Do you have naturally brown eyes? Have you ever noticed which eye shadow looks perfect on your brown eyes? Here you get 17 best eyeshadow for brown eyes in 2017 that will rock you in the crowd. Although choosing the best shading for your eyes is too easy just like 1, 2, 3 and go! Eye color, dress color, and event do matter. Cut crease, smokey eyes and glitter eyeshadow; all these work well with natural brown eyes.


We can not wear bright eyeshadow for all the time. Choosing the right eye makeup and wearing something soft will offer you a captivating look.

1. Black & Silver Cut Crease

Brown eyes look great with any eyeshadow. If you need to make a high show eye impact, settle a cut crease eye look. This brilliant look required a little practice and some blending aptitudes. But the result is outstanding.

Vanessa Hudgens Black Silver Cut Crease Eyes
Vanessa Hudgens

2. Gold Eyeshadow For Dark Brown Eyes

Gold eyeshadow is a perfect combination with brown eyes, as it pops the eye with a shiny look. Prime your eyes with a base color then put brown eye shade on the lid. Draw a line to create cut crease with a liner brush. For a shiny look, apply some gold glitter over the eyelid with the finger. In the end, use gel liner along with your lash line.

Gigi Hadid Gold Eyeshadow For Dark Brown Eyes
Gigi Hadid

3. Black Smokey Eye

When it comes to making the perfect smokey eye, there are many choices in colors. But we decided on this lovely dark, matte look with a pop of gold in the inward corners of eyes. First of all, apply a base color on your eyelid before applying the dark eyeshadow. The base makes blending of eye shade easy also smooth the surface of the eyelid.

Selena Gomez Black Smokey Eyes
Selena Gomez

4. Green Glitter Eye

Green looks energetic on brown colored eyes. It is not the most popular eyeshadow decision among brown-eyed ladies because it looks extra shiny. But sometimes women need a bump to try something new. That time you may go with such vibrant green glittery eye shadow look with cut crease.

Katy Perry Green Glitter Eyes Look
Katy Perry

5. Purple Eyeshadow With Blue Waterline

Purple is another shading that works awesome on brown eyes, especially when you combine it with the blue waterline. Pick this look when you need to add measurement and deepness to your eyes. Remember to highlight the inner corner of your eye with a shimmery eyeshadow. It will create an illusion of brighter and bigger eyes.

Sarah Hyland Purple Eyeshadow
Sarah Hyland

6. Blue Eyeshadow

Blue eyeshadow can be tricky to pull off, but if you wear a royal blue along the lashline, it looks amazing on brown eyes. The coolness of the blue contrasts the warmness of brown, while also making the whites of your eyes appear brighter.

Reese Witherspoon Blue Eyeshadow
Reese Witherspoon

7. Brown Eyeshadow With Brown Lips Look

Choosing the right eye shadow color and method can help to enhance the beauty of your natural brown eyes. Matte lips are trendy in this season. Lip liners and Lipsticks with matte finish look fantastically dazzling and classy. Ensure your lips are healthy and moisturized before applying the lipstick.

8. Copper Glitter With Green Eyes Pictorial

This eyeshadow combo looks shockingly well on brown eyes. Add a base color to the crease first. Then add peachy brown eye shadow into the crease and blend it well, After that put dark brown eye shade to the outer corner of the eye and add some copper glitter at the center of the eyelid. Run the greenish blue eyeshadow under your lower lash line. Mix it with a brush. Line your waterline with dark eyeliner and place some sparkle eyeshadow to the center of the lower lash line. Finish the look with mascara.

9. Black & Green Eyes

For the pop eyes look, wear a bit of green eyeshadow under the lower lashline. Apply black eyeshadow on the eyelid and white eyeshadow at the inner corner of the eye. Don’t forget to blend the colors well at the joining points. If you want, you may use teal or purple color instead of green.

10. Brown Cut Crease

Another beautiful cut crease eye look. This eye makeup trend has been a high-fashion standard for quite a long time. Cut crease eye look can be worn at the day time if applied correctly.

11. Red Glitter Eyes

Red look like one of the hardest shades with regards to the eyes. Some red eyeshadows can be somewhat tricky. This beautiful eyeshadow is not only for Halloween, and you can easily pull it off without showing as though you have an aroused eye. Dark and purple eyeshadows will help make the look somewhat more secure with the black water line and eyeliner.

12. Cut Crease Gold Rose Glitter

When the word “Gold Rose” comes in mind, it reflects soft and feminine beauty! Same is the case with rose gold glitter eye makeup, glitter makes it shine and cut crease makes it robust and marvelous. To get such look, Apply a light brown eyeshade in the upper crease, you may use a small piece of tape to get a clean look. Then put the dark eye shade at the wing then bring it towards the crease by blending it with a flat eye shading brush. After that apply rose gold glitter on the lid. Complete the with a black gel liner at the water line.

13. Black & Gold Eyeshadow

Gold eyeshadow will boost and draw out the extent of your eyes, while black will limit and contour them. It appears that gold and black match for a flawless makeup look for brown eyes.

14. Dramatic Matte Cut Crease

This cut crease eye makeup is not hard to get. The dramatic cut crease is all about drama and fun. It’s the best choice for high-fashion lovers. If we are going to wear such dramatic look for a night fashion show, try a dark matte lipstick for a more vampy look.

15. Matte Navy Blue Eyes

For a night out, try this matte blue eyeshadow for a long lasting look. Always pair the navy blue eye shade with natural such as brown, gray or black, then blend them well for a perfect appearance. For such look, use black or gray color as a base, then apply navy blue eyeshadow on the eyelid. Finish it with gel liner and mascara to enhance beauty.

16. Cranberry & Burgundy Eyes Without Liner

You’ve probably seen that burgundy and cranberry eyes have control over Pinterest and Instagram. Such eyes look astonishing on brown eyes, and it doesn’t require eyeliner. Use MAC Cranberry eyeshadow for such look.

17. Turquoise Inner Corner Eye Makeup Look

To shine Your eyes, use shimmery turquoise eyeshadow at the inner corner of your eyes with the black waterline. This makeup is best for a summer night out.


All natural colors look perfect with brown eyes. But blue, silver, purple teal are the best eyeshadow for brown eyes. Keep in mind the following points while doing eye makeup.

  • Blending is the key to getting perfect, flawless eye makeup look.
  • If your eyelashes are thin, you may use false eyelashes. As eyelashes make your eyes look bigger and more attractive.
  • Make your eyebrows refined.
  • Be careful wearing blue and silver eye shade under the lower lashline as they can enhance any dark circles under your eyes
  • When applying blue color, don’t try to match the blue color with your dress exactly. Eyeshadow should be lighter than your dress color.

To make your eyes pop, wear blue, gray, teal or pink eyeshadow for a different look on brown eyes. Silver, purple, peach and metallic shades are best too.

I hope you all have fun with your makeup. Must try these best eyeshadow for brown eyes and share your experience with us in the comment box given below. Keep visiting us for unique makeup ideas.