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!
Best Shimmery Shadow: Urban Decay Eyeshadow in Lost
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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