Wearing red eye makeup can be a bit tricky so we’ve got some helpful tips on how to make this popular beauty trend wearable for a hot night out.

Red Eye Makeup

Since we first laid our eyes on makeup, we’ve been taught that red eyes and red makeup near the eyes should be avoided at all costs. But we’re here to set the record straight, because we’re modern #nastywomen—and sometimes, what’s bad is good.

To create this smoldering red eyeliner look, we used the Jumbo Eye Pencil in Rust by NYX Professional Makeup, and then adorned Eva’s lashes with a couple coats of black mascara.

For perfect eye makeup application every time, follow our 10 eye shadow tips to live by!




Are you still afraid of wearing red eye makeup after reading this story? Let us know in the comments below!

Makeup Artist: Diana Alba

Models: Eva Gross

Photos: Jessica Schramm


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