If you’re a makeup beginner, you may be struggling to figure out what eyeshadow shades look best on you. One of the easiest ways to choose is by basing them off your own eye color! Find out which tones will be a certified slay with our mini guide!
With brown eyes, you have the luxury of using a ton of different colors without them clashing with your eye color. However, if you really wanna make them pop, go for purples, blues, greens, copper and golds. Palettes like the Violet Voss Hashtag Palette would work perfectly for you because it has many fun shade options that go great with your pretty brown eyes!
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If you have blue eyes, earth tones will make them pop the most. Bronze and rust shades will create the perfect contrast and make your blue eyes look even more striking. If you like color, you can also go for purples, reds, and metallics. If you’re looking for a great palette to compliment your mesmerizing eyes, try out the Naked Heat palette from Urban Decay!
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If you’re rocking with green or hazel eyes, browns and golds will also look the best on you. You can also pair them with mauve, pink and purple shades! Don’t be afraid to add some shimmer to really let them do all the talking. The Huda Beauty Obsessions palette in Mauve should be one of your go-to’s for those gorgeous eyes.
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Now, this isn’t to say that you can only stick to these colors. These are just suggestions for go-to colors that will always look great with your eye color! But, by all means switch it up. You can make pretty much any shade work with any eye color if you put your heart into it 😉
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