61 Insanely Beautiful Makeup Ideas for Prom
We know that the entire look is important when it comes to getting ready for prom. There are so many things to think about too – the hair, the dress, and then you’ll need to work out which makeup looks goes with the lot. Thankfully, we’ve come together to bring you a few looks that we think you might just get on board with. These insanely beautiful makeup ideas for prom are not only beautiful, but relatively easy to do yourself at home. Of course, if you’re hiring a makeup artist, just make sure you show them the photo you love the most to get the same finished effect.
1. Peachy Eyes
The entire world went mad for the Two Faced Sweet Peach Eye Shadow Palette, and with looks like this coming into fashion, it’s not very hard to see why. If you were looking for the perfect excuse to own that palette (and use it, obviously), this prom look is definitely it. Pretty, feminine, and shimmery-splendid too. It’s got prom night written all over it!
Products used: TheBalm Primer, Anastasia Beverly Hills ‘Modern Renaissance’ Palette (Primavera, Vermeer, Cyprus Umber and Burnt Orange), Inglot AMC Pure Pigment 50, NYX Jumbo Pencil in Milk and Inglot Body Sparkles XL73 (inner corner highlight).
2. Purple Glittery Eyes + Pink Lips
Just when you thought you couldn’t wear pink and purple together in a beautiful makeup look, we show you how to do it with style. When it comes to beautiful makeup ideas for prom, this glittery one definitely adds the right amount of pink and girlie colour to the mix. We love the way that that a slight lilac line has been added to the edges of that black eyeliner flick. It’s all about paying attention to detail, and that’s just what this stunning makeup look does.
Eyes: Anastasia Beverly Hills ‘Self Made’ Palette (Deep Purple shade), ABH ‘Modern Renaissance’ Palette – Raw Sienna, Venetian Red & Red Ochre (crease), Cyprus Umber (Outer V), Tempera (Brow Bone), and Vermeer (tear duct), NYX Glitter in shade ‘Purple Reign’, Tarte Cosmetics Tarteist Clay Paint Liner.
Lips: Lena Lashes Liquid Lipstick in ‘Tony’.
3. Elegant Eye Look for Brown Eyes
Of course, you could stick with what you know. This brown and gold well-bended smokey look is so easy to do at home, you’ll be kicking yourself for not learning how to do it sooner. The trick is to blend well, and you’ll need a big and fluffy blending brush for that – a good one, from a reputable brand. Half the battle to getting these looks just right is having the right tools to do them with, so make sure you have everything you need to start with.
Products used: Huda Beauty ‘Rose Gold Palette’ – Dubai (Lid), Henna and Sandalwood (crease), Blacktruffle (outer corner), and Moon Dust (brow bone + inner corner); Tarte Cosmetics Double Take Eyeliner.
4. Dramatic Black & Silver Smokey Eye
You can’t go wrong with a classic black and silver smokey eye look. The smokey eye look is perfect for any occasion, so you couldn’t expect to see a list of beautiful makeup ideas for prom without seeing at least one classic smokey look on there … right? Once again we’re paying attention to detail, and you may find that using tape is a great way to ensure your liner flicks are as “on fleek” as possible. Tape will also help to make sure your eyeshadow doesn’t end up anywhere you don’t want it to also.
Products used: Sigma Night Life Eyeshadow Palette, Line Ace Liquid Liner, and Eclipse Eyeliner Pencil.
Youtube Tutorial – Link.
5. Blue Smokey Eye + Nude Lips
What about when you really want to stand out form the crowd? How do you feel about bright and bold blue eyes? If you’re going to go for a really bold and brave eye like this one, your best bet is to keep your lips nice and neutral. As you can see here, a nude lipstick and gloss combination has been used. It gives you the perfect excuse to pop out those Mac nudes!
Eyes: MAC ‘Blue Flame’ Mineral Eyeshadow (lid), Melt Cosmetics ‘Rust Stack’ (crease).
Lips: Kylie Cosmetics ‘Exposed’ lip gloss.
6. Gold Glittery Eyes + Mauve Lips
Glitter can be really hard to work with if you don’t really know what you’re dong (which is most of us here at StayGlam!) but there are a few really clever tips and tricks you can use to ensure your eye glitter doesn’t end up being worn by everybody else. A makeup setting spray is essential for keeping your entire face in check, and when worn with a decent primer, and a good glitter adhesive, you should find that your look lasts the distance.
Eyes: Tartelette Amazonian Clay Matte Eyeshadow Palette – Force of Nature (Upper Crease), Dreamer & Multi-Tasker (Crease), Natural Beauty (Inner Corner), Fashionista (Outer V), Super Mom (Brow Bone and Tear Duct); NYX ‘Copper Sparkle’ Glitter and TheBalm Schwing Black Liquid Eyeliner.
Lips: Molly Cosmetics Matte Liquid Lipstick in ‘Hot Chocolate’.
7. Natural Look
When your dress and hair speaks for itself, you could leave your makeup as nude as possible. This barely-there look still has enough about it to make a difference, but without being really out-there. It’s a good place to start if you’re not sure where to go with your prom makeup look.
Products used: ABH Eyeshadow Singles in Birkin, Deep Brown, Smoke & Penny Metal; Misslyn Cosmetics Black Eyeliner Pen.
