The Best Eye Shadows For Your Face

Finding the right shade for your eye shadows isn’t always as easy as it seems. It’s true that every season has its best shades but it doesn’t always suits everyone. The appropriate shade of the eyeshadows should be considered carefully with a few factors: the color of your clothes, your natural skin tone, the color of your hair and of course with the color of your eyes.

The perfect colors for blue eyes

The best shades for those women with blue eyes are:

  • orange
  • pink
  • blue
  • brown
  • violet
  • white
  • toffee
  • caramel
  • gold
  • silver

If you add a bit of a peachy blush and a lighter lip gloss the effect will be glamorous. Avoid applying eye shadows with green or red hues.

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The perfect shades for green eyes

If your eyes are green your best choice will be in peachy or pinky shades.
The best shades for green eyes:

  • copper
  • burgundy
  • fuchsia
  • rust shades as well as light golds
  • apricot
  • yellow greens
  • deep greens
  • purples
  • plums
  • lavender shades

To achieve the best look use lipstick in darker shades or deep red. Avoid applying eyeshadows in blue shades and don’t forget to emphasize your eyes with a brown eyeliner and black mascara.

For brown eyes

Those women with brown eyes are lucky – they can wear almost all shades.
The best shades for brown eyes:

  • beige
  • toffee
  • fawn
  • chocolate
  • white
  • dark brown

If your eyes are brown you should highlight them with black or brown eye pencil or liquid eyeliner.

The best way to make stay put on for longer is applying an eyeshadow base. It will stop your shadows from smudging, streaking and creasing by increasing the lasting-power. A good base will not only prevent your shadows from creasing but it will also aid in blending the eyeshadows to perfection. The base will intensify it and make it stay put on for longer.

Useful Tips:

  1. Don’t be afraid to experiment with your eye shadow color.
  2. Never apply eye shadow if there is an infection present, if your eyes are watery or if they are feeling sensitive.
  3. If your eyes are blue your best choice will be a darker shade than your eye color as it will make your eyes really blue.
  4. Before applying your eye makeup comb your brows up and across with a special brow brush or with the help of a toothbrush.
  5. Remember the golden rule: if you accentuate your eyes keep your lips as natural as possible and vice versa.
  6. If you are going to use powder eye shadows apply them with the help of a damp makeup brush.
  7. Blend the colors very carefully using a soft, tapered eyeshadow brush.
  8. Always use eyeshadows of good quality as they stay for longer, do not crease, flake or fade.
  9. Always remove your makeup in the evening with a mild makeup remover.
  10. Eye shadows come in different types, textures and shades. There are liquid eyeshadows, eye shadow pencil, cream shadows, loose and pressed powder eye shadows.


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17 Comments »
    • Grayburn wrote:
      Great tips and products review! Thanks for sharing this with us, Grayburn

    • Doudilicious wrote:
      Very useful tips =) thanks for sharin' ..

    • Rosalia wrote:
      Great tips. Figure this. I have blue eyes deep set eyes, blonde-brown hair but naturally very tan skin (my father is from Brasil). After trying out loads of eye colours I finally settled for Bobbi Brown which is more neutral and more suited towards my whole look. Chanel and Dior would make me look like a freak (just kidding) as I feel that these are made primarily for the lighter skin women. Cheers

    • alys wrote:
      my eyes change colour! they are mostly blue but sometimes go grey and sometimes a bit green. the thing is they change throughout the day, so what colour should i use that goes with all of them? cheers

    • Silvia Yaneva wrote:
      Alys: in my opinion your best choice will be violet or brownish shades. Gray and green eyes look awesome with darker shades for an evening makeup.

    • alys wrote:
      thank you :)

    • sarahsarah.l53 wrote:
      Thanks for helping

    • bethanie wrote:
      hi i am having problemes with my foundation my skin is pale but i want a nice creamy colour but every foundation i get is way to dark for me or it is way to light please help me get a nice creamy colour also i have a big problem with breakouts of spots is there any foundation that would give good coverage

    • ashley wrote:
      thank you ;D

    • ashley wrote:
      oh and i used blue eye shadow and i have hasle eyes is that ok? people compment..but u said if u have green eyes dont use blue

    • wrennie wrote:
      hey wut about hazel eyes??

    • corine wrote:
      what about gray eyes? my eyes look heather gray, not blue or green.

    • Mariah wrote:
      Hi Bethanie, Apply light concealor on spots and then finish with a light powder!

    • Mariah wrote:
      Hi Alys, With your eyes stay with neutral earthtones and less is more.

    • Natalie wrote:
      Dark brown eyes? Don't the colors of what you wear also have effect. I want my eyes to be lighter and/or pop out more!

    • Anonymous wrote:
      if you have brownish eyes then i wud suggest purple eyemakeup this will bring the colour out more and make your eyes pop.

    • Candice wrote:
      I have one green eye and one brown eye with dirty blonde hair....I was born with cataracts which was corrected, but resulted in heterochromia.

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