Eyeshadow Basics every Female should know

4. Choose the eyeshadow formula that works best for what you want.

Cream eyeshadows work best as a base color for powder eye shadow, or for solid, single-color coverage.
Loose eyeshadows are often where you find the most color pigment, but can be messy and tricky to work with.
Pressed eyeshadows are the most common type of shadow, because they blend easily without being too messy.