Make Your Eyes Pop!

Sometimes you see people and they’re eyes stand out more than usual. It could be because of the colors they’re wearing, the way they’re makeup is done, or the surrounding environment. Whatever the cause, it most likely has to do with specific colors influencing their eyes.

Specific colors make other colors more pronounced. These color pairings are known as “complimentary colors”. For example, red is the complementary color of green, and orange is the complementary color of blue. This is why you see a lot of redheaded bombshells wear a lot of beautiful green dresses – the dress compliments they’re amazing hair color.

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The color theory also applies to eye color. A way to make your eyes pop is to paint your lid with your eye’s complimentary color. For blue eyes, that means using a lot browns that incorporate orange undertones.

On Erin, I used a light brown on the inner lid and a darker brown on the crease in outer lid. Both browns had orange undertones that contrast well with her blue eyes and really make them pop!

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If you have green eyes, using browns with red undertones will help bring out your natural color, just like if you have brown eyes using violet and bluish tones will help accomplish the same look!

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Make Up For Ever HD Concealer

The HD Concealer by Make Up For Ever is by far my favorite concealer to use! Whether you have heavy bags under your eyes from lack of sleep or an abundance of stress, or just need a light coverup to make your eyes stand out a bit more, this product does the trick.

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The best thing about the HD Concealer is that a tiny amount goes a long way. You only need about a teardrops worth of concealer for both under-eyes, and the it is so lightweight that once it’s all rubbed in there are no crease lines! This product also refreshes the under-eye area as the formula specifically supports collagen renewal. So, by using HD Concealer not only are you covering up some unwanted circles under your eyes, but you also preventing new ones for the next day!

 

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