Question: if it’s 2016, has enough time passed to make the neon blue makeup nightmares of the previous century palatable again? I love a touch of blue on my eyes, but every time I reach for anything more spicy than a navy blue eyeliner or sapphire mascara I get a vision of some neon blast of turquoise straight from a Berlin discotheque circa 1983.
This combination of Make Up For Ever Aqua Eyes Waterproof Eye Pencils in 3L Iridescent Navy Blue and 15L Majorelle Blue is about as wild as I’m willing to go when it comes to blue eye makeup. I applied a clean sweep of the lighter and brighter Majorelle Blue along my lashline, keeping the edge a little faded to keep the look soft and gentle. To give it some visual weight and cut the brightness I patted the deeper and darker Iridescent Navy Blue into the lashes, holding the pencil sideways to keep the combination of blue tones soft and blended.
Is this too bright? Is this too eighties? Truly I will never know.