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If you're blonde and 40+ .....

(26 Posts)
randomcatname Thu 05-Nov-15 10:20:17

what colour eyeliner do you use? I like black but wonder if I should go brown for a gentler look....

randomcatname Thu 05-Nov-15 12:10:58


randomcatname Thu 05-Nov-15 13:04:18

Maybe I'll go for purple glitter or summat

macnab Thu 05-Nov-15 13:32:16

I'm in my 40s and dyed blonde. I mostly use black eyeliner, sometimes grey. It suits my eyes better, I go by eye colour rather than hair colour?

gonegrey56 Thu 05-Nov-15 13:38:48

I use the YSL eyeliner called Babydoll (awful name ) in a silvery grey . it is a lovely soft and subtle colour . Black is too harsh for me now . Very fine brush in the product and it has lasted ages .

FartemisOwl Thu 05-Nov-15 13:40:16

I still use black, but only on the top lid. I tend to use a sweep of whatever eyeshadow I'm using that day under the lower ones for a softer look.

DearTeddyRobinson Thu 05-Nov-15 13:40:41

Dark navy/blue, Nars have a good crayon/pencil thing, also a shadow called China Blue (I think)

juneau Thu 05-Nov-15 13:47:14

I use MAC Taupe (which is a sort of greyish-brown), but then I have brown eyes so I've always used this. Black mascara though (or actually lash extensions).

lurkingabit Thu 05-Nov-15 15:39:05

blonde, blue eyes here. Occasionally black on the top lids but less and less. I have a slate grey one from E Arden.

LondonHuffyPuffy Thu 05-Nov-15 15:45:30

Dyed blonde, green eyes. Have switched from black to brown for every day wear. I now only really wear black if going out and doing smoky eyes.

patterkiller Thu 05-Nov-15 15:48:46

Always brown. I'm very pale and blue eyes. I look awful with black.

OooooohMissDiane Thu 05-Nov-15 16:00:27

Blue eyes, vblonde. Always soft brown.

drspouse Thu 05-Nov-15 16:03:47

I have greenish greyish eyes but they are very small and deep set so I use a peachy colour, or a Benefit pinky colour that makes me look like a rabbit pre-mascara but fine with mascara. I also use brown or brown-black mascara.

I make my eyes up for my eye shape, not particularly for my colouring.

Blodss Thu 05-Nov-15 17:55:29

I have dark green eyes and warm blond hair and use brown eyeliner or dark green.

MamaLazarou Thu 05-Nov-15 19:20:45

Black, always black, as black as sin.

Casmama Thu 05-Nov-15 19:32:59

I'm 36 but wear grey. I have summer colouring so don't suit brown and have blue eyes which navy liner makes look sludgy grey so grey liner and navy mascara are best for me

RadioSilence Thu 05-Nov-15 21:43:56

I have green eyes and use the Clinique blue/grey eyeliner which , like Casmama, suits my summer colouring. Brown doesn't work for me at all

dun1urkin Thu 05-Nov-15 21:49:28

39. Natural honey/strawberry blonde, cool colouring.
I use EL DW 'night violet', and dark blue mascara.
Using brown eyeliner and mascara because it's 'softer' is bollocks for me. Makes me look like shit.

BeenAndGone Thu 05-Nov-15 21:55:41

Grey or brown - haven't used black for about 10 years.

notmynameohno Thu 05-Nov-15 21:57:28

Navy or dark purple. I have blue eyes.

0live Thu 05-Nov-15 21:59:13

Navy, purple , dark green or grey . I never wear black or brown eyeliner or mascara , as black is too harsh and brown doesn't suit me

MotherOfFlagons Thu 05-Nov-15 22:02:40

I don't wear eyeliner. I do a flicky thing with black eyeshadow, water and a brush on my lid and black mascara. I've tried eyeliner underneath a few times and can never get it right.

Tanfastic Thu 05-Nov-15 22:07:45

42, very blonde (dyed). Green grey eyes.

Sometimes wear black (always on a night out), mostly wear dark brown.

FrustratedFrugal Sat 07-Nov-15 06:39:16

Anthracite gray, mid gray, silvery taupe, khaki, metallic green, purple, bitter chocolate brown. I often line my upper lashline with wet eye shadow for softer definition and then tightline with gray. I'm 40+, have green eyes and naturally blonde hair. I used black in my twenties but the softer colors look much better.

srtajuanita Sat 07-Nov-15 16:08:33

Estée Lauder Double wear in Granite. Blonde with blue eyes.

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