For Green Eyes
When picking your makeup colors, consider your skin tone as well as your eye color. If you have green eyes, try these makeup tips to bring out the best in your eyes.
Play with purples
Bring out your gorgeous green eyes with makeup that is red-based. To widen the look of close-set eyes, apply shades of deep plum eye shadow toward the outer edges and a lighter shader of purple toward the inner eye. If your eyelids are a little droopy, do the opposite. Avoid purples with blue undertones, as well as blue eye shadow and eyeliner.
SheKnows Beauty Expert Nina Sutton advises: "For green eyes, choose color tones such as dark green, lavender, purple, plum or lilac. Gold and copper are great for highlighting green eyes. For eyeliner, it is best to avoid black and to choose browns or grey, which are much softer and not so harsh. A general rule of thumb for green eyes is to choose warm shades vs. cooler shades. Choose mascara in a brown tone as well so the face does not look harsh or overpowered."
If you want to experiment with metallics, avoid silver shades on the eyes. However, bronze, copper and gold looks absolutely fabulous with green eyes for evening. Brown or dark green eyeshadow with flecks of gold are also terrific choices.
Skip the black eyeliner
Everyone loves black eyeliner but it isn't the best choice for green-eyed gals. Use chocolate brown liner for everyday. To spice things up, try gray or gold. To open up your eyes and make them pop, add a little white eyeliner to the inner corner near the tear duct.
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