Makeup to Match Your Hair Color

May 29, 2007 10:03 AM
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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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MC RECOMMENDS: Rimmel Cheeky! in Cheer Up, $6.95

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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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MC RECOMMENDS: Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick in Mulled Wine, $7.99

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MC RECOMMENDS: Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencils in 1999, $15

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MC RECOMMENDS: Yves Saint Laurent Everlong Mascara in 3, $26.50

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MC RECOMMENDS: Lancôme Color Design Eye Shadow in Click, $15

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MC RECOMMENDS: Rimmel London Eye Twist Automatic Duo Liner & Shadow in Double Trouble, $5.70

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MC RECOMMENDS: Clinique Blushing Blush Powder Blush in Precious Posy, $18.50

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MC RECOMMENDS: L'Oréal HIP Color Truth Eyeliner in Brown, $8

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MC RECOMMENDS: Neutrogena Moisture Shine Lipstick in Shimmering Blush, $8.99

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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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MC RECOMMENDS: Bourjois Liner Pinceau in Prune Styliste, $15

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MC RECOMMENDS: Neutrogena Full Volume Fortifying Mascara in Brown, $6.49

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MC RECOMMENDS: Maybelline Dream Mousse Shadow in Lilac Cloud, $6.50

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MC RECOMMENDS: L'Oréal Paris Bare Naturale Gentle Mineral Blush in Pinched Pink, $15.25

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MC RECOMMENDS: Clinique Colour Surge Lipstick in Extreme Pink, $14

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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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MC RECOMMENDS: Avon Ultra Color Rich Lipstick in Sheer Sangria, $6.50

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MC RECOMMENDS: Neutrogena Soft Color Blush in Sunny Spice, $9.75

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MC RECOMMENDS: Iman Sheer Finish Bronzing Powder in Afterglow, $13.99

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MC RECOMMENDS: CoverGirl Perfect Point Plus Eye Pencil in Charcoal, $4.69

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MC RECOMMENDS: bareMinerals Eyeshadow in Good Fortune, $13