Eye shadow The perfect way to finish off your makeup look for any occasion. There are many types of eyeshadow in neutral colours, matte finishes and even glitter finishes. This makes it easy to create stunning makeup looks for any occasion. Eye shadow can be used to create a simple look for the day or a glamorous, glitzy look for an evening out. Styles Weekly has gathered together some of their favourite eye shadow tutorials in this stunning gallery.
You can create this gorgeous and subtle glitter eye shadow effect in a matter of minutes. Take a medium colour of champagne and work it into the inner corner of the eye. Blend a darker brown shade from the outer corner to the center. Highlight your browbone with a champagne-toned pale shade and then finish off the look with a gold eyeshadow in the middle.
Brown eye shadows can create a simply stunning and natural smokey eye – just like this cut crease look pictured above! To create a stark contrast, pat a light nude color across the entire eye and then work a dark brown into the crease. Create a wing with liquid eyeliner and a flick along the lash line. Finish off with clumps of mascara.
Use a navy eyeshadow to put under your bottom lash line, then with eyeliner create a beautiful wing on top of your eye shadow. You can use a navy eyeshadow to create a beautiful wing by putting it under your bottom lashline. Always finish off with a thick layer of mascara.
This look will be described as dark and dangerous. This lady used a black chunky glitter eyeshadow pen to draw across her eyelids, and then blended it out with a fluffy bristle. Pat a champagne-colored shade across the browbone. Blend a gold color under your lower lashline, and then add glitter. Finish with mascara and eyeliner.
This eyeshadow look is perfect for those who love shimmer and glitter. Start by sweeping pale champagne shade across the eyelid. Take a darker, silver shade and blend it into the centre of both eyes, leaving the champagne in the middle. To make this look pop, add false lashes as well as a subtle line of liquid eyeliner.
Start with a matte brown shade and blend it outwards, working your way through the outer crease. Add colour until it reaches the intensity you like, then add bronze glitter and pat the top of your eyelid from the outer corners to the middle. To finish the look, use mascara.
The golden look is the perfect way to add a bit of glamour. This step-by-step eyeshadow tutorial is no exception! Start by applying a brown liner to the upper lashline. Use a soft brush to smudge outwards. Next, take a light brown color and lightly sweep it across the lid. Then build up the colour in the outer corners. To finish off the look, add a golden shade to the center.
As this stunning look proves, subtle eyeshadow can be just as dramatic as something more dramatic. Begin by blending a light-brown colour into the crease. Work a brown shade beneath the bottom lashline to deepen the corner. Add a lighter shade of brown in the inner corner, and finish off with a thick layer of mascara.
To create this look, start by applying a shimmering silver shade to the inner corner of your eyelid. In the middle of the eyelid blend out a hot pink color, then add a black colour to the outer corner. Finish off with thick eyeliner along the upper and bottom lash line and mascara.
Glitz and glam are essential to recreate this look – so let’s get started shall we? To create the look of a smoked crease, lightly blend a shade of deep brown into the crease. Highlight your browbone with a shade that has a slight shimmer. Fill in your eyelid with a beautiful gold, then add glitter to the top. Finish off with mascara and eyeliner.
Teal eye shadow looks are beautiful – especially on brown eyes! To create this look, blend brown eye shadow from the outer corners into the crease. Take your teal eye shadow and pat it across the lid to blend the color outwards toward the brown. Then, apply lots of mascara to finish!
The classic smokey-eye is hard to beat. This is why we love it so much. To create a dramatic flick, use your black eyeliner to draw an arrow at the outer corner of the eye. Fill in the corners with black eyeshadow. Use a silvery shimmery eyeshadow to work from the inner corner towards the center of the eyes. Blend the colors together with a fluffy brush. You can finish off the look with eyeliner or mascara.
Which of these gorgeous eye make-up looks is your favourite one? Comment below to let us know what style you will be recreating, and what you would like to see in the future.