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One of the least serious but definitely noteworthy beauty trends to grace the SS18 runways was paintbox-bright eyeshadows. Models at Marni, Sies Marjan and Prada stormed the catwalks with playful swipes of cobalt blue, yellow, pink and green across their perfectly formed lids. Taking style notes from the catwalks to the 'gram, here’s the why, who and how-to of green eyeshadow…

Tracy Reese SS18 green eyeshadow

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It wasn’t just the fresh-as colour-block looks at the Tracy Reese presentation that sent us wild this season. The glam was very much on point, too. The best of the bunch? This sparking 7-Up shade which makes the perfect pairing for a classic all-white summer-night-out getup. Adding in some extremely extra earrings won’t hurt either.

Kicki Yang Zhang from ASOS Germany wearing green metallic eyeshadow

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One of the many reasons we love ASOS Insider Kicki so much? Her very serious commitment to trying the best makeup trends. Her latest look? This metallic-green moment, worn with a fresh face and kissy-kissy peach lips. Try Kicki’s feline slick of high-shine for an easy day-to-night switch-up when your lunch plans merge into dancing plans.

3ina Cream Green Eyeshadow, £8.95 from ASOS

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The key to keeping this the right side of 80s fancy dress is all in the application. Keep the colour as bold as possible, concentrated in an area no bigger than 5mm. While it may not be SFW for your 9-5, we definitely think it’ll fly for pretty much every other event in your diary.


3ina Cream Eyeshadow, £8.95