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What eyeshadow colors are best for dark brown eyes?

Eyeshadow for brown eyes

Brown eyes look great in blue and pink tones as well as golds and burnt oranges. The intensity of color you wear depends on your skin tone. For fair skin, use a soft blue on the eylid, plum on the outer edge of the eye, and pink under the eyebrow. For medium to deeper skin tone, the plum could be used on the lid and into the crease area. Line eyes with a navy or plum color and black mascara.



9/2/2006 12:29:56 PM
Yellow said:

I use a bronze color or a light plum to show off the color of my eyes. I always get compliments on them. I've also tried white and blue but those look funny and fake.

9/5/2006 4:06:54 PM
tic-tac-girl said:

wow! i outlined my eyes in navy blue and that alone made them look absolutely glamourous!

9/26/2006 5:41:52 PM
grantedangel said:

i know that black brings out brown eyes. i have very dark brown eyes with tan skin and i apply black eyeliner(pencil) on the bottom and top part of my eye. to do the top part you push up your eyelid and apply pencil to top of your eye ( underneath eyelid. and when you do the top and bottom your eyes are brought out.EX 1: to make your eyes look smokey you would apply a color (for ex: light purple) and at the edges of your eyes, to the outer part, only on the eyelid apply some black eye shadow.EX 2: pick 2 color, for ex: pink and purple. submit the pink eyeshadow on your eyelid and on the outer edges of your eyelid submit the purple. the more lighter skin you have , use darker colors. and the more darker skin you have, use lighter colors , except for the black, which brings out your eyes. the same with lip colors- lighter skin: darker (ex:red) darker skin: lighter(ex:pink)

11/8/2006 3:34:15 PM
kayleigh said:

i disagree. I'm very fair-skinned with dark hair and big brown eyes and the most complementery colors for me are brown liner, black mascara, pale whitish-gold allover my lids and gold on the outer corners. Also, pale pink and smoky grays look very pretty.

1/4/2007 12:42:10 PM
Courtney said:

Thanks, I might try it out ! :)

1/26/2007 2:58:08 PM
Malaia said:

I have brown eyes and i've tried this WOW! it really makes my eyes pop i have darker skin so I use golds and burn't oranges do this and it will make your eyes really POP!

4/27/2007 12:58:31 PM
sam chesnut said:

yeah totlaly helped me out.

10/18/2007 2:40:50 AM
Ann said:

Yes i agree coz i have dark brown eyes and burnt orange or pink tones go well for me.

10/23/2007 1:52:45 PM
Alecx said:

i hope ur right bout it looking good, i'll check it out thanx :D

12/14/2007 9:50:53 PM
Beautyqueen said:

I have really big DARK brown eyes and bronze, dark blue, pink, peach, and black look really pretty!! (not all together) but before, in the mornng i always got mad because it would look really bad but now it is fun and the possibilities are endless!!! Thanks...

10/16/2008 5:51:11 PM
lalalalala said:

welllllllll, i have super light brown eyes and i
use so much gray & blue, omg its so pretty (:

1/3/2009 4:00:53 AM
johnny said:

1wncr0 Thanks for good post

5/2/2009 10:07:59 PM
Angela said:

I have brown eyes and black hair and did a cyan blue over the lid with dark plum at the edges and pink highlights below the eybrows, also heavy black eyeliner, looked awesome! Thanks

5/24/2009 6:47:15 PM
alisa said:

I have dark brown eyes, and i apply a shiny brown on my lid and then blend it with a very light cremish gold color going from my crease to my brow. Right under my brow I put a very shiny almost white color. Then i line my top and bottom lid with eye liner and then apply my masscara. I get a lot of compliments on it, I would deffinently recommend it (:

8/17/2009 2:25:48 PM
morgan said:

I am verry light skin toned with redish brown hair and light brown eyes and I use a Black eye liner (pencil) and a gray or black eye shadow and my eyes get super bright I've tried light browns and bronze but it makes my eyes seem darker

1/29/2010 10:45:57 AM
Yo Momma said:

Use purple! it makes your eyes pop!
Purple eyeliner is the way to go.

2/26/2010 11:45:27 AM
Hawt Pink said:

Those are great tips thanx! This is an awesome website for young girls that need a little bit of help when it comes to putting on makeup.

3/3/2010 7:30:08 PM
ainsley said:

i have light brown eyes and fair skin and blonde hair. I want something that looks natural but makes my clear skin and eyes pop! any suggestions??

3/14/2010 6:27:27 PM
Megan said:

I have dark brown eyes.
I've found that purples (plum especially), bronzes and golds, brown, pink with bronze undertone looks good. Blues and greens don't look good on me

4/3/2010 12:53:48 AM
adriana said:

just got gold and different types of brown shadows
lets see how it'll look for the party tonight

5/21/2010 4:54:57 PM
KM said:

I also have brown eyes and grays, silvers & blues look the best on me. pinks & browns tend to dull my eyes out

7/6/2010 12:40:51 PM
angie said:

i have brown eyes-could fall for hazel, and blue and more darker colours work for me-also my best guy friend told me that i look reallly good with the sparkley gray liduid eyeliner tht i applied on the top of my eye. not as eyeshadow though, just a little ligt line to make my eyes really POP and get noticed!(: TRT IT!

7/10/2010 6:54:46 PM
LauRen said:

OMG,, that rele helped me Out,, Tankss(:

9/11/2010 2:14:31 PM
Elizabeth L. said:

OMG!!! I have been looking for a eyeshadow color for brown eyes and i could never find anything!!! Thank you so much!!!

3/10/2011 2:02:26 PM
bre said:

well, sorta kinda on that i really think dark to med. brown eyes should go for brown on your lower lid dark green on your crease, and gold on your upper lid. you should always put a chocolate brown eyeliner and dark brown mascara on. I have right in the middle of dark and medium brown eyes and it looks so PRETTY!!! i also put a candy-apple color on my cheek bones for blush and brown lipstick to top it off! hope you didnt get bored!

3/11/2011 1:26:41 AM
Kk said:

Well I have brown eyes and are get rings of green in them and I use three colors that people always compliment me on! It's a white color for base than an Melon orangish color on top of white and then like a rusty brown it's looks pretty and blacks suit us brown eyes very well!

5/17/2011 10:38:42 AM
Amberlee said:

i use pink and blue with a light shimmer over the edges and it appears to make my eyes pop... but im into darker colors... what would be good colors other than brown or gray?

8/11/2011 1:29:15 PM
prepneck101 said:

i have olive skin with big brown eyes , i useblacks grays and whites with sivler gliter . amaaazzzinng . it makes your eyes pop with all the glitter.

5/23/2012 8:21:53 PM
Angel said:

I have quite pale skin, and REALLY dark brown eyes. And I find it quite hard to find a colour that complements my eyes, without looking overpowering. Help please!


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