It started on the runway with every fashion label from Anna Sui to Kenzo showcasing red eyeshadow on their models in 2017. Then, Selena Gomez wore red eyeshadow to the 2017 Met Gala, and it was clear: wearing red makeup on your eyes was officially a trend.
However, the red eyeshadow trend is anything but easy to pull off. If not applied properly, red eyeshadow can make your eyes look tired or sick (conjunctivitis-chic, anyone?). If applied incorrectly, it can even make under-eye circles appear darker and accentuate any redness on your face. This list covers the best red eyeshadow tips from professional makeup artists and Instagram amateurs alike to set you up for red shadow success.
Wondering how to wear red eyeshadow? Let these expert red eyeshadow looks be your inspiration!
Before You Attempt Red Shadow, Color-Correct Your Face First
Find The Right Shade Of Red Shadow For Your Skin Tone
Make Your Eye Color Pop With The Perfect Shade
Mix Red And Black For A Two-Tone Smokey Eye
Red Eyeliner Is A Sultry Option
Swipe Some Red Shadow Along Your Bottom Lashes For A Look That Pops