether you want to add a splash of colour, lengthen your lashes or achieve the perfect brow, HELEN GOUGH, Beauty Manager at Harvey Nichols Birmingham, reveals her ten makeup essentials.
1: Estée Lauder Pure Colour Envy Defining Eyeshadow, £22: A weightless, ultra-fine formula that combines a cream, powder and gel all in one. My favourite shade? Vain Violet.
2: Fenty Beauty Moroccan Spice Eyeshadow Palette, £42: A limited-edition palette of 16 long-wearing, Moroccan-inspired shades. Perfect for spicing up your look in limitless ways.
3: Fenty Beauty Pro Filt’r amplifying Eye Primer, £18: This weightless, colour-boosting primer smoothes lids for better blending and longer, crease-proof wear.
4: Hourglass Caution Extreme Lash Mascara, £25: Pile on the drama with this brand new makeup bag must-have. It delivers dramatic volume, length, lift and definition.
5: NARS Brow Defining Cream, £18.50: This silky, cream formula blends quickly for the most fashionable brows. It’s long-wearing and smudge-resistant too.
6: NARS Dual Intensity Eye Shadow, £21: Luxuriously smooth, the shadow goes on dry for a sheer soft touch of sensual colour or apply wet for high impact.
7: Nudestix Perfect Brow Kit, £24: All you need to take your brow game to a whole new level; there’s a brow pencil, clear gel and a sheer cream-to-powder highlighting pencil.
8: Rodial Eye Sculpt, £34: Designed to enhance, define and sculpt the eyes, this versatile formula can be built up to achieve your desired level of sculpting.
9: Yves Saint Laurent Couture Eye Shadow Palette, £44: Boasting five fashionable shades inspired by YSL Couture, the high concentration formula allows for all effects within one palette.
10: Yves Saint Laurent Full Matte Shadow, £23: A liquid-to-powder shadow; use the flat applicator to give the eyelid full matte cover or follow the lash line with the pointed tip for a sharper look.