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BE Clones & Recipes

BE your own chemist and mix up a clone of a favorite hard to find color.  Here are some formulas for some oldies but goodies.  Have a recipe to contribute?  Email Christa!

  • 4 parts of Faux Fox
  • 1 part of You Can Never Be Too Rich Brown

    Au Natural
  • Butterfly Eye Shadow
  • Light Body Glimmer


  • 4 parts Cultured Pearl Glimpse
  • 4 parts Antique Pearl Glimpse
  • 1 part Wildflower Glimmer

    Black Emerald
  • 1 part Catwoman Glimmer
  • 1 part Oz Glimmer (From Judy)

    Blue Dream Clone
    Blue Dream Eye Shadow and Aquamarine Liner Shadow are virtually indistinguishable in the pot. Applied to the skin, Blue Dream is only slightly more blue than Aquamarine.

  • 4 parts Aquamarine Liner Shadow
  • 1 part Denim Eye Shadow

    Chestnut Blush
  • 1 part Maple Blush
  • 1 part Glory Blush
  • a pinch of Beautiful Lisa Glimmer or Beautiful Melody Glimmer

    Clay Clone
    This one was a real challenge, and I did manage to get very, very close, but not exactly right on. However, you really have to see the two side by side to notice any difference at all on the skin. Here's my best shot.

  • 6 parts #1 Foundation
  • 1 part #3 Foundation
  • 1/2 part Bark Liner Shadow
  • 1/2 part Coffee Bean Liner Shadow

    Drift Eye Shadow
  • 1 part Bisque
  • 1 part Summer Bisque
  • 2 parts Nob Hill Eye Shadow

    Fun Glimmer
  • 1 part Amazing Amanda Glimmer
  • 1 part Beautiful Autumn Glimmer
  • 2 parts Beautiful Melodie Glimmer
  • 3 parts Radiant Rebecca Glimmer

    Giddy Pink
  • 1 part Beauty Blush
  • 1 part Flowers Blush
  • 1 part Snow Eye Shadow
  • 1/2 part Heaven Blush

    Hint Blush
  • 1 part Clear Radiance all over face color
  • 2 parts I'm Amused Rouge blush
  • 2 parts True all over face color
  • 4 parts Beauty blush
  • 1 part Halo eye shadow

  • 2 parts of 1960 Glimmer
  • 1 part Fog Eye Shadow
  • 1 part Heart Glimmer
  • 1/2 part Pebble Eye Shadow

    In the Buff
  • 2 parts Light Body Glimmer
  • 1 part Peach Puff Eye Shadow or Tiger Lily Eye Shadow
  • 1 part Fantasy Glimmer

  • 6 parts of Snow
  • 1 part of Moonstruck
  • 1 part of Halo
  • 1 part of Passionate Plum
  • 1 part of Rose Pearl

    Leslie's Vegas 2002 Private Reserve
  • Envy Glimmer
  • Moonstruck Glimmer (more Moonstruck than Envy)
  • Leaf Eye Shadow (two or three tiny sprinkles from a tapered shadow brush)
  • Sass Glimmer (until it results in a pale, golden sage color) -- Leslie Reaser


  • 1 part Purrfect Glimmer
  • 2 parts Envy Glimmer
  • 4 parts Moonstruck Glimmer
  • 5 parts Sass (I used the Sass Clone)

  • Peach Puff Eye Shadow alone


  • Peach Puff Eye Shadow
  • Warmth All Over Face Color (a very small amount)

    Pacific Eye Shadow
  • 1 part Blueberry Liner Shadow
  • 2 parts Gigi Glimmer
  • 3 parts Denim Eye Shadow
  • 3 parts Snow Eye Shadow

    Pacific Heights
  • 1 part Passionate Plum Eye Shadow
  • 1 part Fog Eye Shadow
  • 1 part Soul Eye Shadow (from Pam)

  • Sedona Blush
  • Fantasy Glimmer
  • Pink Posy Glimpse


  • Sedona Blush
  • Tanlines Glimmer
  • Here Kitty (very small amount)

    Phoebe Clone
    The original color is deceptively purple in the pot, but when applied dry has a gray-blue smoky undertone. Used wet, it is intensely purple. This clone mimics that smoky blueness when used dry, and also simulates the purple achieved with wet-lining.

