Looking to expand your beauty horizons? There’s nothing like an exciting new hair color to transform your look—but your cosmetics bag will need a makeover too. Find out which shades make the most of your gorgeous new hue.
There are two things that no girl wants washed out: her hair color or even worse, her complexion. Unfortunately for you golden girls, sometimes it comes with the territory. But have no fear—it’s easy to make pale skin pop. Check out these easy tips to make being blonde more fun.
Light eyeshadows and liners complement your golden locks. Try shimmery vanillas, apricots, and pinks. Or for more drama, charcoals and chocolates are simply striking.
Try: Infallible® 24-HR Eye Shadow in Iced Latte and Bottomless Java
Pinks, berries, and peaches will brighten your complexion, but remember to keep it light. Too much can overwhelm light skin and hair.
Try: Magic Smooth Soufflé Blush in Celestial
A little lip color makes your skin tone instantly more vibrant. Go glossy with sheer berry and peach tones or make a starlet-worthy statement with a bold crimson lip.
Try: Infallible® 8-HR Le Gloss in Bloom
With those fiery locks, you redheads don’t need any help standing out in a crowd. But every redhead knows, your color can clash with red-toned makeup like pinks and berries. If you want to double up on those double-takes, you’ve just got to master your complementary colors. Here are a few tricks to get your makeup looking red hot.
Coppery and earth-toned shades are perfect on most redheads, but if you’re feeling more fiery, experiment with plums, greens, grays.
Try: Infallible® 24-HR Eye Shadow in Bronzed Taupe and Voluminous® Smoldering Liner in Grey
Since red hair already adds warmth to your complexion, go light on blush. Think soft pinks or peaches just on the apples of your cheeks.
Try: True Match NaturaleTM All-Over Mineral Glow in Honey Glow
Neutral eyes go with bold lips like brick reds. Bold eyes go with neutral lips like sweet pinks and clear glosses. Remember, your coppery locks make a major statement, so too much color can overwhelm.
Try: Colour Caresse by Colour Riche® in Satiny Cocoa
You brunettes have it pretty easy. Whether your color is light or dark, cool or warm, brown hair is versatile enough to look great with almost any shade of makeup. That doesn’t mean you can’t accentuate the positives though. Here are a few tips to turn “You’re cute,” into “You’re breathtaking.”
Revel in bolder shades, because you can pull them off. Try deep browns, rich purples, and berry tones. But remember the rule—bold eye, neutral lip.
Try: Colour Riche Eye Shadow in Stacked Heels and Infallible® Lacquer Liner 24-HR in Espresso
If you’ve got a fair complexion, rosy pinks and peaches will give you that vibrant, sweet look. If you’re medium to dark, you may want to try berry, brick or bronze tones.
Try: True MatchTM Blush in Barely Blushing
Want that showstopper look? Go for burgundies and brick reds. Looking for an every day color? Try a berry-tinted gloss.
Try: Colour Riche® Le Gloss in Really Rosé
Black hair and red lips. There is no look that more closely defines the term “striking.” It’s sultry, sophisticated, fierce and the absolute ultimate in feminine. But it’s also a nighttime look, and a girl’s gotta be just as together during the day. So check out these makeup matches to make your midnight-colored hair work for you from dusk ‘til dawn.
Plums and jewel tones are simply smashing paired with black hair. For fair to medium complexions, go with sheers. For dark complexions, try opaques.
Try: Colour Riche Eye Shadow in Sultry Seductress and Infallible® 24-HR Eye Shadow in Golden Emerald
This varies a lot depending on your complexion. On darker skin, you’ll want to use deep roses, magentas, and a little gold to highlight. On fair skin, go lighter with soft pinks and peaches.
Try: True MatchTM Blush in Spiced Plum
Of course there’s the iconic red lip color. Try one that’s got a hint of yellow to brighten your complexion. For every day wear, go with opaque glosses in rich berry shades.
Try: Colour Caresse by Colour Riche® in Cardinal Plum and Infallible® 8-HR Le Gloss in Glistening Berry