We’re all for subtle makeup on days when we want to pull off the ‘no makeup makeup’ look. And then, there are days when we trade that subtlety for big, bold, bright makeup. You can call it OTT but what’s makeup without a dash of colour, right? We’re just saying that the world’s been in love with bright eyeshadows and we’re not complaining. Don’t believe us when we say ‘tis the time for bright orange, pink and blue eyeshadow? See for yourself as we give you 8 divas on the red carpet who rocked bright eyes. Check ‘em out!
maisie williams bright eyeshadow on the red carpet

Slaying colourful eye makeup comes easy to young Maisie Williams who rocks that bright green eyeshadow like it’s NBD. She balances it out by keeping it fuss-free on the rest of her visage. Arya stark, you win everything—from sword fights to red carpet wars.

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bright eyeshadow on the red carpet

Looks like walking the runway isn’t the only thing Cara’s good at. She sashays down the red carpet just as beautifully. Here’s the girl working those orange-red smokey eyes like no other. Contoured cheeks, signature power brows and a half-up-half-down hairdo do further justice to the look.

Get the look with the Lakmé 9to5 Eye Quartet—Desert Rose

ms collins wore bright eyeshadow on the red carpet

We’ve been making our love for Lilly Collins a bit too evident but she’s perfection alright. This year, Ms. Collins wore pink eyeshadow with a red lip at the Golden Globes red carpet whilst making colourblocked makeup a real hit. Can we slay this look like her? Maybe not but we’re giving it a shot for sure!

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selena gomez bright eyeshadow on the red carpet

This time it isn’t Selena Gomez’s voice that has us cheering away. The magic is in her eyes—that bold pink eyeshadow that she wore to the Golden Globes was to die for. She keeps the lips nude to let the focus stay on those eyes. Hot damn!

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olivia wilde bright eyeshadow on the red carpet

Olivia Wilde has a knack of pulling off most of the looks she attempts. So it was hardly any surprise then that she did justice to red-brown eyeshadow at an event not too long ago. She took the look a notch above by lining her eyes with kohl. Perfection comes easy to this one!

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riri bright eyeshadow on the red carpet

RiRi learnt the red carpet rules before us all. In her trademark daring style, she rocked lavender eyeshadow not too long ago. If you think bright eyeshadow has just caught on, RiRi was the one who may have flagged off this trend.

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marion cotillard bright eyeshadow on the red carpet

Marion Cotillard is elegance personified and once in a while she likes to step out of her comfort zone and give us a surprise. Here’s the diva wearing an orange eyeshadow on her pale visage. So well done, that makeup!

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olivia culpo bright eyeshadow on the red carpet

We saw marsala eyes on the runway last year and before we knew it, a host of celebs were playing copycats to the look. Case in point—Olivia Culpo who wore maroon eyeshadow at the Golden Globes this year. If you ask us, the tinge of gold in the inner corners totally did it for us!

Get the look with the Lakmé 9to5 Eye Quartet—Desert Rose