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Trendy Makeup For Brown Eyes

Brown eyes are simply stunning, yet really understated. The best thing about brown colored eyes is that you can rock any combination of makeup!

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From dark eye makeup to bright shades, you can pretty much wear any and every color.

From dark smokey eye looks to sexy shimmers, we have them all!

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Green Glitter

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Green Glitter

Green eye shadow is stunning on those with brown eyes. While you might be hesitant to try such a bold color, it looks quite pretty with thick black liner.

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Glimmery Gold And Black

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Glimmery Gold and Black Eyeshadows on Brown Eyes

The black eye-liner in this look really contours the eye, while the gold shadow helps emphasize the size and shape of your beautiful eyes. This combo is especially beautiful with deep red matte lipstick.

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Navy Blue

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Navy Blue Eyeshadows on Brown Eyes

This look is great for a night out on the town. Blue eye shadow looks best when paired with neutral tones. To achieve this look, apply a matte neutral shade to the crease and then apply matte navy-blue eye shadow over the entire eyelid and blend with a brush. Use smokey gray liner to complete the look.

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Cranberry

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Cranberry Eyeshadows on Brown Eyes

This look is perfect for those who don’t like heavy eye-liner (or any at all). This stunning shade of cranberry will really bring out your gorgeous eyes!

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Smokey Purple Matte

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Smokey Purple Matte Eyeshadows on Brown Eyes

Purple is especially stunning on brown eyes! This dark matte purple on the eyelids is paired with silver liner for a perfectly sultry and smokey effect.

Brown And Black

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Brown and Black Eyeshadows on Brown Eyes

If you are going for a dark and edgy look, try this black and brown combo. Pair it with black matte lipstick, and you are ready to rock!

Purple, Green & Gold

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Purple, Green and Gold Eyeshadows on Brown Eyes

We love glittery eye-shadow and this cute combo of sparkly lavender, pretty pink, and gold. This makeup is ideal for those hot summer nights!

Dark Brown Smokey Eyes

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Dark Brown Smokey Eyes

This look with dark brown lower lids and a slightly lighter shade of brown on the upper lid and dark black liner takes a steady hand and a bit of practice. But we promise it’s worth the effort!

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Double Winged Liner

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Double Winged Liner on Brown Eyes

This look is so simple yet so amazing. Simply pair dark brown or black double winged eye-liner with a white waterline to emphasize the size, color, and shape of your eyes.

Dark Blue

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Dark Blue Eyeshadows on Brown Eyes

This dark blue eye-shadow is fabulous on its own, but when paired with dark blue liner with turquoise sparkles on the inner corner, it really pops!

Pink Glitter

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Pink Glitter Eyeshadows on Brown Eyes

This gorgeous pink glittery eye-shadow and matte black liner pair perfectly with rose matte lipstick for a fun and flirty vibe.

Burgundy, Gold, And Black

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Burgundy Gold and Black Eyeshadows on Brown Eyes

We love this combo of shimmery brown shadow on the lower lid with pink on the upper lid.

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Silver

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Silver Eyeshadows on Brown Eyes

Silver glitter eye-shadow will really enhance the brown specks in your dark eyes. Apply it to the lower lid only and line your eyes with medium to thick black liner to accentuate the look.

Shimmery Burgundy

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Shimmery Burgundy

Burgundy doesn’t just work well for lips, but it also brings out the brown in your eyes! This shimmery shade of burgundy eye-shadow is super sexy and sultry.

Red Glitter Shadow

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Red Glitter Shadow

Red is always sexy, but this glittery red eye-shadow is over-the-top sexy when paired with dark black eye-liner and deep red lipstick.

Brown Eyed Girl

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Brown Eyed Girl

If you want an earthy look that is still sexy, you’ll love this totally seductive combo of rose matte lipstick with deep brown matte eye-shadow and liner.

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Seductive And Smokey Black

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Seductive and Smokey Black

We think this matte black with a pop of gold makes the perfect smoky eye, if you are going for a seductive vibe. Remember to apply base shadow before the black matte so that it will blend more smoothly and last longer. When paired with dark matte lipstick and thick black lashes and eye-liner, this look is off the charts sexy!

Purple Lids And Liner

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Purple Lids and Liner

Purple really makes your beautiful browns pop! This dark purple eye-liner under the eyes is stunning but we totally dig the sparkly lilac eye-shadow that really makes this look stand out!

Purple Shadow And Shimmer Blue Waterline

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Purple Shadow and Shimmer Blue Waterline

As we said before, purple is ideal for brownish eyes, but when you add this sexy, shimmery blue waterline, it makes your eyes larger and brighter.

Green And Brown

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Green and Brown Eyeshadows on Brown Eyes

This dark green shimmery waterline under dark brown eye-shadow is especially pretty on those with brown-colored eyes.

