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Yes, You Can Totally Master This Blogger Beauty Trend

Yes, You Can Totally Master This Blogger Beauty Trend

I can see your halo...

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We'll be the first to admit that if we spot a new beauty trend on Instagram during one of our nightly feed scrolls, we're so down to try it. (The Internet is usually right, amirite, or amirite?) So when we saw a number of beauty bloggers and makeup artists trying out the halo eye makeup trend, we knew we had to learn what this was all about.


What it is: In the past, halo eyes has been referred to "spotlight eyes" or even "sandwiching!" Basically, it's a new version of the smokey eye, in which instead of a dark charcoal or blue shade, you use a peachy or pink color to cover your lids and the lower lash line to give a true "halo" effect.

How to do it: Choose your eyeshadow color of choice (we're into a champagne or gold shimmer, personally, but you do you!) and glaze it over your eye lid to the crease. (Use a shadow primer prior to ensure the longevity of your lewk.) Then take a thin shadow brush and delicately sweep the color under your lower lash line to "sandwich" your eyes in color. Add a little mascara and you're good to go.

What you'll need: Clearly, the most important part of making this look a success is the eyeshadow palette. Right now we're all about the sunset hues—gold, pink, orange, and champagne. So beachy. In addition, we recommend a subtle highlighter to dab a bit of shimmer around your lids. (Hey, it's not called halo for nothing!) Lastly, a fluttering, lightweight mascara is a must. See our picks below.

Splurge: stila Matte 'n Metal Eyeshadow Palette ($49)

 stila Matte 'n Metal Eyeshadow Palette

This palette is a rich mix of metallic and matte hues that can be paired together to create the most glorious smize.

SaveMaybelline New York Expert Wear The Blushed Nudes Shadow Palette ($9.49)

Maybelline New York Expert Wear The Blushed Nudes Shadow Palette

There's no better option for a pink-aholic than Maybelline's Blushed Nudes. With 13 blendable shades of wearable pinks, nudes, and taupes, this palette just begs to be played with.

COVERGIRL LashBlast Volume Mascara ($5.99)

COVERGIRL LashBlast Volume Mascara

Get that doe-eye look with a classic mascara that separates each lash and lengthens to the extreme. This one from COVERGIRL is an Influenster Reviewers' Choice award winner, so you know it's a stellar choice.

IndieRMS Beauty Magic Luminizer ($38)

RMS Beauty Magic Luminizer

This cult beauty product can be used on the eyes, cheeks, and face, but we're loving it for finishing off a halo eye look. Dab a little shimmer into the corners of your eyes for a little va-va-voom.

Have you tried the halo eye look yet? What products do you recommend to mater the trend? Share with us below!


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