Magical Eye Makeup Ideas

48 Magical Eye Makeup Ideas

By: Avatar photo Victoria Rogers Updated: Mar 10, 2024


Ever felt like your outfit is not complete if you are missing your eye makeup? Ever had the feeling like you don’t know where to start when it comes to an eye makeup idea?

48 Eye Makeup Ideas that are Bound to Turn Heads

Well say goodbye to boring eye makeup and hello to these 48 eye makeup ideas that will make you stand out at any event, party, or special occasion!

1. Pretty in Pink

Pretty in Pink

This look is for any eye color out there. Light pink glitter and dark pink to compliment the look gives this eye makeup idea a 10. Want to feel pretty in pink? Try this look out for any party and you’ll be in the spotlight for sure.

2. Peaches and Cream

Peaches and Cream

Don’t we all just love that peach colored eyeshadow? This eye makeup is especially perfect for entering the fall season. Subtle yet fierce, and perfect for an all day event or meeting the girls downtown.

3. Baby Pink Shimmer

Baby Pink Shimmer


Solid baby pink eyeshadow on the top lid and gold glitter liner for the bottom. This subtle look is perfect for any outfit! Pair this eyeshadow idea with a simple dress and you’ll be sure to turn some heads.

4. A Gorgeous Sunset

A Gorgeous Sunset

Eyeshadow so good it looks like there is a sunset on your eyes! This is an easy go to look that can be worn for any occasion.

5. Indigo Dreams

Indigo Dreams

This eyeshadow incorporates your favorite nude colors and that pop of indigo we all love. Be bold with this indigo and gold shimmer look.

6. Pink Princess

Pink Princess

You can feel like royalty as soon as you finish this eye makeup look. Perfect look for a night out on the town or just dinner with your special someone.

7. Natural Yet Bold

Natural Yet Bold

This fierce natural look is a must wear for any occasion! Natural enough to wear out running errands, and bold enough to wear out to a special event.

8. Nude Glimmer

Nude Glimmer

These nude matte tones pair perfectly with the subtleness of the almost peach colored highlight. Simple is the new complex with this vibrant look.

9. Work at The Office

Work at The Office

This eye makeup idea should be everyone’s go to when starting the day. Feel better and confident heading into work with this classy look.

10. Fierce Dragon

Fierce Dragon

This is a look that is bound to turn heads. Turn the heat up a notch by wearing this red eye makeup out for a special occasion.

11. Sweet Dream

Sweet Dream


This sweet pink look is paired perfectly with gold glitter that shines like the stars. Bold liner and soft pink matte are the best combo for any outfit or event.

12. Straight Laced

Straight Laced

This eye makeup idea screams sophistication and class, but better yet it screams the boss. Be the boss of your makeup routine and try out this classic look.

13. Somewhere Over The Rainbow

Somewhere Over The Rainbow

Want to get out of your boring makeup routine? Well this is the look for you. Subtle hints of a rainbow in this multicolored eyeshadow idea.

14. Sea Mist And Seashells

Sea Mist And Seashells

What are the colors you imagine when dreaming about walking on a beach somewhere collecting seashells? This eye makeup look captures that scene amazingly.

15. Midnight Lights

Midnight Lights

Pair this eye makeup look with any little black dress and it is time to hit the dance floor.

16. Like a True Rockstar

Like a True Rockstar

Wake up everyday feeling like a rockstar with this electric look. Aqua blue shadow with a bit of sparkle is the perfect way to turn the volume up on your day.

17. Purple Romance

Purple Romance

Jump out of your comfort zone with this gold and purple look. It is simple but bold and ready to for full day of events.

18. Light Pink Peonies

Light Pink Peonies

This sweet, subtle eye makeup look sweet like a bouquet of light pink peonies. And who doesn’t love peonies?

19. Adventure is Calling

Adventure is Calling

This eye makeup idea screams for excitement. Crank it up a notch when going out this evening.

20. Pop the Champagne

Pop the Champagne

This eye shadow look will make any girl want to pop the champagne. Dark champagne color glitter over a taupe matte eyeshadow will have everyone looking your way.

21. Go Nude or Go Home

Go Nude or Go Home

Nude colors are totally in style and are the perfect fit for any eye color and skin color. They are also perfect for any outfit of your choosing.

22. Golden Flames

Golden Flames

Turn up the heat with this golden eye shadow look. Golden shimmer eyeshadow on the lid and maroon shimmer in the crease can make anyones temperature rise.

23. Shine Like an Emerald

Shine Like an Emerald


Emerald green can feel like an intimidating color to wear, especially on your eyes! But using emerald green asa bottom liner can take a simple look and make it stand out.

