The Best Eyeshadow Colours To Make Brown Eyes Pop

Eye makeup is the perfect way to instantly enhance the natural colour and sparkle of your eyes, whether you’re looking for eyeshadow colours to make blue and green eyes pop or the best eye makeup for hazel eyes, tailoring your shades to different eye colours is an easy way to make your makeup stand out.

Whether your eyes are a light chocolate shade or coffee coloured, brown eyes always make a statement and pretty purples, gorgeous greys and sultry silvers will make them brighter than ever before.

Discover Charlotte Tilbury’s range of eyeshadow products to complement your brown eyes and create the perfect mesmerising makeup look…

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MESMERISING METALLICS

Metallic Eyeshadow on Brown Eyes Charlotte Tilbury

HOW/WHY IT MAKES THEM POP

Washing a shimmering shade over your eyes will emphasise your natural eye sparkle. Eyes to Mesmerise Cream Eyeshadow in Star Gold is a dreamy, creamy, hypnotising, bronze-copper eyeshadow that will instantly light up brown eyes. Golds and warm metallics pick up the different tones in brown eyes, making them glisten.

WHEN TO WEAR IT/BEST EYESHADOW LOOK FOR THE COLOUR

Apply this gorgeous shade with your fingers for a soft, smooth and natural day look or use Charlotte’s Eye Blender Brush for a shimmering sunset finish to dial up the magical colour for evening! It takes you from desk to date to disco – minimum effort with maximum impact!

AMPLIFY YOUR LOOK

To dial up the intensity, apply it with the Eye Blender Brush and use the Eyeshadow Smudger Brush to run the eyeshadow under the lower lash line. For a more intensified glow, try applying Charlotte’s Luxury Palette in Dreamgasm over the top! For flirtatiously fluttering lashes, finish the look with lashings and lashings of Charlotte’s Legendary Lashes Volume 2. It gives you 507%* more volume after one application!

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PERFECT PURPLES

Purple Eyeshadow on Brown Eyes Charlotte Tilbury

HOW/WHY IT MAKES THEM POP

Make purple eyeshadow one of your go-to shades – the colour contrasts with brown, so it instantly makes your eyes pop. Purple eye makeup is surprisingly wearable, whether you opt for a sultry violet eyeliner pencil or a quick purple smokey eye. Charlotte’s Luxury Eyeshadow Palette in The Glamour Muse contains the perfect colour-coded quartet of colours – wisteria-grey, silver & violet for mesmerising eyes and a glamorous gaze.

WHEN TO WEAR IT/BEST EYESHADOW LOOK FOR THE COLOUR

This is the perfect palette to take you from desk to dusk to disco in minutes! Create an easy, softer smokey eye for daytime by applying the Prime shade all over your eyelid using an Eyeshadow Blender Brush, then pop a little in the inner corner of your eyes. Finish the look by blending the enhance shade from the outer corner of your eye across the crease of your lid.

AMPLIFY YOUR LOOK

If you want to amp it up for night time, add some glitter and smoke! Repeat the first steps, then blend the Smoke shade from the outer corner of the eye using the Eyeshadow Smudger Brush and across the upper and lower lash line for a more intense gaze. Apply the dreamy Pop shade to the centre of your eyelid using your ring finger.

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SULTRY BRONZE-BROWN

Bronze Brown Eyeshadow on Brown Eyes Charlotte Tilbury

HOW/WHY IT MAKES THEM POP

That’s right, brown shades can bring out brown eyes even more, even though they are the same colour! The combination of the two intensifies your eye colour, making it the perfect everyday eyeshadow to wear. Antiqued amber tones like Charlotte’s Colour Chameleon Eyeshadow Pencil in Amber Haze bring out the golden hues of your eye colour.

WHEN TO WEAR IT/BEST EYESHADOW LOOK FOR THE COLOUR

Create the perfect, mesmerising date night look by applying Colour Chameleon Eyeshadow Pencil in Amber Haze across your lash line and blend upwards and outwards with your finger – it sets after 30 seconds so make sure you blend quickly! The magic shimmer adds a little texture to your eye lids and the long-lasting, easy glide formula smooths on and stays in place for up to 10 hours! For an easy daytime look, line your eyes in Rock ‘n’ Kohl Eyeliner in Barbarella Brown to add subtle definition.

AMPLIFY YOUR LOOK

Apply matte brown shades to the crease of your eyelids to add depth to your eye makeup! Finish off your look by applying Charlotte’s best-selling Full Fat Lashes Mascara for curl, separation, volume, length and drama!

Shop Colour Chameleon Eyeshadow Pencil in Amber Haze

 

GORGEOUS GOLDEN-GREENS AND SILVERS

Emerald Green Eyeshadow on Brown Eyes Charlotte Tilbury

HOW/WHY IT MAKES THEM POP

Golden-green shades instantly bring out the different tones in brown eyes and cool-toned silvers really contrast with the beautiful warm shades of brown. The minky-mossy golden grey-green shade of Eyes to Mesmerise Cream Eyeshadow in Veruschka creates maximum impact with minimum effort.

WHEN TO WEAR IT/BEST EYESHADOW LOOK FOR THE COLOUR

Apply this dreamy, creamy eyeshadow using your fingers for soft, hypnotising and natural-looking makeup. Work it backwards and forwards like a windscreen wiper for a gorgeous wash of colour and build on the colour further for date night – it can be dialled up to your preferred intensity!

AMPLIFY YOUR LOOK

For added intensity, apply this gorgeous eyeshadow using Charlotte’s Eyeshadow Smudger Brush and run the colour under your lower lash line. Pair it with Rock ‘n’ Kohl Eyeliner in Veruschka Mink to define the eyes and create a smouldering finish.

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*Tested on 103 women over 7 days

Posted by Charlotte on 17th May at 14.00 in Guides