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a la brown: 5 products to add to your arsenal


Consider a makeup palate of rich browns and savory cocoas. Here are five products you need for an effortlessly earthy look.

COFFEE: Depending on your shade, brown lipstick rides the line between goth and mother nature. Skip both and get a glam look by saturating your face in subtle bronzes with, perhaps, a winged-tip eye in a deep black.

TRY: CoverGirl Queen Collection Lipstick in Javalicious

MUD: Contour your crease with a matte shadow in a chocolate tone. Just a gentle sweep instantly adds definition. Use a small eyeshadow brush for the most even application.

TRY: NARS Matte Eyeshadow in Coconut Grove

CHESTNUT: For everyday eyeliner-wearers, the beauty of choosing a dark chestnut staple is that it discreetly emphasizes your eyes without drastically changing your over all look. Just a hint of intrigue.

TRY: Benefit BADgal Waterproof Eyeliner in Espresso

MAHOGANY: Love, love, love a shimmering mahogany gloss punched up by sparkling peach eyes and a creamy rose blush. Brown glosses work wonders over a magenta or red lipstick to create a memorable rust, brick-colored lip.

TRY: Milani Glitzy Glamour Lip Gloss in Charmer

COPPER: A toasted metallic looks like second skin. Ditch the wand and just use your fingers for a more saturated look.

TRY: Bobbi Brown Metallic Eyeshadow in Burnt Sugar




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