In the world of colored mascaras, blue, brown, and plum get all the credit. Green, however, is like the cousin who people always forget to invite to family dinner. Sure, blue makes your eyes brighter, and brown and plum give definition without being as harsh as black, but certainly green does some good as well, right? Otherwise, why would it exist? To see how green mascara looks on, and read about what it's designed to do, just keep reading.
For a spin on the traditional gray smoky eye, we turned to Nars beauty expert Uzo to share her tips on which colors work best on green eyes. Watch our video to see how to put a new twist on this classic date-night look.
For a spin on the traditional gray smoky eye, we turned to NARS beauty expert Uzo to share her tips on which colors work best on green eyes this Fall. Using Camargue Duo Crème Shadow, Indian Summer Duo Powder Shadow, Mangrove Single Powder Shadow, and a Heel-toe pencil, watch our video to see how the pros get that gorgeous date night look. Stay tuned for more on blue and brown eyes!
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.
If eyes are the windows to one's soul, then why not use a few makeup techniques and tricks to make them all the more mesmerizing? Just about every makeup artist around will tell you that the best way to illuminate the eyes is by selecting complementary makeup hues — otherwise known as opposite shades on the color wheel — to make them pop. Over the next few days, I'll be bringing you different ways to make your eye color the central focus of your makeup look, using celebrities known for their famous eyes as inspiration. Let's start off with gorgeous greens.
I haven't quite figured out why virtually applying beauty products online is so appealing, but considering I've just spent the past 20 minutes messing around with Pur Minerals' Pur Virtual Looks feature, it's apparent that my name is Bella and I have an addiction. Just select your eye color, and swipe on whatever shades you'd like for the lid, crease, and liner. Here, I attempted to re-create the palette from Derek Lam's Spring 2010 show. OK, so it's not entirely perfect since the brand doesn't have every hue under the sun, and there are no variations on the actual pupil colors . . . but if you feel like testing out a few shades without the commitment, get your computer's mouse ready to channel your inner makeup artist.
My friend always figures you can tell if a blonde is a "bottle blonde" if her eyes are dark in color. "It's just not natural for a blonde to have dark eyes," she'll say. While I am not studied in the many variables of genetics, is my friend's theory on track? Perhaps you're a raven-haired beauty with icy blues or you're always getting complimented for the way your red-haired tresses play up your hazel eyes. Whatever the case, help me settle this discussion with my pal once and for all. When it comes to the hair and eye colors that you were born with, what hues make you who you are?
By now, you probably know that based on the color wheel, there are certain eye shadows that make each eye color pop. Purple, for instance, is great for green-eyed girls, while bronze looks lovely on those with blue eyes. Brown-eyed beauties, however, are the luckiest of the bunch, as most shades look great on them. But there are other makeup shades that can give you a distinctive glow, too. Let's step away from the traditional shadow route right now and look at other ways that makeup can make your eye color stand out. Check out my tips when you read more.
There are many factors that go into choosing the right eyeglass frames. You can look to your face shape, skin tone, hair color, and of course — personality. Like I've said before, there is no magic formula. But if you're looking for some help in choosing your frames, you've come to the right place. Much like there are eye palettes to enhance your eye color, you could try employing the same technique with your glasses, choosing either a complementary or coordinating color to make your lovely eyes stand out even more. It's a fun option, considering you can always keep the old standard black, tortoise, or wire frames as well. To see some suggestions, with help from LensCrafters, just keep reading.