Summer is the season when we get creative, bold and opt for more vibrant colors. Need some makeup inspo for your next summer makeup look? Then this is the article for you! We have found 23 gorgeous eye makeup looks for summer 2018. There is a something for every style from minimal neutrals to vibrant shades. Any of the makeup ideas featured will show off your beautiful eyes at their best.
1. Vibrant Eye Shadow
First up we have this stunning vibrant eye shadow blend. The blend features a burgundy shadow with a metallic orange tone on the lid. Makeup like this is dramatic and will wow. You could create this with any burgundy shadow, lighter or darker, and with any metallic tone.
2. Chic Winged Liner
Next up we have this chic winged eyeliner look. Winged eyeliner is a classic look but you can give it a unique twist by adding some glitter. The very thin, glittery line just gives it a touch of glamour. Something like this would be perfect for a night out or special occasion. You could recreate this with any glitter liner.
3. Smokey Eye with Purple
Here is another makeup style that will wow at any summer party. This classic smokey eye has been given a fresh look by adding two vibrant eyeshadow colors. We love this look because it makes your eyes pop. You could recreate this with any color shadow, maybe something lighter or darker.
4. Bright Eye Shadow
Looking for bright makeup ideas for the summer? Then this is for you! This stunning multi shadow look is vibrant and fun, which suits the summer mood perfectly. The eyes are finished off with a sweep of blue glitter. You could keep the glitter or just add blue shadow. Use this idea as inspiration and create your own multi color blends.
5. Turquoise Glitter Eye Makeup Look
Next up we have this gorgeous turquoise smokey eye. Products used to create this look are: The Jaclyn Hill Eyeshadow Palette in shades ‘Pool Party’, ‘Mocha’, ‘Jacz’, ‘Roxanne’, ‘Hunts’, ‘Creamsicle’, ‘Pooter’ and ‘Butter’; Urban Decay ‘Midnight Cowboy’ liner, Wet n Wild Beauty ‘Mega Liner ‘and Flutter Lashes ‘Intoxicating Lashes’.
6. Colorful & Vibrant Eyes
Summer is here so you might be looking for something more colorful and vibrant. To achieve this style you will need: Zukreat eyeshadows in shades Cocoa, St. Tropez, Glow, Orchid, Maldives; Urban Decay Electric 24/7 Glide on Eyeliner (waterline), and Ofra Cosmetics Liquid Lipstick in shade ‘Las Vegas’.
7. 4th of July Eyes
Looking for a little more drama for the 4th of July party? Then this look is for you! You might think that blue, red and gold shadows would make a horrible eye makeup, but this look proves that wrong! This makeup was created using The Balm Cosmetics ‘Nude Beach’ Palette, Stila Cosmetics Magnificent metals (lid), Morphe Brushes 9b (lower lash line), Morphe Brushes Gypsy Liquid Lip (used as liner). Pair this eye makeup look with matte red lips. Makeup like this will show off you beautiful blue eyes at their best, and make you stand out from the crowd!
8. Summer Sunset Eye Makeup
Heat up your look for summer with orange and burgundy makeup like this. There are plenty of palettes available online with beautiful orange shades so you can recreate it. For this look, makeup artist used Glitter Injections ‘Natural Beauty’ pressed glitter, Nabla Cosmetics Dreamy Eyeshadow Palette & Klimt liquid Liner and Lilly Lashes ‘Ela Lashes’.
9. Purple Smokey Lower Lash Line
Purple colors are a must have for summer. If you want a fun makeup look with a twist, use the purple eyeshadow only on your lower lash line. This creates a chic and stylish look. Makeup like this will suit any shade of brown and blue eyes and any skin tone. It is a great look for summer and beyond.
10. Vibrant Orange Eye Makeup Look
This summer get out of your comfort zone and play with some colorful eyeshadows. This vibrant look suits the fun summer vibe. If you are looking to change up your makeup to something bolder than now is the time to do it. Summer is the season for vibrant shades, right? Products used: Morphe ‘3502 Palette’ in the shade ‘Fire’, The Balm Cosmetics ‘Schwing’ liquid liner, and Huda Beauty ‘Farrah’ lashes.