24. Gold Flakes

Gold Flakes


Gold shimmer is perfect over any color, but even more perfect over a gold matte. This eye makeup wears well with any outfit you decide to pull our of your closet.

25. Olive Green Dream

Olive Green Dream


Olive green can be worn year round, but this eyeshadow would be perfect for the fall time. Pairing the olive green color with a gold liner will make anyone want to grab a comfy sweater and head to the market.

26. Pretty as a Peacock

Pretty as a Peacock

Love all the colors of a peacock feather? You can wear them as eye makeup too!

27. Pumpkin Spice

Pumpkin Spice

Where are all the pumpkin spice lovers? Don’t just enjoy your favorite drink this time of year, wear it with this festive eyeshadow idea.

28. Gold And Purple Hearts

Gold And Purple Hearts

We are all the heart eyes for this pop of gold and matte purple eyeshadow look. Simple yet sophisticated for all your fancy gatherings.

29. Fill Your Days With Color

Fill Your Days With Color

Want to incorporate more color into your outfits? Here is the perfect way. Put on a simple outfit and then spice it up with this colorful eyeshadow.

30. Sea Foam Crystals

Sea Foam Crystals


If princess Ariel had a specific eye makeup look, this would probably be it. This look is not just for staying out at the beach, but for any time of the year.

31. Navy And Gold Necessity

Navy And Gold Necessity

This eye makeup is a necessity for any lady. It is neutral enough to wear with many outfits, and bold enough to take your outfit from an 8 to a 10.

32. All Things Rose Gold

All Things Rose Gold

Who doesn’t love rose gold? We know you love rose gold jewelry, but this rose gold eyeshadow look gives us all the heart eyes.

33. Morning Sunrise

Morning Sunrise


You know those gorgeous morning sunrises that make you feel like today is your day? Well, today is your day with this eye shadow idea! Brighten up any outfit with this fun look.

34. All The Colors

All The Colors

Can’t decide on one color? Turns out, you don’t have to. This eyeshadow look allows you to incorporate all your favorite colors into one stylish look.

35. Shiny Copper

Shiny Copper

Stand out today with this copper eyeshadow idea. This is definitely for the one’s trying to make a statement!

36. Natural Beauty

Natural Beauty

Want a simple and natural look to compliment your stylish outfit? This is the look for you. Perfect for any eye color and easy enough to complete when you are on the go.

37. Snake Eyes

Snake Eyes

This look is bound to have people entranced by your eyes. Bold liner, gold shimmer on the lid, and rose gold shimmer in the crease. What’s not to love?

38. Mining for Diamonds

Mining for Diamonds

We love this look almost as much as we love diamonds! Have a fancy event you need to attend? Pair your formal gown with this eyeshadow look and shine bright like a diamond.

39. These Eyes are Ready for Autumn

These Eyes are Ready for Autumn

This look is perfect for all the Autumn time lovers out there. Embrace the change in season with this beautiful eyeshadow look.

40. Orange Creamsicle

Orange Creamsicle


This color is definitely a popular look right now. Don’t be afraid to try this bold look!

41. A Makeup for Anytime, Anywhere

A Makeup for Anytime, Anywhere


This look is definitely one you can rock anytime, anywhere! Be prepared for any event with this eye makeup.

42. Dusty Rose

Dusty Rose

The new color in town is dusty rose, and it is a must have for your eye shadow!

43. The Golden Line

The Golden Line


Take your outfit to the next level with this fierce eyeshadow. Olive Green on the lid and a gold shimmer liner to complete your going out outfit.

44. Pink Roses

Pink Roses

Isn’t everyones favorite gift a bundle of pink roses? Make this eyeshadow your favorite by paring it with any simple day to day look.

45. Dark Plum

Dark Plum

This dark plum color is perfect just as it is, but add some thick black eyeliner and you are set for any event.

46. Cranberries And Peaches

Cranberries And Peaches

This cranberry colored eyeshadow is a fierce way to make a statement at any party you will be attending.

47. Golden Shimmer Pop

Golden Shimmer Pop

Make your eyes pop with the boldness of the golden shimmer on the lid and dusty rose in the crease!

48. Mermaid Days

Mermaid Days

We all desperately want mermaid hair and eye makeup, right? Look no further for the perfect eyeshadow idea.

48 Magical Eye Makeup Ideas

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Victoria Rogers

Victoria is an ex-makeup artist and full-time assistant editor at TheCuddl. Even though she stopped working in the industry, makeup remains Victoria’s main passion alongside blogging. Now she combines these passions in order to help people discover a wide variety of classy and fresh makeup styles. Her family and dogs are Victoria’s biggest sources of joy, but the fresh smell of pastry comes in a close second. Whenever she’s not typing at the keyboard, Victoria spends most of her free time testing new makeup products, watching movies, and drawing. See all articles from Victoria.