8. Pink Smokey Eye
If you want to jump in on the pink eye makeup bandwagon, there are a few things you should know first. It’s easy to want this look, but recreating it yourself might be quite hard work. That is if you don’t want to look like you’ve been smacked in the face! For the record, if you don’t have pink eye shadow to hand, there’s nothing to stop you from layering up your pink blusher, or even your pink lipstick, to get a similar effect. We’ve seen lots of makeup artists using matte liquid lipsticks as eyeliner, and we think it’s a jolly marvelous idea.
Products used: Kylie Cosmetics The Burgundy Palette in ‘Dubai’, ‘Penny’ and ‘Almond’ (crease + lower lash line), ColourPop Cosmetics ‘Bubbly’ (lid), and Inglot gel liner.
9. Classy Brown Smokey Eye with a Pop of Gold
Your eyebrows are just important as the rest of the look when it comes to your beautiful makeup ideas for prom. They have the power to really frame your face, which is why it is important to remember them when bringing together your look. If you have the time and a few bucks to spare, can we recommend threading? It gives you a really crisp and beautiful brow look, and once you have the basic shape right, you can build the rest with your preferred brow tools of choice.
Products used: Elf Cosmetics Palette, NYX Roll On Shimmer in ‘Chestnut’, Wet n Wild Black Mega Liner, and BBByBeholderEL lashes in ‘Jewel’.
10. Bronze Eye Makeup for Blue Eyes
If you have blue eyes, you have the perfect eyes for gold and bronze shades of eyeshadow. When you have the opportunity to play around with such beautiful metallic tones, and very on-trend ones, can we just add, why wouldn’t you? A quick slick of a metallic shade, teamed with an elegant flick of eyeliner, and you’re good to go for almost any and every occasion, prom included.
Products used: Makeup Geek eyeshadows and House of Lashes lashes in ‘Iconic’.
11. Mauve Look
We love this stunning dusky pink look, perfectly glammed up with just the lightest hint of gold in the inner corner of the eye. In fact, this is a very good trick to know. If you use a lighter, brighter shade on the inner corner, it will reflect the light and make your eyes appear bigger and wider. It’ll also help you to look more awake, just in case you need that. We certainly do!
Eyes: ABH Modern Renaissance Palette and Morphe Brushes Pressed Pigment in ‘Untamed’ (Lid); Certifeye glitter in Lemonade; NYX gel liner & smudger.
Lips: OPVBeauty Matte Liquid Lipstick in ‘Soho Secrets’.
12. Glitter Eyeliner + Nude Lips
How do you feel about glitter eyeliner? We know that it’s quite a brave move, but it’s one we definitely think you should look at whilst on the hunt for beautiful makeup ideas for prom. Keep everything else nude, because the glitter eyeliner does all the talking for, and you’ll find that people are chatting about your makeup looks for all the right reasons. It’s good to be so on-trend, right?
Eyes: NYX Face & Body Glitter in ‘Rose Highlight’.
Lips: Jouer Cosmetics Rose Quartz Lips + Kylie Cosmetics ‘So Cute’ Gloss.
13. Silver Eyes + Glossy Nude Lips
We’ve gone for gold / nude glitter eyes, but what about an all-put silver sparkle? Those glossy nude lips go really well with the silver shades, even though you might have thought they’d clash. It’s all about knowing how to work them together, going against the “work with one – eyes or mouth” rule that we were all taught by our mothers as kids.
14. Gold Glitter Lower Lash Line
If you want to inject some sparkle, but you don’t want to inject too much sparkle, how about this bottom liner look? You’ve got a dusky pink and relatively neutral top eyelid look, keeping all the attention on the lower lashes. A quick slick is all it could take to take your look from daytime chic to nighttime prom, and when you don’t have a lot of time on your hands, it could be the look that proves the answer to all your prayers.
Products used: BH Cosmetics 88 Color Matte Palette, SLMissGlam lashes in ‘Sparkly Glam’. With this look we recommend light pink, glossy lips.
15. Purple & Bronze Glitter Eyes
Purple and bronze – how do you feel about combining those two shades together? Now look at the beautiful beautiful makeup ideas for prom we’re showing you below and then get back to us. Isn’t it crazy how well the two shades blend together? If you want a look like this that’ll last the entire night, invest in a good eyeshadow primer. It’ll keep everything in place for the duration, and when you’re working with glitter that’s not a bad thing!
Products used: Morphe Brushes 35B & 35F Eyeshadow Palettes, Certifeye glitter, and Certifeye lashes in ‘Dreamy’.
16. Nude Lips + Pop of Color
When you’re rocking nude kips, you can afford to go with a bit of colour on the eyes. How about this beautiful icy blue shade, perfect when you’re wearing a Cinderella-esque gown? Do you remember that we mentioned before about adding that lighter, almost-white shade to the inner corner of your eye to open it up? Well, this is a classic example of that. IT’s been done beautifully!
Eyes: J. Cat Beauty Blinkle Shimmer Eyeshadow in ‘Joyful Emrald’ (inner lid), Too Faced Chocolate Bar Palette in the shade ‘Haute Chocolate’ (outer lid), Morphe Brushes 35C palette (crease), J. Cat Beauty ‘Dolce de Leche’ triple crown baked shadow (inner corner).
