How To Choose Eyeshadow Shades For The Perfect Office Look?


Colour palettes of plums, pinks and golds are ideal for work when putting together a neutral makeup look. Here's how to choose eyeshadow shades. Read ahead.

Written By Pooja Dhar | Mumbai | Updated On:
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If you thought eyeshadows are strictly reserved for parties and festive functions, then you are wrong. While black smokey eyes and bold jewel tones are suitable for the night time, there are many more shades to explore when dressing up for work. Colour palettes of plums, pinks and golds are ideal when putting together a neutral makeup look that is appropriately subtle and groomed.

Besides work, they are also a wonderful choice for most daytime functions. Here are neutral shades that are perfect for office wear. Read ahead to know more-

Neutral eyeshadow shades perfect for office wear

Vanilla shade

  • It is a subtle crème colour matte shade.

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Shroom shade

  • It is a subtle light brown colour matte shade.

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Arena shade

  • It is a shade with the perfect blend of brown and golden and a hint of shine.

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Wood winked shade

  • It is a shiny wooden colour eyeshadow.

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Bronze shade

  • It is a bronze colour shiny eyeshadow.

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Eyeshadow application tips

  • Prep and prime.
  • Prioritize your eyeshadow.
  • Know your shape.
  • Think about your eye colour.
  • Find the right tool.
  • Perfect your blending technique.
  • Don’t forget the lower lash line.
  • Define your crease.
  • Brighten and define with concealer.
  • Add water to intensify the colour.
  • Use eyeshadow instead of liner.
  • Create a crème.
  • Add a pop of colour.
  • Try the halo trend.
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