If you are one of those lucky women who were born with blue eyes, you’re gonna love this article. We’ve searched for the best makeup looks for blue-eyed women and complied them into 15 easy step-by-step tutorials. These makeup looks will make your blue eyes shine and sparkle, no matter what shade they are.
Get inspiration for your new daily or night out makeup. There’s makeup look for every occasion.
1. Burgundy Makeup Look
Burgundy makeup look will open your beautiful eyes and make them pop. This color is super flattering on blue eyes. If you want to catch everyone’s attention, this look is for you.
Step 1: Prime your eyes and apply a base, matte shadow that’s close to your skin tone. Apply light yellow/orange shadow to the crease and blend. There shouldn’t be any harsh lines. To the outer half of the crease apply a touch of warm brown shadow.
Step 2: Apply burgundy shade and using a clean blending brush, blend all the shadows together. Everything should look blended and effortless.
Step 3: Blend both colors on your lower lash line using a pencil brush. This step will make your eyes look bigger.
Step 4: Highlight the brow bone and the inner corner of your eye. Use off white, shimmer shade. Add mascara and brown liner to the lower waterline. Finish the look with false lashes.
2. Purple Smokey Eye
Purple smokey eye will help accentuate your blue eyes. This look combines peachy and purple eye shadows to create a bold look that’ll last all day. Follow the steps below and easily recreate this stunning look.
Step 1: Begin by applying an eye shadow primer. Pick an eye shadow in matte, light peach shade and apply it all over your eye with big blending brush. Make sure it’s flawless. Apply a black eyeliner that’s easy to smudge out. You will smudge it out so it doesn’t need to be perfect.
Step 2: Dip your smaller brush into a dark brown shadow and smudge out the eyeliner until you get a softer look. This step may take a while but the ending result will be worth it.
Step 3: Apply a dark purple shadow with matte finish all over your entire lid. Using a clean blending brush, gently blend out the eye shadow.
Step 4: Don’t forget to define your lower lash line. Your lower lash line should be connected with the shadow on your lid. Finish the look by applying a frosted taupe shadow on your crease, apply mascara and false lashes and you’re ready to go!
3. Rose Gold Makeup Look
Everybody loves a good shimmer. Pinks, golds, coppers, and rich browns all work well with blue eyes. This look is perfect choice for special occasions.
Step 1: To make your eye shadow last longer, apply eye shadow primer. With big blending brush, apply a neutral eye shadow all over your lid. On top of it, apply white eye shadow as a base shade and blend it out with a brush or finger.
Step 2: In the center of the lid, apply rose gold eye shadow.
Step 3: Pick dark brown eye shadow and apply it in the outer and inner corner of the eye with a pencil brush. Blend everything out with a clean and fluffy brush. Make sure the color stays concentrated in the outer and inner corners. Don’t extend it too far.
Step 4: Apply brown eye shadow on your lower lash line, too. Apply winged liner, mascara and false lashes (optional). Done!
4. Gold Makeup Look
This mix of gold, brown and purple will make a great contrast with any shade of blue eyes.
Step 1: Good makeup look starts with a good eye primer. Make sure to apply it all over your lid, followed by a base shadow. Blend a soft taupe color into the crease of your eye to create an appearance of a more pronounced, deeper crease.
Step 2: Smoothly apply your chosen gold eyeshadow.
Step 3: Build up the color with your finger. It doesn’t need to be super clean since you will blend everything out. Try no to touch the center of the product.
Step 4: With a pencil brush, apply a dark brown shadow in the outer corner and blend it into the crease. For your lower lash line choose red or purple shadow and blend it out. A strong, liquid line with this look is a must-have. Finish the look with false lashes.
5. Black Matte Smokey Eye
The key for a perfect smokey eye is – blending, blending, blending! Your smokey eye should be softly blended at the edges, without any harsh lines. Forget about cheap eyeshadow applicators and invest in few good brushes. They’ll do the whole work for you. Pair your smokey eye with a nude color lipstick for balance.
Step 1: Begin by applying a primer and base shadow. Apply a matte, grey shadow on your eye lid and blend it. With a pencil brush, add matte, black eye shadow to your lash line.
Step 2: Blend! Add a touch of color on the lower lash line and blend it out. Take a look at your eyes and make sure everything is blended. If not, grab that brush and start to blend!
Step 3: Highlight the inner corner of the eye and brow bone. Line your water line with black pencil.
Step 4: Curl your lashes, add mascara and finish the look with long, wispy false lashes.
6. Basic Eyeshadow Look
Simple brown look will certainly bring out all of the blueness in your eyes. To achieve this easy everyday look, follow the steps below.
Step 1: This look uses only three shades. Start out by priming your eye. Apply the medium brown eye shadow, as shown on the picture.
Step 2: Blend out the eye shadow but try not to get too much of the color onto your lid.
Step 3: To add some definition to the eye, apply dark brown shade on the outer corner.
Step 4: Blend the colors together with a cream shade. Add black eyeliner and mascara.
7. Cut Crease
Cut crease eye makeup requires the instruction of a professional. That’s way we opted for this simple step-by-step guide by a make-up artist Samantha R.
Step 1: To achieve the look, start with eye primer. Apply it to the entire lid. Next, apply base shadow and white highlight.
Step 2: With a black eyeliner, sketch in a crease liner. Make sure your sketches match.
Step 3: Gently and slowly blend the liner out with a shading brush. Apply and blend a purple eye shadow (or any other) over the line.
