SKIN AND EYES  Colour is critical and, just like clothes or jewellery, specs should complement your skin tone or eye colour. Tortoiseshell and bright colours look fantastic against darker skin tones. Meanwhile silver and black frames work well with darker skin and eyes but can also make a big statement with lighter skin tones.. Soft browns look fabulous with paler skin tones, as do burgundy or pink frames. And, last but not least, blues, greens and purples can really highlight blue eyes.

SKIN AND EYES Colour is critical and, just like clothes or jewellery, specs should complement your skin tone or eye colour. Tortoiseshell and bright colours look fantastic against darker skin tones. Meanwhile silver and black frames work well with darker skin and eyes but can also make a big statement with lighter skin tones.. Soft browns look fabulous with paler skin tones, as do burgundy or pink frames. And, last but not least, blues, greens and purples can really highlight blue eyes.

Lupita stretched her cropped Afro to the max for this one-sided pompadour look, which she paired with a green headband and purple eyeliner.

Lupita Nyong'o

Lupita stretched her cropped Afro to the max for this one-sided pompadour look, which she paired with a green headband and purple eyeliner.

Chanel Iman's hazy blue eyeliner

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Kerry Washington rocked turquoise eyeshadow at Elle's Women in Hollywood Celebration in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Oct. 21, 2014.

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Kerry Washington rocked turquoise eyeshadow at Elle's Women in Hollywood Celebration in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Oct. 21, 2014.

UPDATE: I have a new blog! I blog about small batch desserts over at YestoYum.com!    For something that gets washed off every night, make-up can get pretttttty expensive. Most of you have pro...

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UPDATE: I have a new blog! I blog about small batch desserts over at YestoYum.com! For something that gets washed off every night, make-up can get pretttttty expensive. Most of you have pro...

Perfect brows  Brows frame your face and bring out your eyes. If you don't want to spend every morning filling them in, but permanent make up (tattooing) is just a bit too scary, you can try a brow tint kit which will last up to 6 weeks or get it done  professionally at Benefit or Lola brows starting at £10.

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Perfect brows Brows frame your face and bring out your eyes. If you don't want to spend every morning filling them in, but permanent make up (tattooing) is just a bit too scary, you can try a brow tint kit which will last up to 6 weeks or get it done professionally at Benefit or Lola brows starting at £10.

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