How To Find the Best Colors for Your Eyes


To figure out the best shades of color for your eye color, pick the shade opposite your eye color on the color wheel.


So if your eye color is….

Blue – choose colors in the orange family. Pick colors like chocolate, bronze, and golds. Think earthy colors.

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Brown – choose colors in the blue family. Pick colors like cobalt and navy blue.

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Green – choose colors in the purple family. Pick colors like plum and warm lavender.

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How to Pick Blush Color For Your Skintone

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Makeup Brushes For Your Makeup Bag


Bent Eyeliner Brush – the bent angle and synthetic bristles help deposit creme or liquid liners along lash line quickly

Benefit Get Bent Brush Benefit Get Bent

Benefit Get Bent Liner Brush ($16)

Blush Brush – natural bristle brush that should be as big as the apple of your cheeks to apply blush in a few strokes

Bobbi Brown Blush Brush

Bobbi Brown Blush Brush ($45)

Brow Brush – stiff, angled natural bristle brush used for filling in sparse brows with shadow

MAC Angled Brow Brush 208MAC Angled Brow Brush 208 ($19.50)

Brow and Lash Comb – the stiff brush is used to tame and distribute product evenly along the brow, and the comb can be used to comb mascara clumps from eyelashes

Sonia Kashuk Lash Brown GroomerSonia Kashuk Lash Brow Groomer ($7.99)

Concealer Brush – small, flat brush with synthetic bristles for precise placement of concealer

Sephora Professional Concealer Brush

Sephora Professional Concealer Brush ($17)

Eye Shadow Brush – natural bristle brush with a tapered tip used to apply powder eye shadow

Chanel Eyeshadow Brush #2Chanel Eyeshadow Brush #2 ($29)

Foundation Brush – flat, firm, and made of synthetic bristles used to apply liquid or creme foundation

Lancome Foundation Brush #21

Lancome Foundation Brush #2 ($33)

Highlighter Brush – feather lighter, fanned brush for applying highlighting powder or a sheer powder, blush, or bronzer application

Shu Uemura Natural Brush 7.5 EXShu Uemura Natural Brush 7.5 EX ($45)

Lip Brush – rounded or flat-tipped synthetic bristle brush used to apply lipstick

Cargo Covered Lip BrushCargo Covered Lip Brush ($17)

Powder Brush – large brush with soft natural bristles used to apply powder

Shiseido The Makeup Powder BrushShiseido The Makeup Powder Brush ($50)

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