Your eyes are one of the very first things a person notices about you. If your eyes are blue, you are fortunate to be able to pull off a vast array of amazing color choices when it comes to eye make up. Choosing the best colors for eye make up for blue eyes can help you achieve the best eye make up look. Brown shades will accentuate blue eyes. Consider using brown mascara! Before you rush out to purchase eye makeup, two important factors should come into consideration before committing to a look: Your hair color and skin tone.
Consider your hair color and skin tone. If you have dark hair and a warm skin tone, you can pull off bolder colors, such as deeper shades of blue, rust, and purple, and also look great in metallic shadows. The limited edition Smashbox Eye Wish Palette ($243 Value) Eye Wish Palette (above) is a perfect choice for blue-eyed beauties with darker skin and hair and includes fabulous color choices such as Eggplant, Warm Brown, and Deep Teal Dark brown or black mascara and a light layer of a dark brown or black eye liner will complete the look.
Choosing make up for blue eyes and fair skin and hair is not difficult, as women with these features can also pull off just about any color. The trick, however, is to look for softer versions of the eye shadow, liners, and mascaras you want to wear. For women with fair skin and hair coloring, softer blues, lavenders, and grays play up the beautiful blue eye color without overpowering them. An excellent choice of eye shadow would be the Smashbox In Bloom Eye Shadow Palette & Brush (above), which includes soft shades of grey, orchid, and moss that will draw attention to the eyes without giving you the appearance of being washed out. Softer colored mascara, such as Dior DiorShow Iconic Mascara in Chestnut is a better color choice than traditional black mascara. You will also want to avoid dark black eye liner and opt for a brown or smokey gray, such as the Stila Kajal Eye Liner in Tiger’s Eye or Smokey Quartz. This will prevent your eyes from looking “over done”.
Make up tip: The way in which you apply eye makeup can also make or break your look. Start with a neutral shadow color and cover the entire lid, starting from the brow and working down. Next, take a darker complimenting eye shadow color and cover the lid from the crease of your eye down. Sweep a lighter color (a champagne or soft ivory color works best) over your eyelid from the crease up to the brow and blend these colors together evenly. Blending your main shadow color with more neutral colors in the same color family will allow the main shadow color to show your eyes off best. Avoid layering eye shadow colors that are in the same color family. For example, don’t use three different shades of blue at the same time. Also, avoid bright blue mascaras and eyeliners. While they may be fun to wear, it is not look that particularly compliments any eye color. Navy, however, will make the eye whites appear brighter. Making the right choices in color for make up for blue eyes will result in eyes that command attention and make you feel more confident about the way you look.