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How to Choose the Best Eyeliner for Your Eye Color

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BY CHELSEA SIMMONS

Although many associate colorful eye makeup with the polyester jumpsuits and hairspray of the 1980's, using color on your eyes can help the 'windows to your soul' stand out. However, choosing the right eyeliner color to compliment your eye color can be difficult. We're here to help! We've broken down each eye color with recommendations on the shades that will complement your eyes the most. Scroll down to see 2-product eye makeup looks for your eye color or read this post to learn more about how to choose the right eye makeup for your eye color!

The Best Mystikol Eyeliner Colors for Brown, Green, Blue, and Gray Eyes

Eyeliner Color for Brown Eyes

Best Eyeliner Color for Brown Eyes

Brown-Eyed Girl...You lucky doe-eyed ladies can wear almost any color you like. From purples to bronzes, to greens, to blues - the world is your oyster! Try making your brown eyes look lighter by using green eyeliner. Using Emerald Mystikol Powdered Eyeliner, draw a line on your top lash line, smudge using Forest PurePressed Eye Shadow. Finish your look with a healthy coating of PureLash Lash Extender & Conditioner and Longest Lash Thickening and Lengthening Mascara and your eyes will be ready to sparkle. If green is not your color, try pairing your brown eyes with Sapphire Mystikol Powdered Eyeliner. This bright blue eyeliner will make your chocolaty eyes pop. Smudge using Blue Hour PurePressed Eye Shadow for an extra shot of blue.

Mystikol powdered eyeliner in dark blue sapphire

Sapphire
Mystikol Powdered Eyeliner
$24.00

Blue Hour PurePressed Eye Shadow

Blue Hour
PurePressed Eye Shadow
$22.00

Eyeliner Color for Green/Hazel Eyes

Best Eyeliner Color for Hazel Eyes
Behind These Hazel Eyes...For our hazel- and green-eyed women, you should gravitate towards the pink and purple families. Try reddish, bronze, rust and mahogany eye shadows. To bring out the green hues in your eyes try applying an eggplant eyeliner, like our Amethyst Mystikol. For an added pop of color, layer Iris PurePressed Eye Shadow over your eyeliner and smudge. Don't forget to finish off your look with a healthy coating of black mascara!

amethyst mystikol powdered eyeliner
Amethyst
Mystikol Powdered Eyeliner
$24.00

Iris PurePressed Eye Shadow
Iris
PurePressed Eye Shadow
$22.00

Eyeliner Color for Blue Eyes

Best Eyeliner Color for Blue Eyes


Baby Blues...Our blue-eyed gals look best in golds, bronzes, and warm browns. These shades will make your eyes sparkle. Try layering Dark Topaz Mystikol with our Brown Sugar PurePressed Eye Shadow Triple. Mix and smudge the powdered eye shadows on top of Dark Topazfor added drama. Bring a thin line of eyeliner onto your lower lash line for a completed look.

Dark Topaz Mystikol EYeliner
Dark Topaz
Mystikol Powdered Eyeliner
$24.00

Brown Sugar PurePressed Eye Shadow Triple
Brown Sugar
PurePressed Eye Shadow Triple
$30.00

Eyeliner Color for Gray Eyes

Best Eyeliner Color for Gray Eyes
Steel Gray Eyes...If your eyes have some gray in them, you can enhance the color by matching them with an equally smokey and cool-toned eyeliner: Smokey Quartz Mystikol. Layer a thick line of Smokey Quartz on your upper lash line and smudge with Silver Lining PurePressed Eye Shadow Triple. Complete the look by bringing the eyeliner onto your lower lash line in a thin line. Finish with mascara.

smoky quartz mystikol powdered eyeliner
Smoky Quartz Mystikol Powdered Eyeliner
$24.00

Silver Lining PurePressed Eye Shadow Triple
Silver Lining
PurePressed Eye Shadow Triple
$30.00

Share your #GoodBeautyStories!

If you try out any of these eyeliner tips on your eyes, whatever color they may be, don't forget to share your look with us using the hashtag #GoodBeautyStories. Now that you know how to find the perfect eye color for you, check out our post on finding the perfect concealer.
Chelsea Simmons

Chelsea Simmons

Chelsea began her beauty journey in 2010 as a fashion and beauty freelancer at Ladies’ Home Journal magazine. There she had the chance to test and review hundreds of products while quickly falling for the benefits the clean makeup she tried. After leaving the magazine industry, she worked as a publicist for international fragrance and beauty brands until 2016 when she landed at jane iredale. Here, she has discovered liquid eyeliner doesn’t have to burn her eyes, foundation doesn’t have to feel heavy, and that the jane iredale Global Educators truly have the best beauty hacks. Since then, she’s shared her 10+ years of experience with you on The Good Glow Blog.