The best eyeshadow colours for green eyes

The best eyeshadow colours for green eyes

Fun fact: only one to two per cent of the world’s population has green eyes.

So if you happen to blessed with gorgeous green eyes, count yourself a wonderfully rare individual. Now that we’ve established your eyes are pretty unique when left to their own devices, it’s time to ensure that you’re picking the right makeup for green eyes.

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We’ve rounded up the best eyeshadow palettes for green eyes, to make those pretty peepers really stand out.


For warm green eyes

Warm green eyes like Mila Kunis’s and Kaley Cuoco’s feature flecks of yellows, olives and browns.

If you’re looking for eyeshadow shades that’ll complement your eyes, look for eyeshadows that feature hints of yellow. Think: mossy greens, khakis, and green beiges.

bh loves: Ellis Faas Creamy Eyes in Khaki Green ($43,, e.l.f. cosmetics Studio Single Eyeshadow in Mystic Moss, The Charlotte Tilbury Luxury Eyeshadow Palette in The Rebel ($80 at

To intensify your eye colour, you’ll want to use eyeshadow shades like pink, dusty pink, rose red, wine red, deep burgundy and even dark burnt orange.

bh loves:Rimmel London Magnif’Eyes Eyeshadow Palette in Grunge Glamour, Too Faced Sweet Peach Eyeshadow Collection ($71 at, M.A.C Eyes on M.A.C Collection in Burgundy Times Nine.

For cool green eyes

If like Angelina Jolie and Hayden Panetierre your eyes have hints of emerald, turquoise and blue, then you have cool green eyes.

To complement your blue-green eyes, opt for shades like mint green, teal, emerald, dark green and blue-based greens.

bh loves:Maybelline New York EyeStudio Color Tattoo 24H Eye Shadow in Edgy Emerald, Designer Brands Chubby Eye Crayon in Jungle Green, Lancôme Hypnôse Palette in Menthe à l’Ô.

If you’d prefer to intensify your eyes and make that green hue really stand out, then use eyeshadow shades like lilac, purple, mauve, dark purple and purple-grey.

bh loves:Clinique All About Shadow Duos in Blackberry Forest, jane iredale PurePressed Eye Shadows in Royal Velvet, Designer Brands Quad Mineral Eye Shadow palettes in Green Moss.

Do you have green eyes? Which eyeshadow shades do you like to use?

The product recommendations in this article have been updated to keep beautyheaven members informed of the most up-to-date related products.

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