17. Peachy Lips + Neutral Eyes
To achieve these peachy lips and neutral eyes, you’ll want to start by going over your entire eyelid with a pale skin-tone shade. This is to act as a primer, over the top of the actual primer you’ve applied of course. You shouldn’t forget eye primer when making a feature of your eyes. Throw your darker brown shade into the corner, and then blend that with a lighter brown shade into the crease. The inner corner of your eye, and also the centre of it, should be that brighter and more shimmery shade. Finish things off with a peachy shade of liquid lipstick and you’re prom ready!
Eyes: Morphe Brushes 350 Palette, and Tarte Clay Paint Liner.
Lips: Huda Beauty Liquid Matte Lipstick in ‘Bombshell’.
18. Elegant, Gold Eyes
Are you in the mood for some elegance? When it comes to beautiful makeup ideas for prom, this gold look is got to be one of the greats. Gold is always very well known to be a luxurious shade, and combined with that flick of jet-black eyeliner, you have a classic look that you can always rely on. Team with beautiful red lips for a Hollywood glam look, or opt for something more modern with a nude lip.
Products used: Too Faced Natural Eyes – ‘Honey Pot’ (lid), ‘Sexpresso’ and ‘Cashmere Bunny’ (crease); NYX Liquid Crystal Liner ‘Crystal Silk’ (lid).
19. Brown Smokey Eye + Gold Glitter Liner
Why not make a feature of something you would wear every day? If you always have black eyeliner, add a little something new to the table for your beautiful makeup ideas for prom. Once you’re done with the black liner, add a tiny line of gold around it to really bring everything to life. It’s a simple trick, and a tiny change to your regular makeup routine, but one that really will make all the difference.
Products used: Morphe Brushes 35O Palette, Tarte Cosmetics Tartelette In Bloom Palette, Becca Cosmetics Champangne Collection Face Palette – Prosecco Pop & Champagne Pop (inner corner), Lycheexo Champagne Gold Glitter, and NYX Glitter Primer.
20. Gold Eye Makeup + Double Eyeliner
Another day, another double eyeliner look, we’re telling you this eyeliner pop is a big thing right now. You’re going to regret NOT doing it! The gold on the lid has been really packed on with this beautiful look, and that’s something you’re going to want to do with your beautiful makeup ideas for prom. The trick is to build the colour up in layers gradually. Whacking it on and hoping for the best is not the greatest tactic.
Products used: BH Cosmetics Gold Rush eye and cheek palette.
Mini tutorial on the look – Instagram.
21. Soft Glittery Eye Makeup for Green Eyes
Alternatively, cool things down a touch with this more nude and natural shimmery eye look, just the slightest addition of a light peach tone along the lower lash line. You’ll be amazed at how much difference that tiny flick of colour on the lower lash line can change the tone of your makeup, and when blended properly, can really soften any look.
Products used: ABH Modern Renaissance Palette – Warm Taupe (Crease), CoulourPop Cosmetics ‘Nillionaire’ (lid), and Tarte Clay Paint Eyeliner.
22. Orange Eye Makeup
Prom is a fun occasion so consider using bright makeup colors. Here we have a beautiful, orange makeup look. The orange shade is stunning and vibrant but it is also soft and romantic. It is the perfect idea for anyone who wants to look glam but show off their unique style too.
Products used: Huda Beauty Precious stones ‘Topaz’ Palette, Huda Beauty Overachiever Concealer, Motives Cosmetics LBD Gel Liner, Benefit Cosmetics Brow Pencil and Brow Gel, Mac Cosmetics Soft Ochre Paint Pot and Desio Eyes Lenses.
23. Romantic Red Prom Makeup Idea
Add some romance to your prom makeup by choosing a red color palette. Here is a stunning example. The eyes are a beautiful red color with a black eyeliner flick and the lips are a similar red shade. It is a pretty and statement making look that will definitely make you steal the spotlight!
Products used: Makeup Forever Official Ultra HD Foundation, Tarte Cosmetics Shape Tape Concealer, Mac Cosmetics Studio Fix Powder, Guerlain Terracotta Bronzer, Benefit Cosmetics Precisely, My Brow Pencils (Numbers 3 & 5), Anastasia Beverly Hills Clear Brow Gel, Violet Voss Pro Eyeshadow Palette, Aom Cosmetics Extreme Art Eyeliner Pen, The Balm Cosmetics Mr. Write (Now) Eyeliner – Brian (lower waterline), Maybelline Colossal Big Shot Mascara, Velour Lashes Official Silk Lashes and Girlactik Demure Matte Lip Paint.
24. Glam, Glittery Eyes
Prom is the perfect time to wear glitter! Sparkly makeup suits the special occasion perfectly and it will glam up your look. There are many ways to add glitter to your makeup and our next idea is a beautiful example. The eyes feature stunning sparkles with a black liner flick and long lashes. This is a chic and elegant idea that will look amazing on anyone!
Products used: Kylie Cosmetics Bronze Extended Palette, Heaven and Hannah Glitter in Paris, Milk Makeup Gel Liner and Lilly Lashes Sydney.
25. Vibrant Prom Makeup Idea
Next, we have another vibrant makeup idea to share with you. The eyes are a vibrant blue color and the lips are bright pink. This is a fun and bold idea that is perfect for the ladies who like to make a statement. A light blue shade like featured would look amazing in a dress too, so you can even color match your eye makeup to your dress.
