If you are one of the many thousands of women blessed with brown eyes, then you have many eye makeup choices. Since brown is made up of several different shades, such as blue, red and yellow, almost any color will complement your brown eyes. Here are some eye makeup tips for brown eyes.
There are several tricks you can use to bring out the best in your brown eyes based on how light or dark they are. For example, light brown eyes shouldn’t be overwhelmed with dark shades. Keep darker shades to a minimum, and highlight other colors in the eyes with lighter shades.
Many people with light brown eyes have golden specks in them, so yellow eye shadow will bring out those colors. People with medium brown eyes look splendid in any color, from metallic shades like gold and copper to colors like purple and green. Dark brown eyes are often so dark that they seem black, so make sure you combine dark colors with lighter shades so your eyes don’t look too dark.
Neutral shades, or earth tones, are a great choice for brown eyes. Browns, peaches and taupes work well on brown eyes. You can pair these shades with dark brown eyeliner for a daytime look and black eyeliner for an evening look. Neutral metallic shades such as gold and bronze make brown eyes stand out. I suggest champagne as an excellent neutral shade to use on brown eyes because it provides enough contrast to make the eyes really stand out. A dramatic look can be achieved with dark eyeliner and mascara.
The trick for selecting the best colors for brown eyes is to choose eye shadow colors that offer the most contrast. This contrast will bring out the best of your brown eyes. Pink and plum give a hint of color that contrasts well with brown eyes. Green works really well with brown. Earthy green tones such as forest green, are more subtle while neon green adds playfulness and whimsy. Blue, especially bright blue, adds even more contrast to brown eyes by brightening them.
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