What would you like to know?
Share this Story

The best makeup for your face — finding the best look for your features

Alison Luther is writer, marketer and owner of Luther Creative which helps companies develop their brand and marketing strategies to strengthen their presence among online consumers. Previously, Alison served as Director of Public Rel...

Makeup tips for your eye color, hair color and face shape

There are so many makeup tips floating around in the beauty blogosphere that it can be difficult to decipher which tips are best for you. We've spoken with some of the best beauty experts in the industry to come up with makeup advice specific to face shape, eye color and hair color. These tips are meant to make the most of your natural features so that you look your best with the least amount of time, energy and products.

Use these makeup tips to decide what looks best on you!

What color are your eyes?

Makeup tips for your eye color

Images: Judy Eddy/, Ray Garbo/, WENN

It's important to consider your eye color when deciding on shades of eye makeup. Matching your eyeshadow to your eye color can look too monochromatic, so instead we've come up with some tips to help your natural eye color stand out. Use these tips below to decide what makeup hues work best with your eye color.

What color is your hair?

Makeup tips for your hair color

Image: WENN

Factor in your hair color to determine what makeup hues work best on you. By making the proper color choices with your eyeshadows, blushes, bronzers and other makeup, you can make subtle enhancements that make a big difference in your look. Use these makeup tips below as a guide for the shades and techniques that work best for women with red hair, blond hair and dark hair.

What shape is your face?

Makeup tips for your face shape

Images: FayeVision/,  Dave Bedrosian/Future Image/

Our faces are commonly categorized into six main shapes: oval, square, round, heart-shaped, oblong and diamond-shaped. Use these tips below as a guide to determine what makeup techniques work best for your face shape. You'll find advice on eyeshadow and eye liner, foundation, blush and more.

More: How to determine your face shape

Remember: Looking great is not about the amount of money you spend on your beauty products — rather it's about applying the proper techniques and colors to enhance your best natural-born features. Use these makeup tips specific to your eye color and hair color, as well as your face shape to achieve the best look possible.

New in Beauty & Style

And you'll see personalized content just for you whenever you click the My Feed .

SheKnows is making some changes!