Step 4: Add eye shadow underneath the lower lash line and wing out your eyeliner. Finish the look with mascara, false lashes and some white highlight in the inner corner of the eye.
8. Simple Everyday Look
Sometimes you just need a simple and quick makeup look to look awake and well rested. These four steps will help you get gorgeous fast.
Step 1: Apply your eye primer and base shadow all over the lid. The base shadow will make blending easier.
Step 2: Enhance your eye by highlighting the inner corner of the eye, the center of the lid and under the brow with your lightest shadow. This is the easiest trick to make your eyes more open and awake.
Step 3: With a smaller, denser brush recreate the shape from picture #3. Use your darkest brown shade.
Step 4: It’s time to blend that shade out! Use large, fluffy blending brush to create a soft look. Add a bit of the darkest color underneath the lower lash line, too. As usual, finish the look with mascara and lashes.
9. Easy Smokey Eye
Master your everyday smokey eye by following these easy steps:
Step 1: Start by priming your eyes. Apply gold, shimmery shadow on your entire lid and above the crease.
Step 2: Use your favorite eye pencil in black color. Make sure it’s easy to smudge. Line the upper lash line with the pencil. The line doesn’t have to be perfect.
Step 3: Smudge the line with a brush. Do it fast, before it dries out.
Step 4: Apply a matte, dark brown shade over your eyelid and additionally smudge the pencil with it. Dip the tip of the brush into a black eye shadow and carefully pat it over the eyeliner. This step will help you to get that smokey effect. Finish the look with two coats of your favorite mascara.
10. Simple Everyday Gold Look
When you need a quick, glam makeup look, you follow the steps below. The combination of gold shadow and black eyeliner will make your blue eyes pop.
Step 1: Apply shimmery gold eye shadow. Choose your base eye shadow and apply it to your lid.
Step 2: Apply the gold shadow directly on top of the base color.
Step 3: With a fluffy brush, add a warm, medium brown shadow to the crease. Make sure the color works well with this look. Blend the colors.
Step 4: Apply liquid eyeliner and mascara.
11. Grunge Makeup Look
This dramatic, grunge look is perfect for a night out. We love black and orange together, it’s so different and unique! Makeup looks with black eye shadow are easy to do, just make sure to layer few shadows and blend them well.
Step 1: Prime your eyes and add a matte base shadow. Blend warm caramel/orange shadow to your crease.
Step 2: Before applying the black eyeshadow, it’s recommended to apply matte, brown shadow to make the blending easier. Grab your favorite black eyeshadow and put it on the top of the brown shadow. Blend it!
Step 3: Line your lower waterline with a black eyeliner. Apply the lid colors on the lower lash line and blend them.
Step 4: Highlight the inner corner of your eye, as well as the brow. Curl your eyelashes, add mascara and falsies. You’re done!
12. Warm Makeup Look
Layering your lids with warm colored eyeshadows is the easiest way to draw attention to eyes.
Step 1: Always start your eyeshadow looks by applying primer. This step will keep your shadow in place all day long. Using a large, blending brush apply peach eyeshadow in and above your crease. The shadow will help colors blend together more seamlessly.
Step 2: With a flat eyeshadow brush, apply medium brown shadow on your lid.
Step 3: Dip your pencil brush into a dark brown shadow and create a “V” shape.
Step 4: Time to soften the shape with a blending brush! Highlight the inner corner of the eye with a off-white shadow or pencil.
13. Metallic + Gold Look
For a stunning night out makeup, make sure to recreate this metallic and gold look.
Step 1: Apply primer and base shadow. Apply metallic shade to the inner corner brow bone, along the outer corner of the eye and under the lash line. Blend everything nicely.
Step 2: Apply gold eyeshadow to the center of the lid and slightly upward. For a more intense color, wet your brush with a setting spray.
Step 3: Lower lash line needs some color, too! Apply the color with a pencil brush.
Step 4: Highlight the brow bone and the inner corner of the eye with a shimmery shadow. Add a bit of black matte eyeshadow to the outer corner. Finish the look with a thin bit of liner, mascara and false lashes.
14. Brown Smokey Eye with a Pop of Color
To enhance your eyes, opt for this gorgeous brown smokey eye look. Brown color really brings blue eyes to life. As you already know, smokey eye requires lots and lots of blending. Make sure to have few blending brushes near you since you will surely need them.
Step 1: Prime the lids and apply a base shadow. With a blending brush, apply matte, dark brown shadow and blend it from the crease up.
Step 2: Using a shader brush, apply chocolate brown shadow all over the lid. Start blending!
Step 3: Apply and blend brown shadows on the lower lash line, as well. Highlight your brow bone and inner corner with a off white shadow. Apply a nude liner to the water line.
Step 4: Spice the look with a gold highlight in the inner corner. Mascara and false lashes will finish this look perfectly.
15. Metallic Silver Makeup Look
For a special nigh out, opt for silver look. No matter what the season, sexy, metallic eyes are always in fashion.
Step 1: Start this look by priming your eyes. With a large blending brush, apply matte peach shadow. Make sure to apply it in and above your crease.
Step 2: Pat the silver metallic eyeshadow on your lid. Patting it on will help reduce fall out and make the shadow more intense.
Step 3: Apply dark brown eyeshadow to the inner and outer corners of your eye. Blend through your crease to connect them. Deep the color by patting dark purple shadow in the same areas where you applied dark brown shadow.
Step 4: Apply black eyeliner to your lower lash line and smudge it out with a brush. Add mascara and finish the look with false lashes.