As much as you may love experimenting with neutral eyeshadow shades, it may be time to switch things up with a few bright makeup looks. Sure, it’s easy to think that colorful makeup may not be your style, but the right shade pairings can make you a believer! Pink and yellow eyeshadow, it’s your time to shine!
If your first thought is that the combination of pink and yellow is a bit too much, we’re here to put your doubts to rest. Whether you’re a fan of classic halo eyes or can’t get enough of trendy ombré eyeshadow, there is a myriad of ways to make your eye makeup the star of the show. Want in? Keep reading for nine pink and yellow eyeshadow looks that can help you revamp your makeup looks.
1. LEMONADE CAT EYE
If you can’t get enough of the timeless cat eye, now’s your chance to take it to the next level with a bit of color. This look features pink eyeshadow placed all over your lid with bright yellow hues blended out into a point to give the eyes a more feline-like look. A great way to play with color and brush up on your blending skills, this look will become your go-to pick in no time.
To try it for yourself, start by swiping the L’Oréal Paris Infallible 24 HR Eye Shadow in Always Pearly Pink all over your lids and lower lash line. Next, apply the shade Eternal Sunshine on the center of your lid and blend out evenly for a seamless transition in color. Be sure to extend the color outward to get a winged eyeliner effect.
2. SUNSET EYESHADOW
One of the most popular ways to incorporate pink and yellow into your eye makeup look is with sunset eyeshadow. Featuring a gradient of yellow, orange, pink, and purple, this look mimics a gorgeous sunset to really make your eyes pop.
3. POPPING HALO EYES
Halo eyes are one of the biggest trends among beauty bloggers and makeup gurus alike, and we think you should give this look a shot, too. Boasting a bold eyeshadow shade at the center of your lid with a contrasting color surrounding it, it’s no surprise that this look continues to be a standout pick. The perfect shades to give it a shot with? None other than pink and yellow.
Start by applying the L’Oréal Paris Colour Riche Monos Eyeshadow in Paris Beach all over your lid as a base color. Next, apply a yellow eyeshadow on the center of your lid and blend slightly outward to set the tone for a gradient. Last but not least, swipe the L’Oréal Paris Colour Riche Monos Eyeshadow in Mademoiselle Pink onto the inner and outer corners of your eye and through the crease.
In need of more help perfecting your halo eyes? Head on over to our article, What Is Halo Eye Makeup? Here’s How to Rock This Buzzy Makeup Trend for some pointers.
4. SMOKY SHADOW
Who says that smoky eye makeup is only reserved for dark, sultry shades? Believe it or not, you can bring this trend to life with pink and yellow eyeshadow.
Start by applying a soft peach shadow from the L’Oréal Paris Paradise Enchanted Scented Eyeshadow Palette all over your lid. Then, swipe a yellow eyeshadow onto the inner half of your lid. Next, going back to your palette, brush a shimmery mid-toned brown onto the outer half of your lid and through the crease. Top off the look by applying the palette’s coral pink eyeshadow in your crease, blending it with the brown shade for the perfect amount of depth.
Finish up with a line of the L’Oréal Paris Infallible Pro-Last Waterproof Up to 24HR Pencil Eyeliner in Black on your lash line and smudge the color out with a small angled brush to complete your look.
5. FLUORESCENT CREASE
Want to bring runway makeup looks to your real life? It’s time to try your hand at the fluorescent crease eye makeup look. Seamlessly blending two trends into one, this look is all about sporting neon shades and floating eyeliner to get a truly eye-catching look. Set the stage by brushing a fluorescent pink eyeshadow shade right in your crease. Follow with a thin line of yellow eyeliner along your lash line, then top your look off with a few coats of the L’Oréal Paris Bambi Eye Waterproof Mascara, Lasting Volume.
6. YELLOW-TO-PINK OMBRÈ EYES
The ombré eyeshadow trend will turn heads with ease—especially if you add pink and yellow shadows into the mix. To start, apply a yellow eyeshadow to the inner corner of your eye. Follow up with the soft pink from the L’Oréal Paris Colour Riche Pocket Palette Eyeshadow in Avenue Des Roses on the center of your lids. Amp up your look with a slightly darker pink (there’s one in the same palette!) on the outer section of your eyes, and you’re all set!
7. BRIGHT METALLIC EYES
If we had to name one pink and yellow eye makeup look that won’t steer you wrong, metallic eyes get our vote. This trend gives your eyes a head-turning shimmery finish with a sensational pop of color. Give the trend a try by applying the L’Oréal Paris Brilliant Eyes Shimmer Liquid Eye Shadow Makeup in Blush Jewel all over your lids. Next, blend a yellow eyeshadow in the center of your lid and add a dab of String of Pearls on top to amplify your eyes. A coat of mascara and you’re done!
8. YELLOW LIDS AND ROSE GOLD EYELINER
Want to take a walk on the bold side with your pink and yellow eyeshadow look? It’s time for us to introduce you to yellow eyeshadow with rose gold eyeliner. Serving up a playful yet effortlessly stylish vibe, this look takes creativity to the next level.
To get the look, start by applying yellow eyeshadow all over your lid until it’s blended evenly. Then use the L’Oréal Paris Pro-Last Waterproof, Up to 24 HR Pencil Eyeliner in Nude to line your upper lash line and gently flick the line at the outer edge of your eye. Layer a rose gold eyeliner on top to complete the look.
9. COLORFUL CUT CREASE
The cut crease continues to top the list of must-try trends, and creating the look with pink and yellow eyeshadow may be our favorite look yet. A stylish way to show off a clean-cut contrast of color, this eye makeup look is worthy of an Instagram selfie—or five! Head on over to our article, How to Create a Cut Crease, for a tutorial you can follow using any shades you like.
10. GLOSSY EYES
If you’re game for stepping outside of the box, glossy eyes will give your peepers an unforgettable burst of color. The perfect way to create a statement-making look, this shiny, wet-looking trend doesn't disappoint. Try using a pink eye gloss on half of your lids and a yellow one on the other half. You can also always layer a clear eye gloss over any of the other pink and yellow looks we’ve shared!