The Best Bridal Eye Makeup Looks To Try On Your Wedding Day


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Which bride doesn’t want to look absolutely stunning on her wedding day? From the clothes to the accessories to even the makeup, everything has probably been planned from day 1 (if not before). Eye makeup has always been the centre of attention when it comes to bridal makeup. And why not? It’s so much fun to experiment and play with. Plus it instantly brightens up anyone and everyone’s look. With the barrage of makeup looks out there, it can get rather confusing. We’ve narrowed down the best bridal eye makeup looks that you can try out on your big day. 


Bridal Eye Makeup Looks For Indian Brides


Eye makeup has always been a go-to for every girl. Whether it’s a smokey eye or the dramatic kohl-lined look, dressing up your eyes no matter what the occasion is essential. And for brides, the options are endless. We’ve culled out the best bridal eye makeup looks from the internet, so that you don’t have to run around for them! Scroll down to see how you too can create these bridal eye makeup looks using MyGlamm products.

Kohled Black Smokey Eye Makeup For Brides

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You can never go wrong with a smoked out eye, defined by your favourite kajal. This easy-to-do, celebrity favourite look is a classic that’s worth trying out on your big day. Follow along to see how you can recreate this bridal smokey eye makeup too.

How to create the look


Step 1 - Start by prepping your eyelids with a primer. Apply a small amount on your fingers, dab it in, and start blending away.


MyGlamm recommends - Tinted Perfection Face Primer



This multi-action primer’s balmy formula instantly blurs visible pores, evens out texture, and soaks up and controls any excess oil. A pea-sized amount is perfect to create a silky-smooth canvas –– giving you a healthy-looking finish.


Rs 1,095


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Step 2 - With an eyeshadow brush, tap a little black eyeshadow on the outer corners of your eyes and the grey eyeshadow into your crease and blend the two shades together. You can top off the eyeshadow colours some more, to increase the intensity of the smokey eye. Add a hint of gold to the brow bone and inner corners of the eyes to make them pop a little.


MyGlamm recommends - Manish Malhotra 9 In 1 Eyeshadow Palette - Rendezvous


The perfect boardroom to dancefloor kind of eyeshadow palette, Rendezvous comes in 9 shades that can easily go from AM to PM.


Rs 1,850


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Step 3 - Tie in your whole look with a black kohl pencil. Use the pencil on your waterline as well as your lids for a more defined look.


MyGlamm recommends - Jet Set Eyes Kajal Eyeliner


A good eye pencil goes a long, long way. This richly pigmented kohl pencil glides smoothly on your eyes and delivers an intense finish in just one swipe. 


Rs 750


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Bridal Smokey Eye Makeup With Matte Finish

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We love a matte lip, so why not a matte eye? Just because it’s not metallic doesn’t mean it isn’t as intense. A little bit of colour here, a little bit of smoke there –– this look is bound to be the perfect eye makeup for brides.


How to create the look


Step 1  - Use three complementary matte colours –– the darker shade goes on the outside, the medium-tone shade goes into the crease, and the lighter shade goes on the inner corner. Blend in the colours really well so that it creates a nice gradient.


MyGlamm recommends - Manish Malhotra 9 In 1 Eyeshadow Palette - Enchante


A perfect blend of matte, metallic, and foil shades, this 9 in 1 eyeshadow palette is your one-stop shop for your eye makeup needs. 


Rs 1,850


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Step 2 - Using a felt-tip liner, carefully create a dramatic winged eye on the lids.


MyGlamm recommends - Manish Malhotra Precision Liquid Felt Tip Eyeliner - Black Diamond


An easy-to-use felt tip pen that delivers high-pigment wear, this liquid eyeliner is water-resistant and non-transferable –– and it glides effortlessly!


Rs 895


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Step 3 - Coat your lashes with a volumising and curling mascara for extra dimension.


MyGlamm recommends - Twist It Mascara


This flexible mascara wand really does wonders for your lashes. Its adjustable brush volumises and curls eyelashes –– no matter what your eye shape.


Price - 645

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Cut Crease Bridal Eye Makeup

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This new trendy eye makeup look is a great one for the experimental bride. The cut crease is a simple way to define your eye while giving it a little bit of colour. Follow this step-by-step guide on how to achieve this easy cut crease bridal eye makeup.


How to create the look


Step 1 - Use an eyeshadow primer to prep your eyelids before applying the eyeshadow. This ensures long-lasting wear and prevents the eyeshadow from creasing through the day. 


Step 2 - Apply a light, almost nude eyeshadow as the base of your lids and blend really well. Using a brighter shade and slightly tapered brush, sweep the eyeshadow into the cut crease of your eye and blend away.


