Eyeshadow is different for everyone. For some, it’s a crucial part of an everyday routine, and for others, it’s only used about twice every other year when you have to go to a wedding or have your driver’s license renewed. Either way, finding the right eyeshadow color is almost as important as finding the right blush color. Or the right man, or the right dog. If you’re lost in the many palettes and pigments, we’ve created a color code to help you figure out how to make the windows to your soul POP.
What color of eyeshadow should I wear?
Complementary colors are amazing duos, so is the same with shades. Look for the color opposite from the color of your eyes. Most warmer-toned eyeshadow will look good with cooler-toned eyes, and cooler eyeshadow will look good with warm-toned eyes.
The eyeshadow color code:
Eyeshadow for green eyes
Did you know that green is the most uncommon eye color? Only 2% of the world’s population has green eyes. If you’re one of those people, you know that it can be difficult to find the right eyeshadow color for your eyes. If you look at the color wheel, you see that the opposite to green is red. So any eyeshadow with red undertones will really bring out the color in your eyes. This means purple, bronze, pink and peach eyeshadow tones are your go-to.
Here are some of our favorite eyeshadow colors for green eyes: