Makeup Looks That Would Really Suit People With Brown Eyes

Makeup for Brown Eyes

There’s something very mesmerising about hazel brown eyes! Throw in eye makeup that truly makes them pop and they’ll be all ready to hypnotise. Jokes apart, after black eyes, brown eyes are the most versatile. You can play around with subtle hues or pops of colour, whatever your choice it’ll instantly make your peepers look bigger and brighter. This means your eyeshadow palette is your playground. We’ve narrowed down a few colours that’ll surely add that x-factor in your entire makeup look. Scroll down to see what hues work in your favour and how to put them to good use –– time to get inspired with these makeup colours for brown eyes.


Makeup For Brown Eyes - Ideas And Inspiration


Let’s be honest, brown eyed beauties are spoilt for choice –– so many makeup products, so little time. With that being said, when you have so many options it can get confusing. Get inspired with these makeup for brown eyes. 


Golden Girl


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Go for the gold with this shimmering eyeshadow that shines the spotlight on your brown eyes. This is must have in your makeup kit. A nice balance of yellow and orange, paired with highlighted cheekbones and a high shine lip, makes this look one for the books.


How To Recreate This Look: 


Step 1 - Go for an eyeshadow palette that has warm hues of golden and yellow. Apply the slightly darker hue on your eyelids and top it off with a brighter yellow eye sparkle in the centre and the inner corners of your eyes. Blend, blend, blend away!

MyGlamm Recommends - Manish Malhottra 9 In 1 Eyeshadow Palette in Rendezvous

This 9 in 1 eyeshadow palette is the one-stop-shop for all your eye makeup needs. With a mix of matte, metallic, and foil textures, this eye palette is the ultimate eye kit you need.


Step 2 - Line your eyelids with an eyeliner. Remember to keep it very fine, just so that it adds definition to your eyes without taking anything away from the eyeshadow.


MyGlamm Recommends - Manish Malhotra Precision Liquid Felt Tip Eyeliner in Black Diamond

This felt tip eyeliner is a Godsent for beginners! Need to get that perfect wing or precise line, then this one should be your go-to. The tapered felt tip allows for a smooth flowing application that delivers pigmented wear. It lasts for upto 24 hours and is water-resistant and non-transferable.


Step 3 - Apply a shimmery highlighter on the highpoints of your face. You can even dab some on your brow bones to make your eyeshadow pop even more. Thus you achieve ideal eye makeup for your brown eyes.



MyGlamm Recommends - Pose HD Highlighter Duo - Champagne And Rose Gold

This high-definition highlighter flatters every skin tone out there. It adds a subtle glow to your face with a hint of shimmer. It’s lightweight and blends seamlessly, leaving your with a natural radiance.


Hues Of Blue


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A pop of blue will really help bring out those brown eyes. You can either go for a full blown eyeshadow, or get creative by lining your eyes with a shade of blue.


How To Recreate This Look: 


Step 1 - Drape your blush onto your eyelids and on the apples of your cheek. Top off your cheekbones with a hint of illuminating powder and blend away.


MyGlamm Recommends - Face & Eye Kit in Rise & Shine

This face and eye kit is perfect for a pretty day look/ It comprises a mattifying setting powder, a coral blush, a shimmer highlighter, and two eyeshadows, all of which come together to create the perfect daytime makeup look.


Step 2 - Go in with a blue eyeliner or kajal and make sure you slightly wing the ends. You can either opt for a matte liner or go full out with some shimmer and shine to make it pop even more.


MyGlamm Recommends: Manish Malhotra Glitter Eyeliner in Galaxy Blue

 A little glitter goes a long way with this eyeliner. With a metallic finish, it glides on smooth enough to create a seamless wing. It’s easy to apply and is waterproof and non-transferable. It’s long-lasting, which means you can wear it all night long...come rain or shine.


Step 3 - Finish off this look with a pink lipstick –– take your pick from a bright pink to a nude pink, either way it’ll really tie in the whole look.


MyGlamm Recommends - Mini Lip Kit - Pretty Mess

This creamy matte finish lipstick is a great go-to for all your pout-y needs. The lightweight formula makes it comfortable to wear all day long and glides effortlessly. It’s highly pigmented and enriched with vitamin E, and doesn’t dry out your lips. This kit comes with three pinks, all soft romantic hues.


Metallic Heaven


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Want to go down a more experimental route for makeup looks for brown eyes? This neon makeup look will bring out the best in your brown eyes. Play around with two different bright colours to make it pop even more. Add a little bit of mascara –– trust us when we say, a little bit will go a long way.


Step 1 - Apply a bright blue or green eyeshadow to the top of your lids. Smoke it out as much as you can.


MyGlamm Recommends - Powder Magic Eyeshadow Pencil In Aquamarine

An eyeshadow pencil that doubles up as an eye pencil, this powder pencil is super easy to apply and has an excellent colour payoff. The velvety finish leaves a very pearly effect to your eyes. It’s long-lasting and stays put for 8 hours.


