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Gigi Hadid’s statement eye make-up is perfect for summer

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Gigi Hadid during the Chanel Womenswear Spring/Summer 2020 show

Want to wear brighter eyeshadow for summer but not sure how? Take your lead from Gigi Hadid.

You know how it goes: the days get brighter and so does our make-up.

We find ourselves opting for fresher, dewy-looking foundations, layering on complexion-brightening blushers and mixing it up between nude and bold lipsticks. Then, there’s the joy of summer eye make-up.

Summer gives us a chance to dip our make-up brushes into the eyeshadow palettes that might usually seem a bit intimidating. Now, if you’re slightly reluctant to sweep a bright green eyeshadow all over your eyelid, that’s fine, because Gigi Hadid has just shown us a new way to wear our eye make-up.

The model posted a selfie on Instagram, debuting the perfect summer make-up look. In the picture, Hadid is wearing bright tangerine orange eyeshadow on the inner corners of her eyes.

Created by celebrity make-up artist Patrick Ta, this bright eyeshadow placement is perfect for this season for many reasons. Placing a pop of colour here draws attention to the eyes, it looks striking with a face mask and it is still subtle enough to let you have fun with even the boldest of eyeshadow colours.

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As for the rest of Hadid’s look, Ta kept the make-up simple to balance it out: her eyebrows are sculpted into a fluffy, laminated-effect finish, her base looks fresh and she’s wearing a dusting of rosy pink blusher with matching pink lipstick.

Convinced? Here’s some of our favourite vibrant eyeshadows to copy Hadid’s look yourself.

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