August 11, 2023

5 Colors To Make Green Eyes Pop {Extreme Close-up Makeup Lesson Series– Part 1}

Colors that makeup green eyes pop | Salina Beasley

Have you ever wondered what colors make green eyes pop enough to make people say, “Whoa, those eyes!”? These five colors are like magic for your already stunning green eyes. Whether you are preparing for a brand photoshoot or batching reels for social media, these makeup colors will captivate and inspire your unique onscreen look.

Here’s What You’ll Need to Make Green Eyes Pop

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Colors that are opposite on the color wheel make the eyes pop. Reddish or purple hues are fantastic choices for green eyes. Consider using plum or cranberry shades for eyeshadow to create a stunning contrast. A subtle touch of these colors in your crease or as eyeliner can really make your green eyes stand out.

Eyeshadow palette for green eyes | Salina Beasley

This color palette focuses the intensity on the eyes and the lips. Three eyeshadow colors work together to make green eyes pop or make hazel eyes green.

  1. Base– mid-tone or neutral
  2. Accent– dark / high-contrast
  3. Highlight– light / neutral

This rose eyeshadow palette is a great example of colors that can pull off a soft chic makeup look for green eyes. Remember to use a matte finish when applying eye makeup for the camera.

Eyeshadow to make green eyes pop | Salina Beasley

Makeup Tutorial for Green Eyes

If you’re blessed with stunning emerald eyes, you are going to love these tips and tricks to enhance their natural beauty. In this tutorial, I explore 5 colors to make your green eyes shine brighter than ever. The Soft Chic makeup look is a basic, go-to look perfect for lunch with friends or a shopping day.

Timestamps for “5 Colors To Make Green Eyes Pop”

  • 2:21Colors that bring out green eyes
    If your eyes are green, or if you are looking for colors to bring out hazel eyes with green flecks, curate a palette with colors that are opposite from each other on the color wheel. Make green eyes pop (or hazel eyes more green) by selecting a palette that includes pink, red, purple, and plum.
 colors to make green eyes pop | Salina Beasley

  • 5:46How to apply blush to bring out green eyes (Color #1)
    Apply blush and lip color first. Properly placed cheek and lip color makes your eyes look bigger allowing you to wear even less eye makeup.

  • 7:06Make green eyes pop with red lipstick (Color #2)
    For this look, I’ve selected a warm, matte red lip shade. Pink, berry, and plum lip colors look gorgeous backdropped against green (or hazel) eyes.

  • 8:30Do this to get rid of shine and shimmer on camera
    A luminous or dewy complexion tends to scatter the light onscreen. Control unwanted shine with a loose setting powder (pigmented) or translucent powder (unpigmented). Apply loose powder with an all-over powder brush.

  • 10:22Eyeshadow tutorial for green eyes (Colors #3-5)
    Begin by applying a mid-tone dusty rose eyeshadow to the eyelid with an eye-blending brush. Next, apply a darker (ie. red wine) shade to the outer corners and along the lower lash line. Finally, take a neutral flesh tone to the eyelid and brow bone. Use this highlight shade to blur the lines of the other two eyeshadows to create a soft and seamless eye makeup application.

Accent eyeshadow tutorial | Salina Beasley
  • 11:23What is an accent eyeshadow? (Color #4)
    The accent (or crease) eyeshadow is the most contrasting shade in your color palette. If you are curating a makeup palette based on the 5 must-have makeup colors, the accent shade is often the darkest color. When it comes to your accent shade, less is more. Apply it to the crease, outer eye corners, and/or beneath the lash line to create a soft chic eyeshadow look.

  • 13:21Eyeshadow hack for dark under eyes
    Dark eye shadows inevitably fall beneath your eyes which can cast shadows in areas that you want to keep clean and bright. Using a cream color brush, apply a thin line of concealer to the inner eye corners and undereye zone to clean up any dark shadows. To create brightness and lift around the eyebrows, apply a thin line of concealer just beneath the brow bone.

  • 14:45Final thoughts for best colors to bring out green eyes
    Apply 2-3 coats of black, volumizing mascara to the upper lash line. These 5 must-have colors work together to make green eyes pop or to make hazel eyes green. Follow this makeup tutorial for green eyes to create a more vibrant and dynamic look.

Here are Some Tips To Bring Out Hazel Eyes:

Hazel eyes are like nature’s chameleons, showcasing a captivating blend of colors that shift between green, blue, brown, and sometimes even flecks of gold. To unveil the magic within your hazel eyes and make them truly pop, here are some essential makeup tips to enhance their unique beauty:

  • Create complementary eyebrows and eyelashes— For hazel eyes, choose slightly deeper brow shades, such as soft brown, to complement the overall color palette. Use mascara to lengthen and volumize your lashes, drawing attention to your captivating hazel eyes.
  • Play with Purple: Purple is a versatile color that complements the green and brown hues often found in hazel eyes. Experiment with different shades of purple (ie. lavender, plum, or deep eggplant). These shades can enhance the green elements in your eyes, creating a mesmerizing effect.
  • Contrast with Coral: Coral and peachy tones can add a refreshing pop of color to your makeup look while highlighting the warm, brown shades in hazel eyes. A touch of coral blush on your cheeks can complement the colors in your eyes, creating a harmonious and radiant appearance.

Looking for More Eyeshadow Tutorials for Green Eyes?

Best Eyeshadow tutorials | Salina Beasley

Simple makeup looks natural and effortless. With basic makeup skills and practiced technique, you can pull off a variety of looks from natural makeup with red lipstick to beginner makeup with soft neutrals. The #BeautyUnfiltered Makeup Lesson Series is an 8-week series that features simple makeup looks from everyday to glam. Each lesson comes with step-by-step instructions and professionally-vetted product recommendations for you to create the perfect look.

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My Free #BeautyUnfiltered Makeup Lesson Series is for you if you:

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If you’re ready for new makeup ideas, the #BeautyUnfiltered Makeup Lesson Series is the perfect place to start. Click here to access the series today!

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