8 Eye Shadows So Pigmented You'll Only Need One Swipe

We still can’t get over the glittery beauty looks we saw at New York Fashion Week. And to re-create some of the bold eye looks for everyday life, we need a long-wearing eye shadow with great color payoff. Just remember that you’ve got to prep your lids properly: “Depending on the sort of look I’m going for, I like to use an eye primer, which can be fantastic if you have particularly oily lids. Otherwise, for a really intense color payoff, I’ll use an eyeliner or eye crayon to give me a base for the shadow to adhere to,” says celebrity makeup artist Michael Ashton. We asked Ashton and other makeup artists to share their favorite highly pigmented eye shadows with us, and they didn’t disappoint. Keep scrolling to see and shop their picks, along with a few of Team Byrdie’s selections.