Step 2 - Take a pink eye chalk and apply it on the lower lash line. You can even create a small wing on your upper lash line.


MyGlamm Recommends - Manish Malhotra Metallic Chalk in Violet Rush

A velvety texture eye chalk that leaves your eyelids with a metallic matte finish. The pearlescent colour payoff is amazing and the formula melts away on your skin. Finish your eyes with a lightweight mascara.


Step 3 - Tie in the full look with a glossy, pout plumping lip gloss, that’ll add a nice pink tint to your lips.


MyGlamm Recommends - Lip Volumizer Instant Mega Plumping Lip Gloss

Glossy lips without the drama, this clickable pen lip gloss gives your pout a tint, while amping up the volume. Leaving your lips with a plump and full look. It has a sheer pink tint that is non-sticky, leaving you with supple and shiny lips.


Nudes All The Way

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A Full nude makeup look with brown eyes simply lifts the overall appearance. A nice balance of nude lips & eyes with subtle face makeup will beautify the face & complement brown eyes really well.


How to recreate this eye makeup for brown eyes look:


Step1: Start by applying a primer and then your foundation that matches perfectly with your skin tone. Once the base is ready, move to the next step.


MyGlamm Recommends:

MyGlamm POSE HD Foundation Stick

The MyGlamm’s POSE HD foundation stick is a nourishing, matte, and skin-blurring foundation. This foundation is available in different shades. From giving a matte finish, and smooth application, to blurring imperfections, this foundation is amazing!

Step 2: Then put some blush on the apples of your cheeks for that perfect rosy effect. (Go a little less with it as you're opting for a no-makeup look).


MyGlamm Recommends: 

MyGlamm K.Play Flavoured Blush

The MyGlamm’s K.Play flavoured blush is a matte colour-rich blush available in three shades. From giving a matte finish, blending effortlessly, to blurring imperfections, this blush is an amazing one!


Step3: Swipe off some highlighter on the cheekbones and nose bridge.

MyGlamm Recommends:

POSE HD Highlighter Duo

This is an HD ultra shimmer highlighter that has a high-definition formula. The highlighter duo gives an ultra shimmer finish, blends effortlessly, and has a shine control quality with soft-touch texture.


Step4: Lastly, simply paint your lips in your favourite nude colour, outlined with a dark lip liner. You can also top it off with a lip gloss for that shine.


MyGlamm Recommends:

Manish Malhotra Hi-Shine Lipstick

The Manish Malhotra Hi-Shine Lipstick in the shade ‘Barely Nude’ gives high coverage, glossy shine, creamy and smooth finish. The lipstick’s got a curved bullet ensuring precise application. Moreover, the lipstick also offers UVB protection!

Go Yellow!

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Bright yellow eyeshadow is one of the most stunning makeup ideas that go well with brown eyes. This yellowish eye makeup for brown eyes brings the sunny side up of your personality. While keeping the rest of the makeup minimal, the bright yellow eye makeup will really stand out like a boss!


How to recreate this look:

Step1: Start off the makeup by applying a primer and foundation at first. 


MyGlamm Recommends:

Tinted Perfection Face Primer

The MyGlamm’s tinted perfection face primer instantly targets visible pores and uneven skin texture. This face primer also enhances the makeup look and is quite flattering on light and medium skin tones.

Step 2: Add some blush onto the cheeks & sprinkle some highlighter on the high points.

MyGlamm Recommends:

Manish Malhotra Luminescent Blush & Highlighter Duo

The Manish Malhotra Luminescent blush & highlighter duo is a two-in-one palette that has a long-wearing formula, that gives a luminous effect, and provides an airbrushed look.


Step 3: Now that the rest of the face makeup is minimal, paint your eyes with bright yellow eyeshadow and let the eyes stand out.


MyGlamm Recommends:

The POPxo Makeup - Eyeshadow Kit 

The POPxo makeup- eyeshadow kit is a combination of matte and shimmer shadows. The good things about this palette are: long-lasting, highly pigmented, blends easily and has got trendy colours in it.


Step 4: You can also line your eyes with black eyeliner.


MyGlamm Recommends:

Jet Set Eyes Kajal Eyeliner

The MyGlamm’s Jet set eyes kajal eyeliner is a long-wear kohl pencil eyeliner. From giving a semi-matte finish to an intense colour payoff, this kajal eyeliner is an amazing product!

Sparkle Shots

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A brown eye colour calls for a lot of experimentation to create a brown makeup looks. You can also re-create this amazing look by painting eyelids with a shimmer shadow, a touch of mascara, and keeping the rest of the makeup minimal.


How to recreate this look:


Step1: Start with applying primer and foundation first. Then follow it by adding a pop of colour and hints of highlighter on the high points of your face. 


Step 2:

Then paint your eyelids with any colour of shimmer eyeshadow with a touch of mascara onto your lashes.


MyGlamm Recommends:

Manish Malhotra 9 in 1 eyeshadow palette

If you’re looking for a compact eyeshadow palette, we’ve got a perfect recommendation for you. The Manish Malhotra 9 in 1 eyeshadow palette gives you an excellent and immediate colour payoff with a single stroke. With its double coating technology, this palette also optimizes impact.


