Makeup to Match Your Hair Color

Made for your shade

woman with dark red lipstick and blue eyes
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woman with dark red lipstick and blue eyes
Fabio Pettinari
Makeup & Hair
BROWN Unless you're going Goth, avoid pale foundation, as the contrast between dark and light can get ghostly. To play up your hair color, stick with deep hues instead, like rich purple, says celebrity makeup artist Landy Dean.
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makeup
Jeff Harris
Makeup & Hair
MC RECOMMENDS: Rimmel Cheeky! in Cheer Up, $6.95
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model with red hair color
Fabio Pettinari
Makeup & Hair
RED It's a given that redheads look gorgeous in green. But warm makeup tones, like peach and copper, are equally flattering, says Carmindy, a celeb makeup artist.
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red lipstick
Jeff Harris
Makeup & Hair
MC RECOMMENDS: Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick in Mulled Wine, $7.99
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eye pencil smear
Jeff Harris
Makeup & Hair
MC RECOMMENDS: Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencils in 1999, $15
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ysl mascara
Jeff Harris
Makeup & Hair
MC RECOMMENDS: Yves Saint Laurent Everlong Mascara in 3, $26.50
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eyeshadow
Jeff Harris
Makeup & Hair
MC RECOMMENDS: Lancôme Color Design Eye Shadow in Click, $15
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eyeliner scribble
Jeff Harris
Makeup & Hair
MC RECOMMENDS: Rimmel London Eye Twist Automatic Duo Liner & Shadow in Double Trouble, $5.70
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powder blush
Jeff Harris
Makeup & Hair
MC RECOMMENDS: Clinique Blushing Blush Powder Blush in Precious Posy, $18.50
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pencil shavings
Jeff Harris
Makeup & Hair
MC RECOMMENDS: L'Oréal HIP Color Truth Eyeliner in Brown, $8
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lipstick
Jeff Harris
Makeup & Hair
MC RECOMMENDS: Neutrogena Moisture Shine Lipstick in Shimmering Blush, $8.99
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woman with blond hair
Fabio Pettinari
Makeup & Hair
BLONDE Avoid matte nudes -- they can wash you out. Instead, pair a shimmery eye shadow with sheer berry cheeks and lips to brighten your complexion, says Jillian Dempsey, Avon's new global creative color director.
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eyeliner
Jeff Harris
Makeup & Hair
MC RECOMMENDS: Bourjois Liner Pinceau in Prune Styliste, $15
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mascara smear
Jeff Harris
Makeup & Hair
MC RECOMMENDS: Neutrogena Full Volume Fortifying Mascara in Brown, $6.49
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purple eyeliner
Jeff Harris
Makeup & Hair
MC RECOMMENDS: Maybelline Dream Mousse Shadow in Lilac Cloud, $6.50
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powder blush
Jeff Harris
Makeup & Hair
MC RECOMMENDS: L'Oréal Paris Bare Naturale Gentle Mineral Blush in Pinched Pink, $15.25
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lipstick
Jeff Harris
Makeup & Hair
MC RECOMMENDS: Clinique Colour Surge Lipstick in Extreme Pink, $14
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woman with dark straight hair and brown eyes
Fabio Pettinari
Makeup & Hair
BLACK Flatter a dark hair/fair-to-medium skin combo with sheer plum pigments. For dark hair/dark skin, opaque plums and jewel tones look gorgeous coupled with a swipe of sexy gray eyeliner.
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red lipstick
Jeff Harris
Makeup & Hair
MC RECOMMENDS: Avon Ultra Color Rich Lipstick in Sheer Sangria, $6.50
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powder blush
Jeff Harris
Makeup & Hair
MC RECOMMENDS: Neutrogena Soft Color Blush in Sunny Spice, $9.75
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powder makeup
Jeff Harris
Makeup & Hair
MC RECOMMENDS: Iman Sheer Finish Bronzing Powder in Afterglow, $13.99
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black eye pencil
Jeff Harris
Makeup & Hair
MC RECOMMENDS: CoverGirl Perfect Point Plus Eye Pencil in Charcoal, $4.69
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brown eyeshadow
Jeff Harris
Makeup & Hair
MC RECOMMENDS: bareMinerals Eyeshadow in Good Fortune, $13
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