Eye Makeup Trends to Try in 2020

Our eyes are one feature that can be highly attractive to people’s attention, so choosing the right eye makeup is the most significant part of makeup that would never go unnoticed. The quarantine may seem never-ending and it makes us all spend more time at home. If you’re running out of ideas to entertain yourself we have some suggestions on how you can experiment with the latest makeup trends. This will keep you busy and let you express your creativeness. So by the time everything goes back to normal again, you’ll be ready to get out there and show off your makeup skills. Spend this quarantine by learning various types of eye makeup that you can use on multiple occasions. 

Whether you’re getting ready for a wedding, a girls’ night out, or a face-to-face client meeting, you may be thinking about trying something new with your make-up. If you avoid lipstick like the plague and are too scared to contour your cheekbones, there’s plenty of eye makeup trends you can try. From false eyelashes to bright eye shadow colors, here are the top makeup trends suitable for any time or place.

Mismatched Eye Shadow

If you want to break the rules, mismatched eye shadow may suit you. This is a simple way of getting your makeup to another level. In creating the mismatched eye shadow, instead of copying the same look on both eyes, you will have two different shades, one for each eye. Make sure that these colors harmoniously go together from the same palette or you can choose from completely contrasting tones for a bolder. No one is stopping you from your choice.

Blue Smoky Eye

Blue eyeliner has been a favorite makeup trend since the 80s, so why not take it a step further and try a blue smoky eye? Adding blue to your eyes is a bold way to play up your natural eye color and create a bit of drama, without having to go overboard with glitter and shimmer. The look is simple: try smudging a bit of cobalt metallic shadow right on the lid and just below the lower lash line. Simply smooth and blend, and your blue smoky eye will be ready to take on the world.

If you don’t feel confident in applying smoke eye makeup, watching smokey eye makeup tutorials can help you.

BIG Lashes

Like brows, eyelashes can do much more for your look than you think. Not only do they make your eyes appear bigger, but they can also make your face appear more soft and delicate. For a big DIY lash look, try wearing lash strips or clusters – both are equally effective for creating a doe-eyed look. If you’re new to lash extensions, try starting with lash clusters first, as they provide more control with placement. To create this look, apply the clusters with a small space in between each one. For a more dramatic look, try adding a few clusters along the bottom lash line as well.


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Shimmering Silver

While icy, metallic shades tend to be reserved for the winter season, they’ve been slowly creeping into the spring and summer months. To recreate a silver-eyed runway look, use a white cream shadow flecked with silver to create a perfectly dewy look. To make it extra simple, try using an eye shadow stick – they’re especially easy to use and you won’t have to worry about loose powder falling from your eyes.  Finish the silver off with black liner and a few coats of mascara, and you’re good to go!

Go Naked

Think of this as the anti-makeup trend – going without any makeup at all can sometimes be the most daring eye makeup look, especially if you’re getting dressed up and going out. It’s been all over the runways, and is an especially good choice if you’re wearing brightly colored clothing or statement jewelry, as you don’t want your makeup to clash or compete with the rest of your outfit. If you still want your eyes to pop, try wearing a nude lipstick on your lids – it’ll make your eyes shine in certain light.

Pops of Color

The easiest way to add a bit of color to your outfit is with pops of color on your face – try using pink lipstick on your eyelids, brush the corners of your lids with a bright eye shadow, or why not use a glittery eye pencil to line your bottom lids? When it comes to colorful makeup, don’t be afraid to try something new. For more inspiration, browse online beauty catalogs and peruse runway snapshots for colorful eyes, lips, and cheeks that’ll take your eye makeup game to the next level.

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