Products used: Eyeris Beauty Athena Lashes, Motives Cosmetics Tiramisu, Bitter Chocolate & Creme Fresh Eyeshadows (crease & brow bone), Light Translucent Power & Setting Spray, Benefit Cosmetics Precisely My Brow Pencil & Gimme Brow (Number 5) & Ready Set Brow Gel, Hot Makeup Professional Hot Candy Eyeshadow in Mermaid Eyes, Nyx Cosmetics Black Gel Eyeliner & Black Matte Liquid Liner, Tarte Cosmetics Lights Camera Lashes Mascara, Urban Decay Cosmetics Heavy Metal Glitter Eyeliner and RoseMatter by Jeffree Star Cosmetics.
26. Black Sparkly Smokey Eyes
Love smokey eyes but want to glam the look up for the prom? Then check out this eye makeup! The eyes have a beautiful dark color blend with glitter over the top. It is a glitzy idea that will make you look like an elegant rock chick that is ready to party.
Products used: Kat Von D Smoke Eye Contour & Glimmer Palette, Metal Crush Highlighter, rxy Cosmetics Black star glitter, Marc Jacobs Beauty Iced Glitter Gel Crayon, Lilly Lashes Erika lashes and Benefit Cosmetics Precisely Brow Pencil 4&5.
27. Gold Glitter Eyes and Purple Lips
Make the most of the special occasion and choose makeup that you may not usually wear. It is the perfect time to try different looks like glitzy eye makeup and bold lip color. Here is a great example. The eyes are covered in gold glitter with an eyeliner flick and the lips are a stunning purple shade. This is a bold and stylish makeup look that will make you stand out from the crowd.
Products used: Huda Beauty Liquid Matte in Material Girl, Iconic London Sculpt & Boost Eyebrow Cushion in Deep, Anastasia Beverly Hills Soft Glam Palette, Violet Voss Don’t Leaf Me Glitter, Fenty Beauty Flyliner Eyeliner, ilo cosmetics Becka Lashes and Doll 10 Beauty HydraLux Smoothing in Light Medium.
28. Bold Blue Eyeliner
Our next idea features bold blue eyeliner! The eyes have a neutral eyeshadow blend with a flash of blue on the lower lash line. This is a stunning idea because you look elegant but have a stylish splash of color to. Recreate this look or use an eyeliner on the lower lash line that color matches your dress.
Products used: Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow Pomade in Dark Brown, ABH Amrezy Highlighter, Kylie Cosmetics Bronze Extended Eyeshadow Palette (citrine, quartz, hematite, bronzite), Huda Beauty Lashes in Farah, Mac Cosmetics Eye Kohl in Teddy and LA Girl Cosmetics Glide Eyeliner in Royal Blue.
29. Smokey Eyeliner Makeup Idea
If all the glitter and bright colors is not your thing, then check out this makeup idea. Here we have super stylish smokey winged eyes! With this look your eyes look smokey, trendy and unique. It is a simple and amazing look that will suit everyone. Pair with a nude lip color or go bold with a dark shade.
Products used: All products are SOSU by Suzanne Jackson and include: Hot Fire Palette, shades: Smoked, Copperlight, Embers and Naked, Highlighter Kit Palette, shade: Unicorn Dust and Vogue Lashes.
30. Pop of Purple
Next, we have another bright and beautiful makeup idea. The eyes have a neutral blend that turns light purple and there is a dark purple eye liner flick too. This is such a creative idea because a liquid lipstick was used to create the flick. A purple look like this will be stunning for the prom, it would look amazing with silver glitter too.
Products used: Anastasia Beverly Hills Norvina Palette, ABH Liquid Lipstick in Violet as eyeliner, Eylure Vegas Nay Lashes, Benefit Cosmetic Goof Proof Brow Pencil and Brow Gel.
31. Glam Grey Prom Makeup
Grey is a versatile color and can be worn in many ways. These eyes are a stunning example. The eyes have a dark grey liner line, light grey eyeshadow and grey glitter. As you can see, even though the eyes are all grey, they really make a statement. Not only that but grey looks amazing with all lip colors, especially a dark shade like featured.
Products used: Gerard Cosmetics Lip Pencil in Mudslide & Hydra Matte liquid lipstick in Boss Lady, Morphe Brushes Brow Cream in Java & Brow Finishing Gel, Thrive Causemetics Focus Eyeshadow No.3 Palette & No.1 Palette Esperanza, Motives Cosmetics Starry Eyes, Tarte Cosmetics Tarteist Brown Double Take Eyeliner, Lapaige Trends Lashes in Opal and Urban Decay Cosmetics All Nighter Concealer.
32. Beautiful Blue and Purple Makeup
A stylish color combination is blue and purple. Don’t just take our word for it, check out this next look. The eyes are a light blue color with an eyeliner flick and glam lashes while the lips are a dark purple tone. This is a bold and statement making look, we love this color combination!
Products used: Huda Beauty Lashes in Scarlett, Tarte Cosmetics Lights Camera Lashes Mascara, OFRA Cosmetics Silk Peptide Foundation 04, Morphebrushes 35U Eyeshadow Palette, Hot Makeup Professional Candy Eyeshadow in Frosty Winter, AOM Cosmetics Extreme Art Eyeliner Pen, Aurora Cosmetics Milk Jumbo Eyeliner, Anastasia Beverly Hills Medium Brown Dipbrow Pomade, LA Girl Cosmetics Pro Concealer in Creamy Beige & Natural, Sarah Artistry Contour Kit and Lipland Cosmetics Purple Velvet Brilliant Cream Lipstick.
