Hazel eyes are one of a kind. They are unique, captivating and sometimes even mysterious. The color ranges from brown to green and sometimes even gray or blue. Therefore, it is very difficult to get the makeup for hazel eyes just right without taking away the uniqueness of your beautiful eyes. Since there are usually two to three shades in hazel eyes the key here is to apply makeup in such a way that you are able to bring out the different colors in your eyes. Makeup done right always enhances your gorgeousness; it should never dull your features.
Very few people know that since hazel eyes are so unique, you can actually pull of so many different colors with ease unlike people with green or blue eyes. So, if you have hazel eyes you have got to see these prettiest makeup shades we’ve put together for you. These hazel eyes makeup looks will help bring out the grays and greens you have while still highlighting the specks of browns and blues looking afresh. So, are you ready to see what makeup for hazel eyes is out there?
“Hazel eyes are one of a kind. They are unique, captivating and sometimes even mysterious. The color ranges from brown to green and sometimes even gray or blue. Therefore, it is very difficult to get the makeup for hazel eyes just right without taking away the uniqueness of your beautiful eyes.”
Nothing brings out the shades in hazel eyes like a dust of gold. It makes the lid sparkly with highlighting specks of color in your eyes. You can add a touch of bronze or dull gold to complete the look. Gold gives you a good base to start with then you can play with any other pale hues or some peach on the outer lids or even earthy tones to build up the color.
- Olivia Munn looks breathtakingly fresh in this gold bronze makeup.
- If you have small eyes, adding some gold to the inner corners of your eyes illuminates them and makes them look more elongated.
- Finish the look with subtle strokes of mascara and some liner
- When using hues of gold it is a good idea to stick to a summery bronzed look for your face
- Keep the lips nude with peachy cheeks and you will get an all over summer kissed look with just a touch of highlighter in just the right places.
8. Mauve Pink Or Soft Pink
Pink is another eye shadow for hazel eyes that simply looks incredible. When using pink you can chose from a soft rose pink to something like a mauve pink. All shades of pink enhance the different shades of green and brown in your eyes. Few swipes of a rosy pink eye shadow, and an outline done in slightly darker shades of pink and you are ready to take on the world.
- This makes an amazing look for daytime or even on a romantic date
- Do not use eye liner here, just a few coats of mascara will open your eyes nicely
- Do fill your brows, but with a soft powder and nothing too harsh
- Use a cream blusher it gives your skin a more dewy look and a natural shade of pink on the lips and your look is complete.
Often shades of plum or purple are suggested for people with brown eyes but did you know these shades make a stunning contrasting eye shadow for hazel eyes too. Ladies don’t just stick to one shade of plum here. You have shades such as lavender, violet, eggplant and even lilac to play with. If you haven’t tried it as yet, go for it and see how well plum brings out the greens of your eyes. It is an excellent shade to wear for a night out or when you want a more dramatic look.
- Start by using the lightest shade in your palette which is often lilac, swipe it all over the eyelid
- Then use the darker shade on just the middle of your lid and the darkest shade on the outer crease. You could also use just two shades for this look
- Use a neutral highlighter for the inner corners and the brow bone
- Line your eyes with thick, worn in eye liner. Don’t forget to smudge it for a softer look.
- Since it is a night look thick curled lashes are a must. Don’t forget to comb through the lashes in between coats.
- With such bold eyes, keep the lips and cheeks soft with subtle highlighting on all over your face.
6. Olive Green
All the women who have mastered the art of applying makeup for hazel eyes know that playing with different shades will bring out very different hues in your eyes. So if you want to bring out the brown or that goldenish brown, whatever your eyes have experiment with shades of green. You can choose from gold green, olive green, emerald green, a dusty green or even a bottle green.
- You can dust your eye lids with shades of gold and green, and for a more dramatic look use shades of brown or charcoal in your outer crease. Finish the look with a cat eye, bold mascara and a hint of green on the bottom lid
- If you want something less dramatic use one shade of green, our personal favorite being an olive green and smoke out the corners with a touch of gray or charcoal, line the lower lids with brown and green.
- Another amazing look to try with green is applying a sparkly forest green across your whole lid and also under the lower lash line. Line your eyes with a bottle green line, smudged slightly. This look is soft and subtle and deepens the browns in your eyes by bringing out the greens.
