We all have those days when we want to play with color in our makeup look—and when it comes to eye makeup, specifically, pink can be a glorious option. When layered just right, pink eye shadow paired with neutral eyeliner and mascara can be just the hint of color you’re looking for without going overboard. Of course, that doesn’t mean you can’t pack it on for a bolder eye makeup look, too. Basically, pink is one of the most versatile (and unexpected) shades to wear on your lids. Keep reading for 16 pink eye makeup looks that are sure to turn heads!
#1: ALL-OVER PALE PINK SHIMMER
Why we love it: All-over pale pink shimmery eyes are the perfect match for everyday wear. They add an extra pop to your look sans the drama.
How to DIY the look: Apply a thin layer of eye makeup primer. Dust a light layer of the L’Oréal Paris Infallible 24 HR Eye Shadow in Always Pearly Pink onto your eyelids. Then, blend the color a bit higher at the outer edge of your eyes and apply it to your lower lash line. Coat your lashes with the L’Oréal Paris Unlimited Lash Lifting and Lengthening Washable Mascara to seal the deal.
#2: BOLD PINK LIDS
Why we love them: Bold pink lids can take your eye makeup game to the next level. We also love that these stunning shades can transition from day to night seamlessly.
How to DIY the look: Using a small tapered eyeshadow brush, sweep the L’Oréal Paris Infallible 24 HR Eye Shadow in Glistening Garnet all over your lids. Follow up by grabbing the L’Oréal Paris Infallible Pro-Last Waterproof, Up to 24HR Pencil Eyeliner in Black to tightline your eyes. Finish by layering your lashes with the L’Oréal Paris Voluminous Lash Paradise Washable Mascara.
#3: ROSY METALLIC SHIMMER
Why we love it: It’s one of the most popular ways to welcome a dose of glam to your makeup look. Sparkly shades work in your favor to test out the metallic makeup trend.
How to DIY the look: Set the stage by applying the L’Oréal Paris Infallible Metallics Eye Shadow in Rose Chrome all over your eyelids. Make sure to blend evenly for a gorgeous wash of color. Next, tightline your lids with the L’Oréal Paris Le Liner Signature Easy-Glide Mechanical Eyeliner, Waterproof in Brown Denim to help accentuate your gaze. Top it all off with a few coats of the L’Oréal Paris Air Volume Mega Mascara, Lightweight Mega Volume Washable in Blackest Black.
#4: TWO-TONED PINK AND VIOLET
Why we love it: There is almost no better way to amp up your pink eye makeup than with a corresponding shade. Pink and violet complement each other perfectly to deliver a look with tons of dimension.
How to DIY the look: Start by dusting the L’Oréal Paris Colour Riche Monos Eyeshadow in Mademoiselle Pink onto your eyelids and through your crease. Next, paint the outer corner of your lids with the bold pink eyeshadow mentioned in look #2. Make sure to blend the colors evenly for a beautiful gradient. Line your lids with the L’Oréal Paris Matte Signature Liquid Dip Eyeliner, Waterproof. Then, coat your lashes with the L’Oréal Paris Bambi Eye Washable Mascara, Lasting Volume.
#5. PINK AND BLUE EYES
Why we love them: Pink and blue eyeshadow are a contrasting yet beautiful pair that will have all eyes on you. They’re a foolproof way to rock a bold look with a playful spin. Plus, there are so many unique ways you can jazz up the duo, so you’ll never get bored.
How to get the look: Learn how to revamp your eye makeup with our article, How To Wear Pink and Blue Eyeshadow.
#6. PINK AND YELLOW EYES
Why we love them: Pink and yellow offers a lemonade-esque hue that will brighten your look. The duo also helps you to hold on to a bit of summer with your eye makeup.
How to get the look: Visit our article, Here Are 10 Pink and Yellow Eyeshadow Looks That Are So Pretty for some pointers.
#7. FELINE EYES
Why we love them: If you’re not too skilled in the art of creating the perfect cat eye, feline eyes come in handy as a fashionable alternative. Cat eyes are all about creating a thin-lined look with a wing to match, whereas feline eyes require the use of eyeshadow for a bigger and bolder approach. You’ll be able to flaunt a daring look without having to spend too much time in the mirror.
