These days, we’re going to consider it a win if we get mascara on our faces, but that won’t stop us from obsessing over the boldest eye makeup looks online. From eyelash extensions to absolute eyeshadow masterpieces, the latest looks on Instagram are downright mesmerizing.
Whether you’re looking for inspiration or just admiring the artistic expression, there is no shortage of makeup looks to shout out. Here are the top 25 over-the-top looks we can’t stop thinking about.
Take a Look at the Hottest Eye Makeup Looks on Instagram
While this isn’t a look that you’re likely to rock for your next Zoom call, we can’t help but admire the talent that went into creating this masterpiece. In fact, we totally heart itl.
Between the vibrant colors and the sweet stars, we cannot stop gazing at this dreamy sky creation. The delicate application of the “cloud” here allows the background color to shine through making it ever so subtle.
Sweetest Strawberry Surprise
How adorable is this sweet strawberry look? Follow makeup artist @muastars for more fun. Now, what kind of fruit do you want to paint on your eyes?
We cannot get over this glam look that is absolute fire. This is equal parts fun and fierce and there’s no denying that what you’re seeing is anything but hot.
The ability to paint a UFO space scene the small canvas of an eyelid is absolutely blowing our minds. Are your hands steady enough to try something similar? Bring on the little green men, folks!
Shoutout to the genius behind this beautiful butterfly eyeshadow look. The lines are so crisp and it’s one of our favorite eye makeup looks that takes a nod from nature on this list.
If you’re feeling like taking things up a notch in your own makeup game, consider taking inspiration from this @instamakeup account.
Party Time Looks
It’s not a party until you paint proper confetti on your eyelids and start rocking a green shadow, right?
We’re dazzled by this mermaid-inspired makeup look and considering giving it a go.
The combo of white liquid eyeliner and vivid rainbow shadow is taking our breath away.
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Let’s take a quick detour to Christmas time. We stumbled across these cute Christmas ghosts with rainbow lights and we just had to share them with you.
One of the most romantic eye makeup looks on this list is inspired by lavender. How beautiful are these shades of purple? The tiny floral detail is the icing on the cake.
Well, we weren’t prepared for complete fantasy eye makeup looks but by god, we were served some. We find a little dragon “torching” this eyelid with warm fire colors and some metallic detail to really make this eye look ablaze.
You know you want to rock a purple eyebrow! We find a very dramatic teal cat eye that really pops off of the vibrant pink and rich purple. Little star details totally serve Barbie girl realness.
We are really loving these super dramatic eye makeup looks that extend up onto the eyebrow. Black and gold look so fantastic together and we see that holding true for the eyebrow as well. Do you dare paint that brow?
The. romance! Take a look at this gold and teal eye that was already radiant before the sparkle details were added. Would you glue some tiny flowers to your face? We’re into it.
Plum and hot pink both look excellent in this purple eye. We love the shimmer on the plum and how it’s extended out with the little star details.
Take a trip back in time to the groovy sixties! We find an extremely colorful eye that reminds us of lava lamps and platform shoes. What a thrill!
In this example, we find the case for painting little shapes all over eye. We think it’s one of the most ambitious eye makeup looks on. this list. How do you think it turned out?
We love this take on glam rock that’s been modernized and made to look contemporary, fashionable, and super chic. The triangle shape really compliments the eye and is the perfect size without looking clownish.
This person is unabashedly a fan of color and we appreciate that. You would definitely turn heads with rainbow eyes like these.
You better believe the person who shared this image captioned it with the wave emoji. It’s one of the most interesting shapes for these eye makeup looks that we’ve seen. We think it makes a splash.
The person who shared this shimmering eye called the look “crimson eclipse.” How moody and dramatic! We think they nailed the breath with blue and crimson ad plenty of metallic goodness to make it shine.
We got another name for another look in “crystal rain.” These little crystals do indeed look like tiny rain droplets. They’ve got a lot to reflect with all of the colors on display. around them. Take a look at the red eyeliner. What a dream!
Finally, we leave you with some super spikey eyes that really elevate goth glam to a whole new level. Would you forego big lashes for something like this instead? It would be fun to try!
There you go! We hope these eye makeup looks gave you some feels. Whether you feel like you could pull one of these makeup looks off, there’s no denying that we saw some serious makeup artistry on display. Now, go do something bold with your own eyes!
Andrew is an Assistant Editor for Mamas Uncut with over ten years of experience as a writer in the creative, marketing, and blogging spaces. After studying Film and Art History, he developed a passion for telling stories in a variety of mediums. Obsessively making lists, reporting celebrity news, and diving into emerging pop cultural topics are a few of his interests.
- 1 Take a Look at the Hottest Eye Makeup Looks on Instagram
- 1.1 Heartfelt Tears
- 1.2 Starry Night
- 1.3 Sweetest Strawberry Surprise
- 1.4 Flaming Hot
- 1.5 EXTRAterrestrial
- 1.6 Butterfly Kisses
- 1.7 Going Glam
- 1.8 Party Time Looks
- 1.9 Majestic Makeup
- 1.10 Rainbow Vision
- 1.11 Christmas Ghosts
- 1.12 Lavender Love
- 1.13 Okay, Dragon
- 1.14 Barbie Girl
- 1.15 Tiger Stripes
- 1.16 Bouquet
- 1.17 Party
- 1.18 Groovy
- 1.19 Shapes
- 1.20 Glam Rock
- 1.21 Rainbow Bright
- 1.22 Making Waves
- 1.23 ‘Crimson Eclipse’
- 1.24 ‘Crystal Rain’
- 1.25 Spikey
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