Nude and natural eyeshadow tones will never go out of style but let’s not forget about the power of a colored eye to give your lookers that extra pop at the office or during a night out on the town.
Get some inspiration from these bold and punchy colors to add creativity your make-up and wardrobe. From funky lines, smoky halos and striking cat eyes, you can’t miss after reading this list compiled by Andrea Jordan for Women’s Health. Have fun with these colors and styles and show us your new look using the hashtag #BlackGirlsBond
PAT McGRATH LABS Mothership VIII Artistry Eyeshadow Palette – Divine Rose II Collection
This palette of pink, purple and rose gold shadows is definitely worth the splurge. The formulas are so creamy and rich in pigment and the blend like a dream. And of course, the Queen of makeup—Pat McGrath—knows how to create colors that pop on melanin-rich skin. We suggest saving your coins, stat.
Radioactive Pressed Pigment Palette
Brown girls shouldn’t shy about from poppy pigments. Reach for warm shades like magenta, lilac and even sunshine yellow. These shadows have a matte finish so the nearly neon shades pop without being overshadowed by glitter.
Lila Eyeshadow Palette
Plums, pinks and golds and browns pair perfectly with dark skin tones. And since there are a variety of finishes including matte, shimmer and metallic, the options are endless.
Eyeshadow Quad – Orgasm Collection
NARS Orgasm shade is iconic for a reason. It’s one of the only truly universal shades that look great on any skin tone. We guarantee you’ll have a whole lot of fun mixing and matching these four hues.
Color Strike Eye Shadow Pen
This cream-to-powder shadow stays put all day long without creasing or fading. And the best part is that the color is bold. This teal-ish blue actually pops on brown skin instead of disappearing like other shades.