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Rose And Gold Eyes

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Rose and Gold Eyeshadows

The combination of pink and gold shadow is great for both every day and special events. This look is incredible, and your eyes will be sparkling like champagne.

Red Smokey Eye With Gold Glitter

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Red Smokey Eye with Gold Glitter

To get such a wonderful look, apply black matte eyeshadow to the outer corner. Then apply red eyeshadow to the lid. Highlight the inner corner with gold glitter eyeshadow. Do it if you want all eyes on you!

Rose Gold Glitter Cut Crease

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Rose Gold Glitter Cut Crease

Rose gold isn’t just for jewelry — it also makes for a flattering shade of eyeshadow. Apply glitter rose gold eyeshadow to the lid and brown shadow for the cut crease. Then apply black eyeliner, and your eyes will shine bright in the rays of the sun.

Burgundy Matte Smokey Eye

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Burgundy Matte Smokey Eye

To amaze everybody, try this gorgeous burgundy matte smokey eye and lips makeup. Burgundy makeup will accentuate your beautiful eyes and make them chic. Try it today!

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Gold And Brown Cut Crease Makeup Idea

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Gold And Brown Cut Crease Makeup Idea #goldshadow #cutcrease

This makeup look will work great for a special occasion because it is sparkling and quite vivid. The thick black eyeliner is what makes it stand out even more.

Matte Smokey Makeup Idea For Brown Eyes

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Matte Smokey Makeup Idea For Brown Eyes #matteeyeshadow

All things matte have taken the world of fashion by storm. And trendy makeup is not an exception here. This model’s eye makeup resembles the sunset, don’t you agree?

Smokey Eyes Makeup With Eyeliner

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Smokey Eyes Makeup With Eyeliner #eyeliner #smokey

This eye makeup is the definition of fabulous with its combination of gold glitter and pink shades. And it’s an evening look that can work nicely for a date.

Shimmer Nude Shadow With Eyeliner For Brown Eyes

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Shimmer Nude Shadow With Eyeliner For Brown Eyes #eyeliner

Neutral shadows are very popular at the moment. However, not all the eye colors look great when adorned with pink nude shades. Brown eyes belong to those that look exquisite with such makeup. See for yourself!

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Purple Smokey Shadow With Smudge Line

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Purple Smokey Shadow With Smudge Line #smokeyeyes

Smokey eyes never go out of fashion. All that changes is the scale of shadow to try out this time. We suggest you pay your attention to dark purple smokey look if you are getting ready for an evening out.

Gray Glitter Shadow With Black Eyeliner

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Gray Glitter Shadow With Black Eyeliner #glittershadow

Some people say that glittery makeup ideas are fit for party looks only. We beg to differ. This gray glittery eye makeup idea for brown eyes can be easily pulled off during the daytime as well.

Step By Step Makeup For Brown Eyes

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Step By Step Makeup For Brown Eyes #stepbystepmakeup
What is unique about this makeup for brown eyes is the combination of cold and warm shades in one look. Blue looks pretty extravagant when paired with copper.

Makeup Tutorial For Brown Eyes

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Makeup Tutorial For Brown Eyes #makeuptutorial

This visual tutorial is so simple that even the real beginner will recreate it. This makeup look is bright yet subtle. Go for it if you have a night out on the town with your friends.

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Smudge Eyeliner Makeup Tutorial

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Smudge Eyeliner Makeup Tutorial #smudgeeyeliner #tutorial

Your eye makeup will appear super dreamy and sexy if you apply eyeliner and then smudge it with a special brush or a makeup sponge. You will look stunning!

We hope you love these sexy eye makeup combos for brownish eyes! Remember to pin your favorite looks so that you can practice them later!

Pink Glitter Cut Crease Makeup

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Pink Glitter Cut Crease Makeup #cutcrease

Cut crease makeup requires some skills to be perfectly completed. However, with this step-by-step tutorial, you will not only easily succeed with the task but will also apply a makeup that makes your gorgeous eyes stand out.

Gray Smokey Makeup Tutorial For Brown Eyes

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Gray Smokey Makeup Tutorial For Brown Eyes #smokeytutorial

If you are looking for a daily makeup idea for your stunning brown eyes – we have it covered for you. With this gray smokey eye tutorial, you will look flawless on a regular basis.

Gray Glitter Smokey Eyes With Black Eyeliner Tutorial

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Gray Glitter Smokey Eyes With Black Eyeliner Tutorial #blackeyeliner

Those of you who wish to achieve that oomph effect with your eye makeup – then you need to experiment a little. The best way to do so is to combine a smokey eye technique with a black liner. As you can see the outcome is ravishing!

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