21 Fantastic Dramatic Eye Make Up Tips, Ideas, and Tutorials!

by Diana Ajih on December 8, 2009

in eye makeup, how to

Dramatic eye make up is a popular trend that gives your eyes some serious pop. I myself am a fan of the smokey eye look, one of the hottest beauty trends that never goes away. I love the beauty and drama surrounding my eyelids and there are so many great makeup looks and  tutorials for beginners to help you achieve the perfect dramatic look. If you’re searching for some of the best eye makeup ideas or tutorials for beginners, then you’ve come to right the spot!

Want to learn how to do cool eye makeup looks like the pros and makeup bloggers? Here are 21 dramatic eye make up tips, ideas, and tutorials to choose from!

1. For a very dramatic smokey eye, check out Temptalia’s black smokey eye tutorial.

temptalia smokey eye

2. Check out this cool Glitter Cat Eye Tutorial. Meow!

Doe deere cateye

3. I love Karen from MakeupandBeautyBlog MAC Fafi MakeUp Tutorial.


4. Another eye makeup for brown eyes. Have cool dramatic eyes with this Icy Blue Eye makeup tutorial by Lauren Luke.


5. Get the ultimate high fashion look with this cool eye makeup tutorial from Specktra.net

specktra smokey eye

6. Kim Kardashian Smokey Eye Makeup- I’m a daily reader of Kim Kardashian’s blog I love this eye makeup tutorial with her makeup artist!

kim kardashian smokey eye

7.  Dark makeup ideas- Very sexy smokey eye from Vanessa at Necessary Makeup!

necessary makeup smokey eye

8. Colorful eye makeup designs? Add some color with this purple smokey eye look from Makeup Geek!

makeup geek purple smokey eye

9. Learn how to apply makeup for Asian Eyes at Makeup For Life.

makeup for life dark eye makeup

10. Are you a fan of Leighton Meester? Get her smokey eye look at Bella Sugar! (One of my favorite eye makeup techniques)

leighton meester smokey eye

11. Purse Buzz shows you how to get an Asian eye makeup look in just 5 mins!

purse buzz smokey eye

12.  A Fantastic Smokey Royal Blue Eye Makeup Tutorial!

smokey royal blue eye makeup

13. My friends over at College Candy has a great smokey eye tutorial.

college candy smokey eye tutorial

14.  Here are more tips on how to master a smokey eye!

15. Learn how to create a Dramatic Smokey Eye!

dramatic smokey eye

16. I love Eve Pearl’s tutorial on creating the perfect smokey eye makeup.

smokey eye look

17. Get dramatic with green eye makeup !

indian makeup blog green eye makeup

18. Kim Kardashian Smokey Eyes Makeup Tutorial Part 3 shows the finishing touches on the Smokey Eye Look. Can I just steal Kim Kardashian’s makeup artist for a day?

kim kardashian smokey eye 3

19. Want more eye make up tutorials? Get Megan Fox Eye Makeup look here!

makeup by tiffany d meagan fox eye makeup

20. Dramatic make up for African Americans by Real Beauty!

real beauty eye makeup for african americans

21. Create drama with this Cat Eye Look!


What are some of your favorite sexy eye make looks?

{ 17 comments… read them below or add one }

Semi permanent make-up May 8, 2010 at 11:59 am

This is good]
Wow her another eye is different colors.. I never mention about it.

Antonia May 16, 2010 at 3:14 am

I love this site! Have you seen Smokey Eye Tutorial? You should really submit your article there, it's AWESOME. Thank you so much for all the info!

ChristyJennings July 1, 2010 at 4:43 pm

Great videos and examples. Love it!

Iz @ Very Pashmina October 23, 2010 at 4:31 pm

I think that Leighton Meester has got the balance just right. Her makeup isn’t too dark and overpowering, but at the same time it really accentuates her eyes.

.Marcy. January 6, 2011 at 5:35 am

Bookmarking this right now thanks for your sharing!.

Michelle McGuckin April 9, 2011 at 1:44 am

Thanks for sharing! The second one with the blue is my favorite!!! I even wish my eyebrows looked like that lol.

Wrinkle Venom July 31, 2011 at 3:02 pm

Eyes are the most beautiful parts of our face and these make ups made them more beautiful and attractive. Love them all and thanks a lot for sharing these , truly amazing.

jasmine August 16, 2011 at 12:22 am

omg.. i love kim kardashian and she looks soo pretty and i like the smokey eye look

Teri March 7, 2012 at 1:15 pm

Where are the dramatic looks? I see none.

vanaja May 7, 2012 at 2:14 am

Hi…! These are really too good. I like it so much. :)

Elaine July 14, 2012 at 10:55 am

Nice effort Diana! I’m really interest to learn makeup for Asian eyes and smokey eyes. This is a great list of eye makeup tutorials. Wish to try all of them whenever I’m free :)

Hannah C November 14, 2012 at 8:04 pm

Wow I love all of these!! Thank you so much for the trips! I will try some of them!

Hannah C November 14, 2012 at 8:04 pm

Oops lol I meant tips.

Michelle April 8, 2013 at 7:55 pm

Great tips and the videos are amazing! Very helpful. Thanks

Diana Ajih April 9, 2013 at 10:42 am

Thanks! I’m glad you found them helpful.

Brook May 29, 2013 at 7:53 am

Thanks for posting these great makeup tips! I am looking for a new look myself and this has really given me some great ideas!

Niharika November 10, 2013 at 11:28 pm

Do check out this one as well ..i love this smokey eye makeup http://bit.ly/1dXAkui. I hope you don’t mind me giving you the link

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