Poison Ivy Luxe Shadow is the Green I used to create this look


When it comes to colour, I tend to opt for neutrals on the eyes like a lot of you I’m sure. But during the cosier months I like to play with different shades other than my usual Vanilla Cream Shadow Stick.

For my fellow brown eyed nude shadow lovers out there, here are a couple of ideas to get experimenting with this season…

When choosing colours to compliment brown eyes, bronze, taupe and brown tones work perfectly. However if you are wanting to make your eyes pop you want to stay clear and opt for the complete opposite!

Brown/Hazel eyes have lots of warmth to them naturally, so cooler tones are were you want to focus. Blues, Emerald Greens, Silvers in particular really bring out the colour in brown eyes.

Wear as a wash across the whole lid or if you fancy something a little more subtle press through the centre of the lid over the top of your usual shadow. This will allow you to experiment with colour without feeling too far out of your comfort zone.

Alternatively, opt for a coloured liner – this will make your eye colour pop without being as visible as a lid shade.

When using coloured shadow I also opt for a shimmer wash or sparkle shadow as they are a lot easier to blend.

Matte shadows are my go to for deep browns, blacks but I always avoid matte for brighter shades as they take longer to perfect and blend.

Here are some bolder looks to try for Brown Eyes using colour:

(Photos from @hungvanngo @patrickta @marianna_hewitt)



Ashley xo

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  1. Elaine
    26th January 2019 / 1:38 pm

    Love your blog! Any suggestions for amazing makeup brushes without breaking the bank? I have several Bobbi Brown cosmetics brushes that I love, just looking for something a little less costly

  2. ashley
    29th April 2019 / 12:57 pm

    Thank you Elaine! I really like Real Techniques brushes as a more cost effective alternative x