From The Pros: Eye Makeup Tips For Brown Eyes

From The Pros: Eye Makeup Tips For Brown Eyes

Learn the secrets to making brown eyes stand out

If you have are looking for eye makeup tips for brown eyes, look no further. One good thing about brown eyes is that they look good with just about any eye shadow color, from flight to dark. Depending on your shade of brown, there are certain colors that will complement your look better than others. Check out these tips straight from the makeup artist pros.

One of the most important steps when following eye makeup tips for brown eyes is determining what shade of brown you have. If you have deep brown eyes that can pass for black, ideally you want to go for eye makeup colors in the medium to dark range of colors. Medium brown eyes look good with just about any color, especially green, while light brown eyes look good with colors such as light yellow that bring out the golden flecks.

Keep in mind that lighter colors bring out and maximize the size of your eyes, while darker colors minimize and contour. Another one of the more important eye makeup tips for brown eyes is to combine dark eyeliner with lighter eye shadow in order to emphasize your eyes. To draw attention to your eyes, keep other makeup, such as lips and cheeks, more neutral, and apply lighter shades like pink and taupe to open your eyes and give them a more natural look. Shimmer eye shadow will brighten your brown eyes, and for a smoky look, go for grey eye shadows.

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by EricaF123 Saturday, December 29, 2012 at 06:46AM Report as inappropriate

very helpful

by NYdesichick Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at 05:44PM Report as inappropriate

I'm a medium brown eye and will be trying the green and gold eye shadows to see how they look. Thanks! Great tips.

by liz7 Friday, April 6, 2012 at 11:32PM Report as inappropriate

These are great tips for my daughter's brown eyes.

by powerwoman033 Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at 11:56AM Report as inappropriate

Good tips to emphasize brown eyes.

by beautybody Sunday, April 1, 2012 at 02:06PM Report as inappropriate

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