Eye-catching colour! Make your eyes pop with makeup

title If I had to choose my favourite feature, I can answer that question in a heartbeat.  I get compliments about my eyes allllll the time and most times when I hear “you have such beautiful eyes” my answer is “I know” (I have gotten better at it recently, and just answer back with a modest “thank you”).

This week’s FASHION magazine challenge was how to play up your eye colour.  My eyes range from blue to turquoise so I have mastered the “come hither” effect quite nicely by now, but it’s not the typical colours you would think that I use to make them irresistible.

The most common colours to make blue eyes pop are pinks and purple, don’t ask me why, but they somehow make blue eyes look amazing.  I have some pinks in my collection, but I don’t often reach for them.  Instead, I will grab my trusted Naked palette and pop on some golds like no one’s business.  I find that darker colour make my eyes pop way more than the lighter-toned pinks and purples.


For this particular look, I laid down Maybelline’s Color Tattoo in Bad to the Bronze, then started working Darkhorse into the crease.  From there, I grabbed Half Baked and put that on the inner corners of my eyes and into the middle.  Lastly, I used Smog for the centre of my lids.  With a fluffy brush, I grabbed Buck and blended everything together. For the lower lash line, which really adds definition, I put Smog with Rimmel London’s ScandalEyes eyeliner in Nude on my waterline.

Finish off with some bronzer, black eyeliner, and mascara.  Oh!  And don’t forget to pair this look with a pinky-nude lipstick to really make the focus on your eyes.

Click here to view what the other panelists did to make their eyes pop!

What are your tips to make your eye colour pop?

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