33. Unique Eyes with Glitter Lashes
The next idea we have to show you is one of our favorites! For this look the eyes are elegant and smokey with beautiful, glitter lashes on the lower lash line. As you can see, the glitter is unique, stylish and really adds a touch of glamour to the eyes. You can recreate this look or use any eyeshadow colors with glittery lashes.
Products used: Suva Beauty Eyeshadow Palette, Deck of Scarlet Go Glitter Liquid Liner in Sparkler, Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow in ebony, Benefit Cosmetics Roller Lash Mascara and Huda Beauty Lashes in Jade.
34. Glam Gold Glitter Eyes and Red Lips
Earlier in the post we featured gold eyes with a bold lip color, if you liked that idea then you may like this one too. These eyes feature gold glitter with a black eyeliner flick but instead of a purple lip color this one is dark red. The red lips give the glitter eyes an old Hollywood glamour vibe. It shows how versatile gold eye makeup can be too, so it is a great look to have on your big day.
Products used: NYX Cosmetics Suede Cream Lipstick in Vintage, Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow Pomade in Dark Brown, Urban Decay Cosmetics Aphrodisiac Palette, Eye Kandy Cosmetics Glitter in Calypso, Jouer Cosmetics Kitten Liner, Lotus Lashes No. 68 lashes and Tarte Cosmetics Shape Tape Concealer.
35. Blue Eye Makeup with Silver Liner
Our next idea features stunning silver eyeliner. A dark color like this one will give you a classic liner look but with a modern and stylish twist. Recreate the blue makeup like featured or try the silver liner with a nude or neutral eyeshadow blend.
Products used: Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow Pomade in Dark Brown, Morphe Brushes 39A Palette, Metallic Eyeshadow in Flicker, Gel Eyeliner in Jet, Huda Beauty Lashes in Jade, NYX Cosmetics Faux Whites Eyeliner Pencil in Linen and Artist Couture Diamond Glow Powder in Illuminati .
36. Flash of Red Makeup Idea
Earlier we featured romantic red makeup, if you liked that idea but would prefer to wear red in a subtler way, then this is for you. The eye makeup is gold with a black eyeliner flick and on the lower lash line there is a flash of red color. This is a beautiful makeup idea for the prom and you can view a tutorial on the page below.
Products used: Anastasia Beverly Hills Sultry Palette – Birch, Dystopian, Bloom, Noir, Steampunk & Pearl, NYX Cosmetics Matte Black Liquid Liner, Urban Decay Cosmetics 24/7 Glide-on Eye Pencil in Alkaline & Zero, Lancome Monsieur Big Mascara , Lilly Lashes in ‘Mykonos’ and Lavaa Lashes Eyelash Glue.
37. Bold Holographic Eye Makeup
Want to make a statement with your prom makeup? Then this idea is for you. The eyes feature beautiful pink and purple tones that look holographic. Makeup like this would be perfect if you have a pink or purple dress as it will compliment the colors. Pair the eyes with a nude lip color to keep the makeup looking chic.
Products used: Huda Beauty Desert Dusk palette, Arwa Lahses Aleha, Benefit Cosmetics Brow Pencil and Brow Gel, Huda Beauty Melted Shadow Bubblegum and Huda Beauty Overachiever Concealer.
38. Gold Glitter Liner and Red Lips
Next, we have another eyeliner look to show you. This one features gold glitter liner with neutral eyeshadow and red lips. It is such glam and glitzy makeup idea. Eyeliner like this is perfect for the ladies that want to add some sparkle to their prom makeup without being too over the top. You can wear glitter liner like this with any lip color.
Products used: Gerard Cosmetics Immortal Liquid Lipstick, Benefit Cosmetics Ka-Brow! in shade 6 & 24-HR Brow Setter, Motives Cosmetics Theia, Caramel, Copper Shimmer Eyeshadows, Motives Cosmetics Glitter Adhesive rxy cosmetics Glitter in Gold dust, Lilly Lashes in Mykonos and Doll 10 Beauty HydraLux Smoothing in Light Medium.
39. Beautiful Icy Blue Makeup
Our next idea is a beautiful blue makeup idea! The eyes feature multiple shades of blue with glitter, black eyeliner and long lashes. It is a stunning idea that will add a pop of color to your prom look. Wear this eye makeup with a light or nude lip color. It would be an amazing choice for anyone who is wearing a blue or black dress!
Products used: Huda Beauty Precious stones ‘Sapphire’ Palette, Motives Cosmetics LBD Gel Liner, Benefit Cosmetics, Brow Pencil and Brow Gel, Mac Cosmetics Soft Ochre Paint Pot and Anastasia Beverly Hills Loose Glitter Cryatal Cave.
40. Glitz and Glamour Smokey Eyes
Keep all eyes on you with this glitz and glamour makeup look! The eyes are a beautiful smokey pink with sparkling glitter. This makeup idea is romantic, pretty and will wow everyone. You can wear any lip color but you should try to choose a pink or neutral tone because this will compliment the eye colors. We love this look!
Products used: Huda Beauty Nude Palette & Over Achiever Concealer in Nougat, Lit Cosmetics Glitter in Barbie Shops Size 3 & Daily Wear Glitter Base, Sigma Beauty Gel Liner in Wicked, Unicorn Cosmetics Lashes in Flammie, IT Cosmetics Superhero Mascara and Eylure Brow Amplifier in Dark Brown no10.
41. Pretty Purple Eyes and Pink Lips Makeup
Next, we have this elegant and pretty makeup idea. The eyes feature multiple shades that include pink and purple tones while the lips are a soft and light color. It is a beautiful makeup idea and it will suit everyone. These colors will suit any dress too.
Products used: Makeup For Ever Official Artis Matte Liquid lLipstick in Rosewood, Covergirl Katy Kat Gloss in Tabby Tease, Tarte Cosmetics Amazonian Clay Waterproof Brow Mousse in Rich Brown, Morphe Brushes Bling Boss Palette, Huda Beauty Jade Lashes and Urban Decay Cosmetics All Nighter Concealer.
42. Beautiful Blue Eye Makeup
Our next pick is a beautiful blue makeup look. The eyes start silver at the inner corner and then blend to blue. There is also a sparkly blue line and a sweep of black liner. It is a stunning look and it will compliment a blue dress perfectly. You can recreate this or try a darker blue for a more bold smokey eye.
Products used: Benefit Cosmetics Precisely My Brow Pencil in shade 6 & Brow Setter, Jouer Cosmetics Ultra Foil Eyeshadow Palette, Urban Decay Cosmetics Gamma Ray, Sam Marcel Beauty Luxurious liner, Doll 10 Beauty Deep Blue HydraLux Eyeliner, Winky Lux So Extra and Urban Decay Cosmetics All Nighter concealer in Med-Light.
43. Red Eyeliner and Lip Color
Look romantic in red with this makeup look. The eyes have a nude eyeshadow with a flick of red liner. While the rest of the makeup is quite natural looking with red lip color. It is a beautiful makeup idea and it is perfect for those who want to keep their makeup low-key but also stylish.
Products used: Deck of Scarlet Rouge Rebel Kit
44. Glittery Eyes with Pink Lips
This next idea is another one of our favorites. The eyes have a beautiful blend of color including warm brown tones with gold glitter sparkle. This look is complete with bright pink lip color. It is a fun and beautiful makeup idea and it will compliment silver, gold and pink dresses perfectly.
Products used: Laura Mercier Longwear Lip Liner in Rich Mauve, Urban Decay Cosmetics Brow Putty in Neutral Nana & Brow Finish Gel, Morphe Brushes x Jaclyn Hill Palette, Morphe Glitter in Daze, Dose Of Colors Shady Cream Matte, Cover Girl Exhibitionist Mascara and Doll 10 Beauty in Light Medium.
45. Simple and Glam Makeup for Prom
Next, we have a simple and glam makeup look. The eyes have a blend of burgundy and gold shadows complete with long lashes. While the lips are a glossy nude shade. This makeup idea is simple but super glam. It is perfect for such a special occasion. Recreate this or opt for another lip color. The eyes will suit burgundy lip color in matte or glossy finish.
Products used: Anastasia Beverly Hills Carli Bybel Eyeshadow Palette, ABH lashes in Dreamy, ABH Foundation shade 310C, ABH Lip Gloss in Toffee, Benefit Cosmetics Concealer shades 3 + 5, Benefit Precisely My Brow Pencil in shade 4.5 and Huda Beauty Golden Sands Edition Highlighter Palette.
46. Smokey Eyes with Blue Waterline
If you want to try adding a brighter color to your makeup without being too bold, then this is for you. Here we have beautiful smokey eyes with a pop of blue under the eyes. As you can see, this is a very stylish look and it is subtler than wearing it across the upper eyelid. Recreate this or add any vivid color under the eyes. Maybe color match it to the dress.
Products used: Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow Pomade in Ebony, Huda Beauty Eyelashes in Sasha, Eye Kandy Cosmetics Mythical Maia, Morphe Brushes Gel liner in Vitamin Sea & Jaclyn Hill Palette, Ash Cosmetics Foundation stick in pale, Plouise Makeup Academy Rumour base 02, Tarte Cosmetics Lights Camera Lashes Mascara, Motives Cosmetics Gel liner in Little Black Dress, Makeup Revolution Conceal & Define Concealer in c2 and Wunder2 Cosmetics Super Stay Liner in Black .
47. Glam Gold Makeup with Eyeliner
Bring glitz and glamour to the prom with makeup like this. This makeup look features smokey eyes created with rich brown tones with a sweep of gold glitter and black liner. It is such a stunning look and the gold really makes the makeup wow. This is perfect for the prom. Pair these eyes with nude, pink or darker red lips.
Products used: Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow, Morphe Brushes Jaclyn Hill Palette, Paintglow Glitter, Maybelline Concealer & Mascara, Essence Cosmetics Eyeliner Gimme Gimmer Eyelashes, Vichy Nordic Foundation and ABH Amrezy.
48. Bold Blue Prom Eye Makeup
Next, we have another blue makeup look to show you. The upper lid features a light turquoise color while the water line has a darker blue color. These eyes are finished off with a little light blue shimmer too. This is pretty and fun makeup for the prom that makes a statement. We would try nude or pink lip color with makeup like this.
Products used: Anastasia Beverly Hills Medium Brown Brow Wiz, Dipbrow & Clear Eyebrow Gel, NYX Cosmetics Proof It Waterproof Eyeshadow Primer, Kylie Cosmetics Kyliner in Black, Lashylicious Lashes in Fleekylicious, Huda Beauty Pastel Obsessions Eyeshadow Palette in Mint & Eyeshadow in Minted & Dinero, Urban Decay Cosmetics 24/7 glide on Eye Pencil in Electric and Charlotte Tilbury Full Fat Lashes Mascara.
49. Glitzy Eyes with Red Lips
Like to wear bold lip colors? If so, this is for you. The eyes are silvery and sparkly. There is a glitter line on the upper section of the eyelid and a classic liner flick too. This look is complete with rich red lips. It is a stunning makeup look and that red will really wow. You can wear makeup like this with any dress but it would particularly suit black, silver or gold.
Products used: JouerCosmetics Mariposa Essential Lip Enhancer Shine Balm, Urban Decay Cosmetics Brow Putty in Neutral Nana & Brow finish gel, ColourPop Cosmetics Dream St Kathleen Lights x ColourPop Palette, Violet Voss Glitter in Champagne Kisses, Thrive Causemetics Infinity liquid Eyeliner in Lauren, Deepa Lashes in Aphrodite, Iconic London Mascara and Huda Beauty Easy Baked Loose Baking Powder in Banana Bread.
50. Warm Eyeshadow Blend with Glitter
The next makeup idea for prom is another sparkly one and it is another one of our favorites! Here we have an eyeshadow blend that uses warm tones. There is also a sparkly eyeliner flick instead of the classic black and there is a sweep of glitter on the upper part of the eyelid too. This is a fun, trendy and glam look that will suit everyone. Try this or you can use gold glitter instead.
Products used: Benefit Cosmetics Precisely & My Brow Pencil in Shade 6 & Brow Setter, ColourPop Cosmetics Sweet Talk Palette, Urban Decay Cosmetics Heavy Metal in Midnight Cowboy, Lavaa Lashes Flirty, Wander Beauty Unlashed Volume & Curl Mascara, Jouer Cosmetics Essential High Coverage Pen in Toast and Thrive Causemetics Translucent Matte Setting Powder.
51. Stunning Purple Eye Makeup
Another beautiful color that you could try for your prom makeup is purple. Purple is pretty, fun and stylish. Here is a gorgeous way to wear it. There is a dark purple shadow in the outer corners and along the lower lash line. While the rest of the eyelid is covered in a brighter and shimmery purple. The look is complete with liner and long lashes. It is a stunning idea and it will look amazing with a purple or pink dress.
Products used: Huda Beauty Ruby & Amethyst Obsession Palettes & Sasha Lashes, Anastasia beverly Hills Dipbrow Pomade in Medium Brown, Lit Cosmetics Sergeant Sparkle Glitter, Sigma Beauty wicked Gel Liner, Plouise Makeup Academy Base in 01, Sample Beauty Erase & Boost Base in 05, IT Cosmetics Superhero Liner and theBalm Mad Lash Mascara.
52. Bold Cut Crease Eye Makeup
Next, we have a bold and glam makeup look. The eyes have a smokey eyeshadow blend with dark and light tones. There is also a very bold black eyeliner flick. Makeup like this is perfect for those who like to make a statement with eyeliner. It will suit every eye color and every dress as well.
Products used: Anastasia Beverlyhills Dipbrow, theBalm Alternative Rock Vol 2 & Mascara & Eyeliner, Maybelline Concealer, Eyelure Night Times Lashes, Vichy Nordic Foundation and Jeffree Star Cosmetics Highlights.
53. Gorgeous Pink Makeup Idea
If you like to wear pink, this is for you. This makeup idea for the prom features gorgeous pink eyes and lips. The eyes have a beautiful blend of pink and warm tones. There is also a sparkly pink eyeliner flick. This look is complete with bold, glossy pink lips. It is a fun, pretty and bright makeup look that is perfect for this special occasion.
Products used: theBalm Jour Creamy Lip Stain in Hello, Tarte Cosmetics Amazonian Clay Waterproof Brow Mousse in Rich Brown, Morphebrushes 35V Stunning Vibes Artistry Palette, NYX Cosmetics Pink glitter, Lotus Lashes No. 45 lashes, Huda Beauty Over Achiever Concealer in Cookie Dough and Laura Mercier Translucent Powder.
54. Blue Eyes with Light Lips
The next makeup idea is another beautiful blue one. This time we have a darker blue and green look. The inner corners of the eyes start with a brighter sparkly blue and then the color gets darker until the outer corner of the eye. We love the darker blue, it looks stunning. The whole look is complete with nude lips. This is a gorgeous makeup idea and it is great for those who want to wear blue but without being too bright.
Products used: Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Wiz in Dark Brown, Beauty Bay Eyn Bright Matte Palette, Urban Decay Cosmetics Heavy Metal Liquid Glitter in ‘Distortion’, Armani Beauty Power Fabric Foundation in 4.5, Huda Beauty Tantour in ‘Fair, Too Faced Born This Way Multi-Use Sculpting Concealer in ‘Almond’, Ofra Cosmetics x Talia Mar Highlight in ‘Convent Garden’ and Bite Beauty ‘Flat White’ Gloss.
55. Pretty Purple Prom Makeup for Green Eyes
If you have green eyes, our next makeup look is for you. The eyes have a soft and subtle purple shade over the upper eyelid and lower lash line. This look is complete with vivid purple eyeliner on the eyelid and waterline. It is a fun, pretty and bold idea that will suit everyone. Pair with a soft pink or nude lip color.
