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My Beauty Tip of the Day: Eyes that Pop!

Emphasize your eye color with complementary shades. Blue eyes look pretty with gold tones, brown eyes look great with silver and purple, and green eyes really pop with purple as well.

How beautiful you are my darling. Oh, how beautiful! Your eyes are doves (Song of Solomon 1:15).

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  1. Lefty1995

    Posted by Lefty1995 on April 12, 2013 at 17:48

    Anybody have any tips for prom makeup? My eyes are green, with hazel around the pupil, and a ring of dark blue (Or dark green, I can’t really tell) around the edges

  2. beautifymysoulgod

    Posted by beautifymysoulgod on March 4, 2013 at 19:06

    Does anyone know how to know your eyeshape or whatever?

  3. Project Inspired

    Posted by ShelbyBrooks on February 24, 2013 at 08:44

    I have green eyes, most of the time I use purple, green or gold on my eyes. All of these colors make my eyes pop.

  4. notquitebeautiful

    Posted by notquitebeautiful on February 23, 2013 at 19:35

    I only wear eyeshadow on Christmas. Silver eyeshadow really makes my eyes pop.

  5. sha566

    Posted by sha566 on February 22, 2013 at 15:14

    what about hazel eyes?

  6. alyrose123

    Posted by alyrose123 on February 19, 2013 at 18:54

    what about gold with brown eyes??

  7. ProudGFIC17

    Posted by ProudGFIC17 on February 17, 2013 at 18:41


    Would you mind elaborating on this article/ topic? I recently have been trying to experiment a bit with eyeshadowe. I’ve watched some online tutorials…but honestly it seems like even when I use lighter colors, or gold tones it looks just too dark on my eyes and skin. I have eyes that changed color but typically are in the lighter blue, or gray tones/shades. My skin is also very pale. If you could help out or give tips, or anybody else on here that would be fantastic. I don’t want to be that girl who looks bad- or overdone in her makeup! <3 God Bless…

  8. misstake

    Posted by misstake on February 16, 2013 at 07:21

    my eyes are blue, I find purple and blues are really good too!

    • maddiemae

      Posted by maddiemae on February 18, 2013 at 18:59

      My eyes are a greenish brown. I find an olive green is great! Brown too. I like to line my eyes with dark purple eyeshadow and the rest of my lid with a sparkly pinkish-tan (Like the color of blush) I know it sounds weird… But just try it!

  9. LizardlovesCSINY

    Posted by LizardlovesCSINY on February 14, 2013 at 16:04

    Um, my right eye is blue, and my left is blue at the top and brown at the bottom, and all of the blue has a hazel ring around the pupil. What would I use?

    • SanctitysFlame

      Posted by SanctitysFlame on February 14, 2013 at 21:05

      Whoa! That is SO cool! 🙂 I think since your eyes are mostly blue (correct?), gold, brown and silver would look fabulous on you. At the same time, because your eyes are multicolored, you could possibly pull off all of them! (not at the same time, of course :P) I would experiment. Get some cheap eyeshadow, so you can get multiple colors without having to throw a whole lot of money out the window, and play around with the colors to find what you like. 🙂 If you’re not sure how to apply it, there are plenty of tutorials on YouTube and other websites. Good luck!

  10. AChild0fGod

    Posted by AChild0fGod on February 14, 2013 at 15:21

    Cool! 🙂 But a person looks best in eyeshadow that goes with her coloring. For example, if you have warm coloring and light hair, you’d look best in colors like peach and light brown. If you have cool coloring and light hair, you’d look best in colors like lavendar, gray blue, gray, and gray green. If you have cool coloring and dark hair, you’d look best in slightly brighter cool colors. And if you have warm coloring and dark hair, you’d look best in colors like darker brown. 😀

    • sha566

      Posted by sha566 on February 15, 2013 at 06:12

      what do you mean by warm and cool coloring?

  11. AllisonGrace

    Posted by AllisonGrace on February 14, 2013 at 11:42

    Love it! I generally think of the complementary colors. I have blue eyes so I use things with orange undertones (coral, browns, golds) Green eyes should definitely wear purple (a mix of red and blue) Brown eyes are awesome because they can pull off brighter colors like purple, blue, or even yellow!

  12. IdaPahus

    Posted by IdaPahus on February 14, 2013 at 08:33

    Nicole, do you think if a person has blue eyes that a blue eyeshadow wouldn`t look so pretty?

    • Aileen

      Posted by Aileen on February 14, 2013 at 12:39

      In my experience, blue eyeshadow tends to wash out my baby blues unless it’s super pale.

  13. Dancer16

    Posted by Dancer16 on February 14, 2013 at 07:31

    Thanks, that helps a lot! 🙂

  14. unicorns4567

    Posted by unicorns4567 on February 14, 2013 at 05:13

    happy valentines day beautifuls! <3 who here is still going to write a love letter to GOD?:D