Find the Colored Mascara That Best Complements Your Eye Color

October 18, 2022
Caitlyn Martyn
By: Caitlyn Martyn | by L'Oréal
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One of the best things about makeup is that one simple switch in your routine can take your natural makeup look up a notch. Case in point: foregoing classic black mascara and opting for a colored formula. Sure, the change might sound intimidating, but it can actually be quite complementary if you choose a mascara in a vivid shade that goes well with your eye color

To find out how to master the look, we tapped Lancôme National Makeup Artist Alex Sanchez. Keep reading to discover his expert tips and colored mascara product recommendations for each eye color. 

How to Wear Colored Mascara

According to Sanchez, it’s simple. “Skip eyeshadow and pair an electric colored mascara with a tight-lined matching liner for a bold statement,” he says. “Just be sure to prime the lashes first to maximize the wear and color payoff of the mascara.”

Into a more subtle look? Apply color to the top lashes and keep the bottom lashes bare.

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