Choose our best eyeshadow for green eyes
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Choose our
best eyeshadow
for green eyes

If you're the proud owner of jade-colored eyes, you're in a select group. Green eyes are said to be the rarest eye color in the world.

Our best eyeshadow for green eyes are ones that complement your unique eye shade and make it stand out.

Here, we’ll help you determine our best eyeshadow colors for green eyes as you think about creating your prettiest makeup look yet.

Eyeshadows for green eyes

For green eyes, the eye shadow choices you’ll want to try are those that showcase the green in your eyes.

To make green eyes sparkle, embrace shades of pinks, purple, and plum/berry. Here's why:

  • Pinks: Because these colors are opposite on the color wheel from green, they can do wonders to accentuate green eyes. A pink-hued eyeshadow for green eyes will intensify the color. Start with pink shades and add dimension with a darker shade like maroon.
    Consider All About Shadow Duos in Strawberry Fudge.

  • Purples/plum/berry: Purple eyeshadow colors bring out the golds and yellows in your green eyes. Colors with red undertones like violet, lavender, indigo, and mauve will make green eyes dazzle.

How to apply eyeshadow for different types of looks

Let's learn more about which eyeshadow for green eyes to use and how to apply it to create different looks that flatter specific eye shapes. For any of these, you might want to apply Touch Base For Eyes in a darker or lighter color as a base.

A smoky eye look

The highly-coveted smoky eye look can be made more dramatic for an evening look using the All About Shadow Quads in Morning Java, or use softer, lighter colors for the daytime like the All About Shadow Quads in Teddy Bear.
How to apply a smoky eye look

Apply a deep eyeliner like Quickliner for Eyes in Roast Coffee along the top and bottom lash lines starting at the outer corners and moving toward the center. Then, start at the inner corners and move toward the center. Both lines should meet in the middle of the lash line. Blend the top up and the bottom down.

  1. Sweep a deep eyeshadow on top of the liner to intensify. Flattering green eye makeup could be a dark purple or maroon.
  2. Follow that up with a medium-hue shadow into the crease and blend upward. This color should be complementary to the darker eyeshadow you used.
  3. Apply High Impact High-Fi Full Volume Mascara for a 230% increase in volume with just one application.1 With a 12-hour, smudge-proof wear, lashes will stay lifted all day.

A drama look

The drama look can make eyes look more defined and multidimensional.
How to apply a drama look
  1. Apply deep eyeliner like Quickliner for Eyes Intense in Grape along top and bottom lash line for 8-hour wear. Go thicker on the inner and outer corners of the eyes on the top and get thinner as you work toward the center. On the bottom, go thicker on the outer corners of the eyes, getting thinner to the inner corners.
  2. Blend eyeliner around the upper lids by working from the inner and outer corners toward the center. Be sure not to cover the centers of the eyelids. On the lower lash line, blend eyeliner down.
  3. Apply a medium shade like the shimmer pink from the All About Shadow Quads in Pink Chocolate on the eyelids. The middle of the eyelid can have a lighter pink or champagne hue. Finish with long-wearing, volume-enhancing mascara.

A defined crease look

This can create a sculpted effect.
How to apply a defined crease look
  1. Apply a medium or lighter shade eyeshadow to the entire lid.
  2. Apply eyeliner like High Impact Gel Tech Eyeliner in Intense Black along the top and bottom lash lines. This liner lasts 24 hours on lids, 12 hours on waterline.
  3. Sweep a dark shadow in the crease and define it with a rounded arch shape. Be careful not to go too close to the outer corners of your eyes. You want to draw attention to the middle, more rounded portion of the eye.
1 Clinical testing on 31 women.

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All About Shadow™ Duo, Perfectly-paired shades for effortless eye looks. Luscious, long-wearing.

Strawberry Fudge - Shimmer

1.7g / 0.05oz
1.7g / 0.05oz
1.7g / 0.05oz
1.7g / 0.05oz
1.7g / 0.05oz
1.7g / 0.05oz
Touch Base For Eyes™, Versatile creamy formula adds color and glimmer. Works as a base too.

Canvas

.03 oz.
0.03 oz/1.0g
.045 oz.
All About Shadow™ Quad, Create a variety of looks, from natural to dramatic. Luscious, long-wearing. Two sponge applicators.

Pink Chocolate - Shimmer

.16oz / 4.5g
.16oz / 4.5g
.16oz / 4.5g
.16oz / 4.5g
.16oz / 4.5g