White Out: Eye Shadow Lightens Up for Spring

White eyeshadow, once the stuff of old ladies in Miami, has suddenly become the most insistently chic eyeshadow shade of the season! And it's not hard to see why--a wash of white, cream, or eggshell shadow on lids or in the inside corners instantly gives eyes a pop of radiance. Here, we compiled a gallery of celebs who've nailed the white eyeshadow moment.
ESSENCE.COM Mar, 12, 2010

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White eyeshadow, once the stuff of old ladies in Miami, has suddenly become the most insistently chic eyeshadow shade of the season! And it’s not hard to see why—a wash of white, cream, or eggshell shadow on lids or in the inside corners instantly gives eyes a pop of radiance. Here, Eva Marcille lines the inside rim of her bottom lashes with white pencil, an age-old makeup artist trick that makes eyes look triple the size!

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At New York Fashion Week, Angela Simmons hit the Bryant Park tents rocking an opaque wash of porcelain shadow on her lids.

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Here, Alicia Keys blends a beigey-white shadow onto the inner corners of her eyes—and they’ve never looked bigger and more radiant!

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Nia Long adds oomph to her eyes by blending an ivory shadow on the inner corners of her eyes, by the nose bridge.

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For instant luminosity, Jessica White adds a sheer ivory shadow along her browbone. So pretty!

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At a recent red carpet event, Ashanti went Old Hollywood in her vampy red lips and shimmery, eggshell-hued shadow.

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Serena Williams made her eyes look bigger and Cleopatra-dramatic by adding winged white liner to her bottom lids.

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Supermodel Selita Ebanks applies white shadow along the top and bottom lashlines with a small, angled eyeshadow brush.

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Ever the trendsetter, Rihanna looks like an ice queen in an opaque, slightly gleam-y porcelain shadow.