Foiling makeup, especially eyeshadows, can help your eye makeup last longer and even appear more vivid. Foiling entails mixing your eyeshadow, typically loose powder, with a base such as a setting spray or even water (though be careful not to contaminate the product; we'll cover that below). Rather than dusting the loose powder minerals and seeing what stays put (verses what may land under your eyes and need cleaned up!), you create a creamy or liquid-like format that will last and last.

Sounds like a winning method, right? Take note: there can be a learning curve, though, so we recommend doing the process until you feel you've mastered it - then using it before a long workday, big event, etc. Here are the basic steps to foil your eyeshadow:

Choose the best brush for foiling makeup:

Use a condensed, tightly packed brush, such as a concealer, eyeshadow, or angled brush. You don't want to use a fluffy brush, as focusing the pigment is the goal.

Dampen the brush, but keep the product sanitary:

Spritz some setting spray or even dampen your brush by dipping it into water (then perhaps dabbing it on a clean towel a couple times; you do not want the brush soaking wet, just damp!).

Tap your loose powder minerals into the lid:

You don't want to get your liquid substrate in the product itself (liquids, especially water, can increase the risk of contamination, e.g., microbial growth), so it's important you have separated the minerals, such as by tapping some onto the lid. Dip your brush into the tapped-out minerals and tap off the excess. 

Apply the damp mineral mixture:

Next, swipe your minerals across your lid, close to the lashes, and see a vivid color, almost akin to an eyeliner, appear! If you layer, do so while the product is damp on your eyelids. Layering while part of it is dry may make 'chunks' come off. Your window to work the product around is when it's still damp on your lids.

Have you given foiling your makeup a go? Again, do try a few times to get the hang of it and find your best methods and routines. It'll make getting ready in the future all the easier, and product that stays put all day, especially loose powder minerals, is sure to accelerate your day toward confidence and success!

Recommended products:

Many love Omiana's loose powder eyeshadows for their simple ingredients and enjoy foiling them.

Wanting the most vivid formulas without foiling? Consider Omiana's pressed mineral eyeshadows, especially the Bold Beauties

Mission: Omission ™

People often come to Omiana nearly having given up on makeup but find what works within Omiana. Formulas are crafted in a USA GMP-upholding facility; cruelty-free; and cater to the most sensitive skin and those with specific ingredient needs.

Mission: Omission ™

Did you know? There are no established testing methods or standards in place to make products qualify to be non-comedogenic. We encourage learning which ingredients your skin favors and which truly clog or irritate, which is why we don't limit swap-outs or returns; we're here to help find your trusty go-to forever formulas.

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WHAT'S IN A FORMULA ...

. . . shouldn't be there to just make the formula function. A formula should be crafted with the most sensitive skin and health in mind. At Omiana, we offer some of the purest truly natural beauty products.

We're so confident you'll find what you're looking for within Omiana - even if your skin is super sensitive - that we offer a friendly 30-day return/exchange policy.

WHAT'S IN A FORMULA ...

. . . shouldn't be there to just make the formula function. A formula should be crafted with the most sensitive skin and health in mind. At Omiana, we offer some of the purest truly natural beauty products.

We're so confident you'll find what you're looking for within Omiana - even if your skin is super sensitive - that we offer a friendly 30-day return/exchange policy.

SAMPLES AVAILABLE

Choose among Omiana sample sizes. The sample options will keep growing; check back for updates and be a part of the newsletter!

Omiana is exclusively online; we understand that online shopping can be a land for the brave, which is a large factor in why we've such a friendly exchange/return policy in place - shop risk-free!

SAMPLES AVAILABLE

Choose among Omiana sample sizes. The sample options will keep growing; check back for updates and be a part of the newsletter!

Omiana is exclusively online; we understand that online shopping can be a land for the brave, which is a large factor in why we've such a friendly exchange/return policy in place - shop risk-free!

AWARENESS IS IMPERATIVE

Omiana products are formulated without talc, bismuth oxychloride, parabens, phthalates, SLS, petrolatum, coal tar, fragrances, silicones, BHT, and so much more. We've options without titanium dioxide, zinc oxide, mica, tocopheryl acetate as well as tocopherol, coconut oil -- you name it! Every formula isn't for everyone, as we all have different needs, but we surely have forever formulas for you.

AWARENESS IS IMPERATIVE

Omiana products are formulated without talc, bismuth oxychloride, parabens, phthalates, SLS, petrolatum, coal tar, fragrances, silicones, BHT, and so much more. We've options without titanium dioxide, zinc oxide, mica, tocopheryl acetate as well as tocopherol, coconut oil -- you name it! Every formula isn't for everyone, as we all have different needs, but we surely have forever formulas for you.

ROOTS MATTER

Omiana sources raw ingredients as carefully as we craft the formulas we make: from source to shelf, everything-Omiana is cruelty-free; when we use mica, it is sourced ethically (concerns arise with mica being mined in some locations!); Omiana offers mostly vegan products, too.