Products used:Huda Beauty Pastels Lilac Eyeshadow Palette, Anastasia Beverly Hills Medium Brown Dipbrow & Brow Wiz & Clear Eyebrow Gel, Lotus Lashes No. 117, Charlotte Tilbury Makeup Full Fatt Lashes Mascara, Urban Decay Cosmetics Original Primer Potion, Morphe Brushes Gel Liner in Voodoo and NYX Cosmetics Epic Ink Liner.
56. Black Liner with Red Lips
We love this classic makeup idea with a modern twist. For this look, the eyes are concealed and have a soft brown shade in the crease. Add a bold black eyeliner and long lashes and you’re done with the eye makeup. Finish the look with a classic red lip in glossy or matte finish. This is a stunning makeup idea that will wow.
57. Sparkly Eyes
If you love sparkle, then you need to see this next idea. Here we have eyes that are covered in silver glitter. There is also a flick of black liner and glam eye lashes. It is a stunning makeup idea and the white and black liner on the lower lash area gives the makeup a vintage glamour look. Not only that, but white liner on the waterline will make your eyes look bigger.
Products used: ColourPop Cosmetics Yes, Please Palette, Urban Decay Cosmetics Naked Reloaded Palette, Wardah Sowimel Cosmetics regent lashes, Rxy Cosmetics Diamond Dust Glitter, Kat Von D Beauty Tattoo Liner Trooper, Marc Jacobs Glitter Liner Iced in water line and Benefit Cosmetics Precisely My Brow Pencil 4&5.
58. Smokey Eyes and Glossy Lips
This next makeup idea is beautiful and very easy to wear. Here we have a brown smokey eye that uses warm and bronzey tones. The look is finished off with a dark and neutral glossy lip color. Makeup like this will suit everyone and most dresses. Not only that, but it will be a great makeup look for other events as well.
Products used: Milani Cosmetics Pure Passion Eyeshadow Palette, Kylie Cosmetics Eye Glaze in ‘Brown Sugar’, BeautyCutiecom ‘Wispy For Days’ Lashes, Bare Minerals Bare Pro Foundation in ‘Natural 11’, Cosmyfy ‘Rupaul’ shade from the Contour Palette & ‘Smell Me’ from the Blush Palette, Pixi Beauty X Rachh Loves Highlight Palette in shade ‘Lace’and llamasqua Loaded Lip Polish in ‘Grind’.
59. Classic Eyeliner with a Flash of Green
Green is another stunning color choice for makeup. Don’t worry, it is not too over the top, you can just add a flash of dark green like this. As you can see, the eyes have a nude and neutrals eyeshadow blend complete with black liner. Then there is a flash of dark green on the lower lash line with glitter. It is a gorgeous idea and it is perfect if you are wearing a green dress. The green eyeshadow will make the brown eyes pop.
Products used: Anastasia Beverly Hills Prism Palette (Lure, Parallel, Obsidian, Throne) & Dip Brow Pomade in Ebony, Eye Kandy Cosmetics Glitter in Twizzle Stick, BH Cosmetics Glisten Highlight from Blushing in Bali Palette, Huda Beauty x Jacqueline Fernandez Eyelashes, Sigma Beauty Wicked Gel Eyeliner and NYX Cosmetics Slide On Eyeliner Pencil in Tropical Green
60. Easy to Wear Prom Makeup
Next, we have easy to wear prom makeup. The eyes are dark and smokey with glossy nude lips. This is a classic and glam makeup look that you can wear for other special occasions, too. It has a Kim K vibe so it is perfect if you like her makeup. Recreate this or you can try a bolder lip color like dark red. We’re obsessed with the hairstyle as well! It’s simple yet cute.
Products used: BH Cosmetics Royal Affair Eyeshadow Palette, VDL Lumilayer Primer, Smashbox Cosmetics Studio Skin 15hr Wear Hydrating Foundation Shade 2.22, Tarte Cosmetics Shape Tape Concealer Shade Light Neutral, Huda Beauty Easy Bake Powder Shade Banana Bread, Pixi Beauty MultiBalm Sheer Sulpting Stick, Kevyn Aucoin The contour Book Shade Sculpting Deep, Milk Makeup Kush Clear Brow Gel, ABH Highlighter, ABH Dip Brow in Dark Brown, ABH Lip Gloss Shade Undressed and ABH Gel Liner Shade Jet
61. Beautiful Eyeshadow with a Pop of Blue
The next idea is another blue look. These eyes have dark creases with nude on the eyelid. The makeup is complete with classic black liner with a bold blue section. We love the flash of blue because it is statement making but not over the top. Try something similar or color match that section to your dress.
Products used: Morphe Brushes Eyeliners in Jet & Vitamin Sea, Metallic Eyeshadow in Flare, Tarte Cosmetics Tartelette in Bloom Palette (Eebel, Leader, Activist, Flower Child) & Shape Tape Concealer, Lilly Lashes in Sydney and Anastasia Beverly Hills Dip Brow Pomade in Dark Brown.
Whether you want something glamorous, simple, elegant, or sophisticated for your prom this year, we think these beautiful makeup ideas for prom will cover everything. Just remember to be yourself, go with the looks that you want to go with, and above all else, have loads of fun! We long to go back to the days of our school prom!