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45 Brown Eye Makeup Looks You Should Definitely See

By Janice Wasem / February 15, 2018

Beautiful, beautiful brown eyes! There is no dearth of stunning makeup ideas when it comes to brown eyes.

In the collection bellow we added nine awesome brown eye makeup ideas for you to try – from subtle looks that are perfect for daytime to statement makeup that will take your breath away!

Berry Tones

Berry eyeshadows and brown eyes go together like red wine and cheese.

While they aren’t exactly everyday colors, they do look spectacular for special occasions. Check out some of our favorites below.

This berry and black smokey eye combination will make you look like a bombshell!Photo: Instagram/@shreyajain26

This berry and black smokey eye combination will make you look like a bombshell!

A bright berry eyeshadow with voluminous mascara is perfect for date night!Photo: Instagram/@inngenue

A bright berry eyeshadow with voluminous mascara is perfect for date night!

Berry eyes with berry lips may not be a combination for the faint of heart, but it sure is stunning!Photo: Instagram/@bhavishyaashetty

Berry eyes with berry lips may not be a combination for the faint of heart, but it sure is stunning!

Who says you can’t wear dark eye makeup and lipstick together?Photo: Instagram/@beautyby_julie

Who says you can’t wear dark eye makeup and lipstick together?

Berry shades also look amazing with a little gold.Photo: Instagram/@anchalmua

Berry shades also look amazing with a little gold.

Shimmer and Glitter

The truth is shimmery eyes look good with practically any eye color, but especially so with brown eyes.

While you may think of shimmer as a night time look, it can even work for the day as long as you go light. Shine on, you shimmery angel!

A bronze cream eyeshadow is a must-have for brown-eyed girls.Photo: Instagram/@debasreee

A bronze cream eyeshadow is a must-have for brown-eyed girls.

Shimmer eyeshadow with winged liner is a classic look that you can’t go wrong with.Photo: Instagram/@beautyby_julie

Shimmer eyeshadow with winged liner is a classic look that you can’t go wrong with.

Don’t forget to add a little shimmer in the inner corners of your eyes to make them pop!Photo: Instagram/@staceyanudari

Don’t forget to add a little shimmer in the inner corners of your eyes to make them pop!

Repeat after us – there’s no such thing as too much glitter!Photo: Instagram/@haysanquettamakeup

Repeat after us – there’s no such thing as too much glitter!

This elegant smokey eye look with shimmer will make you look heavenly!Photo: Instagram/@shantaniabeckford

This elegant smokey eye look with shimmer will make you look heavenly!

Subtle Looks

To truly make your beautiful brown eyes stand out, try these subtle looks. Sometimes, the simple looks are the most stunning, don’t you agree?

This understated smokey eye look with falsies is a total winner!Photo: Instagram/@anastasiabeverlyhills

This understated smokey eye look with falsies is a total winner!

Skip the eyeshadow on your lids and go for a soft, smudgy finish on your lower lash line instead.Photo: Instagram/@anchalmua

Skip the eyeshadow on your lids and go for a soft, smudgy finish on your lower lash line instead.

When in doubt, wear tons of mascara!Photo: Instagram/@farahdhukai

When in doubt, wear tons of mascara!

This barely-there makeup look is perfect for the daytime!Photo: Instagram/@thepatriciabright

This barely-there makeup look is perfect for the daytime!

Make eyeliner and kohl your new BFFs!Photo: Instagram/@expirednfabulous

Make eyeliner and kohl your new BFFs!

Cut Crease

Let your eyes do all the talking with a dramatic cut crease look! It’s not the easiest look to achieve, but it’s certainly worth it. Besides, practice makes perfect!

This peach and gold cut crease look with bold black eyeliner is total goals!Photo: Instagram/@shantaniabeckford

This peach and gold cut crease look with bold black eyeliner is total goals!

Now doesn’t that remind you of a beautiful sunset over the ocean?Photo: Instagram/@sheslayzmakeup

Now doesn’t that remind you of a beautiful sunset over the ocean?

This look is a happy medium between dramatic and safe. We love it!Photo: Instagram/@lindasteph

This look is a happy medium between dramatic and safe. We love it!

This eye makeup indeed requires some skills but can we just say Wowza!Photo: Instagram/@exteriorglam

This eye makeup indeed requires some skills but can we just say Wowza!

Make a statement with a smokey eye cut crease and bold winged linerPhoto: Instagram/@mua.pl

Make a statement with a smokey eye cut crease and bold winged liner

Ultraviolet

The Pantone color of the year is ultraviolet and boy – it does look ravishing on brown eyes.

Unabashedly bold yet beautiful, ultraviolet shades bring out the most authentic brown in your eyes and make you stand out!

This baby pink and purple look is perfect for any occasion.Photo: Instagram/@kaushalbeauty

This baby pink and purple look is perfect for any occasion.

Now that’s a dramatically gorgeous look!Photo: Instagram/@komunikatywnie

Now that’s a dramatically gorgeous look!

Purple smokey eyes look incredibly sexy on brown eyes.Photo: Instagram/@sheslayzmakeup

Purple smokey eyes look incredibly sexy on brown eyes.

For a magical mermaid-like look, try this eye makeup. Wouldn’t this be perfect for a music festival?Photo: Instagram/@bethbenderbeauty

For a magical mermaid-like look, try this eye makeup. Wouldn’t this be perfect for a music festival?

Ultraviolet eyes with a little shine are perfect for date night.Photo: Instagram/@theninavee

Ultraviolet eyes with a little shine are perfect for date night.

Dramatic

If you’re the kind of girl who loves having fun with her looks and can’t stand the ordinary, try this dramatic eye makeup look!

This mermaid-inspired look is almost other-worldly!Photo: Instagram/@anastasiabeverlyhills

This mermaid-inspired look is almost other-worldly!

Take your look from drab to fab with glitter eyeliner.Photo: Instagram/@mrjovitageorge

Take your look from drab to fab with glitter eyeliner.

Ombre eyes and ombre lips? This is as dramatic as it gets!Photo: Instagram/@maly_mojo

Ombre eyes and ombre lips? This is as dramatic as it gets!

It’s hard to make many colors work together, but somehow, that’s precisely what’s happening here!Photo: Instagram/@komunikatywnie

It’s hard to make many colors work together, but somehow, that’s precisely what’s happening here!

If you’re going for a dramatic look, you may as well go all out!Photo: Instagram/@makeupbyalinna

If you’re going for a dramatic look, you may as well go all out!

Smokey Eyes

An oldie but goodie, smokey eyes look right on literally everyone! Plus, with a little practice anyone can master this fabulous look.

This emerald smokey eye is absolute MakeupGoals!Photo: Instagram/@kaushalbeauty

This emerald smokey eye is absolute #MakeupGoals!

Brown smokey eyes with a touch of plum look fabulous on brown eyes.Photo: Instagram/@anastasiabeverlyhills

Brown smokey eyes with a touch of plum look fabulous on brown eyes.

Winged liner and smokey eyes are a match made in makeup heaven.Photo: Instagram/@assimakeup

Winged liner and smokey eyes are a match made in makeup heaven.

Don’t forget those falsies for that extra va va voom!Photo: Instagram/@sheslayzmakeup

Don’t forget those falsies for that extra va va voom!

That is an utterly stunning dramatic look!Photo: Instagram/@_joanh

That is an utterly stunning dramatic look!

Emerald Green

Get ready to make everyone green with envy with these one-of-a-kind emerald green looks!

Who says you can’t match your sweater with your eye makeup?Photo: Instagram/@vithyahairandmakeup

Who says you can’t match your sweater with your eye makeup?

Green and gold are a classic combination!Photo: Instagram/@juliett.makeup

Green and gold are a classic combination!

For a mysteriously dark but sexy vibe, try this look.Photo: Instagram/@anastasiabeverlyhills

For a mysteriously dark but sexy vibe, try this look.

There’s just something so effortlessly beautiful about this one.Photo: Instagram/@theninavee

There’s just something so effortlessly beautiful about this one.

We don’t know about you, but we can’t stop staring at this look!Photo: Instagram/@bethbenderbeauty

We don’t know about you, but we can’t stop staring at this look!

Peachy Shades

Pretty peachy eyeshadows are perfect for daytime looks. And they look so lovely and cute with brown eyes.

This “no makeup” makeup look should be mastered by every brown-eyed beauty.Photo: Instagram/@assimakeup

This “no makeup” makeup look should be mastered by every brown-eyed beauty.

Add a pop of color to your look with a bright peach eyeshadow.Photo: Instagram/@komunikatywnie

Add a pop of color to your look with a bright peach eyeshadow.

Say yes to a soft peachy smokey eye look.Photo: Instagram/@shantaniabeckford

Say yes to a soft peachy smokey eye look.

Isn’t this absolutely enchanting?Photo: Instagram/@theninavee

Isn’t this absolutely enchanting?

Look super chic with trendy glossy eyelids.Photo: Instagram/@theninavee

Look super chic with trendy glossy eyelids.

Okay, brown-eyed girls, we hope these looks will inspire to try something new the next time you’re going out.