11 Red Eyeshadow Looks & How To Wear Them

If you’re waiting for a sign to go for red next time you apply your eyeshadow, then this is it. 

From warm, intense cherry red shades to vibrant, orangey-red tones, with striking graphic liner or smoked out eyes, there are infinite options when it comes to red. It might seem like a complicated or hard-to-master choice for some, but it really is easier than it looks to nail a red eye look.

Still not convinced? Keep scrolling to find 11 red eyeshadow looks, and exactly how to wear them.


Switch out your usual neutral smoky eye and go for red next time like @ahitofsarah, we are obsessed with this look. FYI: Using the Danessa Myricks Beauty Colorfix Mattes 24-Hour Cream Colour in Primary Red is a must-have for recreating this look.


You can never go wrong with graphic liner, and making it red is a fool-proof way to turn heads. Thanks for the inspo @artistryby_xo_ximena, we’re using the Suva Beauty Hydra Fx liner in Bomb AF to replicate this one at home. 


This fiery look from @beautybytatss is ticking allll of our boxes when it comes to red eye looks. The By BEAUTY BAY Fiery Matte 9 Colour Palette is the perfect match for a look like this.


Bold and bright, this look from @beautybytatss is so up our street. We’re using the By BEAUTY BAY Fiery 2.0 42 Colour Palette to nail this ourselves.


Simple but super effective, @crownpetglam understood the assignment with this blown out orangey-red eye look. Use the By BEAUTY BAY Bright 2.0 16 Colour Palette to try at home, you won’t regret it.


We’re obsessed with this shimmer centre look from @dariaserafin.makeup. And the Anastasia Beverly Hills Mini Norvina® Pro Pigment Palette Vol.1 is a must-have for recreating it at home.


We’re ditching our brown smokes thanks to this look from @makeup.by.keilaa. FYI: The BH Cosmetics Low Key Love You Shadow Palette needs to be on your radar for a look like this.


This red wing from @moneajahlashay is a big vibe. Use the By BEAUTY BAY Fiery 2.0 16 Colour Palette to nail it at home.


When you’re on a time crunch, a simple smoked out red eye is a go-to. @polinque_ is providing us with all the inspo, and we’re trying it for ourselves with the Jeffree Star Cosmetics Weirdo Mini Palette.


Give your siren eyes a red makeover like @reitxmakeup, we are in love. Use the Kimchi Chic Beauty Pot De Crème Cream Eyeshadow in Cranberry to nail this look at home.


@satinsilkskin understood the assignment with this super daring red siren look, we are obsessed. Use the BH Cosmetics Party in Puerto Rico Shadow Palette to try it for yourself.