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What brings out dark blue eyes?

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GingerLemonTea Thu 09-May-13 14:49:18

Inspired by the green thread. I've tried various browns but nothing seems to make much difference. Thanks

BigBlockSingsong Thu 09-May-13 14:50:41

orangey gold copper colours

I use coppers and golds. Really makes them 'pop'.

Tan Lines by Bare Minerals is good. I also use a gold by MUA - £1 in Superdrug!

My eyes are also more blue if I've a tan.

GingerLemonTea Thu 09-May-13 14:59:02

Thank you. Any more specific products?

VenusRising Thu 09-May-13 15:01:47

A little bit of blue eyeliner in the waterline can pop the blue as well.

Agree the orange/bronze tone of shadows are great for blue.

Be careful if you have a yellowish tint around your eyes, and to use concealer to have a plain base before the colour is applied.

Purple can be lovely too, a light shade, or plummy mascara.

LifeofPo Thu 09-May-13 15:02:56

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MadAboutHotChoc Thu 09-May-13 15:12:24

Have you been colour analysed? Wearing the best colours for your season will bring out your eyes.

BigBlockSingsong Thu 09-May-13 15:25:53

whats colour analysed?

HazeltheMcWitch Thu 09-May-13 15:27:01

The boardroom on The Apprentice.
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doubleshotespresso Thu 09-May-13 16:00:59

Matte terracotta and coral colours will really make the best of dark blue yes.

Deep chocolate browns and copper too.... If you live anywhere near a Nars counter go and ask, they have amazing ranges of colours and are super helpful with testing shades on you in store too. Let us know how you get on!

QueenCadbury Thu 09-May-13 16:36:34

For me it's navy mascara and eyeliner or grey/silver. And pink lipstick.

But also wearing the right colour clothes will make my eyes seem brighter.

fridgepants Thu 09-May-13 22:52:25

I have dark blue eyes and all bronze/terracotta/warm browns make me look ill. But then I am incredibly pale.

andadietcoke Thu 09-May-13 22:58:19

I've got a smashbox 'blue eyes' palette that's great, I've also got some lovely coppery MAC eyeshadows.

DisappointedHorse Thu 09-May-13 23:00:16

Me too, I can't wear the terracotta or bronze shades. They just seem to overpower me.

I find a rich plum colour looks best for me, with lots of black mascara.

KenDoddsDadsDog Thu 09-May-13 23:01:54

Rich plum - especially ilamasqua eyeliner in burgundy and YSL or By Terry mascara in burgundy too. All really make blue eyes stand out.

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