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The Best Eyeshadow for Brown Eyes

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The best eyeshadow for brown eyes can bring out the warmth of natural eye color, drawing attention to eyes and making them truly stand out. When choosing eyeshadow colors for brown eyes, consider shades of green and bronze. Both of these colors compliment virtually all shades of brown eyes, from light, sandy-colors to deep, rich mahogany. Purples also add depth and dimension to brown eyes, allowing them to sparkle and shine!

People with brown eyes are really fortunate: Virtually any shade of eyeshadow looks great on them! From shimmery coppers and golds (great for pairing with deeper shades, by the way) to an electric blue or violet, so many eyeshadow colors look phenomenal with brown eyes. If you're not sure where to start, try getting a special eyeshadow palette designed specifically for brown eyes. Many of these palettes will include several shades of brown shadows and a few more bold choices (like purples). Experiment a little to find the best shades for you.

A quality brand of eyeshadow is also really important. Once you find the best shadow colors for your brown eyes, you'll want the colors to last and last! If you're interested in finding some high-quality shadows, check out this list of the best eyeshadows around. And above all else: have fun. Having brown eyes gives you so many eyeshadow color options, you can wear a different shade for every day of the week.

What is the best eyeshadow for brown eyes? Take a look here and see for yourself.

If you're looking for other great eyeshadow options for other eye colors, check out these lists of the best eyeshadows for hazel eyes, blue eyes and green eyes. 

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    Almost all metallic shades (bronze, gold and copper) look really great on brown eyes, but bronze should be a staple. The deep, bold color can be used to draw out any 'flecks' of gold or yellow you might have in your brown eyes to make them really stand out. Bronze pairs really well with green eyeshadow, another excellent choice for those with brown eyes.
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    Almost every single shade of green looks amazing on brown eyes. It's the perfect eyeshadow color to compliment light brown or darker brown eyes. Metallic greens, with just a hint of gold in them, are beautiful on brown eyes. Consider trying a khaki green or even a forest green, too (the latter can really give some high drama to your eyes).
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    Brown eyeshadows, quite honestly, look fantastic on almost all eye colors, but with brown eyes, you'll want to go for a bold brown to offset the natural eye color. Metallic browns are a great choice. Just be sure not to overdo, or the brown shadow (if it's too heavy) will have to "compete" with your natural eye color. The idea is to enhance, not overpower.
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    Gold eyeshadows and brown eyes are a perfect compliment, particularly if you have light brown eyes. The gold shadows can really bring out the natural colors in brown eyes and enhance without looking overdone. Try gold eyeshadows with just a hint of green for maximum effect!
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    Purple, like green, is a must-have eyeshadow color for those with brown eyes - light brown or dark brown. Almost all shades of purple compliment brown eyes. Purple might just be THE single best eyeshadow color to set off and highlight brown eyes. Try pairing a medium shade of purple with bronze for big-time drama!
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    Believe it or not, blue eyeshadows really can look great on brown eyes. Navy blue, in particular, can be used as an 'accent' color to define eyes and make them "pop." Try pairing a deep navy eyeshadow with gold to highlight, then line with a navy-colored liner and voila! Instant, gorgeous eyes! If you're feeling a bit bold, opt for a brighter blue, perhaps a cornflower or aqua shade.
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    For those with particularly deep-set brown eyes, eyeshadow shades in rose and even some light pinks are a great option. Use the rose/pink along the brow bone to enhance deep-set brown eyes and make them stand out beautifully. Consider pairing the rose shadow with gold and/or a darker purple for high drama. With pinks, try to find eyeshadow shades with brown or gold undertones.
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    Grey eyeshadow and brown eyes is a color combination that looks stunning, particularly if you have lighter skin and darker brown eyes. A deep grey eyeshadow, paired with a black eyeliner, can be used to create a gorgeous, smokey-eyed look that totally dazzles!
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    Taupe is one of those eyeshadow colors that goes with all eye colors, so consider using a nice taupe-colored shadow as a base before applying some of these other colors to brown eyes.
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