Struggling to find the perfect makeup that enhances your gorgeous blue eyes? We visited the pros at Blushington in West Hollywood, who taught us the tricks to making blue eyes stand out. Learn what shades help enhance those baby blues, what colors to avoid, and how your lipstick and blush can be equally as important when highlighting your eye color.
Blue sits directly across from orange and red on the wheel, meaning those hues complement each other. So if you're looking to make your cerulean gaze take center stage, bust out orange-tinged, pinky-red shades, whether they're swept on eyes, cheeks, or lips. Salmon is an ideal pick because it's a perfect mix of orange and pink. Try MAC Lip and Cheek Color in Out for Fun ($20) for a natural glow that gives beautiful blues bottomless depth.
In the final video of our series, NARS beauty expert Uzo shares her tips on which eye shadow colors work best for blue eyes. For this spin on the smoky eye, she used Corfu Crème Shadow, Cordua Duo Powder Shadow, Mambo Pencil, and the Coconut Grove Single Powder Shadow. Click here for a brown smoky eye demo or green smoky eye tutorial.
Over the past few weeks we've been exploring various looks that make all the different eye colors pop, from blue-eyed to green-eyed to brown-eyed beauties. But what if your eye color is a combo of two or three of these shades, or your eye color looks as if it's completely changed depending on what it is you're wearing? In these cases, you have lots of options. Here are five palettes for inspiration.
NARS beauty expert Uzo shares the best eye shadow shades to pick to really make your eyes stand out whether you have brown, blue, green, or hazel eyes. Watch our video to hear her tips on which colors to go with this season and which colors to stay away from.
Even though it's not waterproof, it does a pretty good job of staying in place — even when waterlining. If they made a long-wearing, waterproof version (hint hint), I'd probably feel compelled to buy a lifetime supply. I also wear contacts, and some other liners make my eyes itch, but this one doesn't irritate them at all. At $10, it may be a little high-priced for a drugstore product. However, because the application is very smooth and matte, you'll find yourself wearing it practically every day.
From the piercing light blue tone Ellen DeGeneres possesses to the striking bluish-green shade with which Vanessa Williams has been blessed, there are lots of Hollywood stars with gorgeous blue eyes. But how can you make your blue eyes stand out even more? The answer lies in shade selection, my friends. We already covered the rarest shade of the bunch, the green-eyed lassies, so let's move on to the baby blues.
Intrigued, I decided to give the most affordable brand, Innoxa ($14), a try. They arrived this morning, so I popped them in. I took pictures of my eyes before and after the drops, so if you want to see if they really work, just keep reading.