Huda Beauty Neon Obsessions

 

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If you hadn’t noticed from my very obvious fashion choices over the last year, I’m just a little bit obsessed with Neon! I love the vibrant shades, from how they make me feel to how easy they are to wear and create a statement look. I had to take this trend from fashion to makeup, so we created the most insane Huda Beauty Neon Obsessions pressed pigment palettes in three of my fave neon shades: Pink, Orange, and Green.

 

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The Formula:

These took us so long to create because neon is really challenging to work with; we wanted them to pop like crazy, but also wear really well on the face. Just like our other Obsessions palettes, our three new neon palettes have nine super-pigmented, ultra-blendable shades. From bold and subtle creamy matte shades to super-reflective duochromes that have the most amazing blue iridescence to amplify the neon shades – they literally make the Neon shades look like a neon sign.

As well as giving you guys bold neon shades to play with, we also wanted to include some stunning neutral colors so that you can get even more diversity from the palettes. I love to create statement eyes with the Neon shades or use the more neutral shades as a base and add the neon shades to create a bold, winged-liner look.

The Inspiration:

Huda Beauty Neon Obsessions

So last year my husband Chris gave me this amazing neon, vintage Chanel bag that fueled my Neon obsession to the point that I just knew I had to make a neon palette. Usually, creating products starts with a craving for something, but this time around I was so inspired by fashion. As well as the vivid pigments we spent so long working on, I also wanted the packaging to pop like my bag. We spent ages working on the packaging to give it a bright glow, so it looked like it was lit from within.

The Neon Palettes:

Neon Pink Obsessions

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This is my absolute fave palette! It has five matte and four duochrome shades of the most flattering pinks, purples and corals which easily build up to bold, monochromatic looks or can be used to create a more subtle, iridescent glow! The shimmers look stunning as a highlighter on the tops of cheekbones, or you can swirl a powder brush in the palette for a bold, shimmering blush look.

Neon Orange Obsessions

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I love to wear this palette everywhere on my face! The tropical shades look stunning as blusher along the tops of cheekbones, and the matte shades are perfect for wearing on top of lipsticks for a bold matte finish. The Neon Orange palette has six matte and three duochrome shades of the most eye-popping yellows, oranges, and pinks that seamlessly blend together or powerfully stand alone!

Neon Green Obsessions

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This mix of nude and neon shades is so versatile! The duochrome pigments look so beautiful as highlighters, while the pink shade makes the perfect summer blush! With three mattes and six duochrome shades of greens, pinks, and neutrals, you can create the most stunning looks with a gorgeous iridescent finish!

Check out all my fave neon looks and how to do them with my Neon Look Book.

How To Use Our Neon Obsessions:

For your face:

  • Blend any of the coral, orange, warm yellow and fuschia matte tones on the tops of cheekbones and sweep up towards the temples for flushed cheeks.
  • Experiment with the shimmery shades for a glowing highlight on your cheekbones, temples and Cupid’s bow!

For your eyes:

 

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  • Start by applying a concealer as a base (or our Melted Shadows Faux Fur shade) then apply our matte pigments and make your eyes pop by adding the shimmery, metallic shades on top, specifically in the center of your lid and inner corners of the eye.
  • With a precise brush, you can use the bolder neon shades to create intense liner looks.
  • Make a serious statement by creating a monochromatic color wash using any of our matte shades.

 

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For your lips:

  • After applying lip balm, dab the bold, matte shades on your lips for a colorful, stain effect!
  • Try adding a layer of our pigments on top of any of our Power Bullet shades to amplify the color or give it dimension and intensity.

My tips:

  • For the most intense color payoff, try using our Overachiever Concealer in a lighter shade as a base for an even brighter look. I love to use the shade Whipped Cream!
  • To quickly and easily remove the bold pigments, use an oil-based makeup remover.

Our Huda Beauty Neon Obsessions Pressed Pigment Palettes launch online on 30th May and in-store on 7th June at ShopHudaBeauty.com (join the waitlist here), Sephora, Sephora at JC Penney, Harrods, Selfridges, Brown Thomas, Arnotts, Cultbeauty.co.uk, Naimie’s Beauty Center, FeelUnique, Net-a-Porter, The Beauty Editor, Boutiqatt, Alshaya, Harvey Nichols (KSA), Debenhams (KSA), Yan & One and NYKAA. ($29 USD / £24 / €27 / 110 AED / $43 AU / 2,490 INR / 9.50 KWD).

Which palette is your fave? Let us know in the comments!