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Blair Waldorf’s Candy-Color Eyeshadow: Beauty Recap

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I can never get enough of the beauty and fashion looks from Gossip Girl because they’re just so pretty. Last night’s spring premiere episode was no different. I’m stoked to try a new trend: candy-color shadows.

While I’m normally more of a Serena fan, Blair’s gorgeously hued lids that she used to woo Lonely Boy had me hooked throughout the show (and subsequently rummaging through my makeup kit to try and recreate the look). 

For the first half hour, Blair was sporting a taupey-orange shade that unexpectedly popped against her brunette locks. It was both elegant and subtle and paired perfectly with her signature uptown style. I typically think of corals and oranges as best for summer days and particularly loud outfits, but Blair’s look was understated yet eye-catching, and easy to pull off either day or night. To recreate it, I’d use a peachy shimmer like Jest from MAC all over my lid and highlight with Chiffon from Jouer.

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