The beauty and makeup industry has evolved and come far from where it was a decade ago. Looking at the tutorials, transformation, and transitions across social media, contact lenses and makeup have without a doubt developed a hand-in-glove relationship.However, understanding which colored contact lenses to pair with what makeup look is extremely crucial, don’t you think so?
Hazel contact lenses are one of the safest color options to go with, it not only gives your eyes a natural look but also suits most Indian skin tones. To help get more clarity on that, Celebrity Makeup Expert and Instagram Influencer, Nilofer Radiowala shares her words of wisdom with Lenskart.
If you are a bride-to-be or have to attend a wedding or someone who wants to try colored contact lenses with some amazing eye makeup looks then skim through this read to find some informative hacks of pairing hazel eye lenses with the right look!
Makeup Tips For Hazel Color Lens
1 Date Night Look
When it comes to date night with your significant other, the makeup look needs to enhance your features and add a hint of bling. A little detailing goes a long way, especially when picking the color of the contact lenses! Hazel lenses are just perfect for a metallic eyeshadow look with popping red lips. Use shades of metallic grey and silver eyeshadow to create this chic date night look. Make sure to apply kohl on the waterline of your eyes to enhance the shade of your hazel color lenses.
Be it a sexy black dress, sheer white shirt, or a bold red gown this makeup look can easily match all your styles!
2 Everyday Makeup Look
If you are going for a no-makeup or natural makeup look, it is important for your eyes to do the talking. While keeping everything so natural make sure you opt for lenses that look like your natural eye color. Nothing can beat hazel color contacts when it comes to keeping your eye makeup look natural.
An everyday makeup look should be light and easy to carry, it should not fade or oxidize by the end of the day. Applying color corrector and concealer can help and quit using the wrong shade of foundation. As this makeup look is nude and matches your skin tone make sure you highlight your eyes by applying some kohl. Use shades of brown or nude eyeshadow or you can simply apply some nude lipstick on your eyelids and the same shade on your cheeks as a soft blush.
Also Read: The Ultimate Guide To Eye Makeup For Contact Lens Wearers
3 Glam Festive Look
To make heads turn and hearts flutter, go for a shimmery smoky eye with the gorgeous shade of hazel as your lenses. This shade ought to define the edges of the iris and deepen the natural color.
One of the classic frames for office wear over the decades has been the wayfarer. Since they are one of the most adaptable frames, they can be sported on for training sessions without much fuss in style. Ideal for round and heart-shaped faces, the wayfarer makes you look smart and approachable especially at work.
4 The Wedding Look
This one is for all the brides planning their outfits and makeup for their big day. Colored contact lenses on your wedding day is always a good idea! Nilofer Radiowala says, “Aquacolor lenses by Lenskart are my personal favorite, I also suggest my brides opt for them as they are easy to wear, keeps the eyes hydrated for long hours, and does not cause any irritation.” Your makeup artist needs to know if you are going to be wearing contact lenses so they can carry products that would suit your needs. For example, powder eyeshadow and liquid eyeliners, especially on the lower lash line are a big NO!
If you wish to go for a glam look or a natural look, using hazel contact lenses for both styles would do wonders. Currently, the smokey eye makeup look is the most trending one among the brides, it allows you to blend in different shades without making your eye makeup look loud or too colorful.
Also Read: Colored Contacts To Match Your Skin Tone
5 Smoky Party Look
Smoky eyes always make a statement, but we say dial up the drama a little with hazel lenses. Deciding what to wear and which makeup look to go for is a task in itself. Nilofer says, “ if it’s a night party then it needs to be a black smoky eye makeup look.” Not only does it save your time in deciding how to match your makeup with your outfit but it is also easy to carry off. To enhance your smoky eye makeup look, opt for a hazel color lens.
Nilofer Radiowala’s Expert Eye Makeup Tips:
- If you are wearing colored contact lenses for the first time, remember to pick colored contacts based on your skin tone.
- If you are someone who has never worn contact lenses, you need to practice wearing them two to three times at least three to four hours before applying any eye makeup.
- Having a trial run of wearing contact lenses before applying eye makeup is crucial to understand if the color suits your skin tone and also to avoid the risk of having a ‘red-eye’ or ‘watery eye’ situation.
- If your eyes continue to hurt or are watery even after an hour of wearing contact lenses, skip wearing them. As watery eyes can totally ruin your makeup look.
- It is imperative to wear a fresh pair of lenses on the occasion and also carry a spare one for emergencies.
- Keep your eyeglasses as a backup to be on the safe side.
Our Top Hazel Color Lenses:
Aquacolor contact lenses by Lenskart ought to give a classy look and pull your entire look together. Click here to explore the wide range of Aquacolor contact lenses available.