I don't think I've ever noticed Emma Stone's eye color before, so it's saying a lot when the subtle emerald smoky eye makeup she used at the premiere of Gangster Squad made me think she was wearing colored contacts rather than emerald makeup. I'd imagine this could be used for any eye color, and I'd love to see violet colored contacts used with a violet smoky eye. Any takers?
The foundation of any good smoky eye is a neutral color, whether it be a bold metallic or a smoldering ebony. Emma Stone tested this theory at last night's premiere of Gangster Squad by opting for a shimmering emerald to complement her kelly green eyes. This new neutral, which is also Pantone's 2013 Color of the Year, gives a perfect pop of color without being tacky, especially when smudged around your eyes. The trick? Just keep the rest of your makeup simple and streamlined. Go for brown eyeliner and mascara, which blends better with the emerald hue instead of a harsh black. Read More