Here Are the Best Eyeliners for Every Eye Color, According to Makeup Artists



Even though it's a tired and overused cliché, eyes really are the windows to the soul, and they're our favorite facial feature to play up using the contents of our makeup bags. While long and spidery lashes certainly help bring attention to the eyes, it's really eyeliner that we love most for accentuating and defining them. Whether it's applied in a thin strip along the upper lash line or flicked out in a bold graphic cat eye, it makes our eyes the focal point.

Black is the traditional option, which is why we may or may not have upwards of 10 different inky eyeliners sitting in a small stockpile atop our vanities. It certainly does the trick—defining the unique shape of our eyes and thickening the appearance of lash density. However, if it's our eye color we're looking to accentuate and not just our eye shape, then we reach for a more colorful kind of eyeliner, one that contrasts our irises perfectly for utmost emphasis. Without further ado, here are the 12 best eyeliner shades you can wear to make your peepers pop, as recommended by makeup artists (and us).