It’s the season to mix up your eyeshadow look. Not feeling glitter? Try matte eye makeup – because you don’t need sparkle to look fabulous. Bright orange, deep purple and bold black are just as extra as a scattering of shimmer. Try these looks designed to beautify your blink…

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Tropic thunder


Baby, it’s cold outside… but you’ll be feeling the heat with this fire-themed eye look.

Step 1. Use your fingertips to pat Revolution Eyeshadow Primer in Original onto your eyelids.

Step 2. With an eyeshadow brush, apply the orange shade in the Makeup Revolution x Soph Eyeshadow Palette in Extra Spice on your eyelids.

Step 3. Cover the same brush with the yellow shade in the palette. Starting at the crease, blend the colour upwards, stopping between the crease in your eyelid and your brow bone.

Step 4. Now apply a liquid liner, starting at the inner corner of your eye and taking it along your upper lash line. Stop when you reach the outer corner of your eye.

Step 5. Finish with lashings of mascara.


Real Techniques Real Techniques Enhanced Eye Makeup Brush Set £19.99 Buy Now
Revolution Makeup RevolutionxSoph Extra Spice Eye Shadow Palette £8.00 Buy Now
Rimmel Rimmel Glam'Eyes Liquid EyeLiner Black Glamour 1 £5.99 Buy Now
Bourjois Bourjois Eye Catching Mascara £5.48 Buy Now

Vampire chic


Add drama to your look with mauve tones and a lotta liner.

Step 1. Coat an eyeshadow brush with the purple shade from the Revolution Pro Regeneration Palette in Entranced and tap it against the side of the palette to get rid of any excess. Apply the eyeshadow to your eyelids, stopping between the crease and your brow bone.  

Step 2. Starting at the inner corner of your eye, use Rimmel Soft Kohl Eyeliner in Jet Black along your lower lash line. Smudge out with your fingertips.

Step 3. Finish with a natural mascara.

Revolution Pro Revolution Pro Eye Elements Eyeshadow Primer Core £4.00 Buy Now
B. Cosmetics B. Eye Shadow Face Makeup Brush £3.99 Buy Now
Revolution Pro Revolution Pro Regeneration Entranced Eye Shadow Palette £8.00 Buy Now
Rimmel Rimmel Soft Khol Eyeliner Jet Black 61 £2.99 Buy Now
B. Cosmetics B. HD Lengthening Mascara £9.99 Buy Now

Bold lines


Be the bold type in all black.

Step 1. Starting at the inner corner of your eye, use a kohl eyeliner to follow the shape of your crease, flicking it up at the end. Bring it back down to meet the outer corner of your eye. 

Step 2. Cover a lip brush in Bleach London Louder Powder Single Eyeshadow in Tmb Ma. Fill in the gap between the kohl line you drew and your lash line.

Step 3. Apply two coats of Revolution The Mascara Revolution. 

Collection Collection Kohl Eyeliner Black 1 £1.99 Buy Now
Revolution Revolution The Mascara Revolution £8.00 Buy Now