Makeup Colors for Green Eyes

Makeup colors for green eyes will look best if you know your skin tone and how to blend colors! Your beautiful eyes are naturally mystical and enchanting!

When you think about green eyes, you might think about magical creatures like dragons or Cheshire cats. That’s why green eyes are the most sought after eye color. Many an envious woman will tell you that!



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Women with green eyes can easily create different effects just by changing the colors you wear in wardrobe and makeup. If you are unsure about which makeup colors look best on you, you need to know which skin tone you have! Subtle splashes of the right eye colors can make your eyes stand out even more!

Since green eye color shades vary, the color makeup you choose to wear should pick up on the various colors you already have in your eyes. They can give you hints to different colors that blend well with your complexion and accentuate your eyes. Altering the intensities and subtleties of the color shades you choose, gives you unique and different looks for your green eyes.

When you choose the right colors to compliment your eyes, your eyes will rock N roll! Use the wrong colors and you can go from glad to sad! Here are some techniques and ideas you can use to alter the way your green eyes look!

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Makeup Colors for Green Eyes




  • Makeup colors for green eyes should start with a base coat of a neutral or matte color over the entire eyelid. Base colors to begin with range from beige to champagne shades. Mint shades work well as do yellow or tan colors. You can also use an eyeshadow primer to give colors more holding power. This becomes especially true if you have long days or nights or just have a hard time keeping makeup on.

  • Contour your eyes by blending a darker color in between your brow and eyelid. To contour, apply a darker, contrasting shade just above the eyelid and blend well into the base color. This creates a sultry, tantalizing effect that brings out your green eye color.

  • A lighter color is used along the brow bone to connect your shadow shades and always does the trick! You can pick up blends of makeup colors for green eyes that are especially formulated for your eyes. They work well because they eliminate any guess work!

  • Eyeliner's ALWAYS amplify the SIZE of your eyes. They can be applied in a variety of places (rims, under lashes, over lashes) and in different widths. If you like more of a sultry look, try making the lines thicker. If you're more of a free spirit, use thinner, less obvious lines. Use different widths and different colors frequently to give different effects!

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    Popular Color Choices for Green Eyes

    These colors are some of the most popular for green eyes. Of course, green colors work best! Different shades of green to try are: shamrock, mint, sea, asparagus, leaf, Kelly, chartreuse, apple, sage, jungle, and avocado green. You can compliment green colors by using different brown shades, especially chocolate tones, for an awesome compliment. Browns and dark greens with copper or gold highlights are also a great choice. As you can tell from the colors on this site, greens and pinks look great too! Apricots and taupes make perfect highlights.

    Dark purples, plums, and metallic's work well too. Copper and gold colors look glamorous and mystical, while deep purples look sexy and alluring.

  • Gold, Bronze, Copper
  • Brown, Chocolate, Mustard Yellow
  • Peach, Beige, Champagne, Taupe, Apricot
  • Plum, Mauve, Purple, Violet, Pink (Avoid these colors if they have blue undertones or they just don't suit you.)
  • Deep, Bright Mint, Earthy, or Mossy Green shades

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    Rose and plum shades are intriguing makeup colors for green eyes. Darker shades contrast and compliment the green colors in your eyes, while softer, pastel color shades give a glowing effect to jeweled eye colors.

    Yellow colors (but not putrid shades) should always be a part of your makeup colors for green eyes and is often used to accentuate them. Yellow colors blend softly into other shades, while having a lighting effect of your green eyes. Browns and metal tones bring definition to the green in your eyes, especially copper.

    Eye liners define your eyes, so don't leave home without them! Deep mossy greens and metal brown liners have a smoldering effect, while purple and plum liners create softness. Black liners frame your eyes and showcase your gorgeous green eyes. Smear them slightly (pencils only) to create sultry eyes.

    Mascara lends the finishing touch. Black mascara, brown mascara, or plum shades, accentuate any other makeup colors you might choose.

    Green eyes are exhilarating to gaze into! They seem to have a life of their own, with or without makeup. Try new shades and experiment with different colors. Overall, makeup colors for green eyes should be subtle. Utilize your green color palette, by blending matte and frosted shadows, and finishing with a deep green or gray liner and a black or deep plum mascara. You will cause traffic to stop and gaze at you and your gorgeous green eyes!






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