5 Warm Brown Eyeshadows to Try

Unlike cool-toned browns, there’s no shortage of warm-toned browns (seriously, check out this gallery), but here are a few of my very favorites that you can individually and any time you want. I’d love to hear your warmer brown must-haves!

  1. Make Up For Ever D623 Celestial Earth — a rich, bronzy brown with a frosted finish
  2. NARS Fez — a brightened, reddish-orange brown
  3. Laura Mercier Cafe au Lait — a medium, softly warm-toned brown with a matte finish
  4. Makeup Geek Homecoming — a light-medium bronzy brown
  5. Inglot #422 — a rich bronze

>> See side-by-side swatches! <<

Laura Mercier Sensual Reflections Cheek Melange

Laura Mercier Sensual Reflections Cheek Melange ($42.00 for TBA oz.) is a light-medium, plummy brown with a soft sheen and neutral-to-warm undertones. Giorgio Armani Light Rose (LE) is darker, more shimmery. NYX Taupe (P, $5.00) is darker, cooler-toned, more matte. NARS Douceur (P, $29.00) is more matte. MAC Baby Don’t Go (P, $23.50) is pinker, more matte. See comparison swatches / view dupes.

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Laura Mercier Sensual Reflections Cheek Melange
Laura Mercier Cheek Melange Sensual Reflections
C-
Product
6.5
Pigmentation
6.5
Texture
7
Longevity
8
Application
4.5
Total
72%

Laura Mercier Bonne Mine Stick Face Colour for June 2014

Laura Mercier Bonne Mine Stick Face Colour
Laura Mercier Bonne Mine Stick Face Colour

Laura Mercier Bonne Mine Stick Face Colour is a sheer, blendable cream face colour that provides natural looking colour and gives skin a “Bonne Mine” healthy glow. Wake up your skin with a healthy glow. These sheer, blendable sticks give skin natural-looking colour with a “no-makeup” radiance that looks soft and sun-kissed. Luminous shades for cheeks and face transform skin into radiant, glowing skin. 4 luminous shades.

Bonne Mine Stick Face Color ($32.00) (New, Permanent)

  • Bronze Glow
  • Coral Glow
  • Peach Glow
  • Pink Glow

Availability: Now at Nordstrom; June 2014 at all Laura Mercier retailers

Laura Mercier Heartbreaker Gel Lip Color

Laura Mercier Heartbreaker Gel Lip Color ($23.00 for 0.11 oz.) it’s a light-medium, rosy pink with subtle warm undertones and a luminous sheen. MAC Pinkfringe (LE, $16.00) is more frosted, lighter, cooler-toned. Bobbi Brown Pink Flush (LE, $25.00) is similar. YSL Opera Rose (29) (P, $34.00) is more opaque. YSL Caress Pink (9) (P, $34.00) is darker, more opaque. Buxom Mistress (LE, $21.00) is slightly darker. NYX Paparazzi (P, $4.00) is less glossy. See comparison swatches / view dupes.

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Laura Mercier Heartbreaker Gel Lip Color
Laura Mercier Gel Lip Color Heartbreaker
C+
Product
7
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8.5
Longevity
6.5
Application
3.5
Total
77%

Laura Mercier Golden Pink Sheer Creme Glow

Laura Mercier Golden Pink Sheer Creme Glow ($35.00 for 0.28 oz.) is described as a “pinkish gold.” It’s a light pink–almost a cool-toned-pink–with a gold shimmer. Tarina Tarantino Feather (P, $25.00) is a powder, less shimmery. darker. Giorgio Armani Eccentrico (LE, $88.00) is brighter, darker. Milani Dolce Pink (P, $7.99) is a powder, slightly darker. Benefit Sugarbomb (P, $28.00) is a powder. See comparison swatches / view dupes.

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Laura Mercier Golden Pink Sheer Creme Glow
Laura Mercier Sheer Crème Glow Golden Pink
B
Product
7
Pigmentation
10
Texture
8.5
Longevity
8.5
Application
4.5
Total
86%