Which is the best eyeliner for hazel eyes? Do gold, dark green, navy blue, black, purple, white or brown flatter them? Find out what color eyeliner to wear for them to pop. Get ideas and tips on eyeliners to use.
Why are they are unique?
The mix of colors in hazel make them very interesting to look at. As Wikipedia defines them, “Hazel eyes are due to a combination of Rayleigh scattering and a moderate amount of melanin in the iris’ anterior border layer. They often appear to shift in color from a brown to a green. Although it mostly consists of brown and green, the dominant color in the eye can either be brown/gold or green”
If you are the proud owner of a pair though, you may not always appreciate the multiple colors as you try to get eyeliner and indeed eye makeup colors? What colors will flatter all the hues they have? You may find yourself wondering.
In a little bit, you will have the best options at your fingertips. Might we mention we cover both basic neutral colors and the trendy and fun colored eyeliner? Come with!
Best eyeliner for hazel eyes
The best eyeliner color for your hazel eyes will depend on exactly what you are hoping to achieve for the variety of colors they have. Are you looking to bring out the dominant color? Are you looking to highlight the flecks of other colors? Do you want the hazel to stand out and your eyes to shine?
Accentuating the green
You may, for example, bring out the green, you should consider using a purple eyeliner or a dark green. Plum is an example of color eyeliner that will accentuate the green in hazel eyes.
Those closer to brown
If they are closer to brown than green, a navy will do a great job highlighting them. You can explore other shades of blue eyeliner and your eyes will stand out still albeit looking closer to a light brown than hazel. Blue will also bring out the blue hue for the few people with that color mixed in the hazel. Majority of hazel eye beauties have either hazel green or hazel brown eyes with the color mentioned before or after the hazel giving the clue as to the more prominent color in their iris.
Gold will be amazing on them
There are colors that will make any eyes that fit the hazel description look amazing. Gold could easily be the best color to give a try. It comes highly recommended by marieclare.com in case you cannot just take our word for it. “A warm metallic gold will accentuate the yellow flecks around the inner part of the iris, making them shimmer, and your eyes look even brighter.” Go ahead and break out the gold eyeliner and get to lining them and they will look amazing.
Try dark green
Dark green also makes the list of pretty colors to use. marieclare.com vouch for it on an article on how to wear green eyeliner no less. “Dark green eyeliner works magic for hazel and green eyes.”
According to Wikihow brown should also be on your shopping list. “Using a dark brown eyeliner will help your eyes look darker and downplay the green.” We also love brown because it accentuates the eye without the harshness of black.
Try black too
Not to write black completely off, because we cannot. Black eyeliner is classic and will also highlight the shape and color of your eyes. Also, nothing compares to a bold dramatic black eyeliner cat eye!
Try a complimentary color
One of the most useful eyeliner tips we have come across is this one from covergirl.com, “Choose colors that are on the opposite side of the color wheel, like eggplant, to add contrast.”
What about white and silver?
White and champagne eyeliner is great for opening up hazel eyes when applied on the waterline. Stay away from silver as it does not flatter green which they have very much.
If hazel green
Hazel green is basically green eyes, with the brown being just flecks here and there or a ring around the pupil. If yours appear greener than the mix of colors typical of hazel, you also qualify.
Subtle neutral colors you can wear as an eyeliner for hazel green eyes include black, charcoal gray and chocolate brown. If you want a little more variety, try red based ones like burgundy and plum. You can opt for darker almost black versions of the same if you are not fully onboard the color eyeliner train. One of the best color for if they have some green in them has to be purple. Where green or sort of green eyes meet with purple eyeliner, there is magic! You just have to try it!
In a nutshell, think colors that could be perfect eyeliners for those that are green in color when looking for best eyeliners green hazel eyes.
Other colors that will highlight the uniqueness of your eyes are dark green, gold, and bronze.
If hazel brown
You may have noticed that your eyes are just really heavy on the brown than any other color. This could mean you have hazel brown or brown ones with hazel specs. You may have the most eyeliner colors to choose from of all people with these eye color. This is because brown eyes will come out bright with more colors, except the same shade of brown. That will make them look very dull.
Always think of going for a color darker than your eyes. In your case, there are plenty of colors going on even if the most prominent is brown.
To highlight the brown, go for dark brown, black and navy. Navy blue eyeliner is softer than black on light eyes which your hazel brown still technically are. It will also make them shine by highlighting the gold flecks in your iris. To pick out the specks of green within, you can go for a deep forest or olive green eyeliner.
Other shades of rich green will also give you a good result as long as they are on the richer deeper side. Instyle is all for gold as a good choice to give a try. “Gilded eyeliner will boost the green tones in hazel eyes. For a radiant look, add a touch of gold liner to the center and inner corner to really make them sparkle,”
The reason why we think it is perfect if you have hazel brown is the bit about accentuating the green in them. This will definitely make your eyes sparkle.
This gallery at allure has great tips on the best makeup colors for this eye color. Purple makes it to the list. “Purple always provides a gorgeous contrast to hazel, and it’s great for creating smoky eyes.” says a quoted expert on allure.com.
We love purple because it does great things for green eyes and having hazel eyes, you do have some green in your iris to think about. We also love the variety of shades available to explore. From almost black purple to violets lavenders and lilacs. You also have the option of metallic purple that can look oh so glamorous.
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