11. Gold with a Pop of Blue
Soft, gold makeup with a pop of color is guaranteed to look gorgeous for summer. Eye makeup looks with a pop of color are our fave – they are easy to achieve and look amazing!
12. Purple Smokey Eye with a Pop of Glitter
Our next look is makeup that will wow. If makeup is your thing and you love to create new looks, have a go at something gorgeous like this. The blue eyes work beautifully with the shadows used. You could recreate this with the glitter or without. Something like this is glam and will suit nights out and special occasions.
13. Orange & Purple
This makeup look screams summer! Who would think that these shades can look so good when paired together, right? Products used: Huda Beauty ‘Desert Dusk Palette’ in shades Eden, Amber, Saffron (crease), and Cosmo and Turkish Delight (on the lid), Eden and Amethyst (lower lash line); Marc Jacobs Matte Eye Crayon in ‘Mist Me?’.
14. Colorful Eyes + Nude Lips
Love mixing bold colors? Then try this stunning look. Products used: BH Cosmetics ‘Weekend Festival 20 Shadow Palette’, Lilly Lashes ‘Twin Lash’, Mac Retro Matte Lipstick in ‘Lady Be Good’.
15. Bright Green Shadow
Here is another winged eyeliner look perfect for summer! It is gold on the top and green on the water line. This is a glam look that can be worn day or night. You could recreate this look with just the green and a classic black liner or just the gold liner. This image is a great source for inspiration.
16. Smokey Eye with Winged Eyeliner
Our next look will make your blue eyes stand out! It features a classic black liner with white on the top. This black and white combination looks beautiful with blue eyes. Makeup like this is perfect for nights out and you could even wear it in the day if you like to glam up.
17. Elegant Summer Eye Makeup Look
Need an eye makeup look for that special occasion in the summer time? Then this look is for you. These gorgeous brown, peach and gold shades will make any shade of blue or green eyes pop!
18. Trendy Metallic Eyes
To re-create this look, you will need: Morphe Brushes Palette ’39A’, Mac Cosmetics ‘Reflects Gold Glitter Pigment’, Wunder2 Cosmetics ‘Super Stay Liner in Glitter Bronze’, and Lilly ‘Ela’ Lashes.
19. Black Smokey Eye
Gold and black create a glam look. The combination is beautiful and looks very chic. These colors work beautifully with the brown eyes and really make them stand out. Products used: Anastasia Beverly Hills ‘Soft Glam’ Palette and Violet Voss ‘Champagne Bubbly’ Glitter, Urban Decay ‘Midnight Cowboy’ Glitter and Lilly ‘Miami’ Lashes.
20. Pink and Purple Shadow
We love this eye shadow blend! It features silver glitter, metallic pink, purple and a hint of blue. The way the colors blend together is just stunning. Something like this great if you want something bold and statement making. All these colors look gorgeous with blue eyes and you could use the shadows together or on their own.
21. Bold Eyes
Next up we have another vibrant eye makeup look. There are multi shades used to create a blend from blue to bronze. We love this look because the color change looks so stylish. These colors will suit any color of the eyes. You could recreate this look with any color blend, too. Be creative!
22. Dramatic Winged Eyeliner
Here we have the classic and dramatic winged eyeliner. The dark liner makes the cool blue eyes stand out beautifully. Darker shadows and black liner make the blue eyes look striking. This look is a must have for any blue eyed beauty. You could use pinky tones like these, or try vibrant shadows to make the look more summer appropriate.
23. Stunning Friday Night Look
Last on our list is this stunning eye makeup look, perfect for a Friday nigh out. This look features a beautiful blue shadow paired with pink crease shadows. This combination will really make your blue eyes pop. If you have trouble with winged eyeliner then just go for a sweep of black eyeliner that doesn’t turn into a wing.
We hope you have found inspiration for your next summer makeup look! We sure did.