A shadow stick in makeup, which is also called an eyeshadow stick, is like a large crayon that you use to color on your eyelid. These typically have a cream-like consistency that reminds me of gel eyeliner. They glide on smoothly.
Eyeshadow sticks are perfect for a one-and-done eyeshadow look. That makes them a must have if you tend to be rushed in the morning and simply don’t have time for a longer makeup routine. There are a few different ways that you can use them.
How To Use Eyeshadow Stick
You can use an eyeshadow stick as a single eyeshadow color. This is the easiest way to use a shadow stick. Close your eye as you would when applying powder eyeshadow. Then, simply use the eyeshadow stick to color in your eyelid. It does not get any easier than that! That’s not the only way you can use an eyeshadow stick, though.
Eyeshadow Stick As Eyeliner
You can also use an eyeshadow stick as eyeliner. To do this, use the tip of the shadow stick to carefully draw a line where you would normally put your eyeliner.
Another method is to use an eyeliner brush. Simply swipe the eyeliner brush across the top of the eyeshadow stick, and then apply your eyeliner.
Apply Eyeshadow With Your Fingers
If you’re not a fan of coloring in your eyelid, you can also apply an eyeshadow stick using your fingers. Wipe your finger across the shadow stick to pick up some of the color. Then, swipe your finger across your eyelids.
Create Gorgeous Looks
Eyeshadow sticks are usually very blendable, just like a cream eyeshadow. You can use a brush to pick up some of the color and then apply it to your eyelids as you would cream eyeshadow. After that, use other colors to complete the look. Then, carefully blend the colors together using a fluffy brush.