The Shadows You Should Be Using To Keep Your Lids Crease-Free

Color may seem like the most obvious way to change up your eye makeup game, but we've found that texture is the easiest way to make a big difference. Whether you're looking for glossy or matte lids — in a rich pigment or barely there color — cream eyeshadows have stolen our hearts (and space in our makeup bags). You can apply it with just a finger, the formulas tend to be water-resistant, and they come in a ton of offerings — pots, sticks, and wands.
"They're easier to apply than a powder, and create a more uniform, intense and pigmented finish," Cristina Cobo, head of product development at European makeup brand, 3INA, tells me. The brand's The Cream Eyeshadow comes in a multitude of bright colors, and the new neon range reacts to UV light – perfect for sweaty club nights and festival season.
Another plus for cream eyeshadows is that they make those with dry skin look youthful, "particularly if they have a beautiful light-reflective glow to them," Rose-Marie Swift, founder of RMS Beauty, explains. "Our cream eyeshadows double as a moisturizer due to the skincare properties of the ingredients and won’t dry out your skin like traditional shadows."
Click through to see the cream shadows that will stick with you from summer into fall.