How To Wear Coloured Eye Makeup

January 19, 2015

Inject a pop of colour into your daily makeup routine with some opaque eyeshadow shades. Not only is this trend really easy to wear, it also suits every single skin tone! Experiment with your makeup by trying just a few of these catwalk-inspired looks which are sure to be huge in 2015.

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Blue eyeshadow

Where: Honor

A great colour if you have green or blue eyes, since it will bring out those lighter tones and intensify your gaze. Keep the rest of your makeup looking relatively toned down; choose a tinted moisturiser on skin, and cover any blemishes with a stick concealer. Then, simply apply the product all over the eyelid, and blend well with a shading brush to remove any harsh lines.


Red inner corner

Where: Peter Som

While this look may take a bit of convincing, it is definitely a big change if you’re accustomed to a more subtle colour palette. Use a cream eyeshadow stick to emphasise the inner corner of your eyes, and blend out with your fingers. Coat lashes in black mascara, but only after curling them well!

peter som

Blue ombré eyes

Where: Elie Saab

Emphasise the shade of your eyes by creating an ombré smokey eye-look. Create the illusion of big eyes by placing a lighter shade at the inner corner, and top-off with a shimmer highlighter. Place the same shade in your lower waterline, and blend everything out to dissolve any harsh lines of contour.

elie saab

Red cat-eye

Where: MaxMara

A trendy take on a classic cat-eye, this look is perfect for the woman who is looking to take the next step out of her comfort zone. To create a perfect cut-crease, use a small piece of sticky tape as a guide. When you are done, simply remove the tape to reveal a perfect cat-eye finish.

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Images via Vogue

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