Urban Decay Electric Bright Wearable Orange Eye Look
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Makeup Inspiration: a Wearable, Bright Orange Look

I absolutely love the Urban Decay Electric Palette. As soon as it launched last year, I knew that I had to have it. I bought it mainly because it was different from anything I owned and so damn gorgeous, but I didn’t really think I would get much use out of it. Boy was I wrong! In the summer, whenever I can be bothered to do an eyeshadow look, this is the palette I reach for.

Bright Wearable Eye Look

The UD Electric can be very wearable, as long as you only use one or two shades at a time and pair them with some neutrals. In the pictures above, I used Slowburn, a gorgeous bright orange, in combination with shadows from Too Faced Natural Matte palette. Here is how I created this super quick and easy look:

  1. I primed my lids with Too Faced Shadow Insurance and set it with Heaven.
  2. I applied Slowburn all over the mobile lid and blended it out using Honey Butter in the crease.
  3. I tightlined my upper and lower waterline with a dark brown pencil.
  4. I smudged Sexpresso and Chocolate Cookie on my lower lash line.
  5. I lined the outer half of my upper lash line with Sexpresso.
  6. I highlighted my inner corner and under the brow using Heaven.
  7. I finished off with Too Faced Better Than Sex mascara.

Urban Decay Too Faced Bright Orange Look

It is a very simple look and I often wear it during the day, as well as in the evenings. I think it would be especially flattering on someone with blue eyes, as the orange shadow would make them pop like crazy.

Do you guys ever wear bright eyeshadows? What are your favorite color combinations? Let me know down in the comments!

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8 Comments

  • Reply
    Dorota
    August 8, 2015 at 6:07 pm

    I really like it!!! Especially with your skin tone !! Gorgeous 🙂

  • Reply
    Kiss & Make-up
    August 8, 2015 at 7:25 pm

    Looks great, I love it! Who said orange couldn’t be wearable, huh 🙂

    • Reply
      Carol in a
      August 9, 2015 at 11:44 am

      Haha, thanks! I think any color can be wearable if you pair it well 😉

  • Reply
    LindaLibraLoca
    August 8, 2015 at 10:06 pm

    I like wearing orange, it works great with my green eyes.

    Linda, Libra, Loca: Beauty, Baby and Backpacking

    • Reply
      Carol in a
      August 9, 2015 at 11:51 am

      Yeah, you’re right! I had blue eyes in mind when writing the post, but it would definitely work great with green as well: an orange like Slowburn, which has a strong red tones, would work wonders on green eyes!

  • Reply
    jessica
    August 9, 2015 at 2:28 pm

    I also LOOOOVE the UD Electric palette!!!
    Slowburn is a great color!!!

    • Reply
      Carol in a
      August 9, 2015 at 6:34 pm

      There are so many vibrant colors in this palette! I often use them as liners as well!

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