Best Makeup For Blue Eyes

by Jett Middleton on May 27, 2012

Best Eye Shadow Colors for Blue Eyes

Certain colors can take your blue eyes from merely “pretty” to “irresistible.” You can find the best shadow colors for your eye color at all price points, from drugstore brands to department store brands, though some of the shades that look best with baby blues may sound like something you’d never wear at first. Swipe them on, though, and watch how they almost magically enhance the depth or brightness of your eye color.

Selecting the Best Eye Shadow Colors for Blue Eyes

Ladies with blue eyes are able to wear a wide array of eye shadow colors to enhance their eyes. Some colors, however, can really bring out or play up blue eyes better than others. Some of the shades listed below may give your eyes extra intensity or make the blue stand out. When selecting eye shadow shades, consider your skin tone and hair color as well as the actual blue shade of your eyes. What may look great on a blue-eyed beauty with dark brown hair will look completely different on someone who is blonde with baby blues.

Orange Eye Shadow for Blue Eyes

You may be thinking you’d never wear orange shadow because it would be unflattering. Orange-based shades, however, are some of the best choices in eye shadow for for blue eyes. Orange-based hues provide a contrast to blue eyes that really makes the color pop. You don’t have to wear a bright or neon orange, though. Consider eye shadow shades such as:

  • Copper
  • Peach
  • Coral
  • Bronze
  • Rust

Cool Eye Shadows for Blue Eyes

Many women with blue eyes also look fabulous with cool eye shadow shades. Some great choices include:

  • Pale to medium blue
  • Pale pink shades
  • Violet
  • Purple
  • Deep or midnight blue

Some women find that using a dark shade of blue will actually bring out the more natural blue tones in the eyes, which creates a brighter and more vibrant look.

Turquoise and teal shades can also work for blue eyes. For women with blue eyes that have a touch of green or hazel, teal shades can bring our that green tint for a fresh look. Just be careful not to overdo these bright hues.

 

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