“Nothing brings out the shades in hazel eyes like a dust of gold. It makes the lid sparkly with highlighting specks of color in your eyes. You can add a touch of bronze or dull gold to complete the look.”
Violet is a color that sometimes people are a little skeptical to try, but it looks great with brown, and green eyes – and guess what? Hazel eyes have hints of both these colors. If you want something a little funky or want to add a pop of color, voilet is the color to go for ladies.
- If you don’t want to cover your whole lid, even eyeliner looks amazingly chic
- You could ditch the liner all together and cover your whole lid in some light hue of violet such as lavender or lilac and put a darker shade of violet line on your lower lid as well. Finish your eyes with lucious lashes. With your lashes pointed skywards that is where your confidence is too!
- This pop of color highlights the hues in your eyes and looks very fresh.
4. Gray & Charcoal
If you have a hint of blue in your hazel eyes, and want to bring that out, gray is your color ladies! If you want to do a smoky eye look, charcoal hued eye with gray on the lids is your best bet. It makes hazel eyes look radiant by drawing attention to the upper half of your face.
- To get a look like Rihanna’s start from the inner corner of your eyes. Gradate from the lightest shade of gray in your palette, gradually building towards the outer crease. Then add charcoal to the outer crease and extend it outwards in V shape.
- Put a smudged liner and blend it a bit more. With such a dramatic colors you wouldn’t want to use sharp lines.
- Curl your lashes, and apply one of those volumizing mascaras or maybe use some falsies.
- Rest just an overall dewy skin, with a natural blush and lipstick which compliments your skin tone.
Warm neutral browns compliment hazel eyes any day any time. They bring out the brownish golden shades in your eyes. You can wear a non shimmery earthy brown during the day and even carry it in to the evening.
- You can do with a few swipes of brown over the whole lid or may be a darker shade for that imprint and the eyes look enchanting enough on their own. No need to do more!
- If you want an evening look, simply play with two-three shades of brown. Gradate the lightest brown from the inner corner and with the darkest one in your outer crease.
- You could tight line your upper and lower lines with either black or brown liner.
- With such a soft look don’t make the lashes too dramatic, but don’t forget to curl them as it opens up your eyes
- This is a very soft and elegant look which is ideal for work as well.
2. Beige & Caramel
Ladies if you’ve been gifted with hazel eyes, make the most of this nature’s kaleidoscope. Another look that you could try is adding nude shades such as beige to your eyes and finishing it up with some caramel on your outer crease. This will enhance the green in your eyes.
- Another idea to play with beige and caramel cover your entire lid with beige and use a caramel eye shadow all around the eye. This is a fantastic look which draws focus on to your eyes.
“All the women who have mastered the art of applying makeup for hazel eyes know that playing with different shades will bring out very different hues in your eyes.”
Whoever told you blue doesn’t go well with hazel eyes, probably was using the wrong shade of blue. The trick here is that when using blue with hazel eyes stick towards the warmer tones of blue.
- A navy blue smoky eye, with smudged out liner is dramatic, bold and very sexy. It highlights all the shades in your eyes just perfectly
- You can also try using dark blue as a liner all around the yes. Finish this with thick curled lashes. Make sure to comb through your lashes before applying the second and third coats of your mascara.
- Both the looks look amazing with nude lips and are perfect for a party or any event where you need to glamorous.
A Few More Tips To Accentuate That Hazel
We have given you some of the prettiest eye makeup for hazel eyes ideas. These are sure to help you, but here are just a few more tips.
- The uniqueness of hazel eyes is that they tend to change color with the color of your hair, the tan of your skin or the clothes and makeup you are wearing all make your eyes look different. Make the most of this and don’t be afraid to experiment
- It is important to be careful when using hues of blue. While navy blue and teal can look very pretty on hazel eyes some shades of blue can actually clash and dim your natural beauty
- Remember in your case all that glitters is gold. The most complimenting color for hazel eyes is gold. You can even wear eye liners in shades of taupe or copper and this brings out all the colors in your eyes just perfectly.
- You can play around with a variety of eye liners and don’t just stick to black. Navy blue, purple, olive green and copper all flatter the specks of color in your eyes.
- When it comes to your pout, the golden rule is anything that shimmers will illuminate hazel eyes.
- If you have golden or olive undertone in your skin, remember a good highlighter not only gives you a healthy glow, but it also brings out all the colors in your eyes.