The first eyeshadow I wore as a young teenager was a shimmery nude, applied faithfully before every school dance and bar mitzvah and paired with a stupid amount of lip gloss. While I ditched the gloss by high school, simple beige eyeshadow has recently made a resurgence in my makeup bag, after years spent messing around with deep bronzes that made my eye sockets look too hollow. (I was chasing a ~smoky~ look.)
This duo from Nars, which contains two slightly different shades, is very good. The product itself is super smooth, and, importantly, it's shimmery in a subtle way. (No glittery chunks here.) Worn with some black mascara, it looks clean and put-together — the Charlotte of eye products. How grown-up.
Nars eyeshadow duo in All About Eve, $35, available at Sephora.
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