Omiana is based on the USA, and products are made here. We operate out of a large good manufacturing-upholding facility in the middle of the US, making shipping reliable and fast across the USA. Omiana ships worldwide, too.

ROOTS MATTER

Omiana sources raw ingredients as carefully as we craft the formulas we make: from source to shelf, everything-Omiana is cruelty-free; when we use mica, it is sourced ethically (concerns arise with mica being mined in some locations!); Omiana offers mostly vegan products, too.

Omiana is based on the USA, and products are made here. We operate out of a large good manufacturing-upholding facility in the middle of the US, making shipping reliable and fast across the USA. Omiana ships worldwide, too.

FULL DISCLOSURE

Omiana fully discloses ingredients: to view, please visit each product page and open the 'ingredients' tab. Everyone is unique, and so is their skin. Did you know your skin's needs and tolerances can change? We know shopping online - especially with the learning curve involved in choosing the best formulas - is no small feat, and we're here to help.

FULL DISCLOSURE

Omiana fully discloses ingredients: to view, please visit each product page and open the 'ingredients' tab. Everyone is unique, and so is their skin. Did you know your skin's needs and tolerances can change? We know shopping online - especially with the learning curve involved in choosing the best formulas - is no small feat, and we're here to help.

WELCOME

WHAT'S IN A FORMULA ...

. . . shouldn't be there to just make the formula function. A formula should be crafted with the most sensitive skin and health in mind. At Omiana, we offer some of the purest truly natural beauty products.

We're so confident you'll find what you're looking for within Omiana - even if your skin is super sensitive - that we offer a friendly 30-day return/exchange policy.

WHAT'S IN A FORMULA ...

. . . shouldn't be there to just make the formula function. A formula should be crafted with the most sensitive skin and health in mind. At Omiana, we offer some of the purest truly natural beauty products.

We're so confident you'll find what you're looking for within Omiana - even if your skin is super sensitive - that we offer a friendly 30-day return/exchange policy.

SAMPLES

SAMPLES AVAILABLE

Choose among Omiana sample sizes. The sample options will keep growing; check back for updates and be a part of the newsletter!

Omiana is exclusively online; we understand that online shopping can be a land for the brave, which is a large factor in why we've such a friendly exchange/return policy in place - shop risk-free!

SAMPLES AVAILABLE

Choose among Omiana sample sizes. The sample options will keep growing; check back for updates and be a part of the newsletter!

Omiana is exclusively online; we understand that online shopping can be a land for the brave, which is a large factor in why we've such a friendly exchange/return policy in place - shop risk-free!

NO . . .

AWARENESS IS IMPERATIVE

Omiana products are formulated without talc, bismuth oxychloride, parabens, phthalates, SLS, petrolatum, coal tar, fragrances, silicones, BHT, and so much more. We've options without titanium dioxide, zinc oxide, mica, tocopheryl acetate as well as tocopherol, coconut oil -- you name it! Every formula isn't for everyone, as we all have different needs, but we surely have forever formulas for you.

AWARENESS IS IMPERATIVE

Omiana products are formulated without talc, bismuth oxychloride, parabens, phthalates, SLS, petrolatum, coal tar, fragrances, silicones, BHT, and so much more. We've options without titanium dioxide, zinc oxide, mica, tocopheryl acetate as well as tocopherol, coconut oil -- you name it! Every formula isn't for everyone, as we all have different needs, but we surely have forever formulas for you.

ROOTS MATTER

ROOTS MATTER

Omiana sources raw ingredients as carefully as we craft the formulas we make: from source to shelf, everything-Omiana is cruelty-free; when we use mica, it is sourced ethically (concerns arise with mica being mined in some locations!); Omiana offers mostly vegan products, too.

Omiana is based on the USA, and products are made here. We operate out of a large good manufacturing-upholding facility in the middle of the US, making shipping reliable and fast across the USA. Omiana ships worldwide, too.

ROOTS MATTER

Omiana sources raw ingredients as carefully as we craft the formulas we make: from source to shelf, everything-Omiana is cruelty-free; when we use mica, it is sourced ethically (concerns arise with mica being mined in some locations!); Omiana offers mostly vegan products, too.

Omiana is based on the USA, and products are made here. We operate out of a large good manufacturing-upholding facility in the middle of the US, making shipping reliable and fast across the USA. Omiana ships worldwide, too.

FULLY TRANSPARENT

FULL DISCLOSURE

Omiana fully discloses ingredients: to view, please visit each product page and open the 'ingredients' tab. Everyone is unique, and so is their skin. Did you know your skin's needs and tolerances can change? We know shopping online - especially with the learning curve involved in choosing the best formulas - is no small feat, and we're here to help.

FULL DISCLOSURE

Omiana fully discloses ingredients: to view, please visit each product page and open the 'ingredients' tab. Everyone is unique, and so is their skin. Did you know your skin's needs and tolerances can change? We know shopping online - especially with the learning curve involved in choosing the best formulas - is no small feat, and we're here to help.

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