30 Ways to Wear Green Eyeshadow

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ColourPop Just My Luck 9-Pan Pressed Powder Palette
ColourPop Just My Luck 9-Pan Pressed Powder Palette
ColourPop Just My Luck 9-Pan Pressed Powder Palette
ColourPop Just My Luck 9-Pan Pressed Powder Palette
ColourPop Just My Luck 9-Pan Pressed Powder Palette
ColourPop Just My Luck 9-Pan Pressed Powder Palette
ColourPop Just My Luck 9-Pan Pressed Powder Palette
ColourPop Just My Luck 9-Pan Pressed Powder Palette
ColourPop Just My Luck 9-Pan Pressed Powder Palette
ColourPop Just My Luck 9-Pan Pressed Powder Palette
ColourPop Just My Luck 9-Pan Pressed Powder Palette
ColourPop Just My Luck 9-Pan Pressed Powder Palette
ColourPop Just My Luck 9-Pan Pressed Powder Palette
ColourPop Just My Luck 9-Pan Pressed Powder Palette
ColourPop Just My Luck 9-Pan Pressed Powder Palette
ColourPop Just My Luck Palette | Look Details
ColourPop Just My Luck 9-Pan Pressed Powder Palette
ColourPop Just My Luck Palette | Look Details
ColourPop Just My Luck 9-Pan Pressed Powder Palette
ColourPop Just My Luck Palette | Look Details
ColourPop Just My Luck 9-Pan Pressed Powder Palette
ColourPop Just My Luck Palette | Look Details
ColourPop Just My Luck 9-Pan Pressed Powder Palette
ColourPop Just My Luck Palette | Look Details
ColourPop Just My Luck 9-Pan Pressed Powder Palette
ColourPop Just My Luck Palette | Look Details
ColourPop Just My Luck 9-Pan Pressed Powder Palette
ColourPop Just My Luck Palette | Look Details
ColourPop Just My Luck 9-Pan Pressed Powder Palette
ColourPop Just My Luck Palette | Look Details
ColourPop Just My Luck 9-Pan Pressed Powder Palette
ColourPop Just My Luck Palette | Look Details
ColourPop Just My Luck 9-Pan Pressed Powder Palette
ColourPop Just My Luck Palette | Look Details
ColourPop Just My Luck 9-Pan Pressed Powder Palette
ColourPop Just My Luck 9-Pan Pressed Powder Palette
ColourPop Just My Luck 9-Pan Pressed Powder Palette
ColourPop Just My Luck 9-Pan Pressed Powder Palette
ColourPop Just My Luck 9-Pan Pressed Powder Palette
ColourPop Just My Luck 9-Pan Pressed Powder Palette
ColourPop Just My Luck 9-Pan Pressed Powder Palette
ColourPop Just My Luck 9-Pan Pressed Powder Palette
ColourPop Just My Luck 9-Pan Pressed Powder Palette
ColourPop Just My Luck 9-Pan Pressed Powder Palette
ColourPop Just My Luck 9-Pan Pressed Powder Palette
ColourPop Just My Luck 9-Pan Pressed Powder Palette
ColourPop Just My Luck 9-Pan Pressed Powder Palette
ColourPop Just My Luck 9-Pan Pressed Powder Palette
ColourPop Just My Luck 9-Pan Pressed Powder Palette
ColourPop Just My Luck 9-Pan Pressed Powder Palette
ColourPop Just My Luck 9-Pan Pressed Powder Palette

In thinking about a “theme” for sharing some more color combination ideas for readers to try, I landed on green. I wanted to pull out greens from past and present palettes, like Natasha Denona Metropolis, Pat McGrath Sublime, and ColourPop Just My Luck, along with some singles from Sydney Grace (which has a slew of greens, but it’s a well-rounded single range, so it’s easy to create combos!). I’ve shared color stories where I built it around one or two green shades along with more all-green looks. I also tried to give a variety of brighter, lime and emerald shades along with more muted and dirtier, olive greens.

As always, color combinations are meant to inspire, and it’s not about whether you have a particular palette or the exact shades but rather putting together depths, undertones, and finishes and inspiring you to try with products you already own! Don’t forget: you can always layer shades together to get something slightly darker, lighter, warmer, cooler, more or less shimmery and so forth.

I’d love to know if any of the color stories caught your eye or if you have a go-to pairing when you want to rock some green eyeshadow(s)!

About This Series

Each look idea is centered around a “quad” of four shades with the expectation that one might bring in the appropriate brow bone or additional transitional shade based on skin tone. I know that I tend to use more like five or six shades in a typical look, but I think that four is a happy medium to give a good idea of the “core” color scheme of a look while giving you the ability to lighten/darken as desired. I have listed the colors in this order: inner lid, middle of lid, outer lid/crease, and crease/above crease.

You might see combinations that seem slightly repeated but placement will vary (e.g. a halo placement where the lightest and more shimmery shade is placed on the center) as placement can also create a different effect/look! You might also want to consider incorporating your favorite matte/shimmer shades (as applicable) to increase the versatility of certain palettes. Consider these ideas a jumping off point!






























My Favorite Green Looks

Here are some past looks I’ve worn and loved that feature green, whether a pop of green or all green! You can check out all of the green looks from the community, too!





























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It’s no secret that I’m a green eyeshadow FREAK. So you can call me super inspired by these above combos and eye looks! Which is a very good thing, because this lockdown quarantine has left me in just the opposite state of mind, I needed some very serious perking up these days. These provide that. ?

I love these posts! I can paint all day, but when it comes to putting eye shadow on I don’t know what colors to put together, so this is gold for me! Thank you for this Christine!

You? Greens? Surely you jest. You’re the green queen, with lots of loyal subjects. Love all these quads, and intend to try the Autumn’s Reign quads soon. My SG Adept is organized by color (unlike the CP one that groups the palettes or the Viseart that is partially depotted.). It’s not always easy to pick out the shades that were issued together, so you don’t automatically see what the palette/bundle creators saw. My SG Adept is dominated by greens, because they are SO GOOD AT THEM!

As an avid green eyeshadow person, this is absolutely heaven for me! It’s hard to pick a favourite – but definitely Earthling, Royal Decree, Desert Symphony, Morning Sun and Olive Twist – and so many more.
You are an inspiration Christine!

This post yesterday inspired me to wear green today, Nyx Prismatic in Venom, described a lime green with gold pearl on my lid, MJ Highliner in Blue Me Away in my lash bed and under my lower lid, and a lot of black mascara. I matched the outdoors today.

These are so inspirational. I always end up gnashing my teeth that the only way I can get SG and Colour Pop would be to order them but I am so tempted to do just that when this virus is done, if it ever is… And I’m really happy to see 2 combos for the Born to Run palette – I need to use that one more and seeing your combos and suggestions really helps.

I absolutely LOVE green!! When I was younger I had little green flecks in my brown eyes, but now I have to recreate the effect with green eye shadow instead. In my view, you can never have too many green eye shadow palettes 🙂

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