The Best Eye Shadow for Brown Eyes & Olive Skin

Choosing the right eyeshadow makes all the difference in your appearance.

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Dark eyes with olive skin is the epitome of sexy. Your exotic looks certainly turn heads and get people talking, in a good way. Choosing an eye shadow color that complements your skin and eye color is essential to looking foxy. The wrong makeup can clash with your face, but when you use the correct color, it brings out your eyes and looks naturally lovely against your skin.

Browns

Brown shadow against brown eyes makes them look even richer. The brown shadow serves as the backdrop to chocolate eyes, which results in stunning peepers. If you want to make your eyes appear larger, go with a lighter shade of brown. But if you want serious drama, stick with a dark hue.

Greens

To really make your eyes stand out and grab some serious attention, go with a shade of green. Forest and dark greens give your eyes a pop of color and complement the green undertones in your skin. Emerald and other bright greens may look a bit cartoonish, so stick with the darker shades and you'll come out looking like a star.

Purples

Give your eyes a flirty and feminine feel by donning a sultry purple shade. Lavender, plum and similar purples will create a sexy contrast between your eyes and your lids, which looks seriously chic. Lining your eyes with black eyeliner makes an even more dramatic look, which is perfect for a hot date or event in which you need to look your very best.

Grays

To give yourself a smoky eye look, go with gray, which creates a sizzling look that is bold and super seductive. Gray complements dark skin and eyes. Add black mascara and eyeliner for a bolder look.

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