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Natural Eyeshadow Colors That Look Great On Everyone

Neutral and natural eyeshadows will never go out of style.

Researched, written by Amber & The Team
Updated on July 9, 2023

Woman Using Natural Eyeshadow Palette

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Gorgeous Model With Neutral Eyeshadow Makeup

Eyeshadows are amazing, and when used correctly, they help to define eyes and make your eye color pop.

It is so fun to mix and match different colors and glitter eyeshadows to create a gorgeous eye look!


It doesn’t have to be an hour-long task!

Check out this video that explains the simplest, yet effective eyeshadow application routine:

If you love to wear eyeshadows on a daily basis and want a natural look that looks suitable in all situations, you’re likely to have the best success with natural eyeshadow colors.

In this article, we will explain which natural eyeshadow colors look great on everyone.

We will also give you a brief overview of natural eyeshadow textures.


Natural Eyeshadow Colors That Look Great On EVERYONE


1. Neutral Brown Natural Eyeshadow


A neutral brown is one of the most versatile natural eyeshadow colors, and it looks good on all eye colors.


You can use brown eyeshadow to deepen the crease and use a lighter shade on the lid, or swipe it all over the lid and pair it with a smokey, dark grey on the outer corner.

You can also dip an angled brush in a brown eyeshadow and use it as a soft eyeliner for the upper and lower lids, or fill in your brows for a very natural finish.

Brown eyeshadow is a must-have, and it works exceptionally well for so many looks!

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2. Bronze Natural Eyeshadow


Bronze and copper shades work very well with all skin tones and especially for the ladies with blue eyes.

Bronze eyeshadows can help to bring out the blue in your eyes, and they pair nicely with fair skin to create depth and texture.

When appropriately blended and used in a matte finish, a bronze eyeshadow looks very subtle, and you can wear it every day.

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3. Blush Lavender Natural Eyeshadow


A blushy pink or muted purple is a great way to bring out grey, blue, brown, or green eyes, and these shades are super wearable. You can use a darker shadow in the crease and swipe blushed natural eyeshadow on the lids for a soft and natural look that makes you look really sensual.

Blush Purple Palette Of Natural Eyeshadow Colors

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4. Terra Cotta Natural Eyeshadow


Terra Cotta is a deep brown natural eyeshadow with coppery hues that looks stunning on all skin tones.

It adds beautiful depth to the eyes without looking over-done.

Also, it looks especially exquisite in the winter and helps to “warm-up” your makeup.

You can use it as a transition color or apply it on its own near the lash base for a very natural look.

Natural Eyeshadow Piece In Terracota

Mallofusa Single Baked Eye Shadow Powder

5. Pink, Pearly Shimmer Natural Eyeshadow


A light pink shadow with fine shimmer pearls is a perfect addition to your natural eyeshadow collection, and it adds so much character to your eyes without looking over the top. You can use a pink shimmer as a brow highlighter or in the inner corner of your eyes to brighten up your eye look.

You can use this shade on your lids paired with a matte shade to add a little dramatic effect and accentuate your eye color or use it on its own near the lash line. Don’t worry, though, as long as you use a little amount and blend it well, this shade is very wearable and subtle.

Blushy Shimmery Pink Natural Eyeshadow Color In A Box

Milani Bella Eyes Gel Powder Eyeshadow, Bella Rose


Natural eyeshadow finishes – matte, shimmery, or glitter?


Natural eyeshadows come in many different formulas, and each has different finished results.

Matte eyeshadows are great for blending in the crease, and they are the most natural of these types.

Shimmery eyeshadows have a sheen to them, which creates a sparkly finish, but they are not as prominent as glitters.

Glitter eyeshadows require a special glue to stick them to the eye, and they have a dazzling and reflective finish that looks stunning at formal events and parties.

If you are aiming for a natural look, stick to matte natural eyeshadows as they will open up your eyes and add lots of dimension without attracting too much attention.

Also, grab a few shimmer shades to use as highlighters, and you will still look natural but a little fancier.

You can add a touch of shimmer to your matte eye shades if you have to attend an evening event, and you’ll be ready in no time.

We hope this article helped you to choose the perfect natural eyeshadow color for you.

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