MyGlamm recommends - Manish Malhotra 9 In 1 Eyeshadow Palette - Soiree



Meet the perfect nude and brown eyeshadow palette –– a combination of sultry yet subdued hues for your eyes.


Rs 1,850


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Step 3 - Finish off with a light coat of mascara for that extra definition.


MyGlamm recommends - Manish Malhotra Mascara


This classic black mascara adds that ultra-glam quotient to your entire look. The creamy formula also softens your lashes, while volumising and defining them at the same time. 


Price - Rs 850


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Metallic Bridal Eye Makeup

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This favourite bridal eye makeup adds that oomph factor to your entire look. Shimmer and shine galore, this metallic look is sure to complement that ‘all eyes on me’ vibe that you were going for in the first place. Check out how you can recreate this bridal eye makeup look.


How to create the look


Step 1 - Apply a shimmery metallic eyeshadow in gold on your entire lids and blend away. Using a darker metallic shade line your lash line and create a dramatic wing. Blend the two colours together to create a smokey look.


MyGlamm recommends - Powder Magic Eyeshadow Pencil in Gold Mine & Smoky Quartz





These long-lasting eyeshadow sticks quickly blend, have an excellent colour pay-off, and give off an almost velvet finish to your eyes.


Rs 950


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Step 2 - Add some drama to your look with glitter eyeliner. You can either go simple with a small kitten eye, or full-on dramatic with cat eye.


MyGlamm recommendation - Manish Malhotra Glitter Eyeliner - Black Moon



This metallic finish eyeliner pencil glides on super smoothly. It’s easy to apply and has a strong colour payoff. The liner lasts up to 12 hours and stays put, come rain or shine.

Step 3 - Tie in the entire look by curling your lashes and topping them off with two or three coats of mascara.

Soft Bridal Eye Makeup

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Sometimes you want to keep things simple, but that doesn’t mean it’s not classy. This soft bridal eye makeup look is perfect for the bride who wants to simply enhance her features for her big day.


How to create the look


Step 1 - Apply a loose eyeshadow glitter on the base of your eyes and blend away!


MyGlamm recommendation - Lit Lip & Eye Sparkle - Kween


A little bling surely does go a long, long way with this eyeshadow pigment. The sparkly glitter finish is bound to bring that hint of glam, without looking too OTT.


Price - Rs 445


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Step 2 - Highlight your brow bones and the inner corners of your eyes with a shimmery highlighter. Make sure you blend it well!


MyGlamm recommendation - Magic Potion - Mermaid

This quick-drying lightweight liquid illuminator reflects light and leaves a pearlescent finish on your skin. 

Step 3 - Finish your look by tightlining your eyes with a kajal pencil.


MyGlamm recommendation - Jet Set Eyes Kajal

Bridal Eye Makeup With Bold Colours


A look for the fun and quirky bride -–– who said you need to stick to blacks and golds. Go a little crazy and throw in some colour, with this bridal eye makeup look.


Image courtesy - Instagram.com/roneyroxsonofficial


How to create the look


Step 1 - For this look, play around with textures and finishes. Apply a purple shimmer eyeshadow to the outer corner of your eyes. Now add a matte lilac as the base from the centre of your eye to the inner corners. Finish off the eyeshadow with a shimmering pink hue in the inner corners of your eyes, to make the colour pop. Blend it all together, till the colours merge seamlessly.


MyGlamm recommendations - Manish Malhotra 9 In 1 Eyeshadow Palette - Reverie



A 9-in-1 eyeshadow palette with a mix of shimmering nudes, metallic brights, and matte pops. This is a makeup must-have for anyone who likes to mix things up with a splash of colour. 


Rs 1,850


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Step 2 - Pair your look with a fine and precise eyeliner that lightly defines your eyes. 


MyGlamm recommendations - Wheelie Liquid Eyeliner 


This fun gimmicky eyeliner doesn’t just look pretty, it makes you feel pretty too! The wheelie allows for easy and precise application, that is absolutely fuss-free and mess-free.


Step 3 - If you want to add some more drama to your look, finish it off by lining your waterline with an eyeliner pencil.


MyGlamm recommendation - Manish Malhotra Glitter Eyeliner - Black Moon

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Whether it’s a smokey eye or a subtle shimmer, you cannot go wrong with good eye makeup kit. While we all love a bold bright lip, sometimes it’s a lot more fun to show off your eyes instead. The bride is the centre of attention, so her eye makeup should be too! These bridal eye makeup looks are sure to add that extra sparkle to your wedding day (and every outfit you have planned).