The Crazy-Huge Difference Your Eyeliner Color Makes

Demonstrated by 18 celebrities doing the brown vs. black thing.

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If you go into a woman's makeup bag, chances are you're going to fish out a black eyeliner over a brown one. But talk to any makeup artist and they'll tell you that tawny and chocolate shades can read less harsh and more flattering to a variety of different complexions and eye colors. It's actually kind of fascinating to see the big difference a little color change can, 26 celebrity examples.

Lauren Valenti
Beauty Editor

Lauren is the former beauty editor at Marie Claire. She love to while away the hours at coffee shops, hunt for vintage clothes, and bask in the rough-and-tumble beauty of NYC. She firmly believes that solitude can be a luxury if you’ve got the right soundtrack—that being the Rolling Stones, of course.