The cool thing about hazel eyes? Each set gravitates toward different color profiles. Some eyes tend to be more green while others look more topaz. Some read olive while others appear amber.
The benefit of such color-change subtleties is that there are a lot — and we mean a lot — of shades of eyeshadow that work with hazel eyes. So, picking an eyeshadow shade is as easy as deciding which color you want to highlight in your eyes. For example, purples and reddish coppers will pull out the green in hazel eyes, while pinks and purples will let yellow flecks in hazel eyes shine, according to Kristen Arnett, a celebrity makeup artist who specializes in eco-friendly makeup.
To help make sense of the seemingly infinite eyeshadow possibilities, we asked Arnett and celebrity makeup artist Dawn Broussard to hone in on the best shades for playing up hazel eyes. Click through for their favorites.