How to Choose Colors of Eye Shadow For Hazel Eyes

Rachel Weisz wears light brown eyeshadow above her hazel eyes at The Variety Studio At Holt Renfrew Day 4.

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When you choose your makeup, always take your skin tone and eye color into consideration. The right makeup can give your natural beauty an upgrade, while the wrong makeup can make you look awful. Choose colors of eye shadow for hazel eyes that make your eyes pop; in other words, when someone looks at you the beauty of your hazel-green eyes should stand out immediately to make a stunning first impression. The right eye shadow can do this for you, if you choose carefully.


Go natural with your makeup. Choose an eye shadow color in the same color family as your eye color. For hazel eyes, this means shades of brown, apricot, tan, khaki and dark green shades. These will bring out the natural color of your eyes and give you a subtle look for daytime makeup.


Choose glamorous colors for a night out on the town. Spice up your hazel eyes with eye shadow in shades of bright green, lime green and even gold. Combine these colors for a stunning effect that will make you stand out in a crowd.


Walk on the wild side with your makeup. Violet, plum and purple shades of eye shadow will bring contrast to your eyes, drawing out the vivid green shades in your hazel eyes. Bright purple eye shadow is a modern, bold look; using it will draw attention but will also give your makeup a strong visual impact.

Things You'll Need


1.Eye shadow



Tips & Tricks


Always test out a makeup shade before buying it. Some beauty store counters will give you a sample so you can see how the color matches your eyes.

If you go for a bold or dramatic look with your eye shadow, tone down the other areas of your makeup so your eyes can be the star of the show.


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