4 Shades, 1 Girl: Best Makeup for Your Hair Color

The best beauty products to maximize your hair color.

Brunette

"Darker hair can handle brighter makeup and still look fresh. An orange lip is unexpected and brings out chocolate-brunette tones." —Polito
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Brunette

Don't neglect your brows — they create a frame for the rest of your face.

SMASHBOX Brow Tech to Go in Brunette, $26.
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Brunette

Lip liner will ensure your pucker stays fresh all day — or night — long.

MIRABELLA Lip Lustre Liner in Coy, $18.
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Brunette

Brunette beauties never need to shy away from color — try a bold, bright lipstick.

RIMMEL LONDON Moisture Renew Lip Colour in Rose Passion, $6.79.
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Brunette

The eyes have it, so be sure to add some sparkle to your lids.

L'ORÉAL PARIS HIP Crystal Shadow Duo in Darling, $5.85.
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Platinum Blonde

"It's easy to overdose on color when you're blonde, but substituting blush with bronzer ensures that your skin won't look washed out." —Polito
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Platinum Blonde

Draw attention to your eyes with dark- and neutral-toned shadows and liners.

MAKE UP FOR EVER Flash Color Eye Shadow in #16, $18.
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Platinum Blonde

Play around with a lighter lip color — it will complement more darkly made up eyes.

SHISEIDO Perfect Rouge Lipstick in BE109 Spiced Cream, $25.
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Platinum Blonde

Matching brow color to hair tone can make or break your look.

COVERGIRL Brow & Eye Makers Pencil in Soft Blonde, $3.12.
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Platinum Blonde

A little bronze shimmer gives cheeks a dewy, sun-kissed look.

ESTÉE LAUDER Bronze Goddess Soft Matte Bronzer, $30.
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Platinum Blonde

A couple of swipes of black mascara on lashes add a nice contrast to blonde locks.

LANCÔME Définicils Mascara in Black, $29.
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Red Hair

"Neutral shades won't compete with your crimson. Try layering deep-purple eye pencil with brown shadow for a subtle kick of color." —Polito
David Oldham

Red Hair

Opting for a nude lip doesn't mean you can skip the liner. Always keep your lip shape strong.

CLINIQUE Defining Liner for Lips in 02 Nudey, $14.
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Red Hair

A splash of purple does a redhead good.

DIOR Eyeliner Pencil in Precious Violet, $28.
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Red Hair

Copper tresses require a more natural color palette — play up eyes with little shimmer.

LAURA MERCIER Eye Shadow in Tiger's Eye, $22.
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Red Hair

Add a dab of color to your pout to finish the look.

SALLY HANSEN Lip Inflation Extreme in Sheer Bare, $7.95.
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Auburn

"Red can clash with warm hair tones, so try plum for a richer, more modern ruby lip." —Polito
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Auburn

Skip the heavy foundation and highlight your natural skin tone with a tinted moisturizer or primer.

ELIZABETH ARDEN Eight Hour Cream Skin Protectant, $17.
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Auburn

A smoky eye is the perfect complement for auburn locks.

CHANEL Inimitable Intense Mascara in 10, $30.
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Auburn

Go bold with a deep, dark ruby — this lip color is not for the timid.

YSL Rouge Pur Pure Lipstick in 149, $29.
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Auburn

Balance a bold lip by highlighting cheeks with a creamy, dewy shade.

NARS Enchanted Cream Blush, $26.
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