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Black makeup is out! 5 ways to pull brown makeup into your beauty bag

Try out brown makeup for a warmer look.

If you’re a tried-and-true black eyeliner, black mascara kind of gal, we have a bold beauty challenge for you!

Studio 5 Style & Beauty Contributor Megan Moore says it is time to ditch the black for good!

Find more beauty advice from Megan on Instagram, @beautysnoop, or at


Brown Makeup to Try Out

More and more mascara brands are creating formulas in a true brown tone. It turns out, those brown colors are more flattering than black on almost every skin tone. Layering on a warmer brown also brings more light to the eye area and gives a gorgeous result.

So here’s the challenge: try swapping out everything you usually wear that’s black for brown. But don’t tell anyone. Just pay attention to how it affects your eye color, and the way your shadow looks. See how quickly you get a compliment on your eyes!

Here are a few of Megan’s favorite products:

ELF Big Mood Mascara in Deep Brown $7, Ulta

Loreal Voluminous Brown Balm $13, Ulta

Urban Decay 24/7 Pencil in ‘Double Life’ $22, Ulta

Covergirl Exhibitionist Liner in Brown $11, Ulta

Ardell Demi Wispies in Brown $4,

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