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Eye makeup for dark brown eyes

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Hugsandkisses Fri 10-May-13 19:13:03

I don't really wear makeup, but I would like to experiment. How do I make my dark brown eyes stand so they look brighter.

Hugsandkisses Fri 10-May-13 19:13:35

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Rowlers Fri 10-May-13 19:15:03

I too am no make-up expert but I do wear a little white / sparkly eyeshadow just above the eyelash which helps brighten my brown eyes. Just a slim line and then mascara. Works for me!

Hugsandkisses Fri 10-May-13 19:44:28

Thanks rowlers I must try that.

hedgefund Fri 10-May-13 19:49:24

i like mac olive with a little brown as per pic.

TravelinColour Fri 10-May-13 19:54:04

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MooMinCow Fri 10-May-13 19:59:24

Contrasting colours like green, blue and purple look great IMO with brown eyes. I think brown eyes can carry most colours!

Hugsandkisses Fri 10-May-13 20:00:32

Thanks ladies, I have olive skin tone.

soaccidentprone Fri 10-May-13 20:07:01

I have brown eyes and normally wear green or purple.

Stevie77 Fri 10-May-13 20:32:19

Try a MAC eyeshadow called Jest. I also love MAC's kohl eye pencils as smudgy eyeliner and have them in a few colours, slight shimmer and v flattering!

VenusRising Sat 11-May-13 00:00:09

Grey pencil and gunmetal shadow can look amazing if your skin tone is dark.

Also bright orange and golds can look amazing. Also a really bright turquoise.

If you have red brown eyes then go for a bronze.

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