Next we turn to the make-up products that can add some color. This should complement the color of the eyeglass lenses, of course, as well as the skin tone, especially for intense colors. As a general rule, brilliant colors look best against light skin tones.
It's often desirable for the eye make-up to be somewhat more pronounced than would be worn with glasses without colored lenses, but it should not overpower the lens color. The question then arises as to whether to choose higher-contrast make-up or the same color as the eyeglass lenses themselves. The answer is clear: eyes tend to quickly look drab in make-up that is the exact same color as the glasses. For instance, one could choose cobalt blue eye shadow to go with green eyeglass lenses, provided this works with your skin type or look. This combination produces incredibly attractive effects. A clean line along the eyelashes on the upper eyelid and a line under the eyelashes on the lower lid frame the eyes ideally and prevent them from being visually overwhelmed by the eyeglass lenses.
A generous coat of black mascara is a must for all women who wear eyeglass – it helps to make eyes look more open. Another trick to make your eyes look larger is to apply a line of white or skin-color kohl along the inner side of the lower eyelid.
The only exception is eyeglass lenses that correct far-sightedness; since they already make the eyes look larger, it's best to exercise restraint when applying eye make-up.
With or without glasses, eyebrows need some cosmetic attention as they significantly influence facial expression. They should always be accented – yet not too much or too little. The current trend favors a more natural look for eyebrows. This means they shouldn't be ultra-thin, but somewhat wider instead – yet always have a defined shape. Stencils are available that can be used to pluck the hairs into an attractive shape. They can then be emphasized or filled in more modestly using an eyebrow pencil or powder.