This smokey eyeshadow is reminiscent of the midnight sky and glittering stars. It glides on a dark navy blue with silver shimmer.
The base for this eyeshadow is made of calcium carbonate, sericite mica, magnesium stearate, and starch. Starch and sericite mica act as fillers , calcium carbonate controls oil, and magnesiums stearate improves slip.When making powdered cosmetics it is important to weigh down the powders to prevent inhalation. We will be weighing this eyeshadow down with jojoba oil and extending its shelf life it with vitamin e oil. Find the recipe for the base here.
3/8 tsp blue ultramarine
1/16 tsp black oxide
1/16 tsp silver mica
3/16 tsp titanium dioxide
- Sandwich a piece of plastic wrap between the lid and the grinder, to help the grinder blend the powders more efficiently.
- Blend 2 tsp of base with the blue ultramarine, black oxide, titanium dioxide, and silver mica.
- Scoop the eyeshadow into a 5 gram container.
- Enjoy your homemade Smokey Blue Eyeshadow!