  • 1 part Blueberry Liner Shadow
  • 1 part Grape Liner Shadow

  • 3 parts Warmth
  • 1 part True (from Lizmil)

  • 1 part Sunshine Glimmer
  • 1 part Queen Phyllis Glimmer


  • Hay Eye Shadow
  • Sunshine Glimmer (more opaque version)


  • 1 part Butterfly
  • 3 parts Emphasize It
  • 2 parts Moonstruck
  • 2 parts Hay
  • 1/3 part Joy
  • 1 part Light Body Glimmer
  • 2 parts Meow
  • 1 part Envy
  • 1 part True Gold

    Sea Goddess from the BE Cruise 2004
    Using the little scoop that comes with the Philosophy Hope in a Bottle:
  • 1 Scoop of Bunny Hop
  • 1 Scoop of Opal
  • 1/2 Scoop of Chameleon
  • 1/2 Scoop of Ocean
    Scoop is level full. Depending on how the minerals clump (Opal, Chameleon and Ocean) clump more than Bunny Hop. (From Mary Ann)

    Skinny Dip
  • Moonstruck Glimmer
  • Beauty Blush (a small amount)


  • Ecstasy Glimmer
  • Sorbet Blush


  • Snow Eye Shadow
  • Pink Posy Glimpse

  • Mermaid Eye Shadow(largest amount)
  • Oz Glimmer
  • Meow Glimmer

    Terra Eye Shadow
  • 1 part Snow Eye Shadow
  • 1 part Golden Gate Blush
  • 4 parts Glory Blush

    Turquoise Sea Clone
    The dry-in-the-pot color of this clone doesn't quite appear to match the original, but when applied wet, as with a liner, and when applied dry to the skin, the color is a dead ringer. The clone has a very slight shimmer (from the Jade) that the original does not have.

  • 2 parts Jade Liner Shadow
  • 1 part Green Tea Liner Shadow

    Vanilla Sugar
  • 1 part Sunshine Glimmer
  • 1 part Blaze Liner/Shadow
  • 2 parts Cultured Pearl Glimpse
  • 3 parts Summer Bisque
  • 5 parts Soul Eye Shadow

    Water Lily Clone
    This recipe is a joint effort between Jeri (BEFairLady) and Mary Ann (MAASMILEY). Mary Ann used the Philosophy Lift Kit scoop, but hopefully as long as you stick to 1 part "this" and 1/2 "part" that, the recipe should be the same.

  • 1 part Heart
  • 1 1/2 part Blue Mist
  • 1/2 part Angel
  • 1/2 part Halo

    NARS Orgasm
  • 4 parts Sorbet Blush
  • 1/2 to 1 part Antique Pearl Glimpse
  • A dash of Heart Glimmer

    BE Recipes

    Pink Sands
    An equal mix of Cupcake and Nude Beach. From Brenda

    Heavenly Light
    Mix equal parts Heaven and Hot Spot. A gorgeous pale mauve highlighter. From BEFairlady - Jeri

    Moon Shadow
    Mix one part Blue Moon and two parts Halo. An amazing lavender with a shimmery blue undertone. From BEFairlady - Jeri

    Amazing Summer
    Mix equal parts Amazing Amanda and Summer Bisque. It tones down the AA and makes blue eyes pop! From MK

    Nude Bisque
    Mix equal parts Nude Beach and Bisque. It's a great base color and highlighter. From Antina

    Mix one part Angel and one part Chameleon for a sparkly purple shade. From Dee

    From Jana

    Smoky Cat Eyes
    I use those 2 little measuring spoons that come as a set. You can get them from WalMart - they say smidgen, pinch and dash. So I use the smallest one - smidgen.
    Almost a full smidgen of Celery, a smidgen of Incense and less than a 1/4 full of the smidgen of Catwoman (you really don't need that much since it is so black). Put in jar & shake! Viola ~ Smokey Cat Eyes!

    A smidgen of Incense and an almost full smidgen of Chameleon (just a little bit less than the Incense).

    From Martha

    Mix equal parts of Aquamarine and Sapphire.

    From Judy

    Mix equal parts of Warmth, Glee and True. Adjust for your coloring, adding either more Warmth, Glee or True.

    Mix equal parts of Jade and Denim. If you want it a little more green, add a little Jade; and if you want it a little more blue, add a little Denim. You can also add a little Azure to brighten it up!

    Mix equal parts of Azure and Denim. If you want it more green, add a little Azure; if you want it more blue, add a little Denim.

    Antique Rose:
    Mix equal parts of Antique Pearl and Rose Pearl.

    Mix equal parts of Socialite and Oz.

    Nekkid Pearl:
    Mix equal parts of Cultured Pearl and Nude Beach ~ great highlighter!

    Tropical Lily:
    Mix equal parts of Tropics, Tiger Lily and Antique Pearl.

    Teal eye shadow
    Start by mixing equal parts Jade and Denim. If you want it a little more green, add a little Jade; and if you want it a little more blue, add a little Denim. You can also add a little Azure to lighten it up!

    Marine Glimmer
    Start with equal parts of Azure and Denim. If you want it more green, add a little Azure; if you want it more blue, add a little Denim.

    Sunny Seafoam
  • 1 part Azure
  • 1 part Celery
  • 1 part Sunshine
    Result: Beautiful seafoam green color with just enough shimmer to shine as a wetliner -- From Susan (Davincikitti)

    Nekkid Tiffany!
  • 1 part Queen Tiffany
  • 1 part Nude Beach
  • Optional: Add in 1 part Sass or Sunshine to "sun" it up a little
    Result: Gorgeous light colored sepia-auburn color. If you like to wetline with QT, try this combo! -- From Susan (Davincikitti)

    Hot Coffee
    Mix equal parts Hottie and Coffee Bean. From QDownUnder (Miriam)

    Downtown Hottie
    Mix equal parts Downtown and Hottie From Sophie

    Money Trea
    1 part Green Tea, 1 part Bark, 2 parts True Gold. From Soonergirl71

    Smokey Water
    Equal parts Ocean and Incense. It's not too blue or too grey... :) From MNOX

    Blue Missed
    Use the Smidgen/Pinch measuring spoons from Wal-Mart. From Cynthia (CPEACH11)
  • 1 smidgen Sapphire
  • 1 smidgen Aquamarine
  • 1 pinch of Blue Moon
  • 2 smidgen Snow
  • 1 pinch of Ecstasy
  • 1 pinch of Hay

    Vanilla Sunrise
    Mix equal parts Dawn blush and Vanilla Sugar. From Melanie (SoonerGirl71)

    Warm Jennifer
    Mix equal parts Warmth and Jennifer. From Melanie (SoonerGirl71)

    Happy Jennifer
    Mix equal parts Jennifer and Glee. From Melanie (SoonerGirl71)

    True Dawn
    Mix equal parts of
    True and Dawn. From Melanie (SoonerGirl71)

    Radiant Dawn
    Mix 2 parts Clear Radiance to 1 part Dawn. From Melanie (SoonerGirl71)

    Radiant Flowers
    Mix 2 parts Clear Radiance to 1 part Flowers. From Melanie (SoonerGirl71)

    Morning Flowers
    Mix equal parts Flowers and Dawn. From Melanie (SoonerGirl71)

    Truly Radiant
    Mix equal parts True and Clear Radiance. From Melanie (SoonerGirl71)

    Mix 1 part Antique Pearl, 1 part Dawn, 1 part Silk Rose, 2 parts Clear Radiance, and a dash Heart. (I'm so vain, I named this after myself since it had so many ingredients) From Melanie (SoonerGirl71)

    Tiffany Sugar
    Mix equal parts Queen Tiffany and Vanilla Sugar. From Melanie (SoonerGirl71)

    Cashmere Vanilla
    Mix equal parts Cashmere and Vanilla Sugar. From Melanie (SoonerGirl71)

    Coffee Cat
    Mix equal parts Panther and Coffee Bean. From Cynthia (CPeach11)

    Glimmery Bark
    Mix equal parts Bark liner shadow and Root liner shadow. From Lori (CATTLUVVER)

    Amazing Rouge
    Mix 1/4 tsp. of Amused Rouge and 1/8 tsp. of Amazing Amanda with a dash more Amazing Amanda. From Lori (CATTLUVVER)

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