If you only have room for one
shadow compact to carry around, pick a combo of neutrals that will compliment
any outfit. I'll only wear shadows for night outings, but one of my favorites
is Beauty Addicts' ExpressEYES ($35). The brand is based on making different
"moods" or looks with each line of their products. The Express line is their
'natural/casual' mix of matte and shimmer basics for the finishing touch on
your day-to-night transition.

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I first took this out for a
test drive one night when a couple friends and I decided to go to a concert
downtown. I used a little of the lighter cream shade as a base and used the
chocolate brown color to contour. I smudged a little of
EffortlessEYES liner in Glow (navy blue) and went on my way. I came back
expecting massive creases after squeezing my way through the crowd all night,
but I actually thought the shadow looked better as the evening went on! Smudges
were minimal but the rich colors were glowing. Not bad, especially if you
consider it evens out to a little less than $9 a shadow. Use the cream or pink shades for day, and amp
it up with smokey browns for night.

Do you carry your eyeshadow
with you?

What are your go-to colors?

What do you think?