If you've been blessed with eyes the color of cash, we're sure you've been advised to throw on some purple shadow and call it a day. And that's true: Since violet sits opposite green on the color wheel, the colors complement each other. But there are more options, if you want to take your gaze to the next level. Celebrity makeup artist Vincent Oquendo, who caters to the lids of celebs including Gigi Hadid and Winnie Harlow, tells us the secret to achieving a supermodel smize with green eyes.
"A classic plum brings out both the brown and green in hazel eyes. I love to use this one as a liner, or an eyeshadow base," says Oquendo. Use the sponge to create a smudgy halo around the lash lines.
The more you blend this creamy shimmer formula, the more it transforms. Load up your lid with pigment, then diffuse it into the crease for extra drama.
Shiny gold shades like this one bring out the yellow tones in golden-green gazes, says Oquendo. Consider this cream-to-powder formula, which is essentially Studio 54 in a tube.
A deeper gold allows for a smokier look. Mix your metals and pair it with platinum hoops.
If your eyes have a silver tilt to them, Oquendo suggests lightening things up. "If there's a little gray in them, try using a mauve or rosey-toned purple shade to compliment both the grey and green."
Line your eyes with a jewel-tones chubby stick for instant pop without the mess.
Bronze and copper tones make the blue bits pop in algae-colored eyes, says Oquendo.
Swipe the liquid-to-powder formula over lids once for a warm wash, or slick on layers while wet for that brand new penny shine.
Eggplant, tomato, and mushroom: If Tom Brady wouldn't eat it, it'll look good on green eyes.
We're calling this vibe "Concrete Jungle." Blend them all together for a chic, metropolitan smoky eye.
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