While copper may seem intimidating in the packaging, its golden peach base is flattering on blue eyes.
Try using it in small doses on the outer creases of the lids or pressed into the upper lash lines as a subtle metallic eyeliner, suggests Wilson.
"I like a pretty wash of pastel blue on the eyes," recommends Barose, who advises dabbing a cream shadow on the upper lids then adding a few coats of black mascara for contrast. Rim your lash lines as close as possible, Barose says, "then smudge it out around the eyes." When it comes to wearing pastels, stick to blue only—ivory shades can wash you out while pink tones draw attention to redness which can make you look tired.
Laura Mercier Luster Eye Colour in Celestial, , lauramercier.com; Ittsè Eye Shadow in Starry Night, , ittse.com; Gucci Magnetic Color Shadow Mono in Turquoise, , " title="BAZAAR Picks" src="data:image/gif;base64, R0l GODlh AQABAIAAAAAAAP///y H5BAEAAAAALAAAAAABAAEAAAIBRAA7" data-src="https://hips.hearstapps.com/hbz.h-cdn.co/assets/17/10/1600x1066/hbz-blue-eyes-4.jpg? "Blur it out with Q-tips and pick textures that are more sheer and shimmery," suggests Barose.
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crop=1.0xw:1xh;center,top&resize=768:*" /On nights that call for a smoldering lid, blue eyes require a lighter touch—literally. Any shade or formula that is too dark, thick, or opaque will be overwhelming, he says.
resize=768:*" / Wild Color Icon Au Naturel Eye Shadow Palette in Bare Necessities, , wetnwildbeauty.com; Flower Beauty Shimmer & Shade Eyeshadow Palette in Golden Natural, , flowerbeauty.com; Revlon Color Stay Crème Eye Shadow in Honey, , For a stronger yet wearable look, blend a copper shade across your entire lid; then, dust a matte bronzer along the creases."The bronzer acts as a transition color," says Wilson, "it prevents the shadow from going too high on the lid."" title="Copper Accents " src="data:image/gif;base64, R0l GODlh AQABAIAAAAAAAP///y H5BAEAAAAALAAAAAABAAEAAAIBRAA7" data-src="https://hips.hearstapps.com/hbz.h-cdn.co/assets/17/10/1488994876-hbz-blue-eyes-jennifer-lawrence-copper.jpg?"This is because orange is the opposite of blue on the color wheel," explains Ricky Wilson, a celebrity makeup artist, and when you place complimentary colors side by side they become more vibrant," he says.For a minimal, daytime look, blend bronzy brown shadow from your lash lines to the creases.