Step3: Coat your eyelashes with mascara and add volume to them!

MyGlamm Recommends:

Twist It Mascara

The twist it mascara by MyGlamm is a volumizing and curling mascara that gives an intense black colour payoff. The mascara has a transfer-resistant, smudge-proof, and water-resistant formula. 

Rosy-Coral To Blow Your Mind

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The Rosy coral makeup looks for brown eyes is a beautiful combination of simplicity and elegance, both. All you need to do is to rub coral and rosy eyeshadow onto the eyelids, and coat mascara on the lashes while keeping the rest of the makeup minimal.


How to recreate this look:


Step1: After you’ve prepped up your skin and done using basic products such as primer, foundation, and blush, you’ve got to work on this look.


Step2: Pick and choose amazing shades from the POPxo 12 eyeshadow kit. After you’re done choosing it, apply shades like pinkish-reds, corals, and burgundy to make the eyes stand out.

MyGlamm Recommends:

POPxo 12 Eyeshadow Kit 

The POPxo 12 eyeshadow kit by MyGlamm is an amazing combination of 6 mattes and 6 shimmer shades. The shades are highly pigmented, blend easily, and are long-lasting too.

Step3: To add volume to your eyelashes, you can coat them with a Manish Malhotra 24H Kajal eyeliner by MyGlamm. 

MyGlamm Recommends:

Manish Malhotra 24H Kajal Eyeliner 

The Manish Malhotra 24H Kajal eyeliner is a multi-use makeup product. From giving an intense colour payoff, long-wearing formula, to gliding smoothly, this kajal eyeliner is worth the hype.

Peach Dream

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To brighten up your peachy kind of day, we’ve got an ideal brown makeup look for you. Peach is one colour that gives warmth and softness to the overall look. All you need to do is to grab a peachy orange eyeshadow, pair it with nude cheeks and lips, and also, pump up those eyelashes.


How to recreate this look:


Step1: After you apply peach colour eyeshadow onto your eyelids, now is the time to line your eyes with nude eyeliner.


MyGlamm Recommends:

MyGlamm LIT Matte Eyeliner Pencil

The MyGlamm’s LIT Matte eyeliner pencil has so many benefits attached to it. From giving a matte finish with a rich colour payoff, effortless creamy application, to the precise and well-defined lining, this eyeliner pencil in the shade ‘On Fleek’ is awesome!


Step2:  Coat your eyelashes with a nice voluminous mascara and pair it with peachy nude lips and cheeks.

MyGlamm Recommends:

MyGlamm LIT Liquid Matte Lipstick

The MyGlamm’s LIT Liquid matte lipstick in the shade ‘Boo’ gives a matte finish, opaque and smooth application, and moisturised lips.

Black Smokey Eye Makeup Look

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Opt for a gorgeous black smokey eye to look amazingly gorgeous! Add a pop of golden colour to the inner corners of the eyes if you want. Along with creating a smokey eye, pair it with a nude brown makeup look.


Step 1: Start with creating a base makeup look with basic products such as foundation, primer, and blush.

Step 2: Then create a black smokey eye and paint your lips with a light pink or nude shade.

Brown Lips Makeup

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Brown lips with brown eyes- what a deadly sexy combination this is! And that’s why we can ideally call it brown makeup look. The brown lips makeup looks incredibly hot and even more stunning if your lips are healthy and moisturised well.


How to recreate this look:


Step1: The first step to doing this makeup look is to finish off with the base using products like primer, concealer, and foundation. 


Step2: Then apply brown coloured lipstick onto the lips to finish off the look. You can also top up the look by applying lip gloss!


MyGlamm Recommends:

POSE HD Lipstick - Dark Brown

The MyGlamm’s POSE HD lipstick in the shade of dark brown gives a demi-matte finish, intense colour payoff and good coverage, and long-lasting ability.


Best Makeup Colours For Brown Eyes


Bring out the best in your brown eyes with colours that’ll really make the colour pop. While brown eyes are usually quite compatible with most eye makeup kit, there are some that really work well with them. You’ll find these colours even in mini eyeshadow kits. Scroll down to see what makeup colours for brown eyes will get the party ball rollin’.




Whether it’s metallic or matte, blue really complements brown eyes well! You can either opt for an eyeshadow of this hue, or go in with an eyeliner.


Bronze & Gold


The bronze gold pairing may seem basic, but it makes your eyes look like they’re red-carpet ready. Throw in some dramatic falsies (or mascara) and you’re ready for the paparazzi.

H3: Metallic Teal


This hue really brings out the brown in your eyes, especially if you’ve got a duskier skin tone. Amp up the drama with some mascara and a little bit of eyeliner.

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From smokey browns to one-toned greys, jewel tones to metallic hues the options for brown eyes are endless. To prevent you from going batshit crazy with the plethora of colours to choose from, our curation of makeup for brown eyes will help you navigate the looks that’ll bring out the brown in your eyes.


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