11 Ways To Make Your Eyes Pop For A Night Out.

Beauty Blog Written By Zoe. Updated: July 2022.

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When you’ve got your makeup perfect, hair coiffed just right, and outfit sorted to impress, there’s just one final thing left to make sure your look is complete: Your eyes.

If the work you have put into the rest of your look is anything to go by, they’re going to be your secret weapon on a night out.

There are so many ways to bring attention to your eyes and make them stand out for all the right reasons.

Whether you want an easy everyday look or something more dramatic for a night out, we have eleven simple tips for making those peepers pop.

Apply a light eye shadow all over the lid.

The easiest way to make your eyes pop is to apply a light eye shadow all over the eyelid. We recommend going with a shimmery shade to bring out your natural sparkle and create a subtle but effective eye look.

Dusting a light shadow all over your lid will instantly brighten up your eyes and make them look more open and sparkly.

This is a great, easy look to have in your makeup bag for everyday if you want to look your best but don’t want to fuss too much with your makeup.

Try a mid-tone shade like pearly pink, champagne or pearl silver for a subtle, feminine look that will work with any outfit.

Use shimmery cream eye shadow in the crease.

Another simple tip for making your eyes pop is to use a shimmery cream eye shadow in the crease. Apply the shadow along your upper lash line, up towards your eyebrow.

This will highlight your eyes and the top of your cheekbones for a more dramatic look.

If you like to wear shimmery eye makeup and have the right skin tone for it, this is a quick and easy way to upgrade your look with minimal effort. This look can be left as is or paired with a light shadow all over the lid for a more subtle effect.

Add black eyeliner to the top and bottom lash line.

When you want to really up your eye game, nothing works better than a slick of liquid or gel eyeliner. A black eyeliner pencil creates a clean, sharp line that will make your eyes look bigger and brighter.

Try lining your top and bottom lash lines, extending the line out towards your temples for a dramatic look. If you’re not used to wearing eyeliner, start off with a thin line and practice until you get the technique right.

Good eyeliner application is an art form that takes time to master.

If you want to add more drama to your eyes, try lining just the upper lash line for a smouldering, sultry look.

Mix a little bit of highlighter into your eye shadow.

Eye shadow is a great way to get that pop of colour you’re after, but sometimes it can be a little too bold for your everyday look. If you want to add a little sparkle without being too in-your-face, try mixing a little bit of highlighter into your eye shadow.

This is a subtle way to bring attention to your eyes without being too obvious. You can mix a little highlighter into any colour eye shadow you like, or just go for a shimmery gold or silver shade for a look that’s sure to make a statement.

Add a touch of bright colour to your lips.

This is a great way to bring attention to your eyes without having to do much else with your makeup. Choose a bold shade of lipstick that makes a statement, like fuchsia, red or an intense orange hue.

For a sophisticated night look, try a deep red or a rich purple shade. A shade like this will add a pop of colour to your lips and make your eyes stand out. Be sure to apply the lipstick to your top and bottom lips for a balanced look.

Go for an ombré lip or bold fuchsia.

If you want to make your eyes pop but don’t want to go too dramatic with your lipstick shade, try an ombré lip. This is a trend that has been around for a while now, and it involves applying a darker shade to the centre of your lips and blending it out towards the edges.

This is a much more subtle way to create a bold lip look and make your eyes stand out. If you’re looking for something even more dramatic, there are plenty of bold, intense colours available on the market, including fuchsia and red shades.

For a dramatic look, try pairing a bold lipstick with a smouldering eye makeup look.

Don’t forget about your eyebrows.

One thing that can really make your eyes pop is having well-groomed eyebrows. If your eyebrows are sparse and unkempt, there’s nothing you can do to draw attention away from that problem area. If you want to make your eyes pop, make sure you’re taking care of your eyebrows and grooming them so they look their best.

Keep your eyebrows groomed and tidy, checking their shape regularly and removing any stray hairs where necessary. If you’re not sure how to shape your eyebrows, there are lots of online tutorials you can follow.

Define your lashes.

Another quick and easy way to make your eyes look bigger and brighter is to define your lashes. The easiest way to do this is with a good quality mascara, and you can also try using false lashes for an extra dramatic look.

If you don’t normally wear false lashes, it’s best to start with a natural, lighter style and work your way up to more dramatic looks. False lashes are easy to apply, but it can take a little practice to get them right.

Make sure you follow the instructions carefully when applying false lashes.

Add a touch of highlighter.

This is another quick and easy way to bring attention to your peepers. If you want to take your eye makeup look to the next level, try using a highlighter underneath your eyes. The easiest way to do this is to apply your eye makeup, then use a small makeup sponge and dab a highlighter underneath your eyes.

Try to line the outside edge of your eyes, just under your cheekbones. The highlighter will create a subtle shimmery effect, bringing attention to your eyes and highlighting your cheekbones at the same time.

Build your eye shadow palette.

If you really want to take your eye makeup game to the next level, try building your own eye shadow palette. There are lots of palettes available on the market, in a variety of colours and finishes. You can pick and choose the shades you like best to create a palette that you can use for any occasion.

Building your own palette is a great way to save money and create a palette full of colours you love. You can also use your palette for different eye looks, depending on the colours you choose.

Add a pop of colour with a bright lip.

If you want to make your eyes stand out, but you’re not keen on wearing a bold shade of lipstick, try wearing a bright lip colour instead. This is a great way to add a pop of colour without going too over the top. We recommend choosing a bold shade of red or orange. These colours will stand out against your skin and really make your eyes pop.


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