How To Enhance Your Color Of Green
The best makeup tips for green eyes are the ones that play upon the the natural flecks of light emanating from your irises. You can use these tips to find your which colors work for your particular shade. When you’re done you’ll be able to quickly select new colors in the range that is right for you. Yes, you can wear blue eyeshadow!
Gorgeous Green Eyes
When it comes to makeup tips for green eyes keep in mind that there are different shades of green. Your irises can may be very light or truly deep. There are also shades that appear to be nearly turquoise. The majority of green eyes will fall into one of the four color levels below. Select the level that is closest to your color. Then try out the recommendations for eyeshadow selections.
Makeup Tips For Eyes: 4 Green Levels
1. Are your eyes deep dark green? This color is also referred to as forest green. It is an intense color, the darkest of all. If you have this color you can wear almost any shade of eyeshadow and darker colors look especially good on you. In addition, you can wear most shades of eyeliner. The darkest brown eyeliners look exceptional on you.
2. Are your eyes sea green? (Almost turquoise?) This color range shows a distinct tone that almost appears to be blue at times. You can wear everything from the light eyeshadows to the mid-range shades. Your color even looks good in blue eyeshadow! The darkest eyeshadows can still be used for lining with.
3. Are your eyes light to mid-green? This is a true green often with golden or pale flecks of color. Sometimes women with this shade have difficulty wearing darker eyeshadows. Limit the dark shadows to the outer edges of your eyes and use them for lining. Keep your choices of shadow to those that are not darker than your own iris color.
4. Are your eyes soft green and almost gray? Then they are visually mysterious. They are the lightest level. It’s a tricky color and you may have encountered a number of problems in selecting eyeshadows. The truth is that you can wear most light to mid-range colors. You need to be extra careful not to overpower your iris color. Use medium colors to line your eyes with and use in the crease. Pass on the darker shadows.
Your Universal Color
Once you’ve determined your shade range it’s time to select colors. There is a universal color for green eyes – complementary color. The color that complements your peeper is the one that is opposite it on the color wheel.
The opposite of green is red and the way that is translated in makeup terms is to choose a color with red in it. This means that purples, violets and mauves are actually your universal colors because they contain more red in them.
If you have a darker skin tone or you are tanned, you’ll find that these shades look striking on you!
Find out more about colors that work for you in Part 2.