How to DIY the look: Bring this look to life with the help of the L’Oréal Paris Brilliant Eyes Shimmer Liquid Eye Shadow Makeup in Blush Jewel. Apply the medium pink shade on your lids and extend the color outward to create a dramatic winged shape.
#8. OMBRÈ EYES
Why we love them: Ombré eyes give you free reign to flaunt three eyeshadow shades in one look. You can prepare to show off your blending skills and your creativity.
How to DIY the look: Paint a pale pink shimmery shade onto the inner corner of your lid. Then, dust a medium pink shimmery hue on the center and a darker tone on the outer corner. Blend until you achieve a smooth gradient. Coat your lashes with a few layers of black mascara to finish the look.
#9. SMOKY EYES
Why we love them: Smoky eyes provide the perfect balance of matte and shimmery shades for a classic aesthetic. We also dig that they make your beautiful eye shape the center of your look.
How to DIY the look: Begin by coloring your lids with a light pink eyeshadow. Blend a bright pink eyeshadow onto your crease. Then, dust a tiny amount of dark eyeshadow on the outer edge of your lids. Drag the light pink and medium hues across your lower lash lines for a smudged effect.
#10. CUT CREASE
Why we love it: Cut crease eye makeup looks are one of the easiest ways to channel an MUA. They’re precise, clean-cut, and all about defining the shape of your crease.
How to get the look: Click through to our article, How To Create a Cut Crease, for a step-by-step tutorial.
#11. HALO EYES
Why we love them: Halo eyes are a no-brainer for a bigger and brighter gaze. They’re also another way to rock an eye-catching duo of eyeshadow shades with a trendy touch.
How to get the look: Grab your favorite pink eyeshadow and contrasting color, then read through our article, What Is Halo Eye Makeup? Here’s How To Rock This Buzzy Makeup Trend.
#12. PINK CREASE
Why we love it: We love to break the rules, and pink eyeshadow shades make for a gorgeous crease color. They provide an unexpected wash of color for the ultimate level of subtlety.
How to DIY the look: Sweep a light pink shade onto your crease. Next, line your eyes with the L’Oréal Paris Le Liner Signature Easy-Glide Mechanical Eyeliner, Waterproof in Gold Velvet for the right amount of bling. Layer on mascara to finish.
#13. GLOSSY LIDS
Why we love them: Glossy lids give your eyes a wet-like appearance that can’t be beat. They also incorporate a bit of runway and editorial inspiration into your look.
How to get the look: Learn How To Rock a Glossy Eyeshadow Look to embrace your inner supermodel.
#14. PINK AND BROWN EYES
Why we love them: Pink and brown is a color combination that’s totally wearable. You can rock this duo in the office or on date night to make a big impact.
How to DIY the look: Use a medium pink eyeshadow to color your lids. Dust the outer edge of your eyes and crease with the L’Oréal Paris Colour Riche Monos Eyeshadow in Pain Au Chocolat to add some depth into the equation. Blend the shades so you can score a seamless transition of color. Then, amp up your lashes with a few coats of volumizing mascara.
#15. PINK UNDER-EYES
Why we love them: Simple eye makeup looks like pink under-eyes can make an epic statement all on their own. This trend shakes things up with your eye makeup routine by stepping outside-of-the-box.
How to DIY the look: Drag a shimmery pink shade along your lower lash line. Lastly, fluff up your lashes with black mascara for a minimalist look that packs a mighty punch.
#16: PINK INNER-CORNERS
Why we love them: For days when you’re pressed for time or prefer a light eye makeup look, pink inner corners provide a chic accent that won’t go unnoticed.
How to DIY the look: Apply a pink liquid eyeshadow to the inner corners of your eyes. Follow up with a few coats of mascara.
Next: If you love all things pink, go beyond your eye makeup and consider coloring your locks a shade of pink. Trust us, it’s pretty on everyone! Here are 33 Pink Hair Color Ideas, Including Shades For Every Skin Tone.