Use the shadow dry for a softer look and use wet for a more pigmented application. DirectionsApply Palladio Baked Eye Shadow Dry: Use applicator and tap off excess powder before applying. Blend edges with fingertips or eye shadow applicator. Apply Palladio Baked Eye Shadow Wet: Slightly dampen applicator tip and apply on eyelids until desired look is achieved. Use darkest shade and finer tip applicator for eyelining.