We don’t know about you, but we are always looking for new makeup to try. Whether it be a new brand or a cute new trend. To save you hours of scrolling through Insta for your next makeup look, we have done some of the hard work for you and have found 23 stunning makeup ideas for black women. We have a bit of everything, from soft and natural to vivid and vibrant. Take a look, you will want to wear them all. You may even find some new beauty brands for your makeup bag, too!
1. Bold Blue Eye Makeup
The first makeup idea that we have to show you is bold and beautiful. For this look, the eyes have a blend of warm and bright tones with a sweep of blue across the eyelid. The jewel shades are stunning and that blue really makes a statement. Recreate this look or you can use a more natural lip color. Either way, your makeup will be amazing!
Products used: Warrior 3 Palette, I Am Magic Foundation in Havana, I Am Magic Concealer #18, Shade Stick in Abidjan, Setting Powder in Sahara, Heroine Highlighter and Liquid Lipstick Soil & Madame. All by Juvia’s Place.
2. Eye Makeup with Subtle Sparkle
Add some sparkle to your look with makeup like this. This makeup idea features dark and smokey eyes with subtle gold sparkle. The lips are lined with brown lip pencil and topped with nude gloss. This makeup is so easy to wear and it will suit everyone. It would be perfect for a party and you can even use a gold color with less sparkle for a more everyday look.
Products used: Anastasia Beverly Hills Amrezy Palette (Gold is shade Gemini), ABH Dipbrow Pomade in Dark Brown, Dipbrow Gel in Dark Brown, NYX Lip Liner in Espresso, Annette 69 x Beauty Creations Gloss in Mood and Style Queen Lashes by Beauty Creations Official.
3. Gold Eyes + Red Lips
This next makeup idea is one of our favorites because it is so glam! The eyes are beautiful and dramatic with sparkle, bold liner and long lashes. Her lips are a statement making and rich red shade too. This is a stunning makeup idea and it is perfect for a special occasion. You can recreate this or you can choose a softer lip color for a subtler look.
Products used: I Am Magic Foundation in Kampala, I Am Magic Concealer #13, The Nudes Palette, The Chocolates Palette, Heroine Highlighter, Sahara Setting Powder and Afrik Liquid Lipstick with Clear Gloss.
4. Chic Eye Makeup and Light Lip Color
Bring out your inner diva with makeup like this! This gorgeous makeup idea features a dark and smokey cut crease that is complete with long lashes and light lip color. It is such a chic and bold look. This makeup is great for the occasions where you want to wow and impress. If recreating, try to keep the lip color light like the image as it compliments the light sections of the eye makeup. You can watch a YouTube tutorial for this, the link is down below.
Products used: Beauty Vaulte Lip Color in Send Nudes and Lashes by AhZaylaRhianne.
5. Matte Lips with Classic Black Eyeliner
Sometimes less is more and this makeup is the perfect example of that. Here we have a simple and stunning makeup look. The eyes have a classic black eyeliner flick complete with a soft and more natural lip color. Makeup like this is easy to wear and it will suit everyone. It can be dressed up or down to suit any occasion. Use an even softer lip color for every day or you can be bolder and go for a more bold lip color.
6. Black Smokey Eyes with Glossy Lips
Next, we have another smokey makeup idea. This time the eyes have beautiful black eyeshadow with grey and silver tones. The makeup is complete with nude and glossy lips. Makeup like this looks effortlessly gorgeous and it is perfect for parties and other special events. Recreate a similar look or you can go for more statement making lashes and lip color.
Products used: Anastasia Beverly Hills Soft Glam Palette, Beauty Creations Official Annette 69 Collab Lashes Smoked Out, NYX Cosmetics Lip Liner in Toast with Annette 69 x Beauty Creations Official Gloss in Mood.
7. Pretty Pink and Purple Eyes
If you prefer to wear more fun and bright colors, then this is for you. Here we have pretty pink and purple eyes. The eyes have a dark purple blend with sparkly light pink on the top. This look is complete with black liner, long lashes and glossy lips. It is a beautiful and bold look, it would be great for the spring and summer. You can find a short tutorial for this makeup on the Instagram page below.
Products used: OFRA Cosmetics Dip Brow, Plouise Makeup Academy Base 1 & Secret Sinner Palette, Pat McGrath Quad, Sephora Eyeliner, Pat McGrath Foundation 33, LA Girl Cosmetics Concealer in Chestnut, RCMA No Color Powder, Brown Melanin Makeup Palette, Revolution Highlight, Mac Cosmetics Chestnut Lip Liner and Primark Lipstick and Gloss.
8. Simple and Stunning Makeup Idea for Black Women
Looking for makeup that is pretty, stylish and easy to wear? If so, this is perfect for you. For this look, the eyes have warm and neutral colors on the eyelids with long lashes. While the lips are a glossy brown shade. This versatile makeup will suit all seasons and occasions and it will suit everyone too. You will wear makeup like this again and again.
Products used: Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow in Dark Brown, 747 Lashes by Baby Doll Cosmetics, ABH Mahogany Bronzer, Color Pop Cosmetics BFF 4 Lip Liner and So Juicy Lip Gloss in Princess Cut.
9. Beautiful Blue Eye Makeup with Glossy Lips
Next, we have another blue makeup look to show you. This one uses different cool blue tones on the eyelids with a warm color on the lips. We love blue makeup like this because it compliments the eyes and skin tone perfectly. It is just a stunning look and it would be great for the summer. You can view a tutorial for this makeup on the Instagram page below.
Products used: Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow Gel in Ebony, Huda Beauty Sapphire Obsessions Palette, Icona Lashes in style About Last Night, Covergirl Exhibitionist Mascara Very Black, Matte Ambitious Foundation 415, Matte Ambition PowderTan Golden, Cheek Palette Rose, Lipstick Prodigy, Mac Cosmetics Lipliner Chestnut and Tarte Cosmetics Strike Gold Lipgloss.
10. Mermaid Makeup
We love this next makeup idea because it reminds us of magical mermaids! The eyes have a blend of beautiful jewel tones which include green shades. There is even a little sparkle too, while the lips are kept light and neutral. It is a bold and gorgeous makeup idea that is great for those who like to make a statement.
Products used: WTC OKC Brow Pencil Warm Brown & Clear Brow Gel, LA Girl Cosmetics Concealer Pure Beige, Plouise Makeup Academy Rumour 3, BPerfect Cosmetics x Stacey Marie Palette, Mixed Glitters from Amazon, Smashbox Photo Finish Primer, Beauty Bakerie Insta Bake Foundation 321w & Insta Bake Concealer Butter Back Off, Black Opal Beautiful Bronze, Black Radiance Contour Palette Light to Medium, Juvia’s Place Saharan Blush II, BH Cosmetics x Raye B Highlighter Moonlight, Colorpop Cosmetics Liner BFF3, ABH Lip Palette with gloss and Morphe Setting Spray.