January 5, 2015 Angela Melero Spotlight

The Best of the Browns: Brown Eye Shadows We Love

Poor brown eye shadow. Amidst the vibrant jewel tones, shimmery pinks and sultry charcoal shades, it is often pushed aside and classified as “boring.” However, we makeup fanatics know it is anything but. This neutral shade has endless versatility and is able to deliver multiple looks ranging from soft and feminine to brazen and sultry. What other eye shadow shade holds that kind of power? To prove our devotion and unconditional love to this magical shade, we came up with a list of the best of the browns. Enjoy!

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Best Shimmery Shadow: Urban Decay Eyeshadow in Lost

Best for Brown Eyes: Maybelline Eye Studio Color Tattoo Pure Pigments Loose Powder Shadow in Improper Copper

Best for Blue Eyes: The Body Shop Colour Crush Eye Shadow in Golden Cinnamon

Best for Green Eyes: Maybelline ExpertWear Eye Shadow Singles in Tastefully Taupe

Best for Hazel Eyes: L’Oréal Paris Infallible 24HR Eye Shadow in Bottomless Java

Best for Brush-Free Application: NYX Cosmetics Jumbo Eye Pencil in French Fries

Best Matte Shadow:  Giorgio Armani Eyes to Kill Solo in #4

Best for Smoky Eye: NYX Cosmetics Nude Matte Shadow in Haywire

Best Staple Shade: Lancôme Color Design in Smoldering Cocoa

Best Palette: YSL Beauty Couture Palette in 2 Fauves

Best Bronze: The Body Shop Spring Bronze Shimmer Cubes

Best Eyeliner: Urban Decay 24/7 Velvet Glide-On Pencil in Lush

What’s your go-to brown eye shadow shade? Tell us your fave in the comments below. 



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