Whether you're thinking about going blonde or you were naturally born with the light locks, finding the perfect shades of makeup that work with your hair color can be hard. Sometimes darker eyeliners look too harsh, and other times bronzers make your skin look orangey. You could leave the house barefaced and still totally kill it, of course, but there are a few makeup tips for blondes that look especially cool if when you have light colored hair.
Finding the right shades for you doesn't have to be such a struggle, and you don't have to limit yourself to less-than-thrilling makeup just because your hair is light. You want to accentuate your golden hair, but you also want to make a statement when it comes to your beauty look. Makeup becomes much more enjoyable if you just have fun with it, so it's time to take some beauty risks with a dramatic smokey eye or a fun neon look. You can always go a bit more natural, too, by amping up your glow from within with a peachy highlight.
Once you figure out which shades look best on you, you'll have a much easier time experimenting with all the amazing looks you can achieve.
Get a Peachy Glow With the All-in-One Cushion Applicator Blush
Peripera Cushion Blusher in Pleased Pink is one of the most easily blended options when it comes to warming your skin for a radiant and healthy glow. The creamy formula, loaded with with Vitamin E and floral extracts, comes out of its specially designed cushion applicator to melt into your skin for a lit-from-within flush. A no-mess cap makes the adorable bottle purse-friendly, too, for on-the-go touch-ups whenever you want them.
Accentuate Glowing Skin With Peach Lip Stain
Give your lips a peachy pout with the Jane Iredale Just Kissed Lip Stain. The customized formula is created to interact with your skin's chemistry, resulting in a shade that's uniquely yours — and the perfect tint for your light colored hair. This long-lasting stain has olive and avocado butters in it, so it moisturizes your lips while you wear it, and it's infused with rose and beeswax for additional hydration. Plus, the stain can even be applied to your cheeks for pushing that sunkissed glow even further.
Spotlight Eyes With A Shimmering Shadow That Highlights, Too
To add to the radiance your skin already has, swipe a bit of the Cindy-Lou Manizer onto the high points of your face. The shimmery honey glow will make you look even brighter by diffusing light with its luminous pigments. Use it as an eyeshadow, too, for a monochromatic peach look. Apply it to your lids or under your lash line for a totally fresh face.
Sharpen Brows With Natural-Looking Color
The Anastasia Brow Wiz in Taupe is the perfect option for bold brows that won't look too dark for blonde hair. After all, Anastasia brow products are cult beauty favorites because they completely transform your brows, while still looking totally natural. Fill in any sparse areas of your brows and comb them through with the brush on the end. Bold brows are always a strong look, but they need to match your hair color at least a bit. Once you try this little guy out, you'll never want to use anything else.
Not Into Pencils? Get Hold & Tint Simultaneously With Brow Gel
If you're not a brow pencil kind of gal, this Billion Dollar Brow in Blonde is the best way to keep your brows in place while filling them in. Comb this water-resistant gel through your brows to give them a more defined, tinted look that looks natural with eyebrow hair. Users love the long-lasting hold it gives to their brows, and the color is perfect for a variety of blonde hair colors.
Keep Your Smokey Eye Neutral
With such fair hair, a smokey eye gets really dramatic really fast. Go for golden neutral shades with the Lorac Unzipped Eye Shadow Palette. The darker bronze shadow in Untamed is perfect for the outer corner, while Unspoken blends perfectly into your crease. Add Unattainable to the rest of your lid, and you've created the ultimate smokey golden goddess look. Add some of the Untamed shadow under your bottom lash line to go extra smokey for a night on the town.
Balance Smokey Shadow With the Long-Lasting Waterproof Liquid Liner
If you want to try a smokey look during the day, this crisp brown liner can tone things down a bit, while still letting you look like a total badass. Create a sharp winged line with the felt tip, which makes it easy for anyone to shape the perfect line. Its formula is so pigmented that you never have to worry about gaps or streaks, plus — it's waterproof! And that means your liner won't be going anywhere.
Or Choose a Statement Look With High-Pigment Color
The beauty of light hair is that a little color goes a long way, which is why this Sleek Eye Shadow Palette's neon shades will transform your next high-voltage look. Each color is super pigmented to create the most vivid matte style, and the shades' mica particles reflect light to keep your eyes looking radiant. The formulas blend beautifully to add dimension, so next to your blonde locks, your eyes will make a serious statement.
Set Off Light Hair With Lengthening Deep Blue Mascara
Blue and blonde work well together: It's basically a fact. This NYX Mascara in Blue stands out perfectly against your skin and light locks, and it will have everyone staring into your eyes all day long. Wiggle the mascara wand all the way to the roots of your lashes for tons of volume and color, or just swipe it onto the ends of your lashes for a cool lengthening ombre effect. Keep the rest of your eye makeup simple to show off how trendy your lashes are.
Master the Bombshell Pout With Velvet-Smooth Matte Red Lips
Not much beats the creamy matte finish of a NARS Velvet Matte Lip Pencil. It's enriched with Vitamin E to soothe your lips, and the pigment glides on perfectly even and completely opaque. Mysterious Red is a classic shade that looks amazing on any skin tone, but contrasted against your blonde hair, you've got the bombshell look on lock.
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