It’s date night! You’ve carefully selected the right dress, perfect shoes and coordinating jewels, but what about your makeup? You wouldn’t wear your everyday clothes to a nice night out with that special someone, so why wear the same makeup you wore to work? Date night is the perfect time to showcase your look with sultry color palettes and striking eye makeup.
The Nature Lover
Does your guy enjoy the great outdoors, vegan cuisine and all things natural? Then opt for a more natural color pallet. Cover the lid with a nude, matte shadow and add some accent color with a little shimmer to give an effortless look with a pop of pizzazz. Try Natural Eyes from the Too Faced Neutral Eye Shadow Collection – $36. Pair it with a fresh, dewey face with light to medium coverage and subtly rosy cheeks. Finish off the look with a soft pink lip or shimmery lip gloss.
A Classic Gentleman
For a guy who believes in chivalry and tradition, choose a smokey eye look. Dior offers a variety of 3 color palletes to get the perfect smoky eye look from brown bases to black. you can find a smoky look for any mood. Dior 3 Couleurs Ready-To-Wear Smoky Eye Palettes are available for $48 at Sephora. Pair the classic stye with some subtle highlighting and contouring and a classic nude lip.
Flair for Dramatics
Is life an adventure for your guy? Does he love all things dramatic and over the top? If so, the cat eyes are your best pick for a night of fun and flair. Take the smokey eye look to the next level with deeper hues and a dramatic winged eyeliner. Use Maybelline’s Line Stiletto Ultimate Precision Eyeliner for a sharp and precise look. Available at Maybelline.com for $7.25. Complete the look with dramatic contouring, deep red cheeks and a bright red lip.
If your guy is as on-trend as you when it comes to fashion, go bold and daring with some of the hottest runway looks from the season. We saw lots of bright, pretty colors from Badgley Mischka and with a few minor alterations, you can make the look ready-to-wear for date night. Try Jane Iredale’s Single PurePressed Eye Shadow in Caribbean for $19 at Beauty.com. Try a grey eyeliner and berry lip to balance out the look.
Play to Your Strengths
While it’s fun to try new styles and makeup for your guy, it’s important to stay true to your own style and look. Bring out your natural beauty by choosing shades that compliment your eye color and complexion. If you are generally not a make up kind of girl, you can still make your eyes pop with colored contacts.