When it comes to enhancing natural beauty, brown lashes stand as a classic choice that never go out of style. As a lash artist, you may encounter numerous customers opting for brown lashes. However, brown comes in various shades, ranging from timeless deep dark browns to light, golden hues like honey. The diversity can be overwhelming for clients unsure of what to choose, that's why you should thoroughly understand different shades to provide the best consultation for your clients.
A subtle variation in shade can create a significant impact. Join us on a this blog as we explore and find the most suitable one that perfectly complements each individual client, from the lightest to the darkest shades!
How to choose the Best Brown shade?
As a lash artist guiding clients through their lash extension choices, you might not immediately have a specific brown shade in mind. However, there are key aspects about your clients that serve as valuable cues.
Consider your client's complexion first - ask yourself, do they lean towards warm or cool tones?
Warm undertones have a yellow or golden hue, while cool undertones have a pink or blue undertone. Determining undertone can help you choose colors that flatter your client's complexion.
Here's how to approach it:
1. Skin Tone and Complexion
2. Eye Color and Natural Hair Color
A quick tip: Look at the veins on your client's wrist:
- Green veins typically indicate a warmer skin tone,
- while blue veins suggest cooler undertones.
- A mix of both means they might have a more neutral coloring.
Another way is to look at eye color:
- cool undertones are often paired with blue or green eyes,
- while warmer undertones might align with brown eyes or golden flecks.
Once you've identified their undertone, you're better equipped to select a complementary shade. Here's a helpful guide: lighter brown shades for cooler skin tones and the reverse for warmer tones. If your client has a neutral tone, they can suit any shades of brown, though it's wise to avoid extremes of warmth or coolness.
At LiiLash, we offer a range of brown lash shades that cater to different preferences and skin tones. There are 7 brown shades, from lightest to darkest are: Honey, Caramel, Pecan, Mocha, Coffee, Dark Chocolate, Espresso, the shades are as the names suggest.
The best shades for warm undertones and light features
Warm undertones typically have a yellow, peachy, or golden hue. For warm undertones, shades like Honey, Caramel, and Pecan work best. These shades have warm, golden undertones that enhance the natural warmth in your clients' complexion.
If your client is a blonde or a redhead, light brown lashes are the perfect match! They beautifully complement eye colors like blue, green, hazel, or brown, bringing out your clients' radiant and youthful glow. Light brown is an excellent choice for clients with light features.
While black extensions can sometimes overwhelm their light complexion, the brown ones offer a more subtle transition. They don't overpower; instead, gracefully complement the client's natural beauty. The softer tone impart a youthful radiance, exude timeless elegance and a fresher look, especially suitable for the middle-aged.
The best shades for cool undertones and dark features
Cool undertones have a pink, red, or bluish hue. If your clients have cool undertones, you'll want to choose brown shades that complement their complexion without emphasizing any redness. Mocha, Coffee, and Dark Chocolate are great options for cool undertones. These shades have cooler undertones that balance out the natural coolness in your complexion.
If your clients are having their lash extensions for the first time, these darker brown shades are a delightful choice! They're a fantastic alternative to standard black lashes, offering a subtle yet impactful change.
The darker brown shades add an enchanting and elegant touch that can brighten your clients' eyes. With a classic but never out-of style charm, darker brown shades are just perfect for those wanting a distinct yet subtle enhancement.
What about Espresso?
Espresso, our darkest brown shade, is a versatile option that can work well for both warm and cool undertones. It adds depth and richness to any complexion, and its close proximity to black makes it a popular choice for those who want a bold, dramatic look.
What if your customers want differently?
When selecting the perfect brown shade for your clients' complexion, it's crucial to factor in not just their undertones but also their unique preferences and style. Experimenting with various shades allows you to pinpoint the one that instills confidence and beauty in your clients.
Keep in mind, these guidelines serve as a starting point, but there are no strict rules in the realm of makeup. Ultimately, what matters most is choosing a brown shade that aligns with your clients' comfort and individuality.
Whether they lean towards warm or cool undertones, rest assured, there's an ideal brown shade waiting to be discovered. Encourage them to explore the diverse options available, guiding them toward the one that elevates their natural allure.
Ombré Brown Tip Lash
In addition to our range of individual brown lash shades, we also offer the Ombre Brown Tip Lash. This unique lash style features a black base with brown tips, creating a stunning gradient effect. The Ombre Brown Tip Lash combines the best of both worlds, offering the depth of black lashes with a touch of warmth from the brown tips.
These lashes are an ideal choice for those tired of traditional single color options, just black, or just brown or anyone wanting a bit of uniqueness without going over the top, a subtle yet captivating choice for a more distinct look.
For more Ombré Lash options, check out our Two-toned Colored Collection right now!
Koffee Multicolored Lash
Still uncertain about which brown shades would suit your clients best? Introducing them to our Koffee Multicolored Lash! Warm and inviting, the Koffee lashes are perfect for those who want to add warmth and depth to their eyes.
The rich brown color mimics the shade of a freshly brewed cup of coffee, creating a cozy and inviting look. These lashes are a must-have for those who are bored of black lashes or any coffee lover!
Our Multicolored lash collection boast a captivating and wild blend of colors on each strip, ensuring every set is a unique masterpiece, perfect for creating truly distinctive lash styles for your clients.
If color matching isn't your strong suit, explore our Multicolored Lash Collection for a wide array of vibrant hues with endless color options!
Understanding the harmony between skin tone, eye color, and the array of brown lash shades available can guide you towards the perfect match. Each shade not only enhances but also complements our unique features, creating an elegant and harmonious look that captivates.
Remember, choosing the right lash shade is all about enhancing natural beauty and expressing personal style. Whether you prefer a subtle and romantic look or a bold and captivating gaze, our range of brown lash shades has something for everyone.
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