Looking for eyeshadow inspirations for your dark skin? Check out our list of eyeshadow ideas for black women to get all the looks you need!
8 Eyeshadow Ideas For Black Women
We see a lot of eyeshadow ideas for green, blue and brown eyes – and most of them are for women with fair skin. This post focuses on the best eyeshadow colors for women with darker skin tones.
1. Blue Smokey Eyeshadow | Eye Makeup Ideas
This blue smokey eye is simply gorgeous. It’s finished with a pale, nude lipstick to contrast the skin and compliment the blue eyeshadow. This is a simple yet very powerful makeup look.
2. Pink Eyeshadow | Eye Makeup Ideas
A dab of sparkle helps pink eye makeup get noticed. A trick to more vibrant, alive eyes is to apply the same eyeshadow color to the waterline – give it a try to make your eyes pop!
3. Purple Eyeshadow | Eye Makeup Ideas
This lovely color combination of pink, purple and blue stuns. Again, nude lips play well with this color eye makeup. For extra pizzaz, opt for longer lashes.
4. Orange Eyeshadow | Eye Makeup Ideas
Opt for a more subtle tannish orange. Use shimmers and don’t forget to use a damp brush when applying. Pair the orange eyeshadow with browns and finish with your go-to liner and mascara for a showstopping look. It’s simple yet very classy.
5. Plum & Caramel Eyeshadow | Eye Makeup Ideas
Definitely mix and match. These plum & caramel eye makeup colors are fab! Try matte ombre lips to top it all off.
6. Neutral Eyeshadow | Eye makeup Ideas for Black Women
Of course, what’s a makeup list without the neutral everyday look? This neutral eyeshadow plays upon Kylie Jenner’s famous look.
7. Gold Eyeshadow | Eye Makeup Ideas for Black Women
Gold brings about a very glamorous feel. It highlights the natural beauty of every black women’s eyes. Make sure to blend the shimmers well so it doesn’t appear clumpy on your lids.
8. Black Eyeshadow | Eye Makeup Ideas
You might get a little skeptic using black eyeshadow, but fear not. Check out how well Jennifer Hudson uses blacks to create an unstoppable smokey eye look. 🙂
Tip: Earth tones, pinks and neutrals works really well on your lips and look good with just about whatever color you choose for your eyeshadow. If you want to focus on your lips, go with subtle colors on you eyes and vice versa.
What do you think of these eyeshadow ideas for black women? Any of these eyeshadow ideas you want to try? Which one is your favorite?
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Editor’s Note – This post was originally published in January 2016 and has been updated for quality and relevancy.