9 Best Eye Shadows for Dark skin

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Based on 3456 reviews of 1757 eye shadows from 146 brands, written by MakeupAlley users with dark skin, these are the 9 best eye shadows for dark skin

MAC Frost - Satin Taupe

4.6

1,114 reviews

86% would repurchase

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I won't describe the color as there are already 204 reviews. Suffice it to say that it's a complex, mutidementional plummy/silvery/taupe. I'll add my comments from

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MAC Velvet - Mulch

4.5

377 reviews

86% would repurchase

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Mulch's reddish brown color emphasizes my under eye circles, and I have the black eye look (a problem I was having with Satin Taupe (though ST is a beautiful color)!

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wet n wild Color Icon Palette - Comfort Zone

4.5

552 reviews

87% would repurchase

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This palette is AMAZING!!! They are sooo buttery and pigmented. The left side is ivories/ browns and the right side is olive greens.Here's a description of the colo

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MAC Frost - Humid

4.5

315 reviews

85% would repurchase

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Women with brown, olive, tan, or yellow-based skin: green is NOT your enemy! I'm so surprised at the number of women who are afraid of green eyeshadows...even at th

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MAC Frost - Patina

4.4

458 reviews

84% would repurchase

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For those of us cool-toned lovelies who have fawned & lusted over Woodwinked, only to have it oxidize and turn an unflattering shade of orange on our skin... Patina

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MAC Veluxe Pearl - Expensive Pink

4.3

324 reviews

77% would repurchase

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Gorgeous frosty golden melon color. 'Expensive Pink' looks great with green eyes, red lips, peach blush, pinks, golds. Wearing this on a naked eye will make any pal

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MAC Frost - Amber Lights

4.3

398 reviews

79% would repurchase

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Wow! You CAN teach an old lady new tricks. My daughter decided she did not want this MAC eyeshadow anymore so naturally, now mom is getting the reject makeup--LOL!

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MAC Veluxe Pearl - Woodwinked

4.3

690 reviews

75% would repurchase

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I like woodwinked because i have hazel-green eyes. HOWEVER, some days, this eyeshadow lets me down by turning orange on my NW20 skin tone. A tip to combat this, is t

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NYX Professional Makeup Jumbo Eye Shadow Pencil - Milk

4.2

624 reviews

84% would repurchase

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The best for lighter colors that do not show on the skin. All you need to do is put this as a base for the color and tap in the